Children's Ministries Conference

Children's Ministries Leadership Conference

This is it! The Children's Ministries Leadership Conference you have been waiting for. You will experience dynamic training, powerful general sessions, deeper learning, network support building, ideas to take home, partnering with presenters and a warm friendly environment to grow as a Children's Ministries Leader. Our goal is “Christ-led leaders - Christ-loving children!”

Everyone who ministers to children including Sabbath school teachers and leaders, Adventurer leaders and teachers, VBS and children's church leaders, church school teachers, children's pastors, senior pastor’s and parents of children in elementary school are invited to attend.

**NPUC teachers with standard and professional certification that attend the NPUC Children's Ministries Conference can receive 15 PAC hours and must report on annual PAC form.**

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INFORMATION

  • Date & Location: September 24-27, 2015. DoubleTree by Hilton Portland, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232.
  • Featured Speakers: Brenda Walsh, Tina Houser, Dan Linrud and Terry Johnsson.
  • Breakout Session Presenters: Aunt Bessie, Sherri Uhrig, Lisa and Brad Gary plus many others.


Deadline September 1


Deadline August 31

SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 24, 2015
10:00 am-3:00 pm - Pre-Convention Tour to Three Churches
3:00 pm-6:00 pm - Event Check-in
1:00 pm-7:00 pm - Resource Center
7:00 pm-9:00 pm - General Session 1

Friday, September 25, 2015
7:30 am-8:30 am - Breakfast on Your Own
8:30 am-9:45 am - General Session 2
10:00 am-11:00 am - Breakout 1
11:15 am-12:15 pm - Breakout 2
11:45 am-5:00 pm - Resource Center
12:30 pm-2:00 pm - Lunch Provided
2:15 pm-3:15 pm - Breakout 3
3:30 pm-4:30 pm - Breakout 4
4:30 pm-7:00 pm - Dinner Provided
7:00 pm-8:30 pm - General Session 3

Sabbath, September 26, 2015
7:30 am-8:30 am - Breakfast on Your Own
8:30 am-9:45 amn - General Session 4
10:00 am-11:00 am - Breakouts 5
11:15 am-12:15 pm - Breakout 6
12:30 pm-2:00 pm - Lunch Provided
2:15 pm-3:15 pm - Breakout 7
3:30 pm-4:30 pm - Breakout 8
4:30 pm-7:00 pm - Light Snack Provided
7:00 pm-8:30 pm - Worship/Saturday-night Party

Sunday, September 27, 2015
8:00 am-9:00 am - Brunch Provided
9:30 am-11:00 am - General Session 5

Workshop Topics

**Click on a workshop's title to download it's outline/handout**

Session 1 Session 2
  • Memorization without tears - Gloria Beerman
  • Serving with Passion - Brenda Walsh
  • Making budgets & board work for you - Jackee Duvall
  • Decorating on a budget - Suzette McCrary
  • Big Events Open Doors - Tina Houser
  • Memorizando sin Lagrimas (Memorization without tears) - Juan Pacheco
  • It's All About Family - Jaci Russell
  • Managing Projects & Events - Linda Dayen
  • Club de liderazgo & Organización  (Club Leadership & Organization) - Hiram Ruiz
  • Enseñando Las 28 Creencias Fundamentales a los niños  (Teaching the 28 Fundamental Beliefs to Children) - Samuel Castro
Session 3 Session 4
  • Jesus & the 28 Fundamental Beliefs - Jerry Thomas
  • Understanding Multiple Intelligences - Tina Houser | [Workshop Handout] [Inventory] [Score Sheet]
  • Vacation Bible School Follow-up programs - Jackie Bishop
  • Go Fish/Spiritual Gifts - Sherri Uhrig
  • Teaching  children to sing - Elise Hilde
  • Enseñando Creativament/Motivando Creatividad (Teaching Creatively/Encouraging Creativity) - Abby Pozo
  • Adventurer Club Programming - David Yeagley
  • Introducing Adventurers to Outreach Activities - Jackie Duvall
  • Plan de Estudios de Aventureros (Adventurer Curriculum) - Samuel Castro
  • Creando un Club que los Niños Amen (Creating a Club Kids Love) - Belinda Castro
Session 5
  • Positive Class Discipline - April & Ryan Burville
  • Creative arts ministry - Andy Roy
  • Helping children with grief - Dr. Christine Gillan Byrne
  • Communication & committee styles for leaders - Jackee Duvall
  • Interactive storytelling! Going Live in 3... 2... 1... With Creative Storytelling Techniques - Tina Houser
  • Enseñando La lección de Jardín De infantes (Teaching Primary Sabbath School) - Abby Pozo
  • Understanding & Working with Adventurer Age Children - Dr. Lucille Ball
  • Creating an Active Learning Curriculum - Leslie Cairns
  • Disciplina Positiva (Positive Discipline) - Ann Freedman
  • Como guiar a un niño a Cristo  (How to Lead a Child to Christ) - Hiram Ruiz
Session 6 Session 7
  • Teaching Primary Sabbath School - Linda Dayen
  • Protecting children from abuse - Dr. Christine Gillan Byrne
  • Ten Commandments for Raising Godly Kids - Dr. Saustin Mfune
  • Teaching Beginners Sabbath School - Suzette McCrary
  • What works for Teaching Juniors - Susan Aldridge
  • Enseñando la Lección de Cuna (Teaching Beginners) - Belinda Castro
  • Adventurer Curriculum - Brad & Lisa Gary
  • Building Self-Esteem & Fostering Resilience - Dr. Lucille Ball
  • Ideas para enseñar los Parches de los Aventureros (Ideas for Teaching Adventurer Awards) - Hiram Ruiz
  • Estilos de Aprendizaje (Learning Styles) - Nohemi Marquez
Session 8
  • Learning Styles, Learning Cycle & Modes of Learning - Sherri Uhrig | [Learning Style Test] [Modes of Learning]
  • Resources for Gracelink Curriculum - Falvo Fowler
  • How to effectively teach scriptures to children - Dr. Saustin Mfune
  • Idea Smorgasbord - Tina Houser
  • Maximizando la enseñanza  por edades y etapas de los niños (Maximizing teaching to the ages and stages of your children.) - Sany Rangel
  • Club Safety - Angelina Wood
  • Embracing Diversity - Marco Quarteroli
  • Seguridad del Club (Club Safety) - Angelina Woods/Desiree' Rinza
  • Construyendo un Super Equipo (Building a Great Team) - Enoch Marquez

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