Schedule

Day One

Monday, October 2
Conference Check-In
7:30–9:00am
General Session 1
9:00–10:15am
Conference Break
10:15–10:45am
Breakout Session
10:45am–12:00pm
Focus Session 1
10:45–11:45am
Lunch Break - On site
12:00–1:30pm
General Session 2
1:30–2:45pm
Break
2:45–3:15pm
Focus Session 2
3:15–4:15pm
Breakout Session
3:15–4:30pm
Dinner Break
4:30–7:00pm
General Session 3
7:00–9:00pm

Day Two

Tuesday, October 3
General Session 4
9:00–10:15am
Break
10:15–10:45am
Focus Session 3
10:45–11:45am
Breakout Session
10:45am–12:00pm
Lunch Break - On Site
11:45am–1:30pm
General Session 5
1:30–2:45pm
Break
2:45–3:15pm
Breakout Session
3:15–4:30pm
Focus Session 3
3:15–4:15pm
Dinner Break
4:30–7:00pm
General Session 6
7:00–9:00pm
Conference Party!
9:00pm

Worship Breakouts

THE HEART BEHIND GATEWAY WORSHIP
Mark Harris
A THREE-CORD STRAND
Uniting Worship, Prayer, and the Prophetic
Rita Springer, Mary Jo Pierce, and Niles Holsinger
A CHURCH FULL OF PRIESTS
Creating a Culture of Worship in Your Congregation
Zach Neese
THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SONGWRITING
Crafting and Publishing Great Worship Songs
Craig Dunnagan
SETTING THE STAGE
Enhancing an Environment of Worship Through Audio, Video, and Lighting
Andy Engstrom
HERDING CATS
Leading an Effective Worship Team Rehearsal
Jessica Sheppard
CHOIRS
The Original Worship Team Blueprint
Loisa Matthys
LEADING LEADERS
Raising Up the Next Generation of Worshippers
Lead: Austin Benjamin
Q&A Panel: Austin Benjamin, Josh Coad, Cole Novak, Tim Cruz, Joshua Fewell, and Matthew Harris
MOVING PEOPLE FROM THE PEW TO THE PLATFORM
Worship Ministry Assimilation & Administration
Lead: Jason Tam
Q&A Panel: Jason Tam, Aaron Crider, Josiah Funderburk, and Courtney Morgan
IT'S ALL ABOUT PEOPLE
Pastoring Your Worship Team
Lead: Tim Sheppard
Q&A Panel: Tim Sheppard, Ben Haake, David Moore, Eric Orson, and Levi Smith
THE FEMALE WORSHIP LEADER
Navigating the Unique Joys and Challenges
Lead: Rebecca Hart
Q&A Panel: Rebecca Hart, Anna Byrd, and Amber Rhoads
FROM CONCEPTION TO COMPLETION
Recording a Live Worship Album
Leads: Tiffany Buchanan and Patrick Smith
Q&A Panel: Tiffany Buchanan, Patrick Smith, Mitch Waddell, and Josh Alltop

