Come yourself or bring your entire staff and volunteer team to grapple with key issues that will prepare you for excellence and relevance in your future!


Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM CDT
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5000 West Broadway Avenue
Crystal, MN 55429

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Timothy Johnson 
Minnesota Church Ministries Association 

PO Box 1186 - Minnetonka, MN  55345

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8:00 AM – Registration – Resource Exhibits – Refreshments

8:45 AM – MEGA Session – with Orientation – Principal Presentations

Punctuated by an Exhibit Break

Presentation #1—The Dragon of Fireless Mission.  What is the temperature of your church mission? The dynamics of the last three years have contributed to challenges in local church work.  Uncertainty has caused uneven attendance patterns and even a reduced sense of progress.  This session will consider these dynamics and propose a path forward that breathes fire and life into your church’s mission to reenergize the community for the days ahead.  Jeanine Parolini – Bethel University, Director of MBA Program

Presentation #2The Dragon of Division.  The Scriptures are clear that unity in the church is a major prerequisite for progress in disciple-making.  Ever since the first century, division in the church has been a problem that needs to be addressed.  Today, in addition to perennial clashes of personality and ministry philosophy, political divisions also have emerged.  This session will offer some practical help on how to avoid conflict in the first place and then how to resolve it once it emerges. Eric Hulstrand – Moving Forward Consulting, President

Presentation #3-- The Dragon of Human Sexuality.  American society is dealing now with the implications of the sexual revolution of decades gone by.  Promiscuity, pornography, same sex relationships, transgenderism, abortion, and sexual education are just a few of the wide range of issues that we are facing today.  This session will examine the challenge before the Church to speak biblical truth in love on these issues both for the benefit of Church members who need to know how to respond and to the wider community who needs healing and direction.  Jeremy Bratcher – Cornerstone Church – Host Pastor

 12:00 Noon – Lunch & Final Exhibit Break

 12:45 – Breakout Workshop #1 – 50 minutes in length in three ministry divisions

Children – Youth – Adult/Leadership

           First-rate facilitators will lead these groups in discussing how to apply the principles shared in the                                                                MEGA Session in their respective ministry divisions.                                               PLUS – A special feature on Marriage & Family with Rev. Natt Miller

 1:45 – Breakout Workshop #2 – 50 minutes in length in three ministry divisions

                                                          Children – Youth – Adult/Leadership                                                                                                                          CURRENT BEST PRACTICES                                                                         Giving the best tips and resources for excellence and relevance in each of the three ministry divisions.          PLUS – A special feature on Marriage & Family with Rev. Natt Miller

  2:40-3:00 – Closing Session with Matt Stacey, MCMA Associate Director


$45 per person at the door

Pre-Registration Discounted Rate

$35 from Member Churches - $40 from Non-Members

Church Passes – Unlimited Registration

$249 – Member Churches - $299 – Non-Members