Church of God Manitoba District & Deliverance Centre Spring Conference
This year’s Church of God Manitoba District & Deliverance Centre Spring Conference will be a tremendous time of dynamic leadership training and meaningful fellowship with other church leaders! Our guest speakers are Dr. David E. Ramirez, Third Assistant General Overseer & Division of Education Director for the COG, Cleveland, TN, and Dr. Michael L. Baker, Chancellor of Education for the Church of God & the Seminary President for the Pentecostal Theological Seminary Board of Trustees, and we are looking forward to what they will share with us.
The theme for this year is FINISH COMMITMENT: Intercede for & Invest in the Harvest. Conference worship services will be hosted by the Truth & Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave, and the Saturday Morning Workshop Training Sessions & Luncheon will be held at the Victoria Inn Hotel, 1808 Wellington Ave.
We hope you will make plans to join us! For more information and to register, please contact Pastor Calvert Layne at (204) 255-2720 or Pastor Ray Cornish at (204) 632-5551.
BIOGRAPHY | DR. DAVID E. RAMIREZ
Dr. David E. Ramirez, a dynamic preacher and extraordinary leader, serves as Third Assistant General Overseer for the Church of God. He brings to the position a wealth of experience in ministry, having served as local pastor, church planter, Bible school president, and founder of the South American Seminary in Quito, Ecuador. In recognition of his leadership gifts, the church appointed him to World Missions Director for South America (2008-10) and then director of World Mission for all of Latin America (2010-16). He and his wife, Fernanda, are parents to Santiago, Fernando, and Valeria.
BIOGRAPHY | DR. MICHAEL L. BAKER
At the 76th Church of God International General Assembly, Dr. Michael L. Baker was appointed as Chancellor of Education for the Church of God. Shortly following the General Assembly, he was elected by the Pentecostal Theological Seminary Board of Trustees as Seminary President. This action was approved by the Church of God International Executive Committee. Dr. Baker has attained comprehensive and mature experience in the following: pastoral ministry; administrative and executive leadership at the local, state and international levels; higher education; leadership development; communications; public relations; author/writer; conference speaker, and much more.
During his ministry career, Dr. Baker has served the Church of God and the evangelical community in a wide spectrum of ministry activities. Dr. Baker served for twelve years as an Administrative Bishop in Virginia and North Georgia; fourteen years in local church pastoral ministry; twelve years at the Church of God International Offices as the Director of Communications; fourteen years as Director of the Church of God International General Assembly; member of the Board of Directors, Lee University; Chairman, Board of Trustees, Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries, Manila, Philippines; Chairman, Board of Directors, Peniel Rehabilitation Ministry, Johnstown, Pennsylvania; member of Church of God World Missions Board of Directors; Academic Dean—East Coast Bible College; member of NRB (National Religious Broadcasters); member of NAE (National Association of Evangelicals); member of the World Pentecostal Fellowship (WPF); and on numerous church, community, and civic boards and committees.
His wife Sharon is a vital part of every facet of their ministry. They have one daughter, Kysha, and one grandson, Michael, both their pride and joy!
FRIDAY, JUNE 1
9:00 AM | Credentialing Exam | Truth & Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave
7:30 PM | Evening Service with Dr. David E. Ramirez | Truth & Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
9:30 AM-11:30 AM | Workshop Training Sessions with Dr. David E. Ramirez & Dr. Michael L. Baker | Victoria Inn Hotel, 1808 Wellington Ave
12:00 PM | Luncheon | Victoria Inn Hotel, 1808 Wellington Ave
7:00 PM | Evening Service with Dr. Michael L. Baker | Truth & Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
6:30 PM | Evening Service with Dr. Michael L. Baker & Fellowship Meal | Truth & Life Worship Centre, 51 Richfield Ave