Youth Ministers & Leaders
You’re Invited to
Thursday, October 27
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Emerywood Baptist Church, High Point
Cost is $25
About the Speaker
The speaker for this event is Mark DeVries (M.Div, Princeton Theological Seminary). Mark has served as a youth pastor for nearly 40 years, 28 of those at First Presbyterian Church in Nashville, TN. Mark is founder and CEO of MINISTRY ARCHITECTS (2002), a consulting team that helps move churches strategically forward. He is a cofounder of Ministry Incubators, a team that helps innovative ministry ideas into reality. Mark also the author of several books, including Family-Based Youth Ministry, Sustainable Youth Ministry, Sustainable Childrens Ministry,(co-authored with Annette Safstrom) and Sustainable Young Adult Ministry (co-authored with Scott Pontier). Mark and his wife, Susan, live in Nashville, Tennessee and have three grown children and four grandchildren.
11:00-11:15 Welcome, Introduction
11:15-12:30 Emotionally Healthy Youth Worker by Mark DeVries
12:30-1:30 Youth Pastor Appreciation Banquet
1:30-2:30 Regional Connections (coffee/drinks)
2:30-3:45 Indispensable Youth Worker by Mark DeVries
3:45-4:00. Final Encouragement