Great Commission | Summit

The Childhood and Family Ministry Summit is a multi-leveled event to equip teachers for the Weekday Ministry Program, Preschool Bible Study, and Children's Bible Study. Everyone in Childhood leadership will leave equipped to teach. A must for every teacher!

Featured Speakers

Mary Ann Bradberry

Mary Ann Bradberry

Executive Director of Texas Baptists Church Weekday Association

Breakouts include: What Every Teacher Should Know about Brain Development; Creating a Boy-friendly Preschool Classroom; Understanding Grief in Children; and The Why and How of Weekday Ministry.

Dr. Shelly Melia

Dr. Shelly Melia

Assistant Professor of Childhood Education; Program Director of MA in Children’s Ministry and MA in Family Ministry

Breakouts include Creativity, Children, and Worship; Ministry to Children and Families in Crisis; and Where Do Sixth Graders Belong?

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Schedule

Thursday

2 – 6 pm | Registration

2 – 6 pm | Exhibitor Set-up

Friday

7:30 – 8:30 am | Registration

9 – 10:15 am | Session One

9 – 10:15 am | Session Two

9 – 10:15 am | Lunch

9 – 10:15 am | Session Three

9 – 10:15 am | Session Four

9 – 10:15 am | Break Time

9 – 10:15 am | Session Five

9 – 10:15 am | Family Worship

9 – 10:15 am | Panel Discussion

Saturday

7:30 – 8:30 am | Registration

9 – 10:15 am | Session Six

9 – 10:15 am | Session Seven

9 – 10:15 am | Lunch

9 – 10:15 am | Panel Q & A

9 – 10:15 am | Intruder Awareness

Childhood Ministry 
Certification Program

If you are coming to the Summit and want to substitute breakouts for the Certification Classes this is a great time to do this! Participants do not pay extra for the Certification Program, but need to inform Diane Lane of attending for the Certification Program. Participants may substitute up to TWO classes. Classes which may be substituted are: Guidance in the Classroom, Characteristics of Preschoolers and Children, Safe Ministry Area, Principles of Teaching/Choosing Curriculum, Special Needs Ministry.