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Candidates Seminar 2020

Isaiah 61:4 New International Version (NIV)
They will rebuild the ancient ruins
and restore the places long devastated; they will renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations.

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Date: February 7-9, 2019
Location: College for Officer Training
201 Lafayette Avenue, Suffern, NY 10901

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Schedule

Accepting TrackExploring TrackDiscovering Track

Friday • February 7

TIME EVENT LOCATION
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Registration Crowne Plaza Lobby
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Supper Crowne Plaza Montebello
6:45 pm Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
7:00 pm Leave for CFOT
7:15 pm Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
7:15 pm Gym Doors Open
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Meeting Gym
9:05 pm Grab & Go Snacks Student Lounge
9:15 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Saturday • February 8

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:45 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
9:00 am Leave for CFOT
9:15 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:30 am – 10:15 am Meeting Lecture Hall
10:30 am – 11:30 am Session 1: Campus Life G–2
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Lunch Dining Room
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Session 2: Sample Classes L–2 Bible Class; G–2 Doctrine Class; L–3 Clase de Doctrina
1:20 pm – 2:00 pm CFOT Tour Lecture Hall
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Cadet Mingle Student Lounge

Saturday • February 8 (continued)

TIME EVENT LOCATION
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Messengers of Reconciliation Staff Dining Room (By Invitation Only)
3:30 pm – 3:50 pm Meet with DCS Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Session 3: Q & A; Moderators: Captains Joel and Kathleen Ashcraft, Lieutenants Joel and Kama Lyle Chapel: Delegates without children Lecture Hall: Delegates with children
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Supper Dining Room
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Session 4: Ready or Not…Majors Cheriann and Kevin Stoops G–2
7:00 pm Meeting: Unbound/The Panic Squad Gym
8:40 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 pm Ice Cream Fellowship Crowne Plaza Lobby
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Sunday • February 9

TIME EVENT LOCATION
6:00 am – 8:00 am Check Out Crowne Plaza
6:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:30 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
8:40 am Leave for CFOT
8:50 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 am Tea with the Commissioners (By Invitation Only) Student Lounge
9:00 am Sunday School Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Holiness Meeting Gym
12:00 pm Lunch Dining Room
1:00 pm Divisional Delegation Debriefing Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
1:45 pm Departure

 

Friday • February 7

TIME EVENT LOCATION
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Registration Crowne Plaza Lobby
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Supper Crowne Plaza Montebello
6:00 pm Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
6:15 pm Leave for CFOT
6:30 pm Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
6:35 pm – 7:15 pm CFOT Tour Lecture Hall
7:15 pm Gym Doors Open
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Meeting Gym
9:05 pm Grab & Go Snacks Student Lounge
9:15 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Saturday • February 8

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:45 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
9:00 am Leave for CFOT
9:15 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:30 am – 10:15 am Meeting Lecture Hall
10:30 am – 11:15 am Session 1: The Life of an Officer Captains Jon and Sienna Jackson Lecture Hall
11:30 am – 12:10 pm Session 2: Called to Officership Captains Jason and Leslie Knaggs Lecture Hall
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch Dining Room

Saturday • February 8 (continued)

TIME EVENT LOCATION
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Round Robins Assigned Rooms (Page 11)
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Cadet Mingle Student Lounge
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Supper Dining Room
5:10 pm – 5:50 pm Session 3: Candidates’ Process Territorial Candidates Department Lecture Hall
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Meet with DCS Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
7:00– 8:30 pm Meeting: Unbound/The Panic Squad Gym
8:40 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 pm Ice Cream Fellowship Crowne Plaza Lobby
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Sunday • February 9

TIME EVENT LOCATION
6:00 am – 8:00 am Check Out Crowne Plaza
6:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:30 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
8:40 am Leave for CFOT
8:50 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 am Sunday School Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Holiness Meeting Gym
12:00 pm Lunch Dining Room
1:00 pm Divisional Delegation Debriefing Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
1:45 pm Departure

Friday • February 7

TIME EVENT LOCATION
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Registration Crowne Plaza Lobby
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Supper Crowne Plaza Montebello
6:45 pm Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
7:00 pm Leave for CFOT
7:15 pm Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
7:15 pm Gym Doors Open
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Welcome Meeting Gym
9:05 pm Grab & Go Snacks Student Lounge
9:15 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Saturday • February 8

TIME EVENT LOCATION
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:45 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
9:00 am Leave for CFOT
9:15 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:30 am – 10:15 am Meeting Chapel
10:30 am –11:15 am Session 1: Salvation Army History Captain Joshua Simpson Chapel
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Lunch Dining Room
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Session 2: The Life of an Officer Major William Furman Chapel
1:10 pm – 1:50 pm Cadet Mingle Student Lounge
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm CFOT Tour Lecture Hall

Saturday • February 8 (continued)

TIME EVENT LOCATION
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Session 3: The College for Officer Training Chapel
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Meet with DCS Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm Supper Dining Room
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Session 4: Ministry Opportunities Majors James and Sue Betts Chapel
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Meeting: Unbound/The Panic Squad Gym
8:40 pm Load Buses / Return to hotel CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 pm Ice Cream Fellowship Crowne Plaza Lobby
11:30 pm Curfew Crowne Plaza

Sunday • February 9

TIME  EVENT  LOCATION 
6:00 am – 8:00 am Check Out Crowne Plaza
6:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Crowne Plaza Montebello
8:30 am Load Buses Crowne Plaza Side Entrance
8:40 am Leave for CFOT
8:50 am Arrive at CFOT CFOT Gym Entrance
9:00 am Sunday School Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Holiness Meeting Gym
12:00 pm Lunch Dining Room
1:00 pm Divisional Delegation Debriefing Divisional Rooms (Page 10)
1:45 pm Departure

 

Divisional Rooms & Round Robin Rotation

Divisional Rooms

Why?

