Practical Whole-iness Workshop

The Adult Catechumenate is transforming lives and congregations in the 21st century. Not another program, but a process responsive to people who seek to learn more about the way of Christ or deepen their faith and spirituality within a community of worship, prayer, study and outreach.

Dan Benedict is the featured presenter for this training, which will incorporate services and prayers from the Methodist tradition, with worship resources available for those from other traditions. Dan, former Worship Resources Director for the United Methodist Church, is author of Come to the Waters, a book on baptism and making disciples.




Friday, October 5, 10:00am to 9:00pm &

Saturday, October 6, 9:00am to 12:30pm



Fremont United Methodist Church

2620 NE Fremont Street
Portland, OR 97212


The cost for this two-day event is $100 per person
or $400 for a group of 4-6 from the same church
($50 for each additional team member).

Meals will be provided by the host church. Attendees are responsible
to arrange their own lodging and transportation for the event weekend.
A list of local hotels is available here.


Questions? Contact


Daniel Benedict retired as Worship Resources Director in the Center for Worship Resourcing for
The UMC General Board of Discipleship in 2005 and is an elder (presbyter) in the California-
Pacific Annual Conference.  He authored 
Come to the Waters, a book on baptism and making
disciples, and co-authored 
Contemporary Worship for the 21st Century. His most recent book, 
Patterned by Grace: How the Liturgy Shapes Us was published in 2007.  He was a contributing
author for 
Go Make Disciples (Augsburg Fortress: 2012). He passionately advocates the affirmation
of Christian vocation as ministry in daily life and the unleashing of all the baptized for apostolic
witness and service.

Boldly Making Disciples of Jesus Christ - Vitalizing the Church - Transforming the World