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A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 4-6, 2021
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Joe Patterson

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Joe Patterson
Joe Patterson

Executive Pastor
The LIFE Center

REAL Ambassador, Group Publishing, Loveland, CO

2019 Workshops

Children - Elementary: Help Me! The Kids Are Out of Control!


Stressed out and overwhelmed by unruly, out of control, or disrespectful kids? Fed up and ready to lay down the law to gain control? Wait! There’s a better way to discipline children, and it’s not about control. It’s about cooperation. Through this workshop you’ll learn techniques to manage your classroom based on the Golden Rule, create and maintain an age-appropriate environment of cooperation, and establish a cooperation policy to implement in your ministry.

Children - Early Childhood: Nursery Ideas That Nurture...a Relationship with Jesus


The nursery is an entry point for new parents into your church. And children have an amazing capacity to learn. What you do or don’t do with them is mission critical. Learn how to shift the mentality from babysitting to ministry. Explore how caring for infants and toddlers can be the beginning of a life-long relationship with Jesus. Discover simple ways to give babies and toddlers the love of Jesus. Create a nursery ministry that nurtures—with strategies to minister to families with young children that will keep them coming back every week!

2010 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Preteen Ministry Blueprint


According to George Barna, "What a child believes by the time he is 13 is what he will die believing". More than anything we want to ensure that preteens own their faith before they leave our ministry. If you're wondering where to put them, how to reach them, and how to relate to them - this workshop is for YOU! We'll have tons of fun exploring the unique attributes of the age group.

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2009 Workshops

Children's Ministry Leadership: Incredible Ideas to Transform Your Children's Ministry


How many ideas do you still need for your next special Sunday? What unique lesson still needs a craft or a game? What will you do for your next children's sermon? We'll give you more than 100 ideas. Stick this in your bag, and go! You will learn lots of new games, plenty of new crafts, and loads of new ideas for devotions.

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