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

Summer 2019: New Staff Orientation and IBS
Location: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Dates: June 15-July 26, 2019

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019 (March 15 for International Assignments)
Registration Deadline: May 14, 2019

  • June 14: Worship / AV Team arrive
  • June 15: Senior Staff marrying/married to New Staff attending IBS classes arrive
  • June 15/16: New Staff Orientation Participants taking IBS classes arrive
    • You are encouraged to arrive on June 15 to allow enough time to prepare and get settled for this four-week conference. If you choose to arrive on June 16, please ensure that you arrive in Fort Collins by 3 p.m.
    • Onsite Registration: TBA
  • June 17-July 3: IBS Courses
  • July 8: Ministry Day
  • July 9-July 18: New Staff Orientation
  • July 17: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • July 19-July 26: Cru19 (required)

Summer 2019: New Staff Orientation (Only)
Location: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Dates: July 7-July 26, 2019

Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
Registration Deadline: May 14, 2019

  • July 7: Campus Ministry and AIA New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive in Fort Collins on July 7, 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:
      Monday, July 8 (8-9 a.m.)
    • First Session for Campus Ministry and AIA NSO Participants:
      Monday, July 8 (9 a.m.)
  • July 8: All Other New Staff Orientation Participants arrive
    If flights won’t work for you to arrive in Fort Collins 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:
      Tuesday, July 9 (8-9 a.m.)
    • First Session for All Other NSO Participants:
      Tuesday, July 9 (9 a.m.)
  • July 9-July 18: New Staff Orientation
  • July 17: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
  • July 19-July 26: Cru19 (required)

Fall 2019: Transitions and New Staff Orientation
Location: El Caribe Resort; Daytona Beach, FL
Transitions Conference Dates: September 3-5, 2019
NSO Dates: September 5-15, 2019

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019
Registration Deadline: August 15, 2019

  • Transitions Conference | For returning STINTers joining Staff
    • September 3: New Staff Arrive
    • September 5: New Staff Begin NSO
  • New Staff Orientation (NSO)
    • September 5: Campus and AIA New Staff Arrive
    • September 6: All Other New Staff Arrive
    • September 14: New Staff Commissioning Ceremony and Banquet
    • September 15: New Staff Depart

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 6 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 (3-6 p.m.)
  • January 14: Returning New Staff taking IBS courses arrive
    • Onsite IBS Registration: January 8 (3-6 p.m.)
  • January 14-29: IBS Courses
  • January 29-February 1: Winter MPD Faith and Finances Conference
  • 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