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Ministry Training

Seminars

The following information is for Bethel Sozo Seminars either taught by the Bethel Sozo Team, Regional Directors/Certified Traininers, or trainings at Bethel Church in Redding, CA. For information and dates about the Bethel Sozo trainings hosted at Bethel Church in Redding, CA go to the Itineraries page of this website.

   

Observer Program

Observer Program for Bethel Sozo Ministry at Bethel Church in Redding, CA

The Bethel Sozo Ministry has an observer program for those who wish to gain further experience in the process of the Bethel Sozo ministry. This observer program is set up for those that have been trained in the Bethel Sozo ministry and have had a personal Sozo session. The program also asks for your pastor’s or leader’s recommendation.

The Bethel Sozo Observer program is designed for those who have started a Bethel Sozo ministry, will be starting a Bethel Sozo ministry, or are currently involved with a Bethel Sozo ministry. The program has 3 options for the individual to choose, each with a different focus.

All applicants must fill out the 2 sets of paperwork (see below), with a recommendation from their pastor or overseer, with whichever option is chosen. If the option of the Deployment Program is chosen, the Bethel Sozo paperwork is filled out, as well as the paperwork required for the Deployment Program. There is an additional fee of $400 for the 9 months time frame.

Option 1

Short Term Observer Program

This option is for those who have a shorter amount of time to spend at the Bethel Church location. The length of the observer program can vary from a couple of days to a couple of months.

This option of the program will focus on the individual being an observer of the Bethel Sozo team members in the Sozo sessions. There will be opportunities to debrief with team members, ask questions, and the possibility of attending certain Bethel Sozo meetings. There will not be an opportunity for the observer to lead sessions.

The Bethel Sozo Observer team will schedule as many sessions as possible, depending on the number of sessions set up for the time frame the individual is at Bethel.

All applicants must fill out the 2 sets of paperwork (see below), with a recommendation from their pastor or overseer, and including a $75 processing fee for each application.

There is a $50 per week or $150 per month fee for the short-term Observer program.

The Bethel Sozo Ministry does not have the ability to house, provide transportation or provide income for those attending the Observer Program.

Download Sozo Ministry Observer Application | Download Observer Personal Evaluation

Option 2

Long Term Observer Program

This option is for those who have a longer amount of time to spend at the Bethel Church location. The length of the Observer Program can vary from a couple of months to a year.

This option is set up for those who have 15/30 hours a week to give to the observer program, in order to gain experience with Bethel Sozo and inner healing.

Each observer will be sitting in on sessions, attending meetings, and trainings. There will be opportunities to lead sessions, to travel with the Bethel Sozo team at the observer’s own expense and other events.

All applicants must fill out the 2 sets of paperwork (see below), with a recommendation from their pastor or overseer, including a $75 processing fee for each application.

There is a $150 per month fee for the long-term Observer Program. You may discuss with the Bethel Sozo Observer Program Director if this fee is a hardship.

The Bethel Sozo Ministry does not have the ability to house, provide transportation or provide income for those attending the Observer Program.

Download Sozo Ministry Observer Application | Download Observer Personal Evaluation

Option 3

Thru the Deployment Program

This option is for the Bethel Supernatural School of Ministry graduates of 2nd year. This program is through the Deployment Program via Global Legacy. Those individuals who are interested in this option should contact Global Legacy for details.

Each individual will be sitting in on Bethel Sozo sessions, attending meetings, and Sozo trainings. There will be opportunities with the Bethel Sozo Ministry for the individual to lead sessions, travel with the Bethel Sozo team at the observer’s expense, and other possible events. Also, there maybe events connected to the Deployment Program the individual will be involved.

All applicants must fill out the 2 sets of paperwork (see below), with a recommendation from their pastor or overseer, as well as the paperwork required for the Deployment Program. There is an additional fee of $400 for the 9 months time frame.

The Bethel Sozo Ministry does not have the ability to house, provide transportation or provide income for the interns.

Download Sozo Ministry Observer Application | Download Observer Personal Evaluation

Travel To Your Location

Sozo

Overview

This information is provided for organizations whose leadership is contemplating training at their site for the purpose of establishing a Bethel Sozo ministry or need additional training for an existing ministry.

If the travel time is over 4 to 6 hours, there will be the need to purchase airplane tickets for two trainers. The airplane tickets will be purchased for flying out of Redding, CA. Housing is expected for the two trainers and that requires two separate motel/hotel rooms. Meals will also be provided by the host church or organization.

Details

Any Sozo team members who wish to travel with the leaders will be responsible for the cost of their airplane tickets.

If the travel time is less then 4 hours, the team will travel by private cars. The church or organization is responsible for cost of transportation.

Private housing and meals is requested for the Bethel Sozo team in either situation. If there is a need for a maximum number of team members because of housing, please include that information on the travel request form. If the team flies transportation will need to be provided from locations of housing to location of the training or ministry sessions.

Travel days will be Wednesday, ministry times will be Thursday, Friday and during the training. The Basic Seminar will be Friday night and all day Saturday. The Advanced Seminar is all day Friday and all day Saturday. We can provide Sunday services. If we provide Sunday services, we will travel on Monday. If we do not provide Sunday services, we will travel on Sunday.

The Bethel Sozo team members will be with the leaders from breakfast until bedtime. Our team can provide personal ministry for individuals who wish a Bethel Sozo appointment. Your Sozo team members can sit in during these personal ministry sessions for the purpose of gaining experience.

These Bethel Sozo personal sessions is recommended for those in leadership, those interested in leadership of the Bethel Sozo ministry or other individuals. There is a fee of $75 per personal ministry session.

Charging For The Seminar

The church or organization decides how much to charge for the Bethel Sozo training seminar. The Bethel Sozo ministry will email the artwork and contents of the training manuals for the host church/organization to print at their location for the royalty fee of $5.00 per manual produced.

Some suggested methods for charging for attendees:

  • charging for the seminar and a separate charge for the manual
  • charging for the seminar with the manual included

Honorarium or love offering should be given to the trainers of each seminar.

To request the Bethel Sozo Team to travel to your location to conduct a Basic Sozo Seminar, you can complete the Travel Request Form.

For questions or more information, contact: teresal@ibethel.org

Shabar

Overview

This information is provided for organizations whose leadership is contemplating hosting a Shabar mentoring at their location.

If the travel time is over 4 to 6 hours, there will be the need to purchase airplane tickets for two mentors. The airplane tickets will be purchased for flying out of Redding, CA. Housing is expected for the two mentors and that requires two separate motel/hotel rooms. Meals will also be provided by the host church or organization.

Details

Any Shabar team members who wish to travel with the leaders will be responsible for the cost of their airplane tickets.

If the travel time is less then 4 hours, the team will travel by private cars.

Private housing and meals is requested for the Bethel Shabar team. If there is a need for a maximum number of team members because of housing, please include that information on the travel request form. If the team flies transportation will need to be provided from locations of housing to location of the training or ministry sessions.

Travel days will be Thursday and Sunday.

Charging For The Seminar
The church or organization decides how much to charge for the Bethel Shabar Mentoring.

Honorarium or love offering should be given to the trainers of each seminar.

For questions or more information, contact: teresal@ibethel.org