Speakers

Learn from this year’s line-up of innovative and dynamic leaders, bringing messages on leading with Hope, Meaning and Purpose.

General Session Speakers

Adam Hamilton

Nancy Beach

Olu Brown

Scott Chrostek

Chris Folmsbee

Sarah Heath

Tony Morgan

Adam Weber

Pre-Institute Guest Speakers

Jacob Armstrong

Jim & Jen Cowart

Joe Daniels

Kay Kotan

Jason Moore

Melissa Spoelstra

Church of the Resurrection Pre-Institute Speakers

Joan Baird

Special Needs Ministry

Special Needs Ministry? Just Do It!

Cathy Bien

Communications

The Communicator’s Tool Box

Matt Bisel

Resurrection Downtown Worship

Building a Creative and Authentic Culture in Worship

Wendy Chrostek

Congregational Care

Creating a Culture of Call

Penny Ellwood

Resurrection Blue Springs

Going Multi-Site

Dan Entwistle

Church Operations

Church Governance and Strategic Planning

Chris Folmsbee

Adult Discipleship

Small Group Essentials: Making Small Groups G.R.E.A.T.

Michelle Funk

Adult Discipleship

Women’s Ministry

Jason Gant

Resurrection West

Going Multi-Site

Yvonne Gentile

Guest Connections

Making Connections: Visitor and Member Follow-Up

Janelle Gregory

Human Resources

A Practical Approach to Human Resources

Ginny Howell

Guest Connections

Making Connections: Visitor and Member Follow-Up

Justin Huey

Resurrection Downtown Worship

Building a Creative and Authentic Culture in Worship

Michelle Kirby

Adult Discipleship

Building a Disciple-Making Ministry

Taylor Ogden Thomas

Student Ministry

Creating a Culture of Call

Jennifer Ross

Special Needs Ministry

Special Needs Ministry? Just Do It!

Marty Sinclair

Adult Discipleship

Women’s Ministry

Ken Sloan

Stewardship & Generosity

Unleashing the Generosity of Your Congregation

Shirley Yarick

Adult Discipleship

Women’s Ministry

Leadership Institute Registration

Registration

Super Early Bird

Through July 13

Pre-Institute: $35/session ($49 Standard Rate)

Leadership Institute: $149 ($199 Standard Rate)

Discounts

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, a discounted rate for young adults is available. Learn more about this and Early Bird rates on the Registration Information page.

Sponsors

Please join us in thanking the Leadership Institute 2017 Sponsors. Because of their generosity, we are able to extend deep discounts to Young Adults and international guests. Each of these sponsors will have a table in the Narthex during Leadership Institute and we encourage you to visit with sponsor representatives during the conference.