Now What?! Preparing Your Church for Transformation

Saturday, September 23
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
First Baptist Church – Martinsville, VA


9:00 AM – Registration
9:15 AM – Plenary Session
10:15 AM – Break
10:30 AM – Morning Breakout Sessions
11:30 AM – Lunch*
12:30 PM – Afternoon Breakout Sessions
1:30 PM – Closing Session
2:00 PM – Dismiss

Seminar Leaders

Mark Tidsworth
Pinnacle Leadership Associates,
Columbia, SC

Ricky Letson
Congregational Stewardship Officer
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
Huntsville, AL

Steve Zimmerman
Founding Partner
Barnabas Partnership
Martinsvile, VA

Cost: $125 per church
Lunch will be offered for $12 per person
Childcare is available

Seminar Descriptions

Plenary Session: Now What?! Letting go and preparing your church for transformation. – Mark Tidsworth

We sense it. We feel it. We observe it. A major change in post-pandemic church life is underway. Everything around us is changing and the Great ReEvaluation is happening. What do we need to understand about our current situation to lead the church today?

What Now?! – Lining up and Identifying Where Your Church Needs to Go (Morning Session only)
Mark Tidsworth

Discover what is a vitalized church and how to align those expectations with your church’s calling. You will also be able to identify what you need to do as a church leader for transformation.

The Financially Savvy Church – Critical Revenue Resources for Congregations (Both Sessions)
Ricky Letson

Today’s church must continue to focus on stewardship. At the same time, legacy gifts, endowments and monetizing of church property are beginning to play a critical role in church financial health. Our focus will be on best practices related to all three of these revenue streams for congregations today.

Finding A Better Way – New Leadership Practices and Mission Engagement Ideas (Afternoon Session only)
Mark Tidsworth

What’s in your future? Join us as learn how you will be able to have healthy and sustainable transformational practices. Your church will also identify pathways for missional engagement in and with your community.

Your Small Group Can Still Do BIG Things! (Both sessions)
Steve Zimmerman

One of the strongest avenues to grow your church both in numbers and in faith is still found in small groups. Come discover key elements in how to lead your small group for life-changing experiences. You will also walk away with ideas on how your group can impact your community.