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Finishing Edge (Barrie, Ontario Campus | September 18-21) is a unique event designed to assess up-and-coming leaders for their ministry-readiness, as well as put the ‘finishing touches’ on their training. It is a 5-day program that includes participation in VBCi Preaching Camp.

The training portion of the program will impart essential ministry-related skills and information. The evaluation portion of the program will include personality/gift testing and a personal interview with the presenters, in addition to assessing their performance in the Preaching Camp portion.

All registrants must:

  1. Have the recommendation of their senior pastor in order to enroll.
  2. Read “Planting Healthy Growing Churches” by Hill/Dewar and prepare a 1000 word book report.
  3. Prepare a 1000 word essay on how and where you would plant a church.
  4. Read “Adventure, Romance, & Revival” by Drs George & Hazel Hill

These assignments must be submitted before Aug 21st.

Pastoral recommendation form is Downloadable Here.

Successful applicants may be eligible for the VCOCI step grant program.

Please note: Preaching Camp is mandatory for all Finishing Edge registrants.

UPDATED SCHEDULE:

Monday

5:00pm – 5:30pm        Orientation

  • Musicians scheduled to lead worship
  • Gift tests given out and completed
  • Interviews scheduled

5:30pm – 6:30pm       The Call of God – Dr. George Hill
6:30pm – 7:30pm       Interviews with Finishing Edge Students

Tuesday

8:30am–9:00am - Worship & Prophetic Ministry
9:00am–9:30am - Spiritual Gifts Test – Dr Hazel
9:30am-10:15am - The Preparation of the Message: Structuring Your Message for Results – P. Kelly
10:15am-10:30am - Coffee Break
10:30am-11:15pm - The Delivery of the Message: Understanding Audience Dynamics- Dr. Hazel
11:15am–12:00pm - Student Preaching
12:00pm–1:00pm - Lunch & Interviews with Finishing Edge Students
1:00pm–1:45pm - Preaching with Passion- Dr. George
1:45pm–2:30pm - The Heart of Victory (History & Vision of VCOCI) – P Kelly
2:30pm–2:45pm - Coffee Break
2:45pm–3:30pm - Levels of Leadership & Test – Dr George
3:30pm–4:15pm - Developing Leadership Your Skills 1 – P Kelly
4:15pm–5:00pm - Basic Economic Topics – Dr. George
5:00pm–6:00pm - Supper & Interviews with Finishing Edge Students
6:00pm–6:30pm - Worship & Prophetic Ministry
6:30pm–7:00pm - Student Preaching
7:00pm - Personality of Leader & Test- Dr. George

Wednesday

8:30am–9:00am - Worship & Prophetic Ministry
9:00am–9:45am - Decision Making – Dr. George
9:45am–10:30am - Goal Setting and Time Management – P. Kelly
10:30am–10:45am - Coffee Break
10:45am–11:30pm - Pastoral Counselling & Alter Calls – Dr. Hazel
11:30am–12:00pm - Preparing a Dynamic Service – P. Kelly
12:00pm–1:00pm - Lunch & Interviews with Finishing Edge Students
1:00pm–1:45pm - Avoiding the Pitfalls of Ministry – Dr. George
1:45pm–2:30pm - Second Man (Promoting Your leader/Promoting Yourself) – P. Kelly
2:30pm–2:45pm - Coffee Break
2:45pm–3:30pm - Bi-Vocational Ministry – Dr George
3:30pm–4:30pm - Student Preaching
4:30pm–5:00pm - Interviews
5:00pm–6:00pm - Supper & Interviews with Finishing Edge Students
6:00pm–6:30pm - Worship & Prophetic Ministry
6:30pm - Flex

Thursday

8:30am–9:00am - Worship & Prophetic Ministry
9:00am–9:45am - Church Government – Dr. George
9:45am–10:30am - Being a People Person – P Kelly
10:30am–10:45am - Coffee Break
10:45am–11:30am - How to Leave a work properly – Dr George
11:30am–12:00pm - Q&A
12:00pm–1:00pm - Lunch & Interviews with Finishing Edge Students
1:00pm–2:30 pm - Student Preaching
2:30pm-3:30pm - Wrap-up and Dismissal (Certificates, photos, etc.)

Friday Sept 22nd – ( Central National Conf. - Forcefully Advancing)

Saturday Sept 23rd – (Central National Conf. - Forcefully Advancing)


Register:


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Registration Option 1:

Single Person:

Registration = $150.00/person
Subtotal: $150.00/person

 


Registration Option 2:

Couple:

Registration = $200.00/person
Subtotal: $200.00/person

 


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