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 a.m. – noon
Christ UMC

145 Disciple Drive
Selinsgrove, PA 17870


September - 20, 27

October - 4, 11, 18, 25

November - 1, 8, 15, 29

December -  6
(Time change due to Graduation luncheon is 12 noon – 3 p.m.)


Fee: $750
The fee is usually covered by educational funds from participant’s church and/or Board of Ordained Ministry and/or the District.

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


Due to the interactive and “learning by doing” nature of the program, class size is limited to eight participants.
Registrations will close after the first 8 slots are filled.

Late registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

PwP is open to all pastors and lay speakers of the Susquehanna Conference.

Deadline for registration: September 1, 2017 but register as soon as possible!


To register or for additional information,
please contact the Debbie Ackley, Lewisburg District Office at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 570-523-9592.


Preaching with Power Program Announcement Flyer