Ministry Design Conference
A Conference for Churches
February 22, 2020
Forest Hills Baptist Church, Raleigh
Guest Speaker, Eddie Hammett
All are invited to join us for the special conference offered by CBF. There are sessions on all areas of church life so there is something for everyone. We hope you will save the date and plan to attend!
We will drive the bus from WFBC and it will leave at 8:15am.
Please call the church office to sign up for a spot on the bus.
9 a.m. Coffee and Doughnuts
9:30 a.m. Conference 1
Where is the Church Going from Here? Led by Eddie Hammett (2 Session Conference)
We will dialogue about the implications challenges, and benefits of our current church and the possibilities for extending the impact and influence of your church into tomorrow’s world
Introduction to Spiritual Disciplines led by Julia Ledford:
Learn about the Life practices that open our lives to the work of the Holy Spirit
Zero-Based Calendar/Narrative Budgeting led by John Daniels
This session will lead to new ways of budgeting through the use of vision and priorities rather then line items and programs.
Deacon Training led by Keith Dixon
This session will study the Biblical roles of deacons as well as the spiritual and practical challenges of serving the church.
Discovering Christ in our Community led by Jerry Chiles
How can we engage our community and discover where Jesus is?
Make Your Facility Hospitable by Removing the Blind Spots led by Steve Zimmerman
This session will unearth p
trouble spots in the church and share how to overcome your church’s site blindness so that your facility will be friendly to all who come.
Faith Formation with Children led by Mary Langley
Take time to look at the building blocks of faith formation for children and suggestions for how to implement them.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:15 Session 2
College and Young Adults: Why They Leave and Why They Stay led by Lawrence Powers
Let’s talk about ideas of how to keep your adult children in church.
A Year of Kindness; An Alternative for 2020 led by Chrissy Tatum Williamson
Come and learn more about this year-long effort to engage kindness as a daily, spiritual discipline, in community with one another.
Assimilation of Guests led by Steve Zimmerman
This session will give leaders new ideas and proven methods to get church members on board with you as you serve Christ in your local setting.
Introduction to Fasting during Lent led by Allison Collier
We will focus on an overview of six basic foundations of Lent and then the practical outline for churches to introduce fasting to their congregations, bridging lent from Ash Wednesday to Holy Week.
Making Connections through Social Media led by Brian Foreman
This interactive workshop will examine key questions and practices congregations need to consider as they assess current efforts in social media.
Ministry to Children with Special Needs led by Kathy Slater
This session will offer strategies and tools to help you address special needs of students in your class as you teach Bible Study classes or mission groups.