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Career Ministries Seminar Ppt 97 03version


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This is the power point presentation from a 1/2 day seminar about how a church can start a career ministry. If you know a church who wants to help their unemployed members, go to my site or call me at 813-960-1876. Thanks for viewing.
Joe Jones

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Career Ministries Seminar Ppt 97 03version

  1. 1. September 25 th , 2008 06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. Opening prayer </li></ul><ul><li>2. Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>3. What is a career ministry and why should you start one in your church? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Five key ingredients for a career ministry and where to find them </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  3. 3. <ul><li>5. Stages of a career ministry </li></ul><ul><li>6. “Quick Start” training </li></ul><ul><li>7. Weekly group support meetings </li></ul><ul><li>8. Integrating the ministry into the church </li></ul><ul><li>9. Discussion: What other churches are doing </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  4. 4. <ul><li>10. How can Career Ministries help? </li></ul><ul><li>11. Questions/Answers </li></ul><ul><li>12. Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Fellowship! </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  5. 5. <ul><li>Lyle Wells, Pastor, Keystone Community Church </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Saxon, Founder, “In Betweeners” </li></ul><ul><li>Joe Jones, Founder, Career Ministries </li></ul><ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you represent? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did you come here today? </li></ul><ul><li>What specifically do you want to learn? </li></ul><ul><li>1 minute each </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  6. 6. <ul><li>What is a career ministry? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does a church need a career ministry? </li></ul><ul><li>Who benefits from a career ministry? </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  7. 7. <ul><li>A church “champion” </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry facilitators </li></ul><ul><li>“ Quick Start” training for new members </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly group support meetings </li></ul><ul><li>A communications tool (a web site) </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  8. 8. <ul><li>Links to main church web site </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting times and locations </li></ul><ul><li>Career transition resource materials </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forums, online job site lists </li></ul><ul><li>Place to post resumes, portfolios, or anonymous “Looking for…….job listings”. </li></ul><ul><li>Job board with jobs available locally </li></ul><ul><li>Devotionals, prayer lists, testimonials </li></ul><ul><li>Activities listings, job fairs, training, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>See </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  9. 9. 06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008 1. Awareness 2. Exploration 3. Implementation 4. Enlightenment 5. Maintenance Revival?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Attitude (accepting loss of previous employment – embracing opportunity) </li></ul><ul><li>Aptitude (discovering unique qualities – transferable skills assessment) </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a personal marketing plan </li></ul><ul><li>How to search for the work that God designed for you </li></ul><ul><li>Interviewing skills and evaluating options </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation negotiation </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing and following God’s calling </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  11. 11. <ul><li>Why weekly? Why a group? Why support? </li></ul><ul><li>Suggested agenda </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introductions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening prayer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Devotional/testimonials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic of the day (resume review, interview practice, skills assessment, search techniques) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal setting and accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local employment opportunities, announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closing prayer </li></ul></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  12. 12. <ul><li>Church members have to be constantly reminded that the career ministry exists! </li></ul><ul><li>Pray for the unemployed and under employed in church and in meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage members to list job opportunities on the career ministry job board. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage career ministry participants to post their resume (or anonymous “looking for..” listing) on the ministry job board. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage church members to tell nonmembers about the career ministry. </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  13. 13. <ul><li>What does it cost to start a career ministry? </li></ul><ul><li>What is it costing us without a career ministry? </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  14. 14. <ul><li>St. James United Methodist in Tampa </li></ul><ul><li>Prestonwoods Baptist, in Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Village Presbyterian Church, in Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Perimeter Church, in Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>McLean Bible Church, in Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>St. Catherine of Siena, in Georgia </li></ul><ul><li>What is your church doing? </li></ul><ul><li>How about forming a career ministry cooperative with several churches? </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  15. 15. <ul><li>What are the steps to start? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk with your church board about a career ministry, or ask me to speak with them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assess the need by surveying your members. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a plan of action. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solicit volunteers from the membership. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Train the volunteers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build your communications tool (web site) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote the ministry for at least 30 days prior to the first meeting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launch! </li></ul></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  16. 16. <ul><li>We can talk with your church leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>We can train your church volunteer facilitators to lead the ministry. </li></ul><ul><li>We can start the ministry using our facilitators until you find and train yours. </li></ul><ul><li>We can teach the one day “Quick Start” workshops and weekly support meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>We can provide a career ministry web site that links to your main church web site. </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is to equip your church to help job seekers. </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  17. 17. <ul><li>Pray as though everything depended on God; then work as if everything depended on you! </li></ul><ul><li>The people we need to minister to are the least, the lost, the lonely, and the last. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people feel victimized by God because they don’t have work. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to meet people at their point of need. </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  18. 18. <ul><li>At the First Baptist church in Leesburg, FL, over 50% of the people who have been saved and baptized came into the church through their ministries. </li></ul><ul><li>Depending on the economy 1/3 to ½ of all </li></ul><ul><li>job hunters give up by the second month of their job search. </li></ul><ul><li>As of August 2008 there were 41,750 persons unemployed in Hillsborough county! </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  19. 19. <ul><li>I will post the content of this presentation on the Career Ministries web site. </li></ul><ul><li>I will keep you posted via email about future Career Ministry events unless you specifically ask me not to contact you. </li></ul><ul><li>Let me know about your progress! </li></ul><ul><li>Pray for those 41,750 unemployed people in your community. They need your help! </li></ul><ul><li>Join me in our closing prayer. </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008
  20. 20. <ul><li>Contact Joe Jones, Managing Director at Career Ministries, 813-960-1876, or </li></ul>06/07/09 Copyright Career Ministries 2008