The purpose of gathering as a Division is to discuss your thoughts, answer questions about the weekend, and meet for Sunday School with your Divisional Candidates’ Secretary and Associate Candidates’ Secretary.

DIVISION ROOM
Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware 121
Empire State L–3
Greater New York Lecture Hall (Friday & Sunday), Staff Dining Room (Saturday)
Massachusetts 109
Northeast Ohio 110
New Jersey L–2
Northern New England Business Board Room (2nd floor)
Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Curriculum Board Room
Southern New England 108
Southwest Ohio & Northeast Kentucky 120
Western Pennsylvania 119
Adult Rehabilitation Centers L–4 (Piano Lounge)

Round Robin Rotation

TOPIC INSTRUCTOR ROOM TIME
Officers’ Family Life Majors Crista and Stewart Dalrymple 121 1:00 pm
Officers’ Expectations Lt. Colonel Ruth A. Stoneburner 108 1:30 pm
Officers’ Pastoral Ministry Majors Cathy and Michael Himes 109 2:00 pm
Officers’ Ministry in the Community Majors Susan and Thomas Hinzman 119 2:30 pm
Officers’ Spiritual Life Major Kathleen Muir 120 3:00 pm
TEMA INSTRUCTOR SALÓN HORA
El Oficial y la Familia Mayores Arlene y Guillermo DiCaterina 110 1:00 pm
Las Expectativas del Oficial Mayor Ismael Correa 110 1:30 pm
El Ministerio Pastoral del Oficial Capitanes Gilberto y Nancy Vélez 110 2:00 pm
El Oficial y la Comunidad Mayores Janet y Samuel González 110 2:30 pm
La Vida Espiritual del Oficial Mayor Santa Correa 110 3:00 pm

How does the Round Robin Rotation work?

If you signed up for the Exploring Track, you will have a colored sticker on the back of your name tag. This color signifies what group you are in. Please refer to this chart to see where your group needs to be and at what time.

Every group will get to hear each of the sessions listed. These sessions are formulated to give you a well–informed look at what life would be like, should you choose to become an officer in The Salvation Army.

TIME BLUE BLACK GREEN RED YELLOW*
1:00 pm 108 109 119 120 110
1:30 pm 109 119 120 121 110
2:00 pm 119 120 121 108 110
2:30 pm 120 121 108 109 110
3:00 pm 121 108 109 119 110

 

Directions

From: Crowne Plaza Suffern–Mahwah

To: The College for Officer Training

201 Lafayette Avenue Suffern, New York 10901 845-368-7200

  1. Head east on Executive Boulevard toward North Airmont Road/County Road 89.
  2. Turn right onto North Airmont Road/ County Road 89.
  3. At the 4th traffic light, turn right onto New York Route 59.
  4. Continue to follow Route 59 for approx. 1.5 miles.
  5. The College for Officer Training will be on the left.

From: College for Officer Training

To: Crowne Plaza Suffern–Mahwah

3 Executive Boulevard Suffern, New York 10901 845-357-4800

  1. Turn right onto Route 59.
  2. Take Route 59 to the second traffic light at Airmont Road.
  3. Turn left onto North Airmont Road and continue to the 4th traffic light.
  4. Turn left onto Executive Boulevard.
  5. Crowne Plaza will be on the left.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

Transportation
Buses have been provided to transport delegates from the Suffern Crowne Plaza to the College for Officer Training and back. Please check your brief for bus departure times. For those of you who are driving, directions are provided. Also, parking is available in the lower parking lot only at CFOT.

Meals
Friday dinner will be at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Saturday and Sunday mornings there will be a breakfast buffet at the hotel. All other meals will take place at the College for Officer Training.

Uniform/Dress Code
Friday and Saturday (all day) is casual wear. Sunday is full uniform. If you do not have a Salvation Army uniform, Sunday best wear is acceptable.

Hotel Etiquette
We are not the only people staying in this hotel. Please be considerate of others when you are in the hallways. Please keep the noise down in the evenings and early mornings. In all things, let us be good witnesses of the Lord Jesus Christ and The Salvation Army. Use of the room phone and ordering services from the hotel is prohibited.

Hotel Check–Out
You must check out of your hotel room on Sunday morning prior to departing for the College for Officer Training. You may simply drop your key off at the front desk upon your departure. Luggage will be stored in the appropriate vehicles or in Room L-1 at the College for Officer Training.

Place of Prayer
The prayer room is located on the first floor of the CFOT. Please refer to your map. We encourage you to use this place to seek the Lord and His purposes for you.

Cadet Student Lounge
Cadets will be selling assorted items in the Student Center on Saturday.

Luggage Room
On Sunday, Room L–1 will be used to hold luggage for all those who need this storage.

In Case of Emergency
Please contact these numbers only in cases of extreme emergency.
CFOT Security (845) 826 – 5964
Major Elmer E. Deming (845) 499 – 0556
Major Shaun Belanger (774) 301– 4349
Major Kimberly Belanger (774) 301 – 4971

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