LiteracyMissionsSBC - National Leadership Workshop



July 8-13, 2018

Participants must arrive on Saturday, July 7, 2018.


Registration applications are listed below. Remember that payment will be required when the application is submitted. If you cannot pay by credit card, please contact the coordinator.


The National Literacy Missions Leadership Workshop

  • trains workshop leaders to train in one of three areas: English as a Second Language, Adult Reading and Writing, or Tutoring Children and Youth
  • prepares leaders to help their states and associations begin new ministries that will share Jesus Christ in the community
  • provides current resources to promote and support Literacy Missions ministries
  • allows like-purposed volunteers to build relationships and strengthen their commitment to follow God's call

Basic Information

  • Applicant must be a member of a Southern Baptist congregation

  • Experience in the area of training desired is required

  • Approval of the state convention leader responsible for Literacy Missions Ministries is required (Ask for the authorization code)

  • Written assignments are due before the Leadership Workshop

  • Attendance at every session during the Leadership Workshop is required

  • Successful completion results in North American Mission Board certification to lead basic workshops in the area of Literacy Missions Ministry studied

Who should apply?

Experienced ministry teachers/tutors who are being led by God to equip other volunteers to use one of the Literacy Missions ministries as a way to share the Gospel of Jesus.


Workshop leaders who have not been to Leadership Workshop in the past 5 years. It is important that you hone your skills, freshen your presentation skills, learn from other experienced workshop leaders, and encourage those just starting out.



July 8-13, 2018  (Must arrive Saturday, July 7—air travelers must arrive by 5:00 p.m. Departing airline flights must be scheduled for after 1:30 on Friday, July 13. Make reservations to fly into Birmingham, AL. )


Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center

Talladega, Alabama



Partner State Registration: $85

Non-Partner State Registration: $170

NOTE:  Registration and housing are collected online. Your name will not be added to the list unless your payment has been received. If you have a question about payment, contact the coordinator.


Housing and Meals:

$450 for double-occupancy room. Single rooms are limited and are assigned after the registration deadline has passed.


Airport Shuttle:

$50 - covers both arrival and departure trips


Applications must be approved by the state Literacy Missions Coordinator or person responsible for Ministry Evangelism.

Click on the name of the training you wish to attend and complete the application.

Adult Reading and Writing Application

English as a Second Language Application

Tutoring Children and Youth Application




Application Deadline

June 6, 2018

Be aware that there will be several assignments submitted to your workshop leader before the workshop begins. Early registration is to your advantage!

Registration Refund

Please check your calendars before registering.

Registration Fee (minus $20 electronic processing fee) refund deadline is June 6,, 2018.

Partial Registration Fee (1/2 minus electronic processing fee) refund deadline is June 29, 2018.

No Registration Fee will be given after June 29, 2018