Disneyland Hotel

Anaheim, CA 92802

Feb. 13-15, 2018

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Expert Speakers

Church Leaders, Authors and Technologists

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ABOUT THE SUMMIT

echurch Summit is a three-day, interactive conference focused on connecting leading growth and engagement experts of fast-growing churches with pastors, church leaders, and church staff. Attendees will learn about church growth and engagement through best practices in leadership, communications, and technology.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM ECHURCH SUMMIT 2018

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Inspiring Keynotes

Hear keynotes by the leaders of America’s fastest growing churches and foremost thinkers in leadership, like John Maxwell, Bob Goff, Kevin Gerald, and 27 other growth and engagement experts. They’ll share their experience, best practices, and vision for the future of leadership, communications, and technology in the church.

Educational Breakout Sessions

Not just talking heads. We’ll have actual breakout sessions and panels with some of the most successful churches in the world. They will lead discussions on the biggest challenges facing the Church: growth, leadership, communications, and technology.

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Networking and Fellowship

There's more to echurch Summit than just great content. This is an opportunity to network with hundreds of other pastors and church staff from around the country. You can look forward to plenty of great networking opportunities and a chance to make some great friends, too. You'll have the opportunity to join our FREE Summit VIP Dinners hosted by our Summit Speakers — an excellent way to connect and collaborate with church leaders at the conference.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Senior Pastor

Executive Pastor

Communications Teams

Tech Teams

 

Admin and Finance Teams

Operations Teams

Media Teams

Church Leaders

Speakers

Schedule

Schedule of Events / Program

  • BREAKFAST - South Exhibit Hall

  • TECHNOLOGY KEYNOTE - The Grand Ballroom

    The Impact of Technology in the Church with Chris Heaslip

    Presented and Moderated by Chris Heaslip, CEO and Co-founder of Pushpay.

    Keynote Panel:
      1. Shane Duffey, Executive Pastor of NewSpring Church
      2. Blue Van Dyke, Executive Pastor of Christ's Church of the Valley
      3. Dave Lonsberry, Executive Director Business and Finance of Christ Fellowship
      4. Rob Beach, CIO of Hillsong Church
  • BREAK

  • BREAKOUT SESSIONS - The Grand Ballroom / North Exhibit Hall

    LEADERSHIP – Grand Ballroom
    5 Crucial Growth Metrics Your Church Isn't Measuring

    Speaker and Moderator: Blue Van Dyke, Executive Pastor of Christ's Church of the Valley

    Panel:
      1. Lawrence Fudge, Executive Pastor of MOSAIC
      2. Rick Holliday, Executive Director of Ministry Services of North Point Community Church
      3. Ryan Cameron, Campus Pastor of Champions Centre
      4. Scott Thornton, Executive Pastor of LIFE
      5. Todd Lane, Executive Pastor of Gateway Church

    TECHNOLOGY – North Exhibit Hall
    How to Use Technology to Connect Members to Your Core Values

    Speaker: Michael Mullikin, Executive Pastor of Operations of NewSpring Church
    Moderator: Shane Duffey, Executive Pastor of NewSpring Church

    Panel:
      1. Brett Huckins, Executive Director of Technology of Gateway Church
      2. CJ Alvarado, CEO and Founder of Bamboo Creative
      3. Michael Mullikin, Executive Pastor of Operations of NewSpring Church
      4. Rob Beach, CIO of Hillsong Church

    COMMUNICATIONS – North Exhibit Hall
    How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Church Fast

    Speaker and Moderator: Alejandro Reyes, Director of Digital Marketing for Pushpay

    Panel:
      1. Haley Veturis, Social Media Manager of Saddleback Church
      2. Jason Caston, Author and Founder of iChurch Method
      3. Nils Smith, Global Director Social Media and Innovation for Dunham+Company
      4. Sean Cannell, Co-Founder of Video Influencers
  • LUNCH - The Magic Kingdom Lawn

