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Thursday, March 1st, 2018


What is Sharper!

The demands of ministry can be grueling. Invest the time in yourself to sharpen your tools as a ministry leader. A day of strengthening as ministry peer groups come together to gain fresh perspectives from fellow ministry leaders. Staying honed and always ready to be used by God can be difficult as the challenges of the day pull you in multiple directions. The dullness takes its toll – forcing us to work harder to maintain the same level of effectiveness as we minister to our congregation and our staff.


Schedule

 

8:15     Registration

8:30     Continental Breakfast

9:00     Prayer Time

  • Challenge from Dr. Craig Conner

9:45     Round Table Session 1

10:45    Break

11:00    Round Table Session 2

12:00    Lunch & Fellowship

Round Table Discussions

Come ready with questions dealing with topics the church in today’s culture. Topics will include:

Current issues churches face today:

  • Attendance
  • Worship Styles
  • Changing Culture
  • Schedule

Reaching your Community with the Gospel:

  • Mission/Ministry Opportunities
  • Events that Impact
  • Media Availability
  • Using your Website

The best way to connect your people to the church:

  • Sunday School
  • Small Groups
  • Discipleship
  • Expecting to Serve

Preaching for today’s culture


Would David call this worship?


Impacting today’s family


What is your risk for doing church?


Building a Ministry Plan (Budget planning)

 

 

Facilitators


Senior Pastor

  • Dr. Craig Conner

Administering today’s church

  • Mark McQueen
  • Nina Sears
  • Chris Williams
  • Julie Casey

Minister of Music

  • Ken Brookins

Hispanic Ministry

  • Hugh Redmon

Preschool/Children Ministry

  • Ginger Owens
  • Cassie Stroud

Student Ministry

  • Ty & Kathrine Clark

Adult Ministry

  • Jennifer Sims
  • Sonya Mabery

Missions & Evangelism

  • David Flatt
  • Rick McClung