PRE-CONFERENCE INTENSIVES PREVIEW A sampling of our intensive workshops! | THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 | Overlake Christian Church, Redmond, WA 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Includes catered lunch
children’s & family ministry | Dr. Michelle Anthony “Awakening a Life of Faith in Our Children and Families: Spiritual Formation for This Generation” Learn how to help families flex their faith muscles at home and at the church.
children’s ministry | Karl Bastian “First Steps for a New Children’s Pastor (or For Finally Getting Organized)”
“Building a Leadership Multiplication Culture in YOUR Church” Here are easy things you can do to focus ALL your ministry efforts on training leaders that will benefit your ministry.
singles ministry | Rev. Dennis Franck “What I Wish I’d Known When Beginning Single Adult Ministry”
Learn tips from a veteran... What to do and not to do. Get off to a great start or a “start over.”
We’ll cover the issues, finding leadership and look at the 8 different models to discover which is right for your church.
tweens | Gregg Johnson & Stephen Hibdon
women in ministry | Henriet Schapelhouman
“Engaging Pre-Teens with the Message of Jesus at 12” Learn how to captivate them with the greatest pre-teen role model the world has ever known.
student ministries | Mark Matlock “Thinking Theologically in Your Ministry” Join the discussion on ways to increase the value and impact of biblical thought to a confusing world. You will be taking home some practical applications for your own life and ministry.
student ministries | Greg Stier “The Apostle Paul’s Guide to Game Changing Youth Ministry” In exploring Paul’s ministry we discover principles and strategies when applied can transform your youth group and increase your impact, sustainability and reach.
“Called. Capable. Equipped. Now What? Answers for Women in Ministry” Get trained, find new ways and options for answering your call to ministry.
today’s family | Elliot Stockstad “Starting a Safe Families Program in Your Church” Come and find out how your church (adults) can make a difference when crisis strikes and children are at risk. Featured on CBS News!
church office | Kathy Slamp You will learn new skills and ideas to help your office run more effectively. Qualifies for continuing education credit.
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Today’s leading ministry experts... helping you create tomorrow’s successes! bring your staff... dream... plan... laugh... be inspired! 300 Workshops • More than 400 Churches and 3,000+ Attendees • Huge Exhibit Areas THE WORLD’S MOST AFFORDABLE CONFERENCE! pastors & leaders | worship & drama | adult ministry | youth ministry | children’s ministry
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2 0 1 2 N O R T H W E S T M I N I ST RY CON FER EN C E march 22-24, 2012
Here’s a Sneak Peek! WORKSHOP PREVIEW
GENERAL SESSIONS WITH INSPIRATIONAL WORSHIP
children’s ministry leadership
How to Be a Children’s Pastor Faith in Our Kids From a Family Ministry Model Ten Steps to a Ministry Reboot Five Initiatives for Children’s Ministry The ABCs of Praise—Growing Kids Through Worship Reaching Tweens Through Culture and Curriculum
Greg Baird Dr. Michelle Anthony Karl Bastian Michael Chanley Susie Williams Gregg Johnson & Stephen Hibdon
Dr. Michelle Anthony Family Ministry Expert
Founder of CMConnect, President of INCM
Kidologist and Ministry Expert
Children’s Ministry Expert
At-Risk Expert, Founder of Casino Road Ministries
Founder and President of Dare to Share
President of Youth Specialities
children’s & family ministry D6 Intergenerational Worship Experience Object Lessons Answering Kids’ Toughest Questions About God! Teaching God’s Word with Joy and Confidence Cool—Science with Kids! Crazy and Creative Bible Stories for Pre-Teens
orphans, adoption & foster care
Timothy Smith Sylvia Foth Rebecca Rutledge Joyce Claus Steven James
Gina Handley Olive Crest Panel Karen Grove Michelle Chisholm
Barnes & Miner
Pastor, Innovator, Author
Children’s worship leader and recording artist
Inspirational concert musician
25+ National TV Appearances. America’s Funniest Couple
STUDENT MINI STRIES
Duo-Tones—Surf Music’s Finest
Children of the World
Leading the Hyperdistracted—From the Author of “The Church of Facebook” Developing Your Staff for Church Growth Coaching for Leaders A Shepherd for These Times Models of Single Adult Ministry This Bible Study Rocks
Chuck Neighbors Writer and performer
Jesse Rice Pastor Steve Lee Jonathan Reitz Rick Bundshuh Rev. Dennis Franck Dain Spore
President of the Legacy Institute
Speaker and Author of “The Church of Facebook”
Zondervan’s National Church Coach
Hope International University
Family Ministry Speaker and Leader
Teaching Pastor and Big Wave Surfer
youth ministry Stop the Noise: Creating Space for God in My Busy Life Energizing Your Ministry in the Smaller Church What’s Happening to Regain the Loss of Youth in the Church Girls Ministry and the Culture
Kristy DeVito Dr. Rick Chromey Jeff Schadt Neely McQueen
Multi-Generational Ministry... Pros and Cons in Small and Large Ministries Hey Church, Stop Teaching Abstinence! Teaching Today’s Teens More Effectively with Storytelling
Steve Keels Carrie Abbott Diane Brask
NORTHWEST MINISTRY CONFERENCE PRESENTS:
TIM HAWKINS and Friends COMEDY CONCERT Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.
pastor’s wife Thriving in the Fish Bowl Finding the Peace in the Chaos Luncheon for Pastors’ Wives
Jodie Howerton Neely McQueen Panel Discussion
music & worship Music: Reaching All Age Groups in Your Church What Every Pastor Wants Out of His Worship Leader Excellence in a Small Church Worship Setting Creative Solutions for Sound System Problems
Don Lewis Dain Spore Dan Shuholm Jeremy Engel & Dave Dartnall
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The complete program with conference schedule, registration form and workshop descriptions will be mailed before January 1. Register early, space is limited! Check out our website for continuing updates: www.ministryconference.org Questions? Contact Gary Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.949.9945. Redemption Road—Today’s Southern Gospel!
pastoring & leadership
Worship leader, songwriter, and recording artist
Helping and Healing Children from Neglect and Abuse Grief and Loss in a Child and Parent’s World Disruption: Everyone’s Worst Nightmare Special Delivery: Unplanned Pregnancy
LOCATION: Overlake Christian Church | 9900 Willows Road NE | Redmond, WA QUESTIONS? Email: email@example.com | Call: Gary Dixon at 206.949.9945 For news and video clips visit www.ministryconference.org
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Building Myth Busters When Not to Build Build an Online Ministry—Not JUST a Church Website Webstream Your Worship & Message
Ryan McIntosh John Taylor Josiah Williams Jeremy Engel