Theme: Standing Firm (Phil 1:27)
Date: February 6-12, 2017
The programme is in three folds: Leadership Training Program, Regional Chairmen’s Retreat, and Executive Committee meeting.
1. Leadership Training (For Baptist Leaders in Ethiopia) – February 6 -7, 2017
This training is for leaders of Baptist Churches in Ethiopia. It is designed to equip apex leaders: pastors, deacons, lay leaders and church officers in ministry areas that can help their performance in what God has committed to their hands. The training this year is focused on “Standing Firm” (Philippians 1:27). The time will also allow for fellowship and planning for future training programmes. In the evening of February 7, there will be a joint prayer meeting that will involve Baptist members from different churches. Those that will attend this training program should register with a token amount to be decided by the LOC to take care of their feeding and snacks for the two days and training materials.
2. One-day spiritual retreat for Regional Chairmen and Auxiliary Presidents – February 8, 2017
This is a special retreat for the chairmen of AABF regions and leaders of AABF Auxiliary bodies and ministries: Men, Women, Youth and Children Coordinator. The purpose of the retreat is to pray, share concerns, and strategize for effective continental ministry. Travelling dates are February 7 and 12.
3. AABF Executive Committee meeting – February 9-11, 2017
Travelling dates for executive members are February 8 and 12.
Registration (for executive members)
The Registration fee is US$ 100. The registration fees will take care of Executive materials and feeding: dinner on arrival (February 8); breakfast, tea, lunch and dinner (February 9-11). Each Executive Committee member will be responsible for all other expenses.
There are different categories of accommodation facilities, each person will pay for his or her accommodation.
At the Gudina Tumsa Training Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1. Standard single shared $20.00
2. Standard single $20.00
Alternative: M.R. Hotel, Makanisa area, Close to the Gudina Tumsa guest house
$40-$50 per night better services with WiFi connectivity
Airport shuttle is available. A round trip is about $40.00 per person.