Schedule

Conference Schedule

Wednesday

9:00am: Session One – Conference and Marriage Ministry Overview

10:30am: Break

11:00am: Session Two – 10 Common Marriage Ministry Mistakes

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Session Three – Raising Up Marriage Ministry Leaders

1:45pm: Break

2:00pm: Tracks Begin

Track 1: Intro to Premarital Ministry and Newly Married Ministry

· Premarital Ministry, Part 1

Track 2: Intro to re|engage

· Overview of re|engage

· Leader Meeting, Large Group, Newcomers, Open Group, Closed Group

· Curriculum Overview

Track 3: Advanced re|engage

· Church Reports: Best Practices & Biggest Challenges

· Program Structure Topics

4:15pm: Break/Campus Tour

5:30pm: Merge and re|engage Leader Meeting and Dinner

6:30pm: Observe Merge and/or re|engage

8:40pm: (Optional) Merge Late Night

Thursday

9:00am: Session Four – Wednesday Night Debrief

9:30am: Tracks Continue

Track 1: Intro to Premarital Ministry and Newly Married Ministry

· Premarital Ministry, Part 2

· How to Launch Merge and Foundation Groups in your church

· Newly Married Ministry, Part 1

Track 2: Intro to re|engage

· Celebration Night

· Support Model, Website, Top Challenges & Biggest Risks

· How to Launch re|engage

Track 3: Advanced re|engage

· Shepherding People in Habitual Sin

· Pastoral Care

· Leader Development & Care

12:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm: Tracks Continue

Track 1: Intro to Premarital Ministry and Newly Married Ministry

· Newly Married Ministry, Part 2

Track 2: Intro to re|engage

· Mock Large Group

· Mock Open Group

· Q&A

Track 3: Advanced re|engage

· Mock Large Group

· Debrief Large Group

· Q&A

2:30pm: Break

2:45pm: Breakouts

4:00pm: Session Five – Where Do We Go From Here?

5:30pm: Dinner with the team