Come yourself or bring your entire team for a great one-day conference that will equip everyone in your Church on how to engage children, youth, and adults in the powerful process of making disciples through the ministry of your congregation.


Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
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First Baptist Church 
1555 Paul Bunyan Drive NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

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Timothy Johnson 
Minnesota Church Ministries Association 

PO Box 1186 - Minnetonka, MN  55345

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Exciting format is really a one-day retreat for all your leaders

8:30 – Registration and Exhibit Displays

9:00 – Opening Session with MCMA’s Tim Johnson

            Overcoming Barriers to Winning Ministry

9:45-10:35 – Workshop #1

10:35-10:55 – Exhibit Break

10:55-11:45 – Workshop #2

11:45-12:05 – Exhibit Break

12:05-12:55 – Workshp #3

12:55-1:00 – Short Break

1:00-1:30 – Prize Drawings & Closing Session

             with MCMA’s Matt Stacey -  Bringing it Home


Engaging Children for Evangelism & Discipleship

Staff of Child Evangelism Minnesota

1. Understanding Your Children’s Ministry – Caiden Fulcher & Katherine Strand

2. Sharing the Gospel on a Child’s Level – Ashley Abbott & Ian Vroon

3. Making Song a Verse Time Transformational – Tim Pressley & Hannah Anderson

Strategies that Work in Youth Ministry 

Staff of Global Link Partners – Peggy & Rick Allan

1.  Having a Strategy

2.  Knowing the Evidence

3.  Approaches in Disciple-Making Ministry

Opening Arms to Challenging Adults 

1.  What a Local Church Can Do Effectively – Doug Seest

2.  Making the Church a Safe Place for All – Josh Anderson

3.  A Case Study in Grace – Shane Skinner