Conference Program

The 2017 Church Network Conference promises to provide a wealth of experiences and benefits for church leaders: a Launch Event, three keynote addresses, a trade show with over 200 representatives from the best products and services available to congregations, three days of workshops with over 70 workshops presented by experts and leaders in the field of church administration, and networking with other leaders for learning, support and sharing.

Schedule at a Glance
Conference Notebook
Conference Recordings
Full workshop lineup
Keynote Lineup

Pre-Conference Network FastTrack – Monday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

FastTracks are pre-conference intensive seminars, each with a specific focus on one discipline. FastTracks are held during the daytime before the conference's opening event that evening. They are intensive seminars focused on professional network disciplines. Individuals may attend these seminars as stand-alone events or add them to a full conference registration at a discounted price. This year's tracks will focus on Accounting, Church Communications, Facilities Management, and the Executive Pastor leadership.  details

First-Timer Orientation – Monday 3:30 pm

If this is your first Church Network Conference, be sure to attend the First-Timers Orientation on Monday, July 3rd, at 3:30pm. This is a time to learn about the association and its leadership, to meet other first-timers, and to have some fun kicking off the conference.

Denominational Receptions – Monday 4:15 pm

Denominational Networks gather to fellowship and catch up with each other. Check your conference program or app for rooms. 

Launch Event – Monday 5:30 pm

Monday evening, July 3rd the conference formally begins with a Launch Event at 5:30. 

Richard Hammar – Thursday closing

Richard Hammar will be the closing speaker following a Brunch. For more than 30 years, Rich has brought the latest tax and legal updates to the conference with his unique style of presentation. The session ends at 1:45 pm on Thursday, July 6th.


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