Basic Schedule (Winter)

Basic Schedule for IBS & NSO Winter 2018:

Senior Staff
Senior Staff members who are marrying/married to New Staff members will be a part of the New Staff Training conference team. You will need to arrive on Sunday, January 7, 2018 by 3 p.m. (no additional cost will be incurred for arriving early). You will receive additional information by email in late December.

Worship Team for NST
Those serving on the Worship Team for NST will need to arrive on Saturday, January 6 (no additional cost will be incurred for arriving early). Drums/percussion and a keyboard will be provided. We ask that all other musicians bring their instruments. If this causes additional travel costs, please email newstafftraining@cru.org to discuss options. You will receive additional information by email in late December.

AV Team for NST
Those serving on the AV Team for NST will need to arrive on Friday, January 5 (no additional cost will be incurred for arriving early). You will receive additional information by email in late December.

Please see the Arrival Info page for more details.

 

Basic Schedule for New Staff Training (IBS and NSO) – All Four Weeks:

January 5: AV Team arrives (you will not be charged additional housing costs for arriving early)
January 6: Worship Team arrive (you will not be charged additional housing costs for arriving early)
January 7:
 Senior Staff married to New Staff couples arrive (you will not be charged additional housing costs for arriving early)
January 7/8: New Staff Orientation Participants (who have not been commissioned yet) taking IBS classes arrive
(You are encouraged to arrive on January 7 to allow enough time to prepare, get settled, and buy groceries for this four-week conference. If you choose to arrive on January 8, please ensure that you arrive at the El Caribe by 3 p.m.)
**Please Note** This is not for Returning  New Staff who have already been commissioned. See below for your arrival information.

  • January 8: Onsite Registration in Room 1301 from 3-6 p.m.
  • January 8: First NST Session:
    • 7 p.m. in the Caribbean Room, first floor on the south end of the hotel
    • Children welcome to attend (no childcare is offered)
  • January 9:
    • NST Late Registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. in Room 1301
    • IBS Orientation, 7 p.m.

January 9: Returning New Staff (who have already been commissioned) taking IBS courses arrive:

  • Onsite Registration will be in Room 1301 from 3-6 p.m.
  • IBS Orientation, 7 p.m.
  • If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on January 9 by 3 p.m., you are welcome to arrive a day early.

January 10-24: Intro to Christian Theology and Bible Study Methods classes
(8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
January 24-27: Winter MPD Follow Up Conference
(Onsite Registration info will be emailed to those attending only the MPD Follow Up Conference. The Follow Up content will end at 6 p.m. on January 27.)
January 25: Ministry Day
January 26 – February 3New Staff Orientation
January 30 – February 3MPD training
(Onsite Registration info will be emailed to those attending only the MPD training.)
*See MPD Training Schedule details below.
February 3: Commissioning and Banquet
February 4: Check-out prior to 10 a.m.

(Note: You will receive a full schedule for New Staff Training at the Onsite Registration.)

 

Basic Schedule for New Staff Orientation (Only)

January 24: Campus Ministry and AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on January 24, you are welcome to arrive a day early.

  • Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
    Conference Office / St. Bart’s Room, Thursday, January 25 (8-9 a.m.)
  • First Session for Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants:
    Thursday, January 25 (9 a.m.)

January 25: All other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
If flights won’t work for you to arrive at the El Caribe on the 25th, you are welcome to arrive a day early

  • All other NSO Participants Onsite Registration:
    Conference Office / St. Bart’s Room, Friday, January 26 (7-8 a.m.)
  • First Session for all other NSO Participants:
    Friday, January 26 (8 a.m.)

January 26 – February 3: New Staff Orientation
January 30 – February 3MPD training
(Onsite Registration info will be emailed to those attending only the MPD training.)
*See MPD Training Schedule details below.
February 3: New Staff Commissioning and Banquet
February 4: Check-out prior to 10 a.m.

(Note: You will receive a full schedule for New Staff Training at the Onsite Registration.)

*MPD Training Schedule
The schedule for the MPD Training will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, participants will work with other staff members on various assignments. A seminar will be held on Thursday evening.

Although the training schedule is robust, we trust each participant will see God meet with him or her in transformational ways.

If you have any questions, please email us at join.us@cru.org …