Master's Plan Conference held in Woodbridge, VA

Worshippers at the Master's Plan conference.

The First Master’s Plan Conference was launched at the Church of the Nazarene, Woodbridge, Virginia, December 7-8, sponsored by Multicultural Ministries. The main speaker of the conference was Obed Jauregui, Pastor of Iglesia Betania in Miami. Over 300 adults and 72 children were registered. The participants were pastors and lay leaders of the Hispanic Virginia District and one church from the Mid-Atlantic District. Pastor Rogelio Oscal, Olney, Maryland is implementing the Master’s Plan and having great success in reaching and discipleing new believers.

Rigoberto Acosta, Hispanic coordinator of the Virginia District successfully organized and mobilized his team for the event. Phil Fuller, district superintendent was present and brought greetings.

There are a total of twelve conferences scheduled for next year in some of the key cities in the USA and Canada, among them Phoenix, San Antonio, Houston, and Toronto. (See the promotional flyer for a complete list of locations.)

The purpose of the conference is to present the Master’s Plan Conference as an evangelism and discipleship strategy, and to inspire and equip the Latino/Hispanic congregations to fulfill the mission of the church “To Make Christlike Disciples in the Nations”.

The theme of the conference is the “Why”, “What”, and “How” of the Master’s Plan. These three themes have been structured by the Hispanic Master’s Plan committee. The committee members are the presenters. They include: Obed Jauregui, Pastor Miami Bethany; Leonel de Leon, Pastor Kansas City Spanish First Church; William Alvarado, Pastor Familia de Dios; Diego Forero, Hesperia Casa de Oracion; and Roberto Hodgson, Multicultural Ministries Director.