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Southeastern 
Leadership Training for 
Christ 
Getting Started at Your Church
First Thoughts 
Parents need to consider and do what works for 
your child and caters to their interests/talents. 
Young p...
SELTC’S GOAL 
Leadership Training for Christ challenge 
kindergartner through twelfth graders to: 
Grow in their knowledge...
Events for All Ages 
LTC teaches you life skills through convention, 
preconvention, and challenge events. You learn how 
...
Pre-Convention Events 
*Due: February 20, 2015 
Children’s Book 
Christian Essay 
Christian Fiction 
Christian Poetry 
Ele...
Challenge Events 
*Year Round Events 
Bible Reading 
Challenge 
Bulletin Board 
Challenge 
Daily Devotional 
Challenge 
Ex...
Display Events 
*Due at Convention 
Bulletin Board 
Christian Art 
Scrapbook
Convention Events 
Bible Bowl 
Bible Quiz 
Chorus 
Modern Drama 
Puppets 
Sermon Delivery 
Signing for the Deaf 
Boys & Gi...
Scholarship Opportunities
SELTC Judging Guidelines 
• For each event, there is a list of judging criteria. 
• Participants will NOT compete against ...
Example: Where Central 
COC Started 
Year 1 - Attended annual convention in Mobile as 
observers; started small with bulle...
Central COC’s Format 
Kickoff Luncheon in Fall; Review Retreat in Spring 
Meet for events such as Bible Bowl/Signing/Bulle...
“Fruits” of SELTC 
Have“youth-led” services on 5th Sunday nights 
More parental involvement in children and teen ministry ...
New for SELTC 2015 
Theme: “Give It Up” based on the Book of 
Luke 
Church coordinator covenant illustrating 
responsibili...
Resources 
Seltc.org 
HOALTC.org 
Facebook=SELTC 
Riverchase Church of Christ-Hoover 
Other churches involved 
Lads to Lea...
Convention Format 
Mobile, AL April 3-5, 2015 (Easter Weekend) 
Friday Night: Bible Bowl 
Saturday: 
Individual Events –Si...
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Seltc church explainer

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This is an explainer for the Southeastern Leadership Training for Christ program for Churches of Christ.

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Seltc church explainer

  1. 1. Southeastern Leadership Training for Christ Getting Started at Your Church
  2. 2. First Thoughts Parents need to consider and do what works for your child and caters to their interests/talents. Young people love activity and expression, but the “meat” of the Bible is what’s important LTC is not just outings, it’s about Christian service as a way of life, learning the Bible and developing leaders Narrow down the events that you think will work for your church, then get students’ input
  3. 3. SELTC’S GOAL Leadership Training for Christ challenge kindergartner through twelfth graders to: Grow in their knowledge of God’s Word Discover and develop leadership skills Develop a servant attitude Learn to work as a team.
  4. 4. Events for All Ages LTC teaches you life skills through convention, preconvention, and challenge events. You learn how to communicate in different ways with others by sharing the Gospel through leadership, service, and skill-based events. Convention Events: Must attend convention in Mobile April 3rd-5th to participate. Prepare weeks before. Display Events: Your work must be turned in and judged at convention even if you don’t attend. Preconvention Events: Deadline for these is February 20th and they are mailed in and judged before the convention. Challenge Events: Work on these individually or as a team year round.
  5. 5. Pre-Convention Events *Due: February 20, 2015 Children’s Book Christian Essay Christian Fiction Christian Poetry Electronic Presentation Radio Minute Message Song Writing Spoken Word T-Shirt Design Video Bible Drama Website Design
  6. 6. Challenge Events *Year Round Events Bible Reading Challenge Bulletin Board Challenge Daily Devotional Challenge Extreme Service Challenge Leadership Challenge Outreach Challenge Public Prayer Challenge Scripture Challenge Service Challenge Teaching Challenge Worship Leadership Challenge
  7. 7. Display Events *Due at Convention Bulletin Board Christian Art Scrapbook
  8. 8. Convention Events Bible Bowl Bible Quiz Chorus Modern Drama Puppets Sermon Delivery Signing for the Deaf Boys & Girls Song Leading Spanish Interpretation Boys & Girls Speech
  9. 9. Scholarship Opportunities
  10. 10. SELTC Judging Guidelines • For each event, there is a list of judging criteria. • Participants will NOT compete against each other. • Each participant will be judged according to the criteria (rubric) listed in the SELTC yearly manual. • Judges will award Gold, Silver, Bronze based on each individual’s performance. Judges are regular church members or people specialized in that area of expertise. Example: signing for the deaf, Spanish, songleaders, etc.
  11. 11. Example: Where Central COC Started Year 1 - Attended annual convention in Mobile as observers; started small with bulletin boards, art, service challenge, worship leadership challenge, one boy did speech; 14 attended Year 2 - Started Bible Bowl, Signing for Deaf, scrapbook, plus others again; 25 attended Year 3-Started Spanish Interpretation, Chorus, Songleading, Radio Minute Message, plus other events again; 35 attended Year 4-8-Working on all of the above plus interest by more students in other individual events; 20-25 attend
  12. 12. Central COC’s Format Kickoff Luncheon in Fall; Review Retreat in Spring Meet for events such as Bible Bowl/Signing/Bulletin Boards two Sundays per month from 4ish - 6 pm before evening services Bible Bowl promoted as family study; review at retreat Minister and youth minister may preach sermons/lessons on theme for a quarter Teaching Challenge/Service Challenge/Worship Leadership Challenge - Start right after convention for the next year; year round involvement Start with Kindergarten age getting them involved in art, bulletin boards, service projects, etc. Award presentation in front of entire congregation following April convention emphasizing involvement, Bible study, and service
  13. 13. “Fruits” of SELTC Have“youth-led” services on 5th Sunday nights More parental involvement in children and teen ministry Church-wide support including members coming to us with projects, ministers assisting in lesson planning for young men, members involved as leaders in different areas More female leadership from young girls Young men asking what more can they do as a young Christian leader Committed and involved families toward leadership
  14. 14. New for SELTC 2015 Theme: “Give It Up” based on the Book of Luke Church coordinator covenant illustrating responsibilities and commitment to SELTC. Closing ceremony on Saturday during lunch at convention. Congregational singing and scholarships awarded during this time. Award packets available 30 minutes after puppet event. Judging sheets included in manual. New events encouraging more teen
  15. 15. Resources Seltc.org HOALTC.org Facebook=SELTC Riverchase Church of Christ-Hoover Other churches involved Lads to Leaders Video/CD examples
  16. 16. Convention Format Mobile, AL April 3-5, 2015 (Easter Weekend) Friday Night: Bible Bowl Saturday: Individual Events –Signing, Spanish, Speech, Songleading Group Events – Chorus, Puppets, Drama Display events judged Scholarship presentation Convention singing Awards collected Sunday: Worship

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