  • LEADERSHIP KEYNOTE - The Grand Ballroom

    Church Leadership: Think3 (Generationally) with Kevin Gerald

    Presented by Kevin Gerald, Lead and Founding Pastor of Champions Centre
    Moderated by Troy Pollock, VP of Partner Success for Pushpay

    Keynote Panel:
      1. Kevin Gerald, Lead and Founding Pastor of Champions Centre
      2. Sheila Gerald, Founder of Champions Foundation
      3. Ryan Cameron, Campus Pastor of Champions Centre
      4. Jodi Cameron, Campus Pastor of Champions Centre
  • BREAK

  • BREAKOUT SESSIONS - The Grand Ballroom / North Exhibit Hall

    LEADERSHIP - The Grand Ballroom
    Leadership Reality Check: Great Leaders Do These 5 Things

    Speaker and Moderator: Kevin Gerald, Lead and Founding Pastor of Champions Centre

    Panel:
      1. Alex Calder, Development Director of Kensington Church
      2. Rick Holliday, Executive Director of Ministry Services of North Point Community Church
      3. Scott Thornton, Executive Pastor of LIFE
      4. Shane Duffey, Executive Pastor of NewSpring Church
      5. Todd Lane, Executive Pastor of Gateway Church

    TECHNOLOGY – North Exhibit Hall
    How to Use Technology to Onboard People into the Life of Your Church.

    Speaker and Moderator: CJ Alvarado, CEO and Founder of Bamboo Creative

    Panel:
      1. Brandon Hoskins, Director of Operations of Soul City Church
      2. Brett Huckins, Executive Director of Technology for Gateway Church
      3. Chris Ames, Director of Digital Environments for North Point Community Church
      4. Michael Mullikin, Executive Pastor of Operations of NewSpring Church
      5. Rob Beach,CIO of Hillsong Church

    COMMUNICATIONS – North Exhibit Hall
    Millennials: How to Reach and Engage the Next Generation

    Speaker and Moderator: Chad Veach, Lead and Founding Pastor of ZOE

    Panel:
      1. Alejandro Reyes, Director of Digital Marketing for Pushpay
      2. Annie Duncan, Executive Pastor of Bellevue Presbyterian Church
      3. Haley Veturis, Social Media Manager of Saddleback Church
      4. Wes Gay, Writer and Communications Consultant
  • SUMMIT VIP DINNERS - North Exhibit Hall, Monorail and Castle Rooms

    Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

    If you haven't done so yet, register here!

HOTEL

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FAQs

You've got questions, we have answers!

  • Who should attend echurch Summit?

    Anyone on staff at a church!
    1. Senior Pastor
    2. Executive Pastor
    3. Communications Teams
    4. Tech Teams
    5. Admin and Finance Teams
    6. Operations Teams
    7. Media Teams
    8. Church Leaders
  • Where is the conference?

    The Grand Ballroom at the historic and magical Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA, located at 1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, California 92802.
  • How do I register?

    Click here to register for the echurch Summit 2017.

    If you have any questions, please contact events@echurchgiving.com.
  • Is there a room block at the Disneyland Hotel?

    Yes, we have a block of rooms discounted at $249.00 per night (plus tax) for echurch Summit attendees. You can reserve your room here.

    If you need additional assistance with your room reservation, please contact the Disneyland Hotel directly at (714) 520‑5005. (Be sure to reference echurch Summit 2017 to ensure they quote you the correct rate).
  • Is there a group registration rate?

    Yes! When you register groups of 3 or more, your 4th, 5th, 6th, etc. person will be automatically reduced to the $99.00 group rate. Members 1-3 of your group will be subject to the current ticket price. Please see below for an example:
    1. Group Member #1 Current Ticket Price
    2. Group Member #2 Current Ticket Price
    3. Group Member #3 Current Ticket Price
    4. Group Member #4 $99.00
    5. Group Member #5 $99.00
  • Will there be food at the conference?

    Yes! Your registration includes the following meals, which will take place on the Disneyland Hotel property:

    Day One
    Reception (light appetizers and refreshments)

    Day Two
    Continental Breakfast and Lunch

    Day Three
    Continental Breakfast and Lunch




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