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)

 

Winter 2021: New Staff Orientation (Only)

Note: Due to the Coronavirus situation, we will be meeting virtually.
Dates: January 29-February 6, 2021

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020
Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

January 29 – February 6: New Staff Orientation (NSO)

  • Friday, January 29: NSO Sessions Begin
  • February 1-6: MPD Training
  • Saturday, February 6: Commissioning

Campus Ministry New Staff Orientation Participants: Ministry Day/First Session for CAMPUS NSO Participants on Thursday, January 28 (2-5pm ET)

Spring 2021: New Staff Orientation (Only)

Location: Virtual
Dates: May 13-22, 2021

Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2021

May 13 – 22: New Staff Orientation (NSO)

  • Thursday, May 13: Campus Ministry Time
  • Friday, May 14: NSO Sessions Begin
  • May 17-22: MPD Training
  • Saturday, May 22: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony

Summer 2021: New Staff Orientation and IBS

Location: Rollins College; Orlando, FL
Dates: June 20-July 18, 2021

Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
Registration Deadline: May 15, 202
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  • June 19: Worship / AV Team arrive
  • June 20: Senior Staff marrying/married to New Staff attending IBS classes arrive
  • June 20/21: New Staff Orientation Participants taking IBS classes arrive
    • You are encouraged to arrive on June 20 to allow enough time to prepare and get settled for this four-week conference. If you choose to arrive on June 21, please ensure that you arrive at Rollins College by 4 p.m.
    • Onsite Registration: June 21 (5-6 p.m.)
  • June 22-July 7: IBS Courses
  • July 8: Ministry Day
  • July 9-July 17: New Staff Orientation
  • July 17: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • July 18: Everyone Departs

Summer 2021: New Staff Orientation (Only)

Location: Rollins College; Orlando, FL
Dates: July 7-July 18, 2021

Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
Registration Deadline: May 15, 202
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  • July 7: Campus Ministry New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at Rollins College on July 7, you are welcome to arrive a day early. Be sure to note the date in your registration.
    • Campus Ministry NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
      Thursday, July 8 (1-2 p.m.)
    • First Session for Campus Ministry NSO Participants:
      Thursday, July 8 (2 p.m.)
  • July 7: AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at Rollins College on July 7, you are welcome to arrive a day early. Be sure to note the date in your registration.
    • AIA NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
      Thursday, July 8 (Time and Location TBD)
    • First Session for AIA NSO Participants:
      Thursday, July 8 (Time and Location TBD)
  • July 8: All Other 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.
    • All Other NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
      Friday, July 9 (8-9 a.m.)
    • First Session for All Other NSO Participants:
      Friday, July 9 (9 a.m.)
  • July 9-July 17: New Staff Orientation
  • July 17: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • July 18: Everyone Departs