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Tuesday, November 13
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

This training will show the need and necessity for a church to establish, and maintain a Security and Safety Team. The course will present evidence from a local, state, national and global perspective. The course will teach leadership how to select your security team members; from application, interview, screening, background...

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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
This class would be ideal for anyone who is currently working with volunteers, working to grow a ministry, or is currently working understaffed. Almost no one has enough money to add staff as needed, and I believe that to be the best stuarts of what God blesses us with we...

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  • Wednesday, November 14, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
At some point as a church communicator, you’ll be asked to live stream a Sunday Service. Maybe you’re the one who wants to jump in and start this new ministry. Live streaming can create a strategic way to engage members who are sick or unable to attend. But, a bad...

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Wednesday, November 14
3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

This 90 minute presentation will primarily deal with sudden ambush style attacks, unruly/disorderly individuals, children’s ministry incidents, domestic violence, medical situations, criminal law, civil liability, and attempted intrusions into secure areas. The presentation will introduce statistical data on church attacks, layered security, armed security teams, candidates for teams, as well as...

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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Discussing case studies from how we were able to save money on our four building projects as well as other churches that we have partnered with Sub topic themes will discus leveraging bankruptcies and foreclosures, coordinating demolition efforts with contractors, partnering with commercial designers, construction materials salvage, repurposing old store...

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  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
It is a known fact that leaders who have self-awareness about their own functioning are much more effective in their leadership work. In addition, those who have access to their own inner lives can effectively self-supervise and monitor their responses to the emotionally demanding circumstances that naturally arise as a...

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Wednesday, November 14
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Discussion on the state of IP based standards in production & broadcast today. We talk AES, Dante, SMPTE, etc along with Networking do’s & donts.

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Wednesday, November 14
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
What story does your building tell about the kind of church God has called you to be? Let’s rethink the purpose of church facilities and explore how we can bring the church back to the center of the community through spaces that are open, accessible, hospitable, relevant and inclusive. Your...

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  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Would you like to increase your first-time visitor return rate? Would you like to attract more people from your community who share your vision of making a difference and impact your community? Learn 11 hands-on ways to create a first impression that makes people stick around at your church that...

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  • Wednesday, November 14, 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
The most important part of a flight is not the pilot, the passengers, the engine, the size of the plane, the wheels, the shape of the plane or the stale peanuts - although the peanuts help. The most important part of air travel is the size of the runway; if...

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Thursday, November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
We all know that Sunday comes every week, learn how to handle scheduling conflicts while still doing your job to prepare for Sunday services. Learn how to create different styles of worship in one room design. The importance of designing your space for multi-use engagement for your congregation can affect...
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Mr.  Justin Crisp

Technical Director
Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church
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  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Production teams are always looking for ways to contribute and distribute video between the field and master control, or more specifically, a central church to remote congregations. The traditional approach is to use an expensive telecom connection or satellite circuit, but a far less costly alternative is to send video...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
In this session we are going to take a look at what you need in order to raise up and activate regular non-technical volunteers to a production level aptitude. We will explore the importance of preparation before the actual services. Best practices for communication between team members. How to get...

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Thursday, November 15
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Do you run from conflict? As a leader do you address every rumor about you or the ministry you lead? Do you send a text when you should really make a phone call? A very wise person once said 'if you are a leader and no one is mad at...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Have you ever needed a cable and you couldn't find it or needed a cable but the only one you could buy was 47' longer than you needed? Do you ever wish you had someone that would walk you through how to make that network audio cable? Or do you...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Facebook has slowly been taking away the ability to reach those who “like” your church’s page. But, the one thing guaranteed to reach your followers is video - specifically live video. Any today, everyone has the ability in their pocket to create creative, engaging, and strategic marketing that will increase...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Church personnel responsible for social media, website, and other online communications have heard from years to be mindful of content, SEO, likes, followers, and a plethora of other analytics. Yet, how does one determine which of the many metrics available are best to pay attention to? Why are some stats...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Are you a medium to large church (300-2000 seat) that wants an all-volunteer AVL team? Hear how we created a structured recruiting and training process to enable us to grow from a two to four location mega-church (~6,000 weekly attendance) with a volunteer AVL team of 100+. Many of our...

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  • Thursday, November 15, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
What are the issues a congregation should be prepared to address as it considers the rehabilitation of a historic property? This session will examine the influence that the US Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines, which define the criteria by which all preservation and historic renovation projects are evaluated...

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Come and explore a statistical fact based look into the trends of criminal attacks that churches are currently experiencing and learn how this knowledge can help save lives. Learn from the facts and statistics, trends and detailed case studies that will help you establish safey and security measures in your...

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Thursday, November 15
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Thousands of churches across the world are leveraging video to connect campuses together. Within the last 5 years, new technology options have emerged which make reliable live video delivery possible with standard internet connections. This is changing the strategy of church planters who leverage the benefits of video - they...
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Corey McKnatt

Lead Production Director
Real Life Church
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Paul Martel

CEO & Co-Founder
Living As One
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  • Thursday, November 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Participants will discover the importance of connectional relationship building with the local community through the use of social media platforms. Discussion includes a brief overview of the main social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram); content creation, strategy, and audience targeting; social listening; analytics and the role they play in leveraging...

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