Volunteers Who iMPact
Dr. Blackaby | Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary
Every church depends on volunteers to carryout a majority of needs and ministries within the church. Learn how to deal with volunteers including recruitment, instructing, managing, dismissing, celebrating, etc. Learn the distinctions between paid and unpaid staff and how each is managed.
More Than Dodge Ball
Adam Burt | MTSBC
The next generation of church leaders is currently attending your church’s youth groups. How do we invest in our youth to help them grow in their spiritual lives and continue their Christian walk into adulthood? Come learn that youth ministry is “more than just dodge ball.”
Meetings and Decision Making for iMPact
Michael Wall | Billings, Montana
Making decisions is a normal aspect of every day. Churches and church leaders are constantly making decisions concerning finances, buildings, ministries, etc. This session will help you become efficient and effective at making decisions, as well as how to conduct meetings of all types.
Matthew Fitzwater | Kalispell, Montana
Impactful times of ministry are sometimes unexpected. This session will help you minister to families during emergencies, accidental deaths, suicides, and other unanticipated situations. You will also learn how to follow up with family and friends in the weeks and months to follow or on “first” occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, etc.
MTSBC Orientation for New Pastors
Dr. Barrett Duke | MTSBC
For all pastors and wives who are new to Montana in the past year. Come meet other pastors, learn the ins and outs of effective ministry in Montana and hear about the MTSBC strategy, priorities, organizational structure and budget.
Social media iMPact for Ministry
Adam Painter | Missoula, Montana
Social media is a resource that can be a great asset for your church. However, there are proper ways to utilize such a powerful tool. Learn the ins and outs of social media and its utilization for your church.
Dave Carroll | Billings, Montana
Lee Merck | Red Lodge, Montana
You only get once to make a “first impression.” This session will help you see your church through the eyes of a visitor. There are lots of ways to help visitors feel welcome and learn more about your ministry and give your church a second chance.
iMPact our Children
Michael Laird | Billings, Montana
Children’s ministry is often the first impression and/or lasting impression to engage people in other areas or opportunities at your church. This session will help you understand how to properly set up a children’s ministry to provide safety for the children and assurance for their families, as well as the children’s ministry workers.
Connecting to Make an iMPact (Pastors’ Wives)
Denise Duke | MTSBC
We’re stronger together. How can we build our relationship with each other to strengthen our impact for the Kingdom? Come meet Denise Duke and discuss together how we can support each other in order to increase our effectiveness for the Lord.
Annual VBS Training
Linda Criddle | Helena, Montana
VBS is a great way to impact children of all ages. Learn how to make the most of the LifeWay material, Galactic Starveyors. Material will be available to view or purchase.