2019 Recap Video
A TRANSFORMATIONAL MINISTRY EVENT
The Gathering is a unique, three-day event designed to connect you with God, empower you for the daily work of family ministry, and bring you into a like-minded community for ongoing encouragement.
We feature dynamic main stage speakers, spiritually formative experiences, and compelling breakouts on family ministry, children’s ministry, student ministry, leadership, marriage, parenting and more.
MAIN SESSION SPEAKERS
Register you and your entire team today for only $149 per person. See you soon!
1:30pm – Registration Opens
3:00pm – The Gathering Session #1
5:00pm – Dinner
7:00pm – Worship Response Experience
9:00am – The Gathering Session #2
10:45am – Break
11:00am – Breakout #1
12:00pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Breakout #2
2:30pm – Break
2:45pm – Breakout #3
3:45pm – Break! Break! Break!
4:00pm – The Gathering Session #3:
5:45pm – Dinner and night on the town!
9:00am – The Gathering Session #4
10:15am – Coffee Break!
10:30am – Breakout #4
11:15am – Final Break
11:30am – Closing Experience
12:30pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Learning Communities with Dr. Michelle Anthony
How to Communicate and Work Alongside Your Senior Leader.
How to Pastor Parents While Leading Their Kids.
How to Create a Culture of Family Care.
How to Develop a Worship Culture for Children and Student.
Learning Community session space is limited. A Chik-Fil-A lunch is available, and must be purchased in advance at the info desk by 12:30pm on Wednesday, May 8th.
The Gathering Conference 2019 Breakout Topics
Finding Authenticity in a Synthetic World - Dr. Joe Kirkendall
Seen and Secure: The Importance of Active Parenting - Dr. Mark Mayfield
7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change - Megan Marshman
Student Ministry as Family Ministry - Tim Shepard
Ministry to Preschoolers: Intentionally Engaging the Hearts of your Preschoolers as they Discover The Big God Story - Kendra Baker
Spiritual Disciplines for Kids - Sarah Bram
Illusions and Illustrations to Teach - David Laflin
The Language of Prayer - Dr. Glenn Packiam
And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Communication Tools that Saved My Marriage - Dr. Jim Burns
HomeFront Magazine: Equipping Parents to Create Fun Spiritually Forming Times in Their Own Homes - Debbie Guinn
What We’ve Learned About Young Adult Ministry: The Evolution of 20-Somethings Ministry at New Life Church - Josh Caldwell
Understanding Pre-K/Kindergarten Tru Curriculum - Cristi Thomas
Measuring Ministry Impact and Health - Kelsey Henderson
Trust the Story! - Alex Douglas
Fighting for the Gift of Friendship - Daniel Grothe
A People to be Loved – A Conversation on Gender/Sexual Identity - Brad Baker
Creating a Spiritual Parenting Culture in Your Church - Jill Lewolt
Understanding and Cultivating a Ministry Mindset for the Millennial Generation - Dr. Michelle Anthony
Worship Response in Pre-K and Kindergarten - Laurie Bennett
Today’s Cultural Theologians - Jeff Bachman
Zacchaeus, You Come Down! - Mark Entzminger
Why Do People Get Involved? - Brady Boyd
Your Marriage: Cultivating Family Values in Your Children - David & Becky Grothe
How to Have a Unified Parenting Ministry: Birth thru High School - Holly Newman
Let’s REALLY talk about sex! - David Galvan
Tru Transformation using Tru Story - Aaron Cole
Special Needs & the Church - Christie Collins
The Story of the Psalms - Jason Jackson
Who should come?
Pastors, directors, volunteers, and parents involved in:
Basically ANYONE passionate about making GOD known to the next generation.
Location and Lodging
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - $99 Per Night
9856 FEDERAL DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80921
Group Number: NLC
*Includes breakfast and shuttle ride to New Life Church.
GREAT WOLF LODGE - $89 Per Night
9494 FEDERAL DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80921
Group Number: 1905THEG
*$29.99 resort fee waived.
HAMPTON INN - $134 Per Night
7245 COMMERCE CENTER DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS,CO 80919
Group Number: THE GATHERING AT NLC
*Includes free breakfast.
Tim Shepard - Tim Shepard was born and raised in Colorado Springs and lives here with his wife, Mariah. He serves as the Student Ministries Pastor at New Life Church. His passion is to disciple students in their relationship with Jesus, and to see the Word made alive on a personal level. In his free time, he enjoys being with his wife, heading to the mountains, and playing with a deck of cards.