Upcoming Dates

Application Deadlines
In order to be cleared to attend the following New Staff Orientation events, staff applications must be completed and submitted, with all the references completed, by the following dates:

  • Winter NSO (and IBS): October 15
  • Spring NSO: February 1
  • Summer NSO (and IBS): April 1 (March 1 for International Assignments)
  • Fall NSO: May 15 (May 1 for for International Assignments)

UPCOMING EVENTS

Winter 2020: New Staff Orientation and IBS
El Caribe Resort; Daytona Beach, FL
Dates: January 12-February 9, 2020

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: December 7, 2019

  • January 11: Worship / AV Team arrive
  • January 12: Senior Staff marrying/married to New Staff attending IBS classes arrive
  • January 12/13: New Staff Orientation Participants taking IBS classes Arrive
    • You are encouraged to arrive on January 12 to allow enough time to prepare, get settled, and buy groceries for this four-week-long conference. If you choose to arrive on January 13, please ensure that you arrive at the El Caribe by 3 p.m.
    • Onsite Registration: January 13 (5-6 p.m.)
  • January 14: Returning New Staff taking IBS courses arrive
    • Onsite IBS Registration: January 14 (3-6 p.m.)
  • January 14-29: IBS Courses
  • January 29-February 2: Winter MPD Faith and Finances Conference
    • (The Faith and Finances content will end at 6 p.m. on February 1)
  • January 30: Ministry Day
  • January 31-February 9: New Staff Orientation
  • February 8: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • February 9: Everyone departs

Winter 2020: New Staff Orientation (Only)
El Caribe Resort; Daytona Beach, FL
Dates: January 29-February 9, 2019

Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: December 7, 2019

  • January 29: Campus Ministry and AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive.
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 29th, you are welcome to arrive a day early.
    • Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants Onsite Registration: Conference Office / St. Bart’s Room, Thursday (January 30), 8-9 a.m.
    • First Session for Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants: Thursday (January 30), 9 a.m.
  • January 30: All other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive.
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 30th, you are welcome to arrive a day early.
    • All other NSO Participants Onsite Registration: Conference Office / St. Bart’s Room, Friday (January 31), 8-9 a.m.
    • First Session for all other NSO Participants: Friday (January 31), 9 a.m.
  • February 8: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • February 9: Everyone departs

Spring 2020: New Staff Orientation (Only)
Location: Holiday Inn Orlando-International Airport; Orlando, FL
Dates: April 29-May 10, 2020

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2020

  • April 29: Campus Ministry and AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
  • April 30: All other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
  • Saturday, May 9: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • Sunday, May 10: Everyone departs


Summer 2020: New Staff Orientation and IBS
Location: Rollins College; Orlando, FL
Dates: June 21-July 19, 2020

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Registration Deadline: May 16, 2020

  • June 20: Worship / AV Team arrive
  • June 21: Senior Staff marrying/married to New Staff attending IBS classes arrive
  • June 21/22: New Staff Orientation Participants taking IBS classes arrive
    • You are encouraged to arrive on June 21 to allow enough time to prepare and get settled for this four-week conference. If you choose to arrive on June 22, please ensure that you arrive at Rollins College by 4 p.m.
    • Onsite Registration: June 22 (5-6 p.m.)
  • June 23-July 8: IBS Courses
  • July 9: Ministry Day
  • July 10-July 18: New Staff Orientation
  • July 18: New Staff Commissioning and Banquet
  • July 19: Everyone Departs

Summer 2020: New Staff Orientation (Only)
Location: Rollins College; Orlando, FL
Dates: July 8-July 19, 2020

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020
Registration Deadline: May 16, 2020

  • July 8: Campus Ministry and AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at Rollins College on July 8, you are welcome to arrive a day early. Be sure to note the date in your registration.
    • Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
      Thursday, July 9 (Time TBD)
    • First Session for Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants:
      Thursday, July 9 (Time TBD)
  • July 9: All Other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at Rollins College on July 9, you are welcome to arrive a day early. Be sure to note the date in your registration.
    • All Other NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
      Friday, July 10 (8-9 a.m.)
    • First Session for All Other NSO Participants:
      Friday, July 10 (9 a.m.)
  • July 10-July 18: New Staff Orientation
  • July 18: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • July 19: Everyone Departs