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A PODCAST OF ELEVATE COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

Beyond the Breakwater - just beyond the crashing waves of fear, discomfort, and doubt lies the greatest potential for life transformation. Executive Director, Ed Doerner, and host, Lyndsay Smokovitz want to guide you into the open waters where the calculated risk you take becomes the turning point for you or your organization to thrive. 

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meet the HOSTS

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Ed Doerner

ED DOERNER

Senior Pastor of Messiah Church, Executive Director of Elevate Community Ministries and Gateway Healthcare

Lyndsay Smokovitz

LYNDSAY SMOKOVITZ

Director of Communications for Messiah Church, Elevate Community Ministries, and Gateway Healthcare

ATTEND A WORKSHOP

LEARN HOW TO MOBILIZE YOUR CHURCH TO SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY

UPCOMING SESSIONS:

August 27, 2024

September 17, 2024

Email us using the button below to register for an upcoming workshop!

LOCATION:

Messiah Church

1550 S Poseyville Rd

Midland, MI 48640

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Each workshop starts at 9:30am EST and will conclude around 4pm EST. The session begins with coffee & refreshments followed by a 1.5-2 hour presentation of principles and concepts. The remainder of the day is spent touring the community ministries - meeting the ministry leaders, volunteers, and learning how each principle is applied in a different context. You will visit Kids Creek Early Care & Education, His Hands Auto, Journeys Coffeehouse, Gateway Healthcare, Pivot Point Appliance, and The Bridge Food Center

If you would like additional time for debrief and discussion, please email us to schedule an optional dinner! We are happy to extend our visit!

WHAT YOU WILL LEAVE WITH:

Our hope is that from this workshop you take home the principles to be applied in your context, your church, and your community. We hope that you return home with ideas, vision, motivation, clarity, and courage to move forward in mobilizing your church to serve your community.

WHO ATTENDS:

All are welcome to the Beyond the Breakwater Workshops. Historically, we have had business leaders, volunteers, church leaders, and reporters - to name a few. Guests have traveled from across the state, country, and even overseas. Truly, all are welcome!

A SNEAK PEAK AT WHAT YOU'LL SEE:

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