Adult Discipleship

The Adult Discipleship Team exists to foster discipleship in the North Alabama Annual Conference.

General Responsibilities 

  • To lead and assist the Annual Conference, Districts, and local churches in their efforts to communicate and celebrate the redeeming and reconciling love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ to persons of every age, ethnic background, and social condition; to invite persons to commit their lives to Christ and to his church; and to enable persons to live as Christian disciples in the world.
  • To promote a holistic approach to the development of Christian disciples. This shall include such ministries as Christian education and other small-group ministries; camping, retreat, and outdoor activities; evangelism; stewardship; worship; lay development; Christian spiritual formation and devotional life; age-level, life-span, and family-life ministries; leadership education; and such other areas of work as the annual conference may determine.
  • To promote camping experiences for persons with disabilities, including camps specifically designed for persons with disabilities, and the participation of persons with disabilities, when feasible, in camps sponsored by the district and conference.
  • To provide training for clergy and laity in ministries with persons with disabilities, including the areas of the Sunday school, camps and retreats, and faith development.
  • To provide guidance and training for related district leaders and agencies and for local church councils, officers, and committees.
  • To develop a unified and comprehensive program for leadership training to serve all age groups in the home, church, and community.
  • To determine the necessary directors, coordinators, or designated leaders for discipleship responsibilities at the annual conference level, including the maintenance of linkage with the General Board of Discipleship and related district committees within the annual conference.
Lyn Cosby
Assistant Director of Communication
(205) 226-7972
Stephanie Sparks
Adult Discipleship Team Chair
(205) 833-7636
CONTACT
Phone: (205) 226-7972
Lyn Cosby
Assistant Director of Communication
(205) 226-7972
Stephanie Sparks
Adult Discipleship Team Chair
(205) 833-7636

The Adult Discipleship Team exists to foster discipleship in the North Alabama Annual Conference.

General Responsibilities 

  • To lead and assist the Annual Conference, Districts, and local churches in their efforts to communicate and celebrate the redeeming and reconciling love of God as revealed in Jesus Christ to persons of every age, ethnic background, and social condition; to invite persons to commit their lives to Christ and to his church; and to enable persons to live as Christian disciples in the world.
  • To promote a holistic approach to the development of Christian disciples. This shall include such ministries as Christian education and other small-group ministries; camping, retreat, and outdoor activities; evangelism; stewardship; worship; lay development; Christian spiritual formation and devotional life; age-level, life-span, and family-life ministries; leadership education; and such other areas of work as the annual conference may determine.
  • To promote camping experiences for persons with disabilities, including camps specifically designed for persons with disabilities, and the participation of persons with disabilities, when feasible, in camps sponsored by the district and conference.
  • To provide training for clergy and laity in ministries with persons with disabilities, including the areas of the Sunday school, camps and retreats, and faith development.
  • To provide guidance and training for related district leaders and agencies and for local church councils, officers, and committees.
  • To develop a unified and comprehensive program for leadership training to serve all age groups in the home, church, and community.
  • To determine the necessary directors, coordinators, or designated leaders for discipleship responsibilities at the annual conference level, including the maintenance of linkage with the General Board of Discipleship and related district committees within the annual conference.
CONTACT
Phone: (205) 226-7972
Discover, Develop and Deploy Spiritual Leaders to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.