The A.M.E. Zion Church presents...
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The Freedom Church:

REfocusing on our purpose

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The Southwestern Delta Leadership Institute

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The purpose of the Southwestern Delta Leadership Institute is to empower those in leadership with tools and resources to help develop their spiritual gifts to expand the growth and development of the Church


Tuesday & Wednesday

July 11 & 12, 2017

 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.        Registration

 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.        Presentation: "Automated Forms Systems Program Training"

                                               Reverend Dr. J. Elvin Sadler

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.       Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.         Presentation continued…Dr. Sadler

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.        Opening Plenary

7:00 p.m. -                       Worship- Reverend Dr. J. Elvin Sadler, Preaching

                                      Music: Cathedral A.M.E. Zion Church Choir, Jackson, MS

  

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.        Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.        Praise and Worship – Praise Team

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.         Bible Study –“Refocusing On Our Purpose” Reverend Dr. Kathryn Brown

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.       Transition Break

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.      Plenary 1 “Trustees and Stewards” Bishop Michael A. Frencher, Sr.

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.     Transition

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.     Plenary 2   “Christian Education,” Reverend Dr. Kathryn Brown

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.       Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.        Praise and Worship – Praise Team

2:15 p.m. – 3;30 p.m.        Plenary 3 “Leadership & Evangelism”  Reverend Dr. Eric Leake

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.        Transition

3: 45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.       Plenary 4 “Lay Council”

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.        Dinner

7:00 p.m. -                          Worship- Reverend Dr. Eric Leake, Preaching


Thursday

July 13, 2017

 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.       Breakfast

 8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.       Praise and Worship, Praise Team

 8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.       Bible Study:   Reverend Dr. Kathryn Brown

 9:30 a.m. -  9:45 a.m.      Transition Break

 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 am.      Plenary 5: “Church Growth” Reverend Dr. Eric Leake

11:00 a.m.– 11:15 a.m.     Transition

11:15 a.m.– 12:30 p.m.      Plenary 6: “Christian Education”, Reverend Dr. Kathryn Brown

12:30 p.m. –  2:00 p.m.      Lunch

 2:00 p.m. –   2:15 p.m.      Praise and Worship:   Praise Team

 2:15 p.m. –   3:30 p.m.      Plenary 7: “Technology”  Mr. Darin Kent

 3:30 p.m. –   3:45 p.m.      Transition

 3:45 p.m. –   5:00 p.m.      Plenary 8: “Church Security”

 5:00 p.m. –   6:00 p.m.      Dinner

 7:00 p.m. -                       Worship: Reverend Dr. Kathryn Brown, Preaching


7:15 a.m. -8:30 a.m.      Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.    Praise and Worship

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.    Bible Study: Reverend Kathryn Brown

9:30 a.m. -9:45 a.m.      Transition Break

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Plenary 5:  “Church Growth” Reverend Dr. Eric Leake

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Class Reports and Presentations: Academic Dean

                                            Youth

                                            Children

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  The Charge: Bishop Michael A. Frencher, Sr.

                                   The Benediction: Bishop Michael A. Frencher, Sr.

Friday

July 14, 2017