Equip your Children’s Ministry leaders this Spring!

Kids Ministry Conference is a free event featuring guest speakers from Lifeway and around Virginia.

Join us in one of two locations!

March 5 • 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
March 5 • 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Swift Creek Baptist Church, Midlothian

March 12 • 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
March 12 • 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

North Roanoke Baptist Church, Roanoke

An event for:

  • VBS Teams (any curriculum)
  • Pastors and Staff
  • Family, Children and Youth Directors
  • Children’s and Youth Sunday School Teachers
  • Middle and High School Students Training to Lead
  • Parents and Grandparents
  • Special Event Leaders
  • Good News Club, and Word of Life Leaders

Event is FREE!

  • Worship Rally with Kids Praise Team
  • Family Night Celebration Demonstration
  • 50+ Drawings for Resources, Kits and more!
  • Keynote Address
  • Lunch is free with registration by February 28th
  • Networking with ministry leaders
  • Free ministry resources and literature

Including breakouts in subjects such as:

  • VBS training
  • Child safety and security
  • Discipleship in small churches
  • Age-level learning abilities and styles
  • Teaching techniques
  • Equipping volunteers
  • …and so much more!

Including a full Spanish track

Including Messages from these Special Guests

Kayla Stevens (Speaking in Midlothian)
Kayla Stevens
Content Editor, Kids Publishing Team, Lifeway Kids

Kayla Stevens is a Content Editor for Lifeway Kids and a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has contributed to several books and Bible studies including What about Kids Ministry? Practical Answers to Questions about Kids Ministry (2018), What is a Christian? Answers for Kids (2018), and Behold Your King (2020). She has been serving in Kids Ministry for over 14 years and has a deep passion for empowering children to own their faith and grow deeper in the joy of Jesus.

Bekah Stoneking (Speaking in Midlothian)
Bekah Stoneking
Content Editor, Kids Publishing Team, Lifeway Kids

Bekah Stoneking is a research specialist and content editor for Explore the Bible: Kids at Lifeway Christian Resources. She teaches kids Sunday School at Church at Avenue South in Nashville.

Jeremy Carroll (Speaking in Roanoke)
Jeremy CarrollJeremy Carroll
Lifeway Kids Ministry Publishing Manager for VBS and Discipleship

Jeremy Carroll is the Lifeway Kids Ministry Publishing Manager for VBS and Discipleship resources. Before coming to Lifeway, he has been active in local church ministry for nearly 20 years in TN, TX, and AL. Jeremy earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. A Middle Tennessee native, he and his family live in Murfreesboro, TN.

Landry Holmes (Speaking in Roanoke)
Landry HolmesLandry Holmes
Manager for Lifeway Kids Ministry Publishing

Landry Holmes is the Manager of Lifeway Kids Ministry Publishing. A graduate of Howard Payne University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Landry served on church staffs before joining Lifeway Kids. He is a church leader, writer, workshop facilitator, and publisher.  Landry also teaches children at his church in Middle Tennessee. He and his wife Janetta are the parents of two adult sons and two daughters-in-law, and the grandparents of four grandchildren.

Conference Schedule

for March 5

8:15 AM • Registration / Register for Door Prizes
8:45 AM • Preview of Family Night Celebration
9:00 AM • Worship Rally and Opening Session
9:15 AM • Breakout Session 1
10:05 AM • Breakout Session 2
10:50 AM • Break
11:00 AM • Breakout Session 3
11:45 AM • Lunch
12:15 PM • Keynote
12:50 PM • Breakout Session 4
1:40 PM • Breakout Session 5
2:30 PM • Breakout Session 6
3:30 PM • Conference ends

for March 12

8:15 AM • Registration / Register for Door Prizes
8:45 AM • Preview of Family Night Celebration
9:00 AM • Worship Rally and Opening Session
9:15 AM • Breakout Session 1
10:05 AM • Breakout Session 2
10:50 AM • Break
11:00 AM • Breakout Session 3
11:45 AM • Lunch
12:15 PM • Keynote
12:50 PM • Breakout Session 4
1:40 PM • Breakout Session 5
2:30 PM • Breakout Session 6
3:30 PM • Conference ends

Registration is coming soon!

Contact Our Team

Cindy MiddaughCindy Middaugh

Children’s Ministry Strategist

CONTACT CINDY

Allison Hagenseker

Ministry Assistant for Evangelism and Strategic Initiatives

CONTACT ALLISON