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Hooks for Hanging the OT and NT Storylines

These “Hooks” workshops are designed to help you teach participants to grasp an overview of the Old Testament and the New Testament in two one-hour sessions.

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October 11-12, 2021

Hooks for Hanging the OT and NT Storylines


This seminar will be held at the ABWE International Headquarters near New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. [directions]

Registration Fee

$15 per participant per session (includes dinner and instructional materials) $30 per participant to attend both Old and New Testament (includes dinner and instructional materials)

Check In

The check-in process will begin 15 minutes prior to the meal each evening. You will receive a ticket which will identify you as a registered attendee.


Dinner (both Monday and Tuesday)
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday Evening - Old Testament 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Evening - New Testament
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.


To ensure the availability of hotel rooms in the area, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express--Harrisburg South off of Limekiln Road in New Cumberland, PA at a rate of 15% OFF of their Best Flex/Daily Rate plus 9% tax per night. The hotel is less than 2 miles from the ABWE International Headquarters.

To take advantage of the reduced rate, use the link below to reserve a room. Please be sure to choose the destination name “New Cumberland, PA”. Then you can add the Corporate ID# 787011526. This will prompt you to select the hotel of choice “Holiday Inn Express—Harrisburg S.” and from there you may select your room style. Prices per style will vary, but the rates will reflect the group discount.

Holiday Inn-Express

ABWE personnel who stay at the hotel need to pay the hotel and request reimbursement through Missionary Finance.

ABWE Guest Services also has a block of rooms reserved for participants in the Good Soil Seminars. Guestrooms are located on the ABWE property and include private baths, a self-serve continental breakfast, cable TV and internet. The price is $40 for the first night and $30 for each additional night. To make a reservation, please contact for a reservation form. The block of rooms will be released two weeks prior to the training event, so secure your reservation early. Rooms are limited and fill quickly.


Please dress comfortably. Business casual is typical, but jeans are appropriate.


We encourage families with children to arrange for childcare at home, or to bring a family member who can watch their children in the hotel or guest room. For those who have infants, or who are unable to find caregivers, we are glad to provide childcare (for ABWE personnel only) at a nominal fee for children four years old and younger. Requests must be made to the event coordinator no less than three weeks prior to the event so childcare workers can be scheduled. Send an email to

Please note that we cannot provide or accommodate child care for non-ABWE personnel on site during these seminars.


ABWE is not able to provide transportation for this event. Please make all of your own travel arrangements.

ABWE Missionaries, please note:

To pay using your ABWE Missionary account, use the scroll bar on the right to click on the "Order Now" button, and under "Payment" choose "Pay by invoice." You will be asked for your ABWE missionary account number. There is no discount for this seminar.


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