Sunday School, Single Adult, and Small Group Conferences at Super Saturday 2009

Thursday 13th August, 2009

Strengthening Christians. Working together…overcoming challenges…pursuing the goal…is your church making connections that are vital to effectively reach and disciple people for Christ? Join us this year at Super Saturday, a one-day conference packed full with ministry training opportunities and hosted at six dates and locations across Kentucky. Super Saturdays are designed especially for Kentucky Baptist leaders and volunteers actively serving in churches across the state. See you there! Conference descriptions are listed below. Participants will select one 2-hour Leadership Conference to receive in-depth training in their primary area of responsibility. Participants will also choose two afternoon conferences based on their interests and needs.

Schedule
8:00 am Registration Begins
9:00 am Opening Session
9:45 am Leadership Conferences
12:00 pm Lunch (provided)
12:45 pm Ministry Area Interest Conferences
2:00 pm Ministry Area Interest Conferences
3:00 pm Dismiss

Hispanic Ministry Track
This year, the Hispanic Track will meet at Northside Baptist in Elizabethtown on August 29. For more information, call  or  (toll free) or email supersaturday@kybaptist.org.

2009 Super Saturday Registration:

  • $35 per person –OR– $25 Early Bird Special
  • This rate covers only a portion of the cost of this training; additional funding provided by the Cooperative Program. Super Saturday is brought to you by the KBC Church Development Team.
  • Registration must be completed online or postmarked by the Monday before each event to receive discount. Due to the Labor Day holiday, the early bird pricing deadline is extended to Tuesday before the Somerset and Paducah events.
How to Register:

1.        Determine the number of people in your group or church who plan to attend. Attendees will select which sessions to attend the day of t he eve nt.
2.        Choose a conference date and location: Extended Teaching Care/Childcare

We regret that we are unable to provide childcare at any Super Saturday location this year. Please make personal childcare arrangements in advance of the conference.

Conference Descriptions

Select one 9:45 am conference, one 12:45 pm conference, and one 2:00 pm conference. Courses are offered at all six locations unless noted by specific location codes:

L = Lexington E = Elizabethtown S = Somerset Pa = Paducah H = Henderson Pi = Pikeville

This year we are featuring the Find it Here evangelism initiative and Essential Church training. Related conferences are marked accordingly.

You can scroll down for a general listing, or download listings for a specific date/location.

9:45 am-Noon Conferences

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY:  The Connect3 Single Adult Sunday School (L, E)
Connect them in Bible study while they connect to each other as a community.

SMALL GROUPS:
 Off-Campus Small Group Ministries (L, E)
Avoid mistakes by addressing essential basics for a healthy, multiplying small group ministry.

PASTORS/SUNDAY SCHOOL DIRECTORS:
 Connect3: The Power of One Sunday School
Connect your Sunday School in practical ways to God through His Word, to one another, and to the world.

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADULT TEACHERS:
 Connect3: The Power of One Sunday School Class
Connect your class in practical ways to God through His Word, to one another, and to the world.

12:45-1:45 pm Conferences

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY:  The Impact of Brain Research on Single Adult Ministry (L, E)
Take immediate action to raise the bar to involve single adults in relevant Bible study that transforms and impacts everyday lives.

SUNDAY SCHOOL DIRECTORS


Organize to Invite, Follow up and Enroll More People (L, E)
Capitalize on opportunities to reach more people by organizing your outreach and follow up efforts.

Set Goals to Grow Your Sunday School this Year
Raise expectations and success by setting goals in five areas essential for Sunday School growth.


Care Group Leaders on Steroids
Lead your care group leaders to expand the horizons of responsibility and increase their impact as the group reaches, cares, grows and serves.

Building Blocks for a Strong Sunday School Class (L, E, Pa, H)
In the same way that foundations and good building materials are essential in construction, a Sunday School class also must have certain building blocks to remain strong and vital.

12:45-3:00 pm Conferences

SMALL GROUPS:  Facilitate Great Small Group Bible Studies (L, E)
Craft group time in a way that members will be drawn to attend every session and invite their friends.

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADULT TEACHERS:  Class Growth is Spelled W-O-R-K! (L, E)
Identify at least one action in 15 critical areas of work which can lead to class growth (numerical and maturational) this year.

2:00-3:00 pm Conferences

SINGLE ADULT MINISTRY:  Single Adults Making a Different World (L, E)
Move your single adults from a waiting pattern to a “send me!” urgency. Launch them into action using their God-given gifts, passions, skills and talents.

SUNDAY SCHOOL DIRECTORS


Creative Teacher Training (L, E)
Do more than “ya’ll come.” Make your training events exciting and creative from time, topic and theme to delivery method and presentation style.

Launch New Teachers and Classes (and Off-Campus Groups)
Take 10 steps toward launching multiplying leaders and groups.
Essential Church

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADULT TEACHERS


Take Steps Toward Teaching for Discovery Learning
Lead learners to become more active in the learning process as they own and are stretched by the learning during and between classes.

Plan for Your Class to Connect, Grow, Serve, Go! (L, E, Pa, H)
Outline your plan of attack in these four areas to lead your members to become a well-balanced and growing class.

For more ideas about training your teachers and leaders, check out these blog posts:

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