Assemblies of God -- Christian children leaders across the nation are invited to The National Children's Ministries Leadership Conference, which will be held April 27-30, 2004, at Central Assembly of God in Springfield, Missouri with the theme “Kids Aflame.” About 2,000 senior pastors, children’s pastors and children’s workers will be attending the conference to develop their leadership skills. .
"Plan on coming and bringing your entire staff for this dynamic time of sharpening our skills while being refreshed by the Spirit," says David Boyd, director of the National Children's Ministries Agency. "It is our desire that this 'Kids Aflame' conference will light you afire with fresh passion for reaching children and that through you the children of your community will become 'Kids Aflame' for Jesus!"
Hosted by the National Children's Ministries Agency, the event will have 170 workshops and six general sessions where David Boyd, Thomas E. Trask, Mary Boyd, Ed Corbin, Dan Betzer, Joey Ellis and Randy Christensen will be speaking.
Also, seven pre-conference sessions will be offered, each with four hours of in-depth training. The registration fee will include breakfast, lunch and conference notebook.
The pre-conference sessions are: Dick Gruber -- The All-New Children's Church, Joey Ellis -- Developing Your Children's Ministry, Jeff Smith -- Imagine That!, David Boyd -- Church Ministry Techniques, Carolyn Burwell-- Early Childhood: Today's Challenge for Tomorrow's Future, Sandy Friesen -- Learning Styles for Children and Deborah Gill -- The Biblical Basis for Women in Ministry.
To register, visit the Children's Ministries Agency Web site at http://www.4kids.ag.org/ or contact the National Children's Ministries Agency for registration brochures at 417-862-2781.