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Session 1 Workshops

Thursday, 9:00 – 10:15 am

Building a Collaborative Relationship with Schools and the Community

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Roberta Lyle, Ann Carter

Building a Volunteer Culture in Student Ministries

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Rick Webb

Building and Living Within Your Annual Budget

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Kelly Williams

Building Teams and Creative Contemporary Worship Experiences in Small to Medium Churches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lindsey Hefner

Caring for Teens in Times of Trouble

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Jason Gant

Catching the Boomer Spirit

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Shari Wilkins

Children’s Ministry Essentials

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Lori Trupp

Connecting Moms within Your Community

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Marty Sinclair, Jillaine vonSeldeneck

Creating a Caring Congregation

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Wendy Chrostek, Susan Bell

Creating a Culture of Radical Hospitality

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Yvonne Gentile, Melanie Hill

Elementary Weekend Programming

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Nick Ransom, Mike Petersma

Equipping Men for Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Jeff Kirby

Evangelism: Living a Life that Preaches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Scott Chrostek

Faithful Financial Care

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): James Cochran, Jennifer Creager

Families of Faith

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lisa Holliday

Helping New Christians Understand the Bible

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Darrell Holtz

IMPACT! Reclaiming the Calling of Lay Ministry

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Blake Bradford

Inspiring, Equipping and Encouraging Children’s Ministry Volunteers.

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Amy Fulton

Intro to Video Storytelling for Churches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lee Rudeen, Kersee Meyer

Is your Church in Compliance? The Nuts and Bolts of Wage and Hour Laws

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lisa Viehweg, Janelle Gregory

It’s More than Confirmation!

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Teri Chalker

Marketing 101: Tools, Tips and Technology

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Cathy Bien

Mission Team Online Communication Platform & Trip Preparation

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Elisa Velez Makar, Lindsey Seevers

More than Coffee: A Workshop Conversation on Millennials and Church

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Abel, Shannon Greene

Moving from Math to Meaning: Creating a Faith Experience in Generosity

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Doug Turner

Online Worship and Live Streaming

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Clif Guy, Dan Leafblad

Recovery Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Tom Langhofer

Revitalizing a Struggling Church

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Sean Bublitz

Right from the Start-Nursery Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Cheri Rappe

Section Communities-Building Community Within Your Worship Space

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Victoria Whitfield

Serving Events for Families and More

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Holliday

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

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Folmsbee, Dave MaGee

Strategic Planning

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Dan Entwistle

The A, B, C’s of Building a Successful Traditional Music Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Kevin Bogan

Upward Sports for Kids

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Dave Robertson, Kayla Koenig

Your Digital Front Door: Web, Social and Email

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Donna Karlen, Randy Greene

Session 2 Workshops

Thursday, 10:45 am – 12:00pm

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of the Congregation

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): James Cochran

An Asset Based Approach to Community Service

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Patrick McLaughlin

Backstage Technical Tour

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): James Holt, Frank Gentile, Tim Higinbotham

Boundaries in Care Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Anne Williams, Joan Dougherty

Children’s Ministry Essentials

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Lori Trupp

Church Governance

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dan Entwistle

Creating a Year-Round Generosity Plan

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Joel Mikell

Creating an Artistic Culture: Modern and Youth Worship Bands

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Cory Ryan

Creating Successful Support Ministries

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Cheryl Greenough

Effective Communications for an Effective Church

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Kem Meyer

Free-Range Volunteering: Recruiting, Training & Empowering Volunteers

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Kelly Sisney, Shannon Endicott

Going Multi-Site

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Scott Chrostek, Jason Gant, Penny Ellwood

Graphic Design trends and Tips

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Caleb Berciunas, Sara Steffens

IMPACT! Reclaiming the Calling of Lay Ministry

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Blake Bradford

In The Beginning … Developing a Special Needs Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Ann Joyner

Introduction to the Alpha Course

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Jeff Kirby, Michelle Kirby

IT Security and Networking

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Clif Guy, Mike Hannah

Key Ingredients for Successful Entry Level Missions

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dee Dickey

Key Leadership in Women’s Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Michelle Funk, Abby O'Neill

Middle School Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Taylor Ogden Thomas

Ministry with the Aging Community

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Claire Clough

Not Just Another Bible Study – Reimagining a Culture of Creativity in Discipleship

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Matt Bisel

Planning Youth Mission Trips that Make a Difference

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dave MaGee

Reaching and Engaging Millennials and Generation Z

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Chris Folmsbee

Reaching Early Childhood Children on Sunday

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Amy Fulton

ReConnection-Closing the Back Door

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Ginny Howell

Revitalizing a Struggling Church

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Sean Bublitz

Section Communities-Building Community Within Your Worship Space

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Victoria Whitfield

Special Event Fun

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Gail Gunnerson, Jenny Nehrbass

Staying Cutting Edge in Children’s Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Nick Ransom

Sustainable High School Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Rick Webb

Violence in Houses of Worship

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Pat McCarthy, Brett Leathers

You Can’t Tell a Good Study by its Cover!

