ENGAGE – Empowering Church Leadership
Developing One Team for God’s Glory!
February 15-17, 2018
Pastors, worship team members, and church leaders from all churches & denominations are encouraged to register!
One of the major components of a healthy life-giving church are spiritual leaders operating as one team. Because the pastor and worship team connection is so vital, we are combining the Leadership Forum Conference with Continuous Worship Conference to provide ENGAGE!
- ENGAGE will help pastors and worship team members realize the solution to having team unity is understanding and living out their identity in Christ.
- ENGAGE will help pastors and worship team members learn the value in communicating and connecting with one another on a weekly basis.
- ENGAGE will provide creative examples of various forms of worship elements that can be incorporated into the worship gathering.
- ENGAGE will provide outstanding workshops covering various topics: Pastor/Worship Leader Relationships, Working with Different Personalities, Worship Planning, Leading People through Change, Recruiting and Building Teams, and Volunteering While Working a Full-Time Job.
While designed specifically for pastors and worship team members, ENGAGE will benefit leaders involved in any aspect of ministry in the church. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Dorm Style Housing (bring bedding & towels, shared bathrooms) – $130 per person
Motel Style Housing (towels & bedding provided, private bathroom) – $150 per person
**Dorm & Motel Style housing include 2 nights lodging, 6 meals, and retreat programming.
Registration Only (meals & programming but no housing) – $60 per person
Best Western Plus in North Platte rates $70 + tax per night
(Call 308-534-3120 and request “Engage Conference” block room rate. Must reserve by Feb 1.)
Brady Cone is the founder of Calibrate Ministries, which seeks to equip the church to disciple individuals who are affected by sexuality issues. Having struggled with sexuality issues from a young age, and experiencing redeeming grace found in Christ, Brady has a heart to see Christians build bridges with the LGBT community, walk along side people in the church who are struggling, and equip them to make disciples in a culture that is so broken in the area of sexuality and relationships. Brady is a graduate of Chadron State College with Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Biology and Psychology, and a graduate of Shepherds Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies. www.calibrateministries.com
Justin Halbgewachs is the father of 3 school aged children and currently serves as an elder and worship leader at Cornerstone Berean Church. Justin is also the founder and owner of Kearney Moving/Atlas Van Lines a nationwide moving company. For 20 years Justin was married to his late wife Julie who died of breast cancer in December of 2016. Throughout their marriage they faithfully served their local church with a strong passion to see people grow in their relationship with Christ. Recently Justin and his kids are facing a new challenge. Only 10 months after his wife’s death Justin was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and has recently undergone major brain surgery and radiation. Justin and his children live in Kearney, NE where he continues to receive regular treatments for his cancer. Throughout his journey Justin has grown in his love for Jesus and is committed to encouraging people with the hope of Jesus Christ.
SCHEDULE for the EVENT
Thursday, Feb 15
1-5pm Writer’s Workshop (optional)
6pm Registration & Dinner
7:30pm Session 1 “Who Am I?” – Scott Mathis
Friday, Feb 16
8:30am Session 2 “Sexual ID” – Brady Cone
10am Coffee Break
10:30am Workshop 1
2:30pm Team Time – Locks & Keys
4pm Free Time
7pm Session 3 “Worship Matters”
8:30pm Worship Jam
Saturday, Feb 17
8:30am Workshop 2
9:45am Coffee Break
10:15am Session 4 “Our Eternal Identity” – Justin Halbgewachs
11:30 Lunch & Dismiss
Climbing Wall — Test your skills!
CampGrounds Coffee Shop — Relax with a Tall Caramel Macchiatto or Vanilla Latte!
Fireside Room – Take your shoes off and enjoy fellowship around our fireplace!
Campfire Pit – The sun has set and the air has chilled; come sit by the fire and enjoy S’mores!
Basketball/Volleyball – Nothing like healthy competition!