2016 Taking Your Groups to the Next Level

NextLevel_logo_final2The “Taking Your Groups to the Next Level” is a one-day training event for pastors, ministers of education, small group pastors, ministers of youth, children’s ministers, Sunday school directors, other staff members and laypersons who lead the Sunday school and/or small groups ministry of the church. This event will assist those who lead multiple classes or several groups to become better leaders in assisting Sunday school teachers or small group leaders.


Age-graded conferences will focus on General Leadership (pastors, staff, Sunday school directors, and small group coaches); Adults; Students; and Children/Preschool. The general session will feature insights from “Why They Stay” by Dr. Steve Parr. This a new national research project that reveals what churches must do in order to keep children, youth and young adults in our churches.

Choose the date / location that is best for you. Don’t miss this great opportunity to improve your skills and insights in leading the Sunday school and/or small group ministry of your church.

February 22 in Norman Park, GA – https://ga.sbcworkspace.com/Pub/Event/Register/15322
February 23 in Gainesville, GA – https://ga.sbcworkspace.com/Pub/Event/Register/15324
February 24 in Douglasville, GA – https://ga.sbcworkspace.com/Pub/Event/Register/15323

9:00-9:30 – Registration and Breakfast
9:30-10:00 – Welcome and Updates
10:00-10:15 – Break
10:15-12:00 – LifeWay Age Group Training (Part 1)

–Bill Emeott / Kids
–John Paul Basham / Students
–Dwayne McCrary / Adults
–Wayne Poling – Church Staff & Directors/Coaches

12:00-12:45 – Lunch
12:45-1:45 – Lifeway Age-Group Training Continued (Part 2)
1:45-2:00 – Break
2:00-3:00 – Dr. Steve Parr / “Why They Stay”
3:00 – Dismiss