January 22, 2020
Deadline to Register for Online Opportunity Class
The Leadership Development Team is offering a course for pastors, ministry staff, and anyone who wants to increase their biblical and theological knowledge and understanding. Completion of the course will count for five Equipping Units for those who have received recording of ordination. 

The deadline to register for this opportunity is TOMORROW, January 23. The course will begin January 30. Find out more and register  here .
Pastors Conference at Exponential
Pastors, if you purchased tickets directly through Exponential, please complete the online RSVP form to let us know that you are coming to Pastors Conference.

EFC-ER group rates for accommodations at Exponential 2020 are not available. Therefore, registrants are encouraged to make personal arrangements for travel, personal hotel/condo accommodations, meals, etc. Exponential has a list of available hotels and other assistance   here .

There is still time to register for Exponential 2020. Purchase your tickets here if you haven't done so yet and RSVP here to let us know you're coming to Pastors Conference.
Please continue to pray for those who are participating in the Church Planter Assessment Center today. Those being assessed include Mathew & Kerry Bradbury, Norbu & Juna Tamang, Andrew & Adriana Blackburn, Brian & Jessica Danner, Diego & Rebecca Chuyma, Bhakta Tamang, and Mike Barnes. Pray for these individuals as they seek the Lord's direction for future ministry (Luke 10:02).
Please pray for retired pastor Jim Brantingham as he recovers from recent surgery.
Visit the events calendar on our website at www.efcer.org/events .

* January 24-26 - Youth Awakening Retreat at New Life Community Church in Ridgeway, VA. Find out more at  nlccalive.com/youthawakening .
* February 3-4 - Church Health Team and Leadership Development Team meetings at the Evangelical Friends Headquarters.
* February 5-7 - Multiplication Team meetings at the EF HQ.
* February 6 - Finance & Administration Team meeting at the EF HQ.
* February 10-11 - Oversight Board meetings at the EF HQ.
* March 2-5 - Pastors Conference at Exponential 2020 in Orlando, Florida. Details at www.efcer.org/pastorsconference .
Quotes for the Week

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen."
- Hebrews 11:1 (ESV)

"For we live by faith, not by sight." - 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NIV)