AGENDA | Thursday, may 18

8:30am: Continental Breakfast

9:00am: Main Session I
   Worship & "Principles of Leadership Delegation", Pastor Pat Murray

10:10am - 11:00am: Breakouts | Session I


Pastor Kyle Thompson



Caitlin Thompson

"Behind the Curtain" Take a look at the various cogs in the admin and business wheel that creates positive team culture, sound financial practices and organizational excellence. 

"Let's Get Social" Learn how to have a successful and effective social media page on a budget, and explore the free resources that are available for creative graphics that appeal to all generations while reaching the unchurched.

11:10am - 12:00pm: Breakouts | Session II

Senior Pastors

Pastor Pat Murray


Life Groups, Discipleship, Volunteer Engagement

Steve Granata/Pastor Dennis Durig



Nathan Hamblin

Hear from Living Word Senior Pastor, Pat Murray.


"Connecting to Purpose: Process for Disciple Making" At Living Word Church, our desire is to see people become fully devoted followers of Christ.  In this breakout session we will talk about: Connecting to God, Connecting to Church, Connecting to a Small Group Community and Connecting Believers to Their Place in the Local Body.

"Intro to Live Production" Enhancing your service with media content is not always as difficult or expensive as it seems. In this session, you’ll learn how to get up and running with some great free resources, some you already have as well as some options that won’t break the bank. 

12:00pm - 12:50pm: Lunch served at Living Word Church

1:00pm - 1:50pm: Main Session II | Pastor Joel Murray
   "How to make regular attenders core members"

In this session, you will walk from A-Z through the assimilation process for church members, from engaging people before they even get to the parking lot, all the way through their involvement in a volunteer area and beyond. 

2:00pm - 2:50pm: Breakouts | Session III

worship ministry

Pastor Stephan Stewart



Family Ministry

Pastor Kelcey Murray,
Pastors Brent & Celeste Ely

"Team Essentials: Building a Worship Team from the Ground Up" In this session we will focus on how to build an effective Worship Team of musicians and singers. We will be looking at innovative resources now available to enhance your worship experiences and develop your team.

"Creative Kids & Youth Ministry" How to have a creative and modern kids and youth ministry that will capture the hearts of the next generation. From classroom structure, service planning, to an effective volunteer team, learn how to be successful in a children’s or youth department of any size.

3:00pm - 3:50pm: Final Session | Pastor Pat Murray
4:00pm - 4:30pm: Q & A to close | all session leaders on stage panel