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FastTrack pre-conference seminars

Informational Brochure

FastTracks are pre-conference intensive seminars. These seminars are held Wednesday, July 18th, the day of the conference's evening opening event. They are intensive sessions focused on professional network disciplines. Individuals may attend these seminars as stand-alone events at $149 each (lunch, conference launch, evening meal and Trade Show access included) or add on to a full conference registration for just $99. To register go to the registration tab and following the description.

Church Accounting Network
Executive Pastor Network
Church Facilities Network
Church Communication Network
Church Human Resources Network



Church Accounting Network:


Church accounting continue to become a much more complex profession requiring cutting edge education and information. This deep dive into current guidelines and emerging trends will be a great asset to both the CPA specialist and the generalist in charge of accounting. Join this network and qualify for six hour of CPE credit.

Schedule coming soon.

Information:  contact the national office or Lisa Francisco CPA, Business Administrator  @ Brentwood Baptist in Brentwood TN lfrancisco@brentwoodbaptist.com


Executive Pastor Network:



Inevitably, idealistic ministry plans get diluted or sidetracked by human interaction and/or drama. What does a high-performing ministry team look like? We will explore a model for building a staff that maximizes individual gifts and keeps the priority of the mission of the church at the forefront. 

Plan to gather for a one-day learning experience with fellow executive pastors? The role is increasingly a mainstay in large churches, but one that comes in many varieties. Join us for a fast-paced, interactive FastTrack for Executive Pastors, just prior to National Conference.

Bring your experience and questions and learn in the interactive day. 

Information:  contact the national office or Melvin Jones, Executive Pastor @ Antioch Baptist Church, Fairfax Station VA. mjones@antioch-church.org 

Church Facilities Network: 



Energy, lighting, security, setup, capital maintenance, parking, occupancy permits, fire safety and the list goes on of the tasks and responsibilities around church facilities. This six hour intensive will focus on the facilities leader for congregations. Whether it is a full-time responsibility for you or one of the many hats you wear, this time invested will provide you with new insight and wisdom to meet the daily and long-term challenge of a facility well maintained.


Information: contact the national office or Paul Johnson

Church Communication Network: 



You've attended workshops, listened to lectures, and read articles on church communication, social media, and websites. You know you need a Facebook presence, a good website and a communication strategy. You’re probably investing money, time and talent into the process!

What do you need now? A safe place to study process, philosophy, structure, and purpose. This FastTrack is for you!

You’ll experience

  • A day-long learning lab
  • Real world church communication case studies
    • You've hired a social media coordinator. Now what?
    • How a church brand helps reconnect with community
  • Dialogue, conversation, examination and strategy


And you'll leave with tools you can use now!

This FastTrack pre-conference intensive is for serious church communication professionals (comm director, business admin who oversee comm, or support staff expected to turn it out regularly). Come learn with us in this unique environment!

Join your fellow communicators to learn the latest and best ways to communicate. Information: contact the national office or Natalie Aho

Church Human Resources Network:



Human Resources management in congregations require a high level of skill and knowledge. The HR network is seeking to provide clean and timely education to support this important work. This years FT will focus on supervision and is facilitated by Susan Beaumont. 

 
Information:  contact the national office or  Sherrie Turner, CCA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Finance & Human Resources Director  @ Calvary Chapel in Newport News, VA sturner@calvarynn.com

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