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Trainer Certification Workshop

The purpose of this one-day workshop is to equip and certify missionaries and church leaders (lay or staff leaders) to train other believers in Good Soil evangelism and discipleship principles and techniques, using the curriculum and resources associated with the Good Soil E&D basic seminar.

All dates

October 14, 2020

Good Soil Basic - Trainer Certification

Location

This seminar will be held at the ABWE Administration and Training Center near New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. [directions]

Registration Fee

$120 per participant (includes lunch, snacks, and instructional materials and other resources) $96 for ABWE Personnel - See instructions below to charge your ABWE account.

Discount Prices for Good Soil Seminars

  • If you attend a seminar in Harrisburg, PA you may come back for half price.
  • If you attend a seminar in Harrisburg, PA and bring a guest with you when you come back, you may come free.
  • If you attend a seminar in Harrisburg, PA and bring five or more guests with you when you come back, you may come free and your guests will be given a 20% discount.

Email trainingevents@abwe.org for a discount code that will reduce your price as you register, if you qualify. Please include the names of your guest(s), if applicable.

Check In

The check-in process will begin 30 minutes prior to the first session of each seminar. You will receive a name tag which will identify you as a registered attendee.

Schedule

Morning Session8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Lunch12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Accommodations

To insure the availability of hotel rooms in the area, a block of rooms has been reserved at the TownePlace Suites, Harrisburg-West by Marriott on Ritter Road in Mechanicsburg, PA at a rate of $79 plus 9% tax per night. The Direct Line is (717) 691-1400, press (0) to speak with a Guest Service Representative. Refer to the ABWE Good Soil Training and give the dates. The block of rooms will be released three weeks prior to the training event, so secure your reservation early.

ABWE personnel who stay at one of the hotels 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 GuestServices@abwe.org 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.

Meals

Lunch and breaks will be provided each day of the event. You will be responsible for your own breakfast and dinner. An expanded continental breakfast is included in your room fee at the hotel. Several restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel. ABWE Guest Housing includes a kitchen shared by four guestrooms and provides a self-serve continental breakfast.

Dress

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

Childcare

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 trainingevents@abwe.org.

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

Transportation

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, please click on "Enter promotional code" and enter "ABWE" as your discount code. Then click on "Apply" and the price will reduce 20% immediately. Choose the seminars you wish to attend. Then click on the "Order Now" button and under "Payment" choose "Pay by invoice." You will be asked for your ABWE missionary account number.

NOTICE OF CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPH

We often take photos of Good Soil seminars that are in progress for use in promoting Good Soil Evangelism and Discipleship. Photographs taken during this event may or may not include your recognizable image. By submitting this registration form, you consent to being photographed and authorize ABWE to use those photographs in print, digital or web-based format for its promotional, archival, and other purposes. If you do not wish your photo to be used, please advise us by e-mail at Info@goodsoil.com. We appreciate your cooperation in this way.

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