Day 1 - Foundations

On Thursday we build the foundation for the DREAM church systems and strategies.

7:30 AM - Registration & Breakfast . . .

Registration is open from 7:30 - 8:30 AM. Breakfast provided.

8:30 AM - Welcome & Worship

9:00 AM - Session 1: Our DREAM . . .

Hear the story of how God revitalized a dead and broken church and helped us to grow a healthy disciple-making church that is reaching the lost.

9:45 AM - Session 2: Company's Coming . . .

The number one feeling of a first time guest to your church is FEAR. Learn how to move your guests from fear to faith by discovering the key components to guarantee your church is ready to receive company.

10:30 AM - BREAK . . .

Snacks and refreshments provided.

10:40 AM - Session 3: Building an Evangelistic Service . . .

Can a worship service be used to build believers and reach the lost at the same time? YES! This session will provide an overview of a DREAM worship experience, including service elements, structure and flow.

11:10 AM - Session 4: Five Keys to Preaching to the Unchurched . . .

How can you effectively preach messages that feed the flock AND win the lost at the same time? This session lays the foundation for powerful life-changing principles of preaching.

11:40 AM - Session 5: Targeting Your Community for Evangelism . . .

Your church is called to win the lost, but which ones? No church can reach everybody, but every church is ideally suited to reach somebody. This session teaches some practical ways that churches can become effective when they understand their target audience.

12:15 PM - LUNCH . . .

Lunch provided.
Email us to let us know if you have any special dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate you.

1:00 PM - Worship

1:10 PM - Session 6: How to Turn Attenders into Members . . .

Any church can gather a crowd, but a crowd is not a congregation. Discover 6 ways to reach people where they are and how to grow them to where God wants them to be.

1:40 PM - Session 7: Growing your People on Purpose Using the C.L.A.S.S. System . . .

Every church desires to make disciples, but very few have an intentional plan to do it. This session teaches a simple yet powerful system for growing people one step at a time.

2:10 PM - Session 8: Connecting Your People into Community with Small Groups . . .

Every church struggles to close the back door and effectively connect their people into community. In this session we will uncover the 8 basic reasons why every church needs small groups to thrive and grow.

2:50 PM - BREAK . . .

Snacks and refreshments provided.

3:00 PM - Session 9: Activating Your Core for Ministry . . .

No army is measured by how many sit in the mess hall. An army is measured by the number of soldiers on the front line. Learn the 7 essentials for turning an audience into an army.

3:30 PM - Session 10: Mobilizing Your Members . . .

Discover the 4 principles that guide the missional strategies of a DREAM Church to effectively mobilize your members to change the world.

4:00 PM - Session 11: Why You Need a DREAM Coach . . .

Imagine a football player trying to win games without coaching. Sadly, most pastors don't have the help they need to succeed. Hear how coaching can transform your ministry.

4:30 PM - DISMISSAL

7:OO PM - Join us for a Night of Worship. Relax and just be refreshed.