UpdatesNotes & News from Oregon's Leadership Center Director

Dec

19

Just in time for Christmas…our new CTL video!

Watch our promo video and see our newest interns. Three of the four students featured will be interns this spring:   Amberstarr Lumsey, a business major at George Fox will be interning with SEED Livelihood Projects, learning about non-profit ministry and strategizing SEED business plans for the next two years. Kaylena Charpentier, a christian ministries […]

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Nov

26

November Highlights

Moving Forward…and On Location A few highlights on our activity during the month of November: * We were delighted to receive several excellent applications from students for Spring and Summer internships and are currently choosing interns for Spring. * Trisha visited our Central Oregon Churches toward learning more about their communities and potential internship opportunities. […]

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Nov

05

Growing Partnerships

We have seen some excellent growth in partnership with each of the three campuses of George Fox Seminary, GFU undergrad and Warner Pacific College this fall. We would like to specifically highlight our connection with George Fox Evangelical Seminary. The Seminary gave us an opportunity to share at the all student chapel about the CTL […]

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Oct

29

Spring & Summer Internships

We are currently recruiting interns for Spring and Summer of 2013. Students from George Fox University, Warner Pacific College and George Fox Seminary who have a heart to serve locally in areas such as youth ministry, communications, community outreach, the arts, pastoral ministry, non-profit leadership, children’s minsitry, low-income and homeless ministry are encouraged to apply! […]

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Sep

20

Regional Equipping on Mentoring

Over the last few weeks throughout Oregon we have held multiple pastors connection and resource lunches. We are connecting our pastors with information about the CTL while equipping them with elemental truths on the value of mentoring. “An organization that is not capable of perpetuating itself has failed. An organization therefore has to provide today […]

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Jul

30

Oregon Free Methodist Church Annual Conference

We just finished our annual Free Methodist conference in Oregon last weekend. After having the opportunity to share the vision of empowering new leaders who make disciples, our bishop, Matt Thomas affirmed the value and need to continue to invest in leaders. We had an excellent response from our pastors throughout Oregon– 12 leaders asked for interns at their […]

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Jun

19

Pastors Intern Interest Gathering – Fall 2012

As we are working with the universities to find excellent students, we are also connecting with pastors of local FMC’s throughout Oregon. We have found that many pastors would love to have college or seminary interns but do not have the connections to the school to facilitate the relationship. The CTL is working in favor […]

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May

15

Partnership with George Fox University

Both George Fox Seminary and University are excited to partner with the Free Methodist Church here in Oregon. As I met with administration over the last 2 months, they have repeatedly said now is the time to create internship opportunities at local churches with the students of Fox. In my recent meeting with Chuck Conniry, […]

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