Preaching with Power Program

posted Jul 27, 2017, 11:56 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 27, 2017, 11:56 AM ]

Preaching with Power Program Returning this Fall!

Preaching with Power (PwP) is a hands-on learning program for pastors and preachers at all levels to further improve their fruitfulness in one of their most important functions – proclaiming the Word to their congregations. To date, 64 pastors of the Susquehanna Conference have graduated from PwP.  The fall PwP program will consist of eleven weekly sessions on Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon and a graduation luncheon.


Sep. 13, 20, 27

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25

Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29Dec. 6 

(Graduation luncheon is 12 noon – 3:00 p.m.)

Location: Christ UMC, 145 Disciple Drive, Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Class size: Minimum: 6           Maximum: 8

Fee: $750.00 (usually covered by educational funds from participant’s church and/or Board of Ordained Ministry and/or the District.)

Registration deadline: September 1, 2017

Instructor and facilitator: Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, Accredited Speaker, Provisional Deacon

For more information about PwP, visit

To register or for additional information, please contact Debbie Ackley, Lewisburg District Office at or call 570-523-9592.