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- Informative Workshops
- Inspiring General Sessions
- Fun and Entertainment
- Children’s Ministry Resources
- Children’s Ministry Networking
Held at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, South Carolina.
Keynote Speaker: Brian Dollar
Brian has been a Kids Pastor since 1992. He approaches Children’s Ministry with a cutting edge style, leading a volunteer staff of over 150 in ministering to the children at First Assembly of God in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Over 600 children gather weekly for high-energy worship, games, and life-changing ministry. Brian has a passion for training other Kids Ministry Leaders to be effective.
Creative Arts: Jeff Smith
Jeff has performed through the world as a featured performer master teacher at local, state and national training conferences and seminars in drama, worship arts, music ministry, teacher training, children’s ministry, and creative arts. Additionally, his series of training videos, “Movement for Non-Movers” have helped equipped teens and children all of the world to share the gospel through creative ministries.
Gospel Illusions: Brett and Labrina Myers (BAM)
Brett has been sharing illusions in ministry since the age of 14. He has traveled to churches around the country and around the world partnering with mission organizations like Campus Cruise for Christ in India. Labrina grew up traveling in a touring ministry with her Church of God family when she began performing regularly at the age of two. Brett and Labrina provide a very entertaining ministry.
An engaging singer and performer, Jagee has obediently answered God’s call -touching hundreds of lives through her music ministry.Jagee is an effective teacher and role model for girls of all ages. She serves with her husband, Larry Dan Melton Jr, who currently serves as the Children’s Pastor of Fielder Road Baptist Church in Arlington, TX.
Comedic Characters: Brand Rushin
Brandon is a multi-talented performer with over 15 years of professional ministry experience. Better known as Hey Ya, Camp Sergeant Master B or Coach Bobcat. Brandon is a dynamic speaker, actor entertainer, MC and DJ.
Special Needs: Amy Fenton Lee
As an active children’s ministry volunteer and the daughter of a church senior pastor, Amy understand the unique subculture of the church. In her home church, Amy serves as a fourth grade boys Sunday small group leader, first grade boys Wednesday night leader, and Vacation Bible School class coach and teacher. While Amy teaches in “typical” children’s ministry environments, she is always prepared to include a child with special needs or learning differences.
Focus 2013 Schedule
FOCUS 2013 GENERAL SCHEDULE
11:00 AM Registration Begins
BONUS AFTERNOON SESSIONS
1:00 PM Bonus Workshop Session 1
2:15 PM Bonus Workshop Session 2
3:30 PM Bonus Workshop Session 3
5:00 PM 1st Timers Orientation
6:30 PM DINNER/GENERAL SESSION
9:00 PM After Hours Dialogue with Guest Speakers and Workshop Leaders
8:30 AM Workshop Session 3
10:00 AM Workshop Session 4
11:30 AM BOX LUNCH IN BALLROOM W/ PANEL DISCUSSIONS
1:30 AM Workshop Session 5
3:00 AM Workshop Session 6
5:30 PM DINNER/GENERAL SESSION
8:30 PM Member’s only at Grill 33
8:00 AM Workshop Session 7
9:30 AM GENERAL SESSION
10:30 AM Closing