Leadership Breakouts

THE PASTOR'S WIFE
Debbie Morris
FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTHY CHURCH GOVERNMENT
Tom Lane
THRIVING CHURCHES: LEADING INDICATORS VS. LAGGING INDICATORS
Todd Lane
CONFLICT RESOLUTION: THE COURAGE TO CONFRONT
Mallory Bassham
MARRIAGE & FAMILY
Mike and Judy Brisky
THE WORD & SPIRIT CHURCH: IT'S NOTHING WEIRD
Josh Morris
LEADERSHIP & STAFF DEVELOPMENT
Allan Kelsey
THE MULTI-SITE CHURCH
Byron Copeland and Team
MEDIA: MILLION-DOLLAR IDEAS ON A HUNDRED DOLLAR BUDGET
Lawrence Swicegood
APOSTOLIC LEADERSHIP
Marcus Brecheen
ROCK YOU CONGREGATION'S WORLD
Tim Ross
SPIRITUAL MENTORING
Preston Morrison
Monday 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Table 1
Creating a Men's Movement
Todd McIntyre
Table 2
How Gateway Does Men's Ministry
Phillip Hunter
Table 3
Gateway Young Adults
Brooke Bryant
Table 4
Marriage Ministry
Doug Vaughn
Table 5
Women's Ministry
Adana Wilson
Table 6
Women's Ministry
Sandy Jobe
Table 7
Accounting/Business Mgmt
Kristy Key/Libni Rodriguez/Lori Smith
Table 8
Event Administration
Jerri Howeth
Table 9
Facilities, Operations, Warehouse, and Transportation
Michael Brady
Table 10
Financial Projections/Forcasting
Zachary Morris/Rebeca Richmond
Table 11
Gateway Safety and Security
Stephen Melia
Table 12
Equip Discipleship Classes
Wendall Deprang
Table 13
Freedom Ministry
Benjamin Gilmore/Sonya Martinez
Table 14
Freedom Ministry
Elizabeth Settle
Table 15
Gateway Care
Jon Paul Dennis/Debbie Rhodes
Table 16
Stewardship Minstry
Brad Jack
Table 17
Music + Multimedia Project Development
James Reid
Table 18
Gateway Groups
Raul Cabrera
Table 19
"Not Just Babysitting"
Leda Rupert
Table 20
Communications | Video Projects
Jonathan Mendoza
Table 21
"Why is Jewish Ministries Important to the Local Church?"
Jewish Ministries
Table 22
Local Outreach
Troy Wierman
Table 23
Prayer and Prophetic Ministry
Niles Holsinger
Table 24
Staff Development
Brad Stahl
Table 25
Student Ministry
Kyle Fox
Table 26
Member Services
Al Pearson
Table 27
Volunteer Ministries
Courtney Watkins
Table 28
Worship Musicians - Platform Training
Aaron Crider/Darrell Wren
Table 29
Youth Group Worship
Matthew Harris
Table 30
Worship Vocal Technique
Jill Brewer
Monday 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Table 1
Creating a Men's Ministry
Todd McIntyre
Table 2
Gateway Young Adults
Brooke Bryant
Table 3
Marriage Ministry
Jim Hall
Table 4
Women's Ministry
Stephanie Kelsey
Table 5
Women's Ministry
Lynda Grove/Hannah Etsebeth
Table 6
Event Administration
Jerri Howeth
Table 7
Facilities, Operations, Warehouse, and Transportation
Michael Brady
Table 8
Equip Discipleship Classes
Wendall Deprang
Table 9
Benevolence Ministry
Andrew Stevens
Table 10
Freedom Ministry
Elizabeth Settle/Nathan Watkins
Table 11
Freedom Ministry
Benjamin Gilmore/Monica Bates
Table 12
Gateway Care
Aaron Cheuvront
Table 13
Gateway Care
Alex Headrick
Table 14
Stewardship Ministry
Brad Jack
Table 15
Copyright Basics
Craig Dunnagan/James Reid
Table 16
Gateway Groups
Adana Wilson
Table 17
Classroom Experience/Policies and Procedures
Rob Sumner
Table 18
Communications | Design and Print
Shane Dennehey
Table 19
Social Media Strategies
Destiny Vandeput
Table 20
Global Outreach
Chase Willsey
Table 21
Prayer and Prophetic Ministry
Gary Benjamin
Table 22
Staff Development
Brad Stahl
Table 23
Student Ministry
Matthew Hernandez
Table 24
Member Services
Lamar Slay
Table 25
Volunteer Ministries
Jim Mayer
Table 26
Volunteer Ministries
Courtney Watkins
Table 27
Gateway Performing Arts
