As part of the Children’s and Family Ministry Network, you will have an opportunity to connect with ministry leaders in your area. We’ll worship together, experience an encouraging message, and—perhaps most importantly—build relationships with one another. Get ready to become part of this supportive community of ministry leaders.


Recruiting and Developing Volunteers


Nancy Thompson and Aaron Cole are ministry practitioners and veterans who lead at two different churches.

Nancy Thompson, is the Family Pastor at Pine Lake Covenant Church, Seattle WA. A ministry veteran who has seen her local ministry revolutionized because of her passion and vision for Family Ministry. Nancy is a gifted writer, inspiring speaker and currently involved in a number of Family Ministry initiatives throughout the Covenant denomination.

Aaron Cole, is the Kid’s Pastor at River Valley Church in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Aaron, another ministry veteran and high capacity leader who is overseeing the Children’s Ministry of his campus and developing leaders of 7 other campuses across Minnesota. Aaron has a passion to inspire and equip the people of God to reach and teach the Gospel to children and families.


At this network event, Nancy and Aaron will each deliver a 15 minute TED-STYLE TALK explaining their individual philosophy, best practices and proven strategies in recruiting and developing volunteers.


$10 per person (pay at the door). Cost includes a light breakfast and a FREE copy of Megan Marshman’s latest book, Selfless.

Register below for one of these locations:

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Chicago, IL

Tuesday Apr 10, 2018
10am to 12noon
Wheaton Bible Church
27W500 North Ave.
West Chicago, IL 60185

Twin Cities, MN

Thursday Apr 12, 2018
10am to 12noon
Hosanna! Lutheran Church

9600 163rd Street West
Lakeville, MN 55044

Kansas City, KS

Tuesday Apr 17, 2018
10am to 12noon
Abundant Life Church
304 SW Persels Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Cincinnati, OH

Tuesday Apr 17, 2018
10am to 12noon
Vineyard Cincinnati Church

11340 Century Circle East
Springdale, OH 45246

Nashville, TN

Thursday Apr 19, 2018
10am to 12noon
Fellowship Bible Church

1210 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN 37027

Dallas, TX

Thursday Apr 19, 2018
10am to 12noon
Irving Bible Church

2435 Kinwest Parkway #100
Irving, TX 75063

Orange County, CA

Thursday Apr 26, 2018
10am to 12noon
San Clemente Presbyterian Church
119 N. Ave de la Estrella
San Clemente, Ca 92672

Charlotte, NC

Tuesday May 1, 2018
10am to 12noon
Church of Charlotte – SouthPark Campus

2500 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28226

Seattle, WA

Thursday May 10, 2018
10:30am to 12:30pm
Location TBA

For registration, please email

Portland, OR

Wednesday May 16, 2018
10am to 12noon
River West Church
2000 Country Club Rd
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

For registration, please email

Bring your entire staff! They will dig it.

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