IFI Volunteer Training and Celebration Day 2019

Questions? Contact Leila Gardner at .

Event Schedule

Workshop Breakout Sessions

Workshop 1 – Breakout options

  • Generous Hospitality (Beginner Track- up to 2 years of serving)- Considerations for making your international guest “Feel at Home” when coming over for a meal or staying a few nights.
  • Generous Hospitality (Advanced Track-more than 2 years of serving)- Your home is a vehicle for sharing God’s love and your faith and involving others in outreach.
  • New Volunteer Training Track Part 1* (Only for those who have not yet completed the volunteer on-boarding process)- The first part of a 2-part interactive session to orient new volunteers and provide cross-cultural sensitivity training.

Workshop 2 – Breakout options

  • Building Genuine Friendship (Beginner Track-Up to 2 years of serving) – Activities and tips for building a friendship with your international friend(s).
  • Building Genuine Friendship (Advanced Track-more than 2 years of serving)- Deepening the friendship through Spiritual conversations.
  • New Volunteer Training Track Part 2*(Only for those who have not yet completed the volunteer on-boarding process)- The second part of a 2-part interactive session to orient new volunteers and provide cross-cultural sensitivity training.

Workshop 3 – Breakout options

  • Gospel Sharing (Beginner Track)- The beginnings of discipleship: IFI Bible Study Groups and How to study the Bible with your international friend.
  • Gospel Sharing (Advanced Track)- Preparing believing and seeking students to grow in their faith before they return home or go elsewhere.
*Please note: There is no registration fee for the New Volunteer Training Tracks 1& 2, and there is an option to stay for lunch and the afternoon sessions at no charge.