Church of the Brethren
Virlina District
3402 Plantation Road, NE
Roanoke, Virginia  24012
(800) 847-5462
(540) 362-1816
Virlina District

Church of the Brethren
Continuing the Work of Jesus.  Peacefully. Simply. Together.
Continuing the Work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.

How to Call, Equip, and Support Teachers and Congregational Leaders

March 12, 2016

9am - 2:30pm (opening worship begins at 9am)


About the Event:

The Christian Education Task Team is pleased to sponsor a training day for congregational leaders and teachers: “Know, Teach, Grow, Live” from Deuteronomy 6:6-9.   This informational and inspirational event will feature many voices from around the District and focus on How to Call, How to Equip, and How to Support those in congregational leadership and teaching positions.  Sunday school teachers, deacons, age group leaders, Bible study facilitators, board and committee members, and all others interested in congregational leadership are encouraged to attend!  .3 CEUs are available.


March 12, 9am to 2:30pm  (LUNCH will be served.  It will consist of various sandwiches from Subway.  We ask that donations be made to cover the cost of the meal.)


Roanoke, Oak Grove Church of the Brethren Fellowship Hall  (Click for directions from Google Maps)


  • On Calling - Eric Anspaugh/Antioch COB
  • On Equiping - Barry LeNoir and Tabitha Rudy
  • On Supporting - Gary Basham and Angela Carr


9:00-9:30 - Opening Worship
9:30-10:45 - Segment 1: How to Call (.1 CEU)
10:45-11:00 - Break
11:00-12:15 - Segment 2: How to Equip (.1 CEU)
12:15-1:00 - Lunch
1:00-2:15 - Segment 3: How to Support (.1 CEU)
2:15-2:30 - Closing Worship

Contact Information:

Tara Shepherd - <>


Pre-registration is requested.  Please R.S.V.P. your attendance by March 9th to the District Resource Center (540) 362-1816 or by email to Tara Shepherd <>.  

Online Registration