Saturday: Church VOLUNTEERS
Church ministries rise and fall on the backs of dedicated volunteers. The final full day of the convention will be focused on equipping and encouraging church volunteers and the leaders who recruit them.
No More Burnout: Keys to Keeping Volunteers Happy and Healthy
Tammy Adams (Small Church Network)
Tammy Adams is a former church planter who works with the Small Church Network to help inspire and equip leaders and volunteers in small churches. In this workshop she will offer her wisdom on how volunteers can fight against burnout and maintain healthy involvement in their church.
Encountering God Through Play
Joy Wendling specializes in teaching parents and churches about how to use play to help kids fall in love with Jesus. In this workshop Joy will share her expertise in how we can incorporate play into children's ministry as an effective tool for growth and discipleship.
Sharing God's grace to all: how to be a church that is trauma informed and inclusive of those with different abilities.
As an educator who serves in children's ministry, Bethany is uniquely suited to present a workshop on how volunteers can minister to children with special needs in ways that are meaningful, effective, and compassionate.
Facilitating Faith: A Seminar on Small Group Leadership
Grant Hickman, pastor of coaching at Willamette Christian Church, brings his expertise to this workshop to train small group leaders to facilitate healthy small group communities.
This workshop is under contruction.