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Monday July 19th, 2021
10:00am

Executive Board Meeting

Pre-conference meeting for the members of the Executive Board.

1:00pm - 4:30pm

Registration

Visit the tables in the lower level lobby, to check-in your registration. Enter the John S. Knight Center through the Mill St. main entrance.

1:00pm - 3:30pm

NABCE Meeting

Meeting of Brethren Elders. *Attendee's of this meeting will be able to check-in their conference registration following the meeting.

1:30pm - 7:00pm

Eagles Landing Game Room | Sponsored by Ashland University

Take a break, play some games, hang out with teens from Engage Conference, let your inner-child run wild.

1:30pm - 7:00pm

Vendor Hall Open

Stop by and support our many vendors.

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Main Session 1 | Steven Cole

This session features our conference worship leaders Chris & Bethany Solyntjes, and our keynote speaker Steven Cole, Executive Director of the Brethren Church. In this session we'll explore what it means to consecrate yourself to the Lord. "Joshua told the people to go and consecrate yourselves The lord is going to do something in three days"

6:00pm

Dinner

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

6:15pm

WMS Celebration of Ministry Banquet

TICKETED EVENT. YOU MUST HAVE A PRE-PURCHASED TICKET TO ATTEND. The National WMS concluded its ministry service at the end of 2020, and tonight we celebrate their faithfulness to bear witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ over the last several decades. This is a ticketed event. If you'd like to attend but don't have a ticket, stop by Conference HQ to inquire if any tickets remain.

Tuesday July 20th, 2021
8:00am - 7:00pm

Eagles Landing Game Room | Sponsored by Ashland University

Take a break, play some games, hang out with teens from Engage Conference, let your inner-child run wild.

8:00am - 7:00pm

Vendor Hall Open

Stop by and support our many vendors.

8:30am - 11:00am

Business Session 1

The first of three scheduled business sessions. Delegates are asked to sit at the center tables, while guests are invited to sit at side and back tables.

11:00am - 12:30pm

Midwest Regional Gathering

A special gathering for all conference attendee's from the Midwest Region. Meet and hear from regional leadership, and connect together. This event includes a boxed lunch (while supplies last).

11:00am

Lunch

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

11:00am - 12:00pm

Northeast Regional Gathering

A special gathering for all conference attendee's from the Northeast Region. Meet and hear from regional leadership, and connect together.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Help for the Helpers | Yvonne Glass

This workshop will assist those within church leadership working with individuals struggling with mental illness, relationship challenges, or general hurting. Participants will gain insight into ways to assist themselves as “Wounded Healers.” Participants will also gain tools to assist identifying candidates for clinical counseling and pastoral counseling. Finally, participants will gain tools to assist those that seek their care.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Flourishing Communities and Prophetic Imagination | Bryson Davis

Shalom is an ancient Hebrew term and concept synonymous with wholeness and flourishing. It is a central tenet of our Christian tradition. But, what does shalom look like in our communities? What does it require of us? This workshop will explore some of the ways that the body of Christ can holistically contribute to community flourishing. But, to do so demands prophetic imagination -- the ability to reveal the world as it is and see the world as it might be.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

8 Money Topics Churches Ignore that Congregations Absolutely Need | Eric Schroll of Everence

Pastors know the importance of talking about money, providing education, encouraging good stewardship and fostering a spirit of generosity. This workshop is going to cover 8 money topics that are often ignored but church attenders are eager to learn about – topics that will impact lives and enhance church ministry.

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Plenary Session 1 | Tod Bolsinger

Learn from author, pastor, and Fuller Theological Seminary professor Tod Bolsinger as he shares on the topic of adaptive leadership.

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Main Session 2 | Steven Cole

This session features our conference worship leaders Chris & Bethany Solyntjes, and our keynote speaker Steven Cole, Executive Director of the Brethren Church. In this session we'll look at what it means to remember the faithfulness of the Lord.

6:30pm

Dinner

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

6:30pm

West Regional Gathering

A special gathering for all conference attendee's from the West Region. Meet and hear from regional leadership, and connect together over dinner.

6:30pm - 7:30pm

North Central Regional Gathering

A special gathering for all conference attendee's from the North Central Region. Meet and hear from regional leadership, and connect together. This event includes Hors D'oeuvres & beverages (while supplies last).

Wednesday July 21st, 2021
8:00am - 7:00pm

Eagles Landing Game Room | Sponsored by Ashland University

Take a break, play some games, hang out with teens from Engage Conference, let your inner-child run wild.

8:00am - 7:00pm

Vendor Hall Open

Stop by and support our many vendors.

