SOURCE: Northeast Christians At Work

Northeast Christians at Work

January 18, 2011 12:34 ET

15th Annual "Called to Work" Conference on March 11-12, 2011 to Feature Former NFL Player Shawn Harper

This Year's Conference Will Help People to Trust and Obey God as They Seek Employment, Keep Employment, or Change Employment

LIBERTY CORNER, NJ--(Marketwire - January 18, 2011) - The 15th annual CALLED TO WORK Workplace Christianity Conference will be held on Friday evening, March 11 and all-day Saturday, March 12 at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church, 45 Church Street. The Conference is open to high school students, college students and adults who are interested in a Judeo-Christian approach to work and career issues. This year's theme is "Trust and Obey: there's no other work!" Keynote speaker is Shawn Harper, a Christian entrepreneur in the security business, motivational speaker, and former NFL football player with the St. Louis Rams and Indianapolis Colts. 

The Friday kick-off assembly with Shawn Harper begins at 7:30 pm and is free. The all-day Saturday conference begins at 8 am and runs until 4:45 pm. Early registration prior to March 8 is $25 for students and $39 for adults. The Saturday conference includes continental breakfast, praise and worship, prayer, general session with Shawn Harper, workshops, lunch, panel discussion, resource center, networking and quiet time. 

Job hunters of all ages and backgrounds can benefit greatly from the Godly perspectives, wisdom, discernment and direction offered during the workshop titled, "Trust and Obey God in Seeking Employment." The workshop will be facilitated by Willa Edgerton-Chisler, Founder of Symphony Coaching in West Orange, New Jersey.

People who are currently employed can learn how to remain excellent year after year, without getting apathetic or turning into a workaholic, during the workshop titled "Trust and Obey God in Keeping Employment." The workshop will be facilitated by Drew Crandall, President of Northeast Christians At Work in Vernon, Connecticut and Joseph Franceus, Senior Technology Liaison at MetLife in New Jersey.

If someone is currently employed but feeling a desire to switch jobs, vocations, or become an entrepreneur, the workshop titled "Trust and Obey God in Changing Employment" will help him or her to navigate through the uncertainty and unknown. The workshop will be facilitated by David and Cathy Cottrell, a couple that has been through this process and experienced the benefits. They currently work for World Team, focusing on "business as mission" in China and Central Asia.

Called To Work is organized by an all-volunteer team of working professionals across the Northeast. For details, directions, and registration, please call toll-free 1-800-JOY-9075, visit, or write to Northeast Christians At Work, 30 Lafayette Square, Suite 118, Vernon, CT 06066.