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A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA

BASS Convention Presenter: Larry Vold

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Larry Vold
Larry Vold

Senior Pastor
Neighborhood Church
Castro Valley, CA

Larry has been on staff at the Neighborhood Church in Castro Valley since 1980. He became Senior Pastor in 1996. Larry has a passion to reach out to people with the love of Jesus Christ. In addition to his ministry in the local church, Larry is also Chaplain for the Alameda County Fire Department allowing a unique touch of ministry to our community. His educational achievements include a Master of Arts degree in Bible and Theology and a Doctorate of Ministry. Larry’s favorite sports are basketball and golf! He and his wife Carla have three adult daughters and reside in Castro Valley, California

2016 Workshops

Pastors: Preaching Under the Gun


Practical preparation tips for the hurried pastor.

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2014 Workshops

Pastors: A Pastor's Survival Guide


We will address simple and Biblical means of relieving pressure in order to carry out pastoral responsibilities in a manner that is both life-giving to those we serve and honoring to God. If you feel burdened and overwhelmed, you are not alone—and there is help and hope awaiting you!

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2011 Workshops

Pastors: The Pastor is My Shepherd


This workshop will explore how to maintain the shepherding value in a church culture that expects corporate productivity. This seminar will affirm the biblical standard for pastoral ministry and offer insight on how to maintain this standard at all levels of leadership.

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Pastors: The 911 Pastor


This seminar will challenge pastors to consider the unprecedented benefits of becoming a volunteer fire or police department chaplain.

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Pastors: The Preaching Puzzle


Put the right pieces together for improving your preaching and series preparation. This seminar will provide ideas and methods for increasing effectiveness and connectivity in preaching.

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