8:30am - 11:00am

Business Session 2

The second of three scheduled business sessions. Delegates are asked to sit at the center tables, while guests are invited to sit at side and back tables.

11:00am

Lunch

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Flourishing Communities and Prophetic Imagination | Bryson Davis

Shalom is an ancient Hebrew term and concept synonymous with wholeness and flourishing. It is a central tenet of our Christian tradition. But, what does shalom look like in our communities? What does it require of us? This workshop will explore some of the ways that the body of Christ can holistically contribute to community flourishing. But, to do so demands prophetic imagination -- the ability to reveal the world as it is and see the world as it might be.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Help for the Helpers | Yvonne Glass

This workshop will assist those within church leadership working with individuals struggling with mental illness, relationship challenges, or general hurting. Participants will gain insight into ways to assist themselves as “Wounded Healers.” Participants will also gain tools to assist identifying candidates for clinical counseling and pastoral counseling. Finally, participants will gain tools to assist those that seek their care.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Reap the Benefits of an Everence Partnership | Rhoda Blough of Everence

Relationships with churches have always been core to Everence and its mission. Learn the many ways Everence can be of assistance to your congregation including a stewardship partnership with your congregation, stewardship resourcing, and our sharing grant program.

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Plenary Session 2 | Tod Bolsinger

Learn from author, pastor, and Fuller Theological Seminary professor Tod Bolsinger as he shares on the topic of adaptive leadership.

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Main Session 3 | Steven Cole

This session features our conference worship leaders Chris & Bethany Solyntjes, and our keynote speaker Steven Cole, Executive Director of the Brethren Church. Tonight we'll explore a promise and a mark... The fear of an uncertain future caused the Israelites to lose a generation because they feared what they did not know.

6:30pm

Eat Dessert First with Global Partners

TICKETED EVENT. YOU MUST HAVE A PRE-PURCHASED TICKET TO ATTEND. Join the Global Partners team for a special time of celebration and inspiration. Before heading out to dinner, enjoy some delicious desserts first, as you hear from Allison Wallace about her amazing ministry in Peru with The Pucasana Project as well as other Global Partner happenings. Access The View Patio through Goodyear A, on the second level. If you'd like to attend but don't have a ticket, stop by Conference HQ to inquire if any tickets remain.

6:30pm

Dinner

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

Thursday July 22nd, 2021
8:00am - 4:00pm

Vendor Hall Open

Stop by and support our many vendors.

8:00am - 4:00pm

Eagles Landing Game Room | Sponsored by Ashland University

Take a break, play some games, hang out with teens from Engage Conference, let your inner-child run wild.

8:30am - 11:00am

Business Session 3

The final scheduled business sessions. Delegates are asked to sit at the center tables, while guests are invited to sit at side and back tables.

11:00am

Lunch

Note the Shared Resources list, here in the app, or stop by the ASCVB table in the Vendor Hall for a list of nearby eats. There are several walkable options and even more within a few minute's drive of JSK.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Help for the Helpers | Yvonne Glass

This workshop will assist those within church leadership working with individuals struggling with mental illness, relationship challenges, or general hurting. Participants will gain insight into ways to assist themselves as “Wounded Healers.” Participants will also gain tools to assist identifying candidates for clinical counseling and pastoral counseling. Finally, participants will gain tools to assist those that seek their care.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Generosity that Pleases God | Steve Bustos from Everence

Uncover a faith and Biblical framework for living a life of generosity. And, discover the charitable tools that empower you to unleash generosity that pleases God – generosity you can express both today and in the future. Consider bringing this presentation (or other charitable presentations) to your congregation to encourage your attenders to plan now for blessing their favorite charities, including your church.

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Flourishing Communities and Prophetic Imagination | Bryson Davis

Shalom is an ancient Hebrew term and concept synonymous with wholeness and flourishing. It is a central tenet of our Christian tradition. But, what does shalom look like in our communities? What does it require of us? This workshop will explore some of the ways that the body of Christ can holistically contribute to community flourishing. But, to do so demands prophetic imagination -- the ability to reveal the world as it is and see the world as it might be.

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Plenary Session 3 | Tod Bolsinger

Learn from author, pastor, and Fuller Theological Seminary professor Tod Bolsinger as he shares on the topic of adaptive leadership.

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Main Session 4 | Steven Cole

This session features our conference worship leaders Chris & Bethany Solyntjes, and our keynote speaker Steven Cole, Executive Director of the Brethren Church. When we find ourselves at a point of uncertainty how do we respond? We'll learn tonight that when we're in this position we must have clarity to move us forward.

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