We’re thrilled to offer a selection of bonus workshops this year that are open to ALL registrants at Orange. Whether you opt to join us for the Preconference or not, these bonus workshops should be on your radar!
No registration is necessary for these workshops—simply check in for the conference and then head to the topic of your choice. Check out these great options:
SECRETS FROM THE EXPERTS ON HIRING AND RETAINING THE RIGHT STAFF
Sponsored by MinisterSearch.com
David Lyons and Josh Whitehead
Join David and Josh to learn about the steps that must be taken before, during, and after the hiring process to ensure that you’re adding a great leader to your team—and that he or she is going to stick around. They’ll share the common mistakes church leaders make and some helpful hints and shortcuts on how to radically increase your church’s effectiveness in hiring the RIGHT staff.
CHURCH MARRIAGE STRATEGY: BECAUSE YOU NEED MORE THAN A SERMON SERIES
Sponsored by MarriedPeople
Since marriage is a process, we also need a process to help marriages survive and thrive. Couples need more than a once-a-year “hooray.” This session is chocked full of how-to’s as well as a tangible process that will help you empower couples all year long.
REDEFINING THE FAMILY EXPERIENCE IN THE FIRST 30 SECONDS
Sponsored by Worlds of WOW
Reagan Hillier, Wayne Geer and Gina McClain
We’ve all heard that you only get one chance to make a first impression. The question is what kind of first impression are you making for parents and children? This session will help you learn about creating attractive and safe environment to put parents at ease and create fun and exciting spaces for children. See examples of amazing check-in and guest central, learn how to establish budgets for your space and understand why making your facility family-friendly starts in the parking lot! When you reach the children and attract the parents, growth will skyrocket!
START A CHURCH RELATIONSHIP WITH PUBLIC SCHOOLS? REALLY?
Sponsored by Core Essentials
Elizabeth Carswell, April Bagwell and Shane Rayburn
If you’ve ever wanted to go outside your church walls and reach kids in public schools, we can give you a tool. Core Essentials is a secular character program used in public elementary schools that infuses the 252 Basics virtues in a public school’s culture. We want the chance to make you aware of the strategy and components within the Core Essentials curriculum. You will also learn in detail about our booth’s give-away and how it can single-handedly be the tool you use to start a relationship with schools in your community.