Erik Snodgrass
Table 28
Using Adobe Creative Suites for Worship
Michael Roth
Table 29
Affordable IT solutions - Our favorite products
Jonathan Vandeput
Table 30
Technology Security
Matt Manire
Tuesday 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Table 1
Creating a Men's Ministry
Todd McIntyre
Table 2
Gateway Young Adults
Brooke Bryant
Table 3
Marriage Ministry
Jim Hall
Table 4
Women's Ministry
Samantha Golden
Table 5
Women's Ministry
Lorena Valle
Table 6
Event Administration
Jerri Howeth
Table 7
Facilities, Operations, Warehouse, and Transportation
Michael Brady
Table 8
Financial Projections/Forcasting
JerriZachary Morris/Rebeca Richmond
Table 9
Accounting/Business Mgmt
Kristy Key/Libni Rodriguez/Lori Smith
Table 10
Gateway Safety and Security
Stephen Melia
Table 11
Equip Discipleship Classes
Wendall Deprang
Table 12
Freedom Ministry
Benjamin Gilmore
Table 13
Freedom Ministry
Elizabeth Settle/Sonya Martinez
Table 14
Stewardship Ministry
Brad Jack
Table 15
Music + Multimedia Project Development
James Reid
Table 16
Gateway Groups
Adana Wilson
Table 17
Children's Ministry Basics
Kyndl Bickers
Table 18
Communications | Video Projects
Jonathan Mendoza
Table 19
"Why is Jewish Ministries Important to the Local Church?"
Jewish Ministries
Table 20
Local Outreach
Troy Wierman
Table 21
Outreach Ministry Trips
Jessica Harrison
Table 22
Staff Development
Brad Stahl
Table 23
Student Ministry
Matthew Hernandez
Table 24
Member Services
Al Pearson
Table 25
Volunteer Ministries
Courtney Watkins
Table 26
Volunteer Ministries
Paul Tolliver
Table 27
Establishing Guidelines for Worship Leaders
Ruben Robles
Table 28
Prayer and Prophetic Ministry
Gary Benjamin
Table 29
Using Adobe Creative Suites for Worship
Michael Roth
Table 30
Worship Musicians - Platform Training
Aaron Crider/Darrell Wren
Table 31
Worship Vocal Technique
Jill Brewer
Table 32
Building Great Websites and Software
Jonathan Simmons
Table 33
Leveraging Technology to create space for ministry
Jonathan McNabb
Tuesday 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Table 1
Creating a Men's Movement
Todd McIntyre
Table 2
Gateway Young Adults
Brooke Bryant
Table 3
Marriage Ministry
Doug Vaughn
Table 4
Women's Ministry
Stephanie Kelsey
Table 5
Event Administration
Jerri Howeth
Table 6
Facilities, Operations, Warehouse, and Transportation
Michael Brady
Table 7
Equip Discipleship Classes
Wendell Deprang
Table 8
Communications | Design and Print
Shane Dennehey
Table 9
Benevolence Ministry
Andrew Stevens
Table 10
Freedom Ministry
Benjamin Gilmore/Monica Bates
Table 11
Freedom Ministry
Elizabeth Settle/Nathan Watkins
Table 12
Gateway Care
Aaron Cheuvront
Table 13
Stewardship Minstry
Brad Jack
Table 14
Book Publishing Basics
John Andersen
Table 15
Gateway Groups
Bruce Menefee
Table 16
Human Resources
Human Resources
Table 17
Children's Ministry Basics
Kyndl Bickers
Table 18
Classrom Policies and Procedures
Amy Boiles
Table 19
Developing Children's Ministry Leaders
Kellen Eberling
Table 20
T.E.A.M. Building a Team You Can Trust
Dusty Petree
Table 21
Social Media Strategies
Destiney Vandeput
Table 22
Local Outreach
Troy Wierman
Table 23
Staff Development
Brad Stahl
Table 24
Student Ministry
Kyle Fox
Table 25
Member Services
Bryan Burkholder
Table 26
Volunteer Ministries
Courtney Watkins
Table 27
Volunteer Ministries
Josh Lebel
Table 28
Gateway Choir
Loisa Matthys
Table 29
Prayer and Prophetic Ministry
Niles Holsinger
Table 30
Church Wifi Technology
Josh Price
Table 31
General Technology Q&A
Katy Byrne Jonathan Vandeput