Wed. Feb 24th, 2021

NEW CONVERT’S COURSE OUTLINE
By: Nathan Knight

The following is a sample outline to an introduction course for new converts. It includes the purpose of the course, the history of the church, the ministries and leaders, history of the UPC, etc.

I. WELCOME TO APOSTOLIC WORLD CENTER

A. Our hope

B. What we can have

1) Peace – Jn. 14:27 – (Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.)

2) Joy – Jn. 15:11; 16:24 – (These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.)

3) Healing – Psa. 103:2-3 – (Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases;)

4) Help in the time of trouble – Psa. 46:1 – (God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.)

5) Answers to our questions – Psa. 91:15 – (He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him.)

6) Food for our souls – Jer. 3:15 – (And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding).

C. How is this possible?

II. INTRODUCTION TO CHURCH MINISTRY

A. New Convert’s Course Instructor

B. The Word

C. The Church

1) Pastor & Sis. Fielding (include phone number and address)

2) Bro. Watts – Outreach *

3) Bro. Daniel – Home Bible Study *

4) Bro. Hunter – Sunday School *

5) Bro & Sis. Maxwell – Youth *

6) Bro. Perry – Treasurer/Usher Board *

7) Bro. Battle – Tape Ministry *

8) Music Department *

9) Maintenance Department *

* CAN PARTICIPATE IN UPON COMPLETION OF NEW CONVERT’S COURSE

III. COURSE CONTENT

A. Class Time

B. Orientation

C. My Father’s House (Parts I & II) & Advanced Discipleship

D. Notebooks

E. Time available is short/much material to be covered

F. Questions need to be written down & passed in (include name)

IV. APOSTOLIC WORLD CENTER

A. 39 Years (1991)

B. Prayer Meeting

C. Foundation

1) Acts 2:38

2) Topeka, Kansas – 1901

3) Revelation of Jesus Name Baptism – 1914

D. Services

E. Attendance

V. THE UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH INTERNATIONAL

A. Early 1900s outpouring of Holy Ghost

B. Revelation of Baptism in Jesus’ Name – 1914

C. What the Church Offers

1) Camp Meetings

2) Ladies’ Retreats

3) Singles’ Retreats

4) Sunday School Teacher’s Conferences

5) Youth Conferences/Rallies

6) Leadership Conferences

7) Sectional Rallies

8) Publishing House

9) Study References

(The above material came from Apostolic World Center, Pastor W.S. Fielding.)

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