A Conference for Northern California Churches
March 7-9, 2019
Hosted at Redwood Chapel
19300 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: N13
Health ministries teach people how to live healthy lives and connect people to tools, resources and referrals that they can use to foster wellness, disease prevention, and health promotion. Health ministries are committed to improving the health and healthcare access of congregation members, their loved ones and surrounding communities they serve.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: D7
Wrapped up in Deuteronomy 6 is a call to be intentional in the ways we live life with our children and to be faithful in our efforts to bring them into the presence of God. This workshop explores why this kind of lifestyle discipleship most effectively begins in the home, how the church and parents can partner together, and provides some simple tools to better integrate intentional discipleship into your family life. While this workshop is targeted towards parents, it will provide perspective, language, and tools for ministry leaders who work with children, families, and youth.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: D8
New classes are the key to long-term growth in your Sunday School. Learn simple steps to take before, during, and after starting a new Adult class in order to create a positive atmosphere and support it's growth!
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: D1
Teach people to take command of their lives. This workshop is designed to teach you the 10 Commandments in the right order in 3 minutes and why it's the right order & how to share it with others, who can then reproduce it too. Unleash the exciting power of biblical literacy in your ministry.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: D6
Have you found it hard to share your faith? Have you tried the methods that others use, and found that it's just not the right? This workshop will help you examine your evangelism personality, your calling, and help you consider next steps in more boldly proclaiming the gospel.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: A1
Men are the rebar in the concrete that holds up the structure of an effective church ministry. Often misunderstood if not ignored, a male’s relationally challenging responses have caused many in the church to not develop the vital resource of a men’s ministry. Women and children have also been harmed as the representative of Jesus they were dreaming of is often a no-show. This seminar will look at several specific challenges to reaching out and developing men spiritually. We will look at some practical guidelines to magnify your effort with these significant participants in God’s Kingdom.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: Heritage Room
We must recognize the Father’s unique role within the Trinity and his unique love for us. With our new way of seeing God and ourselves comes a new way of seeing the Trinity. This workshop will present a clear picture of the interrelationships of the Trinity, and how we participate with them.
We need to recognize that the Son and the Holy Spirit are fully cooperating with God in his love for us. The Father is the focus Person of the Trinity and the other two members cooperate in the Father’s desire to share his love for his Son with us. So we can experience that love he has placed us in Christ. Such a joy demands a radical experience of living within the Trinity.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: WC 214
The importance of getting our message out clearly and effectively is huge. Marketing is often a taboo word in the church world, but when done right it can help amplify your message and help grow your church. Learn marketing strategies that go beyond the printed bulletin and are proven to grow your church and help you engage your community.
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: WC 200
As experts diagnose an increasing number of girls and women with Autism, they are finding that the way Autism presents in girls is very different in girls than it is in boys Girls are often misdiagnosed or poorly understood, and there is potential risk in that oversight. This workshop will look at the unique ways Autism presents in girls. We will explore the dangers of misdiagnosis and will hear directly from a woman with Aspergers. Practical tips and tools will be shared to help you welcome, include, and help facilitate quality community with our female friends who are on the Spectrum
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: WC 114
Let this workshop remind you with depth and simplicity of what a life in Christ should be like. It is God who grafts us onto the vine. It is His desire to nourish us, provide for us, and help us become faithful and fruitful followers and doers for His kingdom. We simply need to consent. Let your walk with Christ become exciting again. Come and be reminded that His yoke is easy and His burden is light!
March 8, 2019 - 4:30 PM Room: N12
Planning is the key to having a Worship service that meets the goals of the church leadership. Learn practical skills in planning services which engages people on their level and honors our Lord. Knowing your people and your community is the key to planning Worship Experiences that not only expose people to Jesus; but do it on a way that they can understand.