FLOURISH: A time to honor & inspire youth ministers

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Youth Ministers & Leaders

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Thursday, October 27
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Emerywood Baptist Church, High Point

Cost is $25

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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.






10:30-11:00  Check-in/Coffee

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

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