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Darrell Holtz

All Workshops

Thursday, 9:00 am & 10:45 am

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of the Congregation

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): James Cochran

An Asset Based Approach to Community Service

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Patrick McLaughlin

Backstage Technical Tour

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): James Holt, Frank Gentile, Tim Higinbotham

Boundaries in Care Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Anne Williams, Joan Dougherty

Building a Collaborative Relationship with Schools and the Community

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Roberta Lyle, Ann Carter

Building a Volunteer Culture in Student Ministries

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Rick Webb

Building and Living Within Your Annual Budget

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Kelly Williams

Building Teams and Creative Contemporary Worship Experiences in Small to Medium Churches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lindsey Hefner

Caring for Teens in Times of Trouble

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Jason Gant

Catching the Boomer Spirit

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Shari Wilkins

Children’s Ministry Essentials

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Lori Trupp

Church Governance

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dan Entwistle

Connecting Moms within Your Community

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Marty Sinclair, Jillaine vonSeldeneck

Creating a Caring Congregation

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Wendy Chrostek, Susan Bell

Creating a Culture of Radical Hospitality

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Yvonne Gentile, Melanie Hill

Creating a Year-Round Generosity Plan

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Joel Mikell

Creating an Artistic Culture: Modern and Youth Worship Bands

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Cory Ryan

Creating Successful Support Ministries

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Cheryl Greenough

Effective Communications for an Effective Church

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Kem Meyer

Elementary Weekend Programming

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Nick Ransom, Mike Petersma

Equipping Men for Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Jeff Kirby

Evangelism: Living a Life that Preaches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Scott Chrostek

Faithful Financial Care

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): James Cochran, Jennifer Creager

Families of Faith

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lisa Holliday

Free-Range Volunteering: Recruiting, Training & Empowering Volunteers

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Kelly Sisney, Shannon Endicott

Going Multi-Site

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Scott Chrostek, Jason Gant, Penny Ellwood

Graphic Design trends and Tips

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Caleb Berciunas, Sara Steffens

Helping New Christians Understand the Bible

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Darrell Holtz

IMPACT! Reclaiming the Calling of Lay Ministry

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Blake Bradford

In The Beginning … Developing a Special Needs Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Ann Joyner

Inspiring, Equipping and Encouraging Children’s Ministry Volunteers.

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Amy Fulton

Intro to Video Storytelling for Churches

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lee Rudeen, Kersee Meyer

Introduction to the Alpha Course

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Jeff Kirby, Michelle Kirby

Is your Church in Compliance? The Nuts and Bolts of Wage and Hour Laws

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Lisa Viehweg, Janelle Gregory

IT Security and Networking

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Clif Guy, Mike Hannah

It’s More than Confirmation!

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Teri Chalker

Key Ingredients for Successful Entry Level Missions

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dee Dickey

Key Leadership in Women’s Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Michelle Funk, Abby O'Neill

Marketing 101: Tools, Tips and Technology

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Cathy Bien

Middle School Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Taylor Ogden Thomas

Ministry with the Aging Community

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Claire Clough

Mission Team Online Communication Platform & Trip Preparation

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Elisa Velez Makar, Lindsey Seevers

More than Coffee: A Workshop Conversation on Millennials and Church

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Abel, Shannon Greene

Moving from Math to Meaning: Creating a Faith Experience in Generosity

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Doug Turner

Not Just Another Bible Study – Reimagining a Culture of Creativity in Discipleship

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Matt Bisel

Online Worship and Live Streaming

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Clif Guy, Dan Leafblad

Planning Youth Mission Trips that Make a Difference

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Dave MaGee

Reaching and Engaging Millennials and Generation Z

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Chris Folmsbee

Reaching Early Childhood Children on Sunday

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Amy Fulton

ReConnection-Closing the Back Door

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Ginny Howell

Recovery Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Tom Langhofer

Revitalizing a Struggling Church

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Sean Bublitz

Right from the Start-Nursery Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Cheri Rappe

Section Communities-Building Community Within Your Worship Space

Session(s): Breakouts 1 & 2

Presenter(s): Victoria Whitfield

Serving Events for Families and More

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Holliday

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

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Chris Folmsbee, Dave MaGee

Special Event Fun

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Gail Gunnerson, Jenny Nehrbass

Staying Cutting Edge in Children’s Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Nick Ransom

Strategic Planning

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Dan Entwistle

Sustainable High School Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Rick Webb

The A, B, C’s of Building a Successful Traditional Music Ministry

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Kevin Bogan

Upward Sports for Kids

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Dave Robertson, Kayla Koenig

Violence in Houses of Worship

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Pat McCarthy, Brett Leathers

You Can’t Tell a Good Study by its Cover!

Session(s): Breakout 2

Presenter(s): Darrell Holtz

Your Digital Front Door: Web, Social and Email

Session(s): Breakout 1

Presenter(s): Donna Karlen, Randy Greene