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


Fall 2020: New Staff Orientation (NSO)

Location: Virtual (Due to the Coronavirus situation)
NSO Dates: September 11-19, 2020

[NOTE: The Transitions Conference for Returning International Interns (set for in-person September 8-10) has been canceled.]

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
Registration Deadline: July 20, 2020

Basic Schedule:

  • Friday, September 11: NSO Sessions Begin
  • September 14-19: MPD Training
  • Saturday, September 19: Commissioning


A few details:

  • AIA and Campus Ministry new staff may have a virtual session in the afternoon on September 10 (TBD).
  • New Staff Orientation (NSO) will begin on Friday, September 11. Sessions end and New Staff will be commissioned on Saturday, September 19.

 

Winter 2021: New Staff Orientation and IBS
El Caribe Resort; Daytona Beach, FL
Dates: January 10-February 7, 2021

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

  • January 9: Worship / AV Team arrive
  • January 10: Senior Staff marrying/married to New Staff attending IBS classes arrive
  • January 10/11: New Staff Orientation Participants taking IBS classes Arrive
    • You are encouraged to arrive on January 10 to allow enough time to prepare, get settled, and buy groceries for this four-week-long conference. If you choose to arrive on January 11, please be sure to arrive at the El Caribe by 3 p.m.
    • Onsite Registration: January 11 (5-6 p.m.)
  • January 12: Returning New Staff taking IBS courses arrive
    • Onsite IBS Registration: January 12 (3-6 p.m.)
  • January 12-27: IBS Courses
  • January 27-31: Winter MPD Refresh (formerly MPD Faith and Finances Conference)
    • The MPD Refresh content will end at 6 p.m. on January 30.
  • January 28: Ministry Day
  • January 29-February 7: New Staff Orientation
  • February 6: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • February 7: Everyone departs

 

Winter 2021: New Staff Orientation (Only)
El Caribe Resort; Daytona Beach, FL
Dates: January 27-February 7 2021

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

 

  • January 27: Campus Ministry New Staff Orientation Participants arrive.
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 27th, you are welcome to arrive a day early.
    • Campus Ministry NSO Participants Onsite Registration: Conference Office / Room 1201 (Trinidad boardroom), Thursday, January 28 (1-2 p.m.)
    • First Session for Campus Ministry NSO Participants: Thursday, January 28 (2 p.m.)
  • January 27: AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive.
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 27th, you are welcome to arrive a day early.
    • AIA NSO Participants Onsite Registration: Thursday, January 28 (Time and Location TBD)
    • First Session for AIA NSO Participants: Thursday, January 28 (Time and Location TBD)
  • January 28: All other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive.
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 28th, you are welcome to arrive a day early.
    • All other NSO Participants Onsite Registration: Conference Office / Room 1201 (Trinidad boardroom), Friday, January 29 (8-9 a.m.)
    • First Session for all other NSO Participants: Friday, January 29 (9 a.m.)
  • February 6: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • February 7: Everyone departs