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ELI: Elder Leadership Institute
Two cohorts offered for 2014 with 120 participants each!
Growing the Church by Equipping Its Leaders
ELI develops and supports spiritual leadership for the church by training elders (referred to as ruling elders) and pastors (teaching elders). The acronym ELI is synonymous with the name of an Old Testament priest who failed in his duties, thus serving as a cautionary tale that one's calling or religious position does not automatically confer spiritual leadership. Yet the name ELI means "my God," with EL & I demonstrating the intimacy that we are called to have with God.
July 6-11, 2014, at Whitworth University, Spokane, Wash.
July 13-18, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, S.C.