2019 Events, Training and Ministry



March 14







Lunch ‘N Learn

FBC Inverness

Engaging Exposition

Strengthening Expository Preaching.

Speaker: Dr. Rummage, Pastor, Bell Shoals, Brandon


March 25-30

Citrus County Fair

Booth and Ministry to Fair Workers



April 2

2 Locations

Minister’s Tax Update

Agape Life (Gulf Ridge Park) – 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Shepherd’s Way – 2:00 PM -3:30 PM

Structuring compensation, how to provide the best benefits and new information on regulations and tax codes.

Rev. David Beckham, Istachatta


April 9

Pastor’s Gathering

Zones 1 & 2 – Big Breakfast


April 11

Pastor’s Gathering

Zones 3 & 4 – Big Breakfast



May 4

VBS Clinic

Location: TBA

Lifeway curriculum overview, new outreach, evangelism and assimilation ideas and reminders on proven ways.

Beau Bredow,  Ministry of Education and Children, Scott Lake Baptist in Lakeland



May 16

Annual Celebration


May 18

CPC Walk for Life

Wallace Brooks Park – Inverness


May 30

11:30 AM

Lunch ‘N Learn

FBC Floral City

Biblical Counseling

Overview on how pastors and staff can develop strengths in Biblical counseling and also train church members to offer Biblical counseling.





June 11-12

Southern Baptist Convention

Birmingham, Alabama



June 16-22

Kentucky Mission Trip

Booneville, Kentucky




July 11

11:30 AM







Lunch ‘N Learn

FBC, Floral City

5 Healthy Practices of Growing Pastors

Takeaways: What are the practices and how are they applied.

Speaker: Ron Smith, Pastor, Waterstone Church, Longwood, FL




August 15

6:30 PM

Deacon Banquet

Location: TBA

Takeaway: Ways to strengthen deacon ministry

Speaker: Lewis Miller, FBC Regional Catalyst, West Region



August 23

Merge Citrus

Cornerstone Baptist Church

Uniting Christ and Campus




September 12

11:30 AM

Lunch ‘N Learn

FBC, Floral City

Dealing with Same-Sex Attractions

Takeaways: How do you minister to people with same-sex attractions. How do you lead your church to ministry to gay friends, colleagues and acquaintances.

Mark Culligan Director, New Hearts Outreach, Tampa






October 10

NCBA Annual Meeting



October 14-18

Kentucky Mission Trip

Booneville, Kentucky




November 5-7



21 speakers, 60 how-to workshops, 4 break-out sessions, 4 main sessions with motivational speakers. Talk to Joe about limited free tickets. Reg cost. $99.



November 7

Citrus Pregnancy Center Banquet

Location: TBA



November 11-12

Florida Baptist Convention

Location: Orlando