Children’s Ministry Conferences 2011


Focus Conference

March 3-5, 2011

Greenville, SC

I’m teaching and have an exhibit table at this conference. This is the Church of God, Cleveland, Tennesse, Children’s Ministry Conference, but it is open to people of all denominations.

Real Ideas Conference

March 3-4, 2011

Lutz, FL

This is a church conference that covers many ministries including children’s ministry.

Children’s Pastor’s Conference

March 15-18, 2011

SanDiego, CA

This is the largest Children’s Pastor’s Conference in the United States. There’s also one on the east coast in January that has already passed for 2011. Check website for info on 2012.

OCEA Christian Minsitries Conference

March 17-19

Akron, OH

I’m teaching three workshops at this conference. It’s the largest ministries conference in the Midwest. Although it isn’t a children’s’ ministry conference, it has tons of children’s ministry workshops.

Orange Conference

April 27-29, 2011

Deluth, GA

This conference is for children’s pastors, youth pastors, family pastors, and senior pastors. It emphasises the Orange way of doing ministry.

Children’s Ministry Expo

July 7-11, 2011

Lexington, KY

This isn’t a conference. It’s an exposition of Children’s Ministry booths organized by Kid’s Blitz. For $25.00, you will have access to thousands of resources for children’s ministry.

D6 Conference

September 21-23, 2011

Dallas, TX

D6 is a family ministry conference for anyone on church staff including children’s pastors.

Group Kidmin Conference

October 7-10, 2011

Chicago, IL

This conference is put on by Group’s Children’s Ministry Magazine.

Author: Tamera Kraft

Tamera Kraft has been a children’s pastor for over 20 years. She is the leader of a ministry called Revival Fire For Kids where she mentors other children’s leaders, teaches workshops, and is a children’s ministry consultant and children’s evangelist. She is also a writer and has curriculum published including Kid Konnection 5: Kids Entering the Presence of God published by Pathway Press. She is a recipient of the 2007 National Children’s Leaders Association Shepherd’s Cup for lifetime achievement in children’s ministry.

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