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KIDMIN NATION MEGA-CON

Nashville, TN - September 27-29

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The biggest, most affordable, audacious, exciting and out-of-the-box Kidmin Conference!

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CHEVROLET MALIBU*

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INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

Kidmin Nation Year-Round Members:  $97 

General Public: Regular  $197 

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: $97

GROUP TICKETS (BUNDLE OF 5 TICKETS)

GET YOUR GROUP TICKET NOW: $397

Kidmin Nation Year-Round Members: $397 

General Public: Regular  $797 

AMAZING CONFERENCE PRICING

SOME OF OUR SPEAKERS

RYAN FRANK

President of Kidzmatter and Director of Kidmin Nation

LISA BEVERE

Best-Selling Author and International Speaker

MARTIJN VAN TILBORGH

Author, Speaker and CEO of Kidmin Academy

EFRAIM MEULENBERG

Kidmin Innovator, Author, Bible Game Developer

BETH FRANK

Co-founder Kidzmatter Magazine and Creator of Ausomely Blessed

Join us for the nation’s most creative, inspirational, and energetic conference on leading your ministry into the future! Kidmin Nation Mega-Con, the brand new 3-day children’s ministry conference, is created by the team behind KidzMatter, Kidmin Academy, and Kidmin Nation. 
 
The Kidmin Nation Mega-Con includes:
>> Amazing worship
>> Challenging speakers
>> Networking opportunities galore
>> A “Day of Awesome”
>> And much more!
 
 

THE EVENT VENUE

CORNERSTONE CHURCH

726 W Old Hickory Blvd

Madison, TN 37115

GUEST HOTELS AND GROUP RATES

International Renowned Worship Leader and Speaker

REBECCA FAITH

FORGET EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT KIDMIN CONFERENCES

MAURY DAVIS

Senior Pastor Cornerstone Church Nashville

Embassy Suites Nashville Airport
10 Century Blvd. Nashville, TN 37214 | Phone: 615-871-0033
Click our special event link to book your room!

A discounted group rate has been negotiated for $179 per suite, per night.


Breakfast, parking, wifi, evening managers reception, and airport shuttle all included.
Every room at this hotel is a 2-room suite, so perfect to share with groups.

Call 1-800-EMBASSY and reserve with group code KMN


The grand prize is a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu. Read the official rules for more details. 

Join like-minded children’s pastors, ministry leaders, influencers and thought-leaders for three days of ideas, inspiration and insights, networking and learning, and proven strategies to help your ministry go into the future.
 
Get sage advice, creative ideas, and workable ministry solutions from the doers and dreamers of some of the most audacious ministries around — and have some fun, too! 

 

Hampton Inn and Suites Opryland Nashville
230 Rudy Circle, Nashville, TN 37214 | Phone: 615-620-2500

Discounted rate of $179 per room per night, including parking and breakfast.

Group code: KNM | Group type: Association

Reserve online at www.nashvilleoprylandsuites.hamptoninn.com




DAVID LAFLIN

Emcee and Professional Christian Illusionist


BRIAN DOLLAR

Creator of High Voltage Kids, Author, Speaker

La Quinta Inn & Suites
120 S. Cartwright Ct. Goodlettsville, TN 37072 | Phone: 615-851-1891
A discounted group rate has been negotiated for $99 per night

This special rate is available only until August 10th.

Rooms with 2 Queens, includes parking, breakfast, and wifi.

Call 615-851-1891 and request the Kidmin Nation MegaCon group rate


Home2 Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt 
1800 Division St., Nashville, TN 32703 | Phone: 615-254-2170
Click our special event link to book your room!

8.6 miles from Cornerstone Church

Discounted rate of $189 per night per room, including breakfast and Internet.

Rooms have 1 Queen bed + 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa

Group code: KMC

Reserve online at www.NashvilleVanderbilt.Home2Suites.com


THE SCHEDULE

Tuesday, September 26 – Kidmin Academy Graduation and Reunion
*Separate ticketed event, and open to all- click here to purchase your ticket and join in on the fun and celebration.

6:30 p.m.

7:00 p.m.


8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 27 – Day 1

Welcome to the Party!

Worship and Graduation Ceremony

Dessert Reception & Networking

8:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m.


 

11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

1:45 p.m. 




3:30 p.m.


5:00 p.m.


6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.


Welcome to Mega-Con!

The Nation Gathers (General Session #1)
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Pastor Maury Davis and The Lads

Deep Dive Master Classes #1

Fuel Up #1 (Networking and Learning Lunch)

The Nation Gathers (General Session #2)
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Ryan Frank, Beth Frank and Jean Thomason

Deep Dive Master Classes #2

Fuel Up #2 (Networking and Learning Dinner)


Hour of Awesome- Not to Miss!

The Nation Gathers (General Session #3)
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Jeff & Debby McElroy and Lisa Bevere

Thursday, September 28 – Day 2

9:00 a.m.



11:00 a.m.


12:30 a.m.

3:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.


6:00 p.m. 

7:00 p.m.



9:00 p.m.


The Day of Awesome Begins!
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Ryan Frank and Unbelievable Surprise Guest

Deep Dive Master Classes #3

Fuel Up #3 (Networking and Learning Lunch)

Deep Dive Master Classes #4

Fuel Up #4 (Networking and Learning Dinner)


Hour of Awesome- Not to Miss!

The Awesome Gathering
Featuring Yancy, David and Teesha's Illusion Spectacular & More!

After Party and Late Night Networking

Friday, September 29 – Day 3

9:00 a.m. 



11:00 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. 




4:15 p.m.


4:30 p.m.

The Nation Gathers (General Session #4)
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Mike Nawrocki and Efraim Meulenberg

Deep Dive Master Classes #5

Fuel-Up #5 (Networking and Learning Lunch)

Deep Dive Master Classes #6

The Nation Gathers (General Session #5)
Featuring David Laflin, Rebecca Faith, Richard Hight, Brian Dollar and Ryan & Beth Frank

Closing/Commissioning

Mega Con Ends

THE 15 SPECIALITY TRACKS


Each Made up of 3 Deep Dive Master Classes. 

Follow 2 entire tracks, or pick and choose based on your needs

 and interests.

Bring your entire team for maximized training and impact!

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7.

Kidmin Leadership
Community Outreach
Your Ministry Blueprint 
(Curriculum and more) 
Leading Kids into Worship
Kidmin Innovation
Husband and Wife Team Ministry
The 21st Century Kids 
Choir

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15.

Early Childhood Impact
Special Needs
Engaging Pre-Teens
Missional Kids and Families

Volunteer Boot Camp
Generational Collaboration
Families Matter
ReFuel (Soul Care)

MORNING:

AFTERNOON:

DDMC #1
Wed. 11 a.m.

Kidmin Leadership
Changing Your Thinking for Growth with Jim Wideman

Community Outreach
Attracting Families to Your Church with David and Teesha Laflin

Your Ministry Blueprint (Curriculum and more) 
Creating Incredible Worship Experiences for Kids with Brian Dollar 

The 21st Century Choir 
Casting a Vision of a Children’s Choir in the 21st Century Church with Keith Melius

Families Matter
Reaching the Heart of a Child with Scott Turansky

Engaging Preteens
Reaching Preteens Within A Children’s Ministry with the FourFiveSix panel

Leading Kids into Worship
Praise and Worship That Rocks with Yancy

DEEP DIVE MASTER CLASSES

DDMC #2
Wed. 3:30 p.m.


Kidmin Innovation
Ministry Outside of the Box with Martijn Van Tilborgh

Husband and Wife Team Ministry
Balancing Work and Home with Brian and Cherith Dollar

Early Childhood Impact
Secrets for Making the Bible Stick with Preschoolers with Jean Thomason

Special Needs
How to Start a Special Needs Ministry with Craig Johnson

Missional Kids & Families
Building Missional Families with Michael Chanley

Volunteer Boot Camp
The 10 Essential Factors in Volunteer Retention with Josh Denhart

Generational Collaboration
Becoming a Collaborative Leader with David Rausch

ReFuel (Soul Care)
Leading When You Need Grace with Maury Davis and with Rebecca Faith

DDMC #4
Thur. 3:30 p.m.


Kidmin Innovation
 with Ricardo Miller

Husband and Wife Team Ministry
Managing Tensions in Marriage with Jeff and Debby McElroy

Early Childhood Impact 
The ABC’s of Leading Worship for Preschoolers with Yancy

Special Needs
Helpful Tips and Resources to Minister to Kids with Special Needs with Marie 
Kuck

Missional Kids & Families
Equipping Kids to Share their Faith with David and Teesha Laflin

Volunteer Boot Camp
My Best-Kept Secrets for Recruiting Volunteers with Mark Harper

Generational Collaboration
Removing Silos in Ministry with Brian Dollar

ReFuel (Soul Care)
Leading in Times of Adversity with Terry Bishir and with Rebecca Faith

DDMC #3
Thur. 11 a.m.


Kidmin Leadership
10 Super-Sweet Productivity Hacks with Ryan Frank

Community Outreach
How to Build a Mobile Ministry with Josh Denhart

Your Ministry Blueprint (Curriculum and more) 
Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: Why Kids are Disappearing From Our Churches with Bryan Osborne

The 21st Century Choir 
A Look at Children’s Music in the year 2017 with David & Celeste Clydesdale 

Families Matter
The Church-Parent Partnership with Jack and Donna Eggar

Engaging Preteens
The Power of Questions in Preteen Ministry with Sean Sweet & Patrick Snow

Leading Kids into Worship
Creative Ways to Memorize Scripture with Jeff McCullough

DDMC #6
Fri. 2:00 p.m.

Kidmin Innovation
Technology Trends and How They Impact Kidmin with Paul Hontz

Husband and Wife Team Ministry
Discovering the Power of Partnership with Terry and Karen Bishir

Early Childhood Impact 
Six Musts for the Church Nursery with B.A. Snider

Special Needs
Understanding and Including Kids with Special Needs with Marie Kuck

Missional Kids & Families
Reaching the 4-14 Window: Catch the Vision with Jack and Donna Eggar

Volunteer Boot Camp
with Ricardo Miller

Generational Collaboration
The Power of the Small Church in Generational Collaboration with Michael Chanley

ReFuel (Soul Care)
Leading When You’re Running on Empty with Corey and Nicole Jones and with Rebecca Faith


DDMC #5
Fri. 11 a.m.


Kidmin Leadership
Missing a Connection: Connections that Matter in Kidmin Leadership with Shane Cooke

Community Outreach
Creative Outreach Ideas for Kids with Mark Harper

Your Ministry Blueprint (Curriculum and more) 
Your Master Plan: Creating a Customized Kidmin Blueprint with Mark Steiner

The 21st Century Choir 
Next Generation Worshipers with Diane Dawson

Families Matter
It's the Simple Things: 5 Factors That Determine Whether Young Adults Stay or Walk Away from Christ and the Church with Josh and Sarah Denhart

Engaging Preteens
