BASS

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BASS

A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 4-6, 2021
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Ed Litwin

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Ed Litwin

Director of Usher Development
Bethel Christian Church
San Francisco, CA

Usher and Bible teacher for more years than you can shake a stick at!




2014 Workshops

Ushering: Ushers, Greeters, and Other Hospitality Staff – Serving God and the Church

3/8/2014

Ushers, greeters and other frontline lay staff reflect Christianity at its core – being servants to others. This is Jesus’ highest calling to those who are His followers (Matt. 20:26). Learn how you can fulfill His calling as an usher/greeter or in other hospitality functions in your church.


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Ushering: Meeting and Greeting People and Visitors At Your Church

3/8/2014

After saying, “Hi, how are you. It’s nice to see you,” what do you say next? How do you talk with someone that you may not know? This workshop will offer tips so that you don’t have to dread carrying on a conversation with someone that you may be meeting for the first time.


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2013 Workshops

Ushering: Ushering - A High Calling

3/9/2013

Ushers, greeters, and other hospitality staff are all front line ministers. They can compliment the pastoral staff. We will look at the ministry principles and fundamentals of a hospitality program that all churches need.


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Ushering: Ushers and Hospitality Staff

3/9/2013

A contrast of a church's hospitality ministry with the hospitality of a business establishment. Very practical do's and don'ts for all church hospitality workers.


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Ushering: Meeting People: What Do You Say After

3/9/2013

Awkwardness, tripping over words, unsure of what to say??? Often when we meet people at church (or elsewhere), saying "Hello, its nice to meet you" is all we can blurt out. This fun, entertaining, and interactive session will give you some principles to ease your fear of meeting people!


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2009 Workshops

Ushering: Meeting People: What Do You Say After "Hello"?

3/6/2009

For many, after meeting or being introduced to a new person, there is awkward silence. What do you say next? How is conversation started with a total stranger? We will look at 5 basic principles and more in this popular and interactive class.


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Evangelism & Outreach: Meeting People: What Do You Say After "Hello"?

3/6/2009

For many, after meeting or being introduced to a new person, there is awkward silence. What do you say next? How is conversation started with a total stranger? We will look at 5 basic principles and more in this popular and interactive class.


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Ushering: Ushering - Serving God and the Church

3/7/2009

Being an usher is one of the highest callings in Christian ministry. This session affirms the ministry of long term ushers and challenges potential ushers to participate in this important ministry.


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Ushering: Ushering - Tips for Ushers

3/7/2009

This interactive session will deal with the practical side of the ushering ministry focusing on problems and issues facing ushers.


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