CONFERENCE SCHEDULE & WORKSHOPS

THURSDAY OCTOBER 18 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 20

(PLUS PRE AND POST CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES)


PRE- CONFERENCE (Optional)

WEDNESDAY, OCT 17

7:00 – 9:00 PM           Check-In / Night Activities  (Weds night on-site rooms available through registration page)

  • Fire Pits
  • Meet and Greet

THURSDAY,

OCTOBER 18

 

7:00 am – 8:00 am

 

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Holy Yoga (Optional) (on Hacienda Back Patio)

 

Registration / Check In / COMMUNITY BREAKFAST (Included)

9:30 am – 11:00 am  

 

MAIN SESSION 1 –  Jason Leith / Vessels Team

 

 

11:15 am – 12:30pm EXPLORE

  • Mel McGown Workshop –The Spiritual Impact of Spatial Design Sponsored by Plain Joe Studios
  • Jerome Gastaldi Mural 
  • Interactive Art Pieces 
  • Tour the Campus
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch on Campus
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm WORKSHOPS (Titles subject to change)

  • Marianne Lettieri – Creating and Running an Art Gallery in Your Church
  • Jessie Nilo – The Life Cycle of an Arts Ministry
  • Sarah Cruz & Clayton HeilmanThe Power of Story in the Creative Process
  • J. Scott McElroy – Collaborating with the Holy Spirit in Your Creativity
  • Marlita Hill & Saara TainaA Conversation on Dance and the Church
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm          
RETREAT

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner Off Campus
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm MAIN SESSION 2 – Saddleback Worship / Theresa Dedmon.

Session sponsored by:

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
NIGHT ACTIVITIES

  • Fire pits
  • Convo Tables
  • Connect Room
  • Encounter Room

FRIDAY,

OCTOBER 19

 

 

7:00 am – 8:00 am

 

8:00 am – 9:30 am   

Holy Yoga (Optional) (on Hacienda Back Patio)

 

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST  (Included)

9:30 am – 11:00 am MAIN SESSION 3 – Luke McElroy – (CJ Cassiotta Spotlight)
 

Session sponsored by:

 

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Interactive Art
  • Gallery Opening
  • Visit SVA Studios Lake Forest
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch on Campus
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm  WORKSHOPS (Titles subject to change)

  • CJ Cassiotta – Get Weird – Why your best work is behind you…and that’s a good thing!
  • Jason Leith – Practical Resources and Tips for Your Arts Ministry
  • Saddleback Worship Leadership – Worship That serves Your Crowd & Your Core
  • Melissa Bayes, Expression (Part 1) – Healing Through the Arts (must do both parts!) Cost: $8.00
  • 1-on-1 Creative Coaching (signup only)
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm  RETREAT or WORKSHOPS

  • Melissa Bayes, Expression (Part 2) – Healing Through the Arts (must do both parts!)
  • Theresa Dedmon – Become Wired for a Kingdom Art Movement
  • Panel: Saddleback Design TeamGraphic Design & the Church — Panel Speakers:  
    Sarah Cruz, Brandon Robinson, Carrie Siegrist, Jessica Nipp, Aldo Fratti
  • Encounter Room
  • Connect Room
  •  Personal Retreat Time Sponsored by Invitation to Retreat from IVP
  • 1-on-1 Creative Coaching (signup only)
 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner Off Campus
 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm MAIN SESSION 4 – Saddleback Worship / Rick Warren  (Tickets for just this session are available! Go to the Registration page.)
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm  NIGHT ACTIVITIES

  • Black Bowl Communion
  • Fire pits
  • Convo Tables
  • Connect Room
  • Encounter Room

SATURDAY,

OCTOBER 20

(Saturday single day tickets are available, and include the Tresur(ish) Hunt dinner. Go to the Registration page.)

 

7:00 am – 8:00 am

 

8:00 am – 9:30 am 

 

Holy Yoga (Optional) (on Hacienda Back Patio)

 

1-Day Ticket Registration / COMMUNITY BREAKFAST (Included for full conference attendees)

9:30 am – 11:00 am MAIN SESSION 5 – Kutter Callaway & Maria Fee Session Sponsored by:
11:15 am – 12:30 pm     
PANEL: Overcoming Discouragement & Burnout — Clayton Heilman, Jessie Nilo, Marlita Hill

WORKSHOPS

  • Jim Dobbs – Keys to Working with Church Leadership to Establish a Thriving Arts Ministry
  • Theresa Dedmon-
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch on Campus
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm RETREAT OR WORKSHOPS (Titles subject to change)

  • J. Scott McElroyThe Powerful Ministry of Personal Prayer Art (PPA)
  • Steven Homestead – Building Art & the Kingdom
  • The Treasure(ish) Hunt (Early Start)
  • Connect Room
  • Encounter Room
  • Guided Retreat
  • Free Range Retreat Sponsored by Invitation to Retreat from IVP
  • 1-on-1 Creative Coaching (signup only)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm THE TREASURE(ISH) HUNT (Final Start)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm TREASURE(ISH) DINNER (Included in conference ticket!)
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm MAIN SESSION 6Worship/ Brianna Kinsman  & Illumine Theater/ J. Scott McElroy

Session Sponsored by:

Messy Church

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm NIGHT ACTIVITIES / Check-Out Available

  • Fire pits
  • Convo Tables
  • Connection Room
  • Encounter Room

 


POST CONFERENCE (Optional)

Sunday, Oct 21

7:00 am – 8:30 am         Final Check-Out

8:30 am – 9:00 am         Visit SVA and Lake Forest / BREAKFAST AT STUDIO

9:00 am – 11:00 am       Tour SVA Art Studio

11:00 am – 12:30 pm     Go to Lake Forest Service

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm         Go to lunch in groups

 


WORKSHOPS

(Titles subject to change.)

Thurs, October 18

  • Marianne Lettieri – Creating and Running an Art Gallery in Your Church
  • Mel McGowan – The Spiritual Impact of Spatial Design
  • Jessie Nilo – Starting and Maintaining an Arts Community/Arts Ministry
  • Sarah Cruz & Clayton Heilman – The Power of Story in the Creative Process
  • J. Scott McElroy – Collaborating with the Holy Spirit in Your Creativity
  • Marlita Hill – A Conversation on Dance and the Church
Friday, October 19
  • CJ Cassiotta – Think Weird – The Secret to Making a Difference
  • Jason Leith – Practical Resources and Tips for Your Arts Ministry
  • Theresa Dedmon – Become Wired for a Kingdom Art Movement
  • John Cassetto, Saddleback Worship – Worship That serves Your Crowd & Your Core
  • Melissa Cheves, Expression (Part 1) – Healing Through the Arts (must do both parts!)
  • Melissa Cheves, Expression (Part 2) – Healing Through the Arts (must do both parts!)
  • Panel: Saddleback Design TeamGraphic Design & the Church

Saturday, October 20

  • Panel: Overcoming Discouragement & Burnout: Clayton Heilman, Jessie Nilo, Marlita Hill
  • J. Scott McElroyThe Powerful Ministry of Personal Prayer Art (PPA)
  • Steven Homestead – Building Art & the Kingdom
  • Jim Dobbs – Keys to Working with Church Leadership to Establish a Thriving Arts Ministry