March 26-29, 2015
Chuck Holtry is the director of AFCOE. His many years of experience as a classroom teacher and on the road as an Amazing Facts evangelist bring a wealth of inspiration and information to aspiring gospel workers seeking real-world training at AFCOE. Chuck thoroughly enjoys teaching and helping students prepare for, execute, and follow-up a successful evangelistic campaign.
Carissa McSherry is the assistant director at AFCOE. She has tremendous, extensive experience as a Bible worker, youth leader, foreign missionary, and as a speaker for multiple evangelistic series. She has also served as a social worker and in family and troubled-teen counseling. Along with a special passion for reaching young people and pointing them to Christ, Carissa enjoys sharing the gospel in every aspect of life and helping others to experience the joy of soul-winning.
For more information about the AFCOE ministry, please visit www.afcoe.org
5:30-6:30 PM- On-site Registration and course syllabi pick-up
6:30-7:30 PM- Why Adventism?— Chuck Holtry
7:30-8:30 PM- Personal Preparation— Chuck Holtry
3:00-5:00 PM- Friendship Evangelism— Carissa McSherry
6:30-7:30 PM- Cycle Evangelism— Chuck Holtry
7:30-8:30 PM- Divine Commission— Carissa McSherry
7:00-8:30 PM- SDA Heritage of Evangelism— Chuck Holtry
9:30-10:30 AM- Sharing Personal Testimony— Carissa McSherry
10:30 AM-12:30 PM Bible Study Skills— Chuck Holtry
12:30-2:30 PM LUNCH
2:00-3:00 PM- Gaining Decisions— Carissa McSherry
3:00-4:00 PM- Q&A/Evangelism Workshop— Chuck Holtry
4:00-5:00 PM- Gospel Presentation Carissa McSherry
If you would like to receive the materials from the training, there is a $20 fee. Please contact registration for more information.
Our on-campus lodging is very limited. Therefore, guests MUST call ahead and secure lodging with a deposit equal to the first night’s fee. First night’s deposits are nonrefundable after March 23, 2015. Guest reserving Lifestyle Education Center rooms must make a deposit equivalent to the full length of stay for the event. Guests must provide their own bedding and towels. To secure your lodging, contact the events coordinator at 540-672-1996 ext 232.
Lifestyle Education Center The rooms have both air conditioning and heat. There are two rooms that are handicap accessible with queen beds, the other rooms have double beds. The bathrooms are shared. It is $50 per night per room. There can be a maximum of four people in each room. All bathrooms are shared between adjacent room, excluding Hydro and handicap rooms. Due to limited space and a high demand for rooms, we ask that guests who wish to reserve this space confirm and make down payment for their rooms for the entire event.
RV Site Has water and electricity. It is $20 per night.
Dorm Room The rooms in the respective male and female dormitories are shared with up to 3 persons per room when available. The bathroom is also shared. It is $15 per night per person.
Rustic Cabin The cabins are simple one-room bunk houses which accommodate up to 10 people. It has a ceiling fan, electricity, and heat for the cold nights. It is $5 per night per person.
Rustic Tent Site
$20 per night for sites with water and electricity
$10 per night for sites without water and electricity
(A shower house is provided for those in cabins and tents.)
Registration is 5:00PM-6:30PM on Friday, April 24, 2015, in the Conference Center foyer. Please check in here to confirm accommodations (meals and lodging).
Meals (breakfast and lunch only)
Children $6.00 (ages 5 – 12) Younger children are free with adult meal purchase.
Tickets are required for all meals and are nonrefundable. Pre-order tickets by calling 540-672-1996 ext 232. If you have not purchased the tickets beforehand, you can do so at registration, or at the cafeteria during mealtimes. Tickets must be purchased before Sabbath. No tickets will be provided during the Sabbath hours. We serve vegan meals, which may be prepared with nuts, nonirritating spices, herbs, and gluten. We cannot cater to special diets.
We offer programs for children and youth. Young people under 18 must have an adult take responsibility for their safety and behavior. Swimming or playing in the lakes and ponds is prohibited. Bicycles and skateboards are prohibited. This is for everyone’s safety.
Question and Answers
Q: Can I bring my pet?
A: Pets should be kept quiet and not allowed to roam freely. Pets are not allowed in any campus building. A special pet patch is located near the camping area. Please clean up after them.
Q: Will my valuables be safe?
A: Keep valuables locked in your car and not in your room. Hartland is NOT LIABLE for lost or stolen goods.
Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Remember that we are here to seek the Lord. Let us show reverence and respect in our appearance. Shorts and tank tops are not appropriate for males or females. Ladies, please refrain from wearing miniskirts, pants of all sorts, plunging necklines, see-through fabrics, or any other immodest apparel.
Q: Can I do my own cooking?
A: Cooking or using electrical cooking appliances in any room on campus is prohibited by law. Open campfires are not allowed, however camping stoves are acceptable for use in the tent/RV site areas.
Q: When will the bookstore be open?
A: Hartland Publications offers a variety of books, CDs, and DVDs. Store hours: Tues–Thur: 9 AM–5 PM, Fri 9 AM–2 PM, Sat: Sundown–10 PM, Sun: 9 AM–2 PM
In our experience, the best rates are found through www.hotels.com. The list below is a compilation of the best known hotels in the area. We would like to hear how your stay was if you stay in one of these or at another nearby hotel.
Comfort Inn, Orange, VA | 9 miles | 877-424-6423
Holiday Inn Express, Orange, VA | 8 miles | 800-465-4329
Best Western, Culpeper, VA | 12 miles | 800-528-1234
Comfort Inn, Culpeper, VA | 12 miles | 877-424-6423
Holiday Inn, Culpeper, VA | 12 miles | 800-465-4329
Microtel, Culpeper, VA | 12 miles | 800-771-7171
For GPS users: 278 Dogwood Lane, Locust Dale, VA 22733
From the north: Take Hwy 15 South from Culpeper for approximately 10 miles. Turn left on Rte 614 (Locust Dale Rd). Hartland is 1.25 miles on the left.
From the south: Take Hwy 29 North from Charlottesville for approximately 25 miles. Turn right on Hwy 230 East for approximately 10 miles until it ends at Hwy 15. Turn left on Hwy 15 North. Go approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Rte 614 (Locust Dale Rd). Hartland is 1.25 miles on the left.