Entertaining seeks to impress people, hospitality seeks to bless people.
The hospitality seminar is for people who would like to grow in their understanding of spiritual and practical hospitality; whether that be in a ministry context or in their own personal lives. This is not a seminar about napkin-folding, and it’s not just for women! Hospitality is one of YWAM’s key foundational values, and is about learning how to leave people better than we found them.
Starting with a biblical understanding of God’s heart for hospitality, this seminar is a balance between teaching, practical skills, spiritual and character development – such as overcoming fear of inadequacy and holding back. This seminar is an opportunity to learn, grow and have fun!
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DATES: 12 to 21 October 2017.
Typical content for the seminar includes:
- What God’s word says about hospitality
- Characteristics of a host or hostess
- Why hospitality is important to us as a mission
- How to prepare and receive guests
- Preparing and receiving gifts.
- The art of encouragement
- Meaningful Mealtimes
- The Family and Hospitality
- Speaker Hospitality
- Practical Creative Skills: Basic flower arranging, cards, baking and more..
Rita is originally from South Africa, a long-term YWAM member she has worked in South Africa, Namibia, Thailand, Holland, and for the last 20 years has been in England as part of YWAM Harpenden. From the beginning Rita has been involved in hospitality and has trained many around the world on this topic.
Rita’s vision is to see to God’s heart for hospitality understood and multiplied. She lives what she teaches and is renowned for her attention to detail and ability to create a welcoming environment. She is also famous for her cream teas and cinnamon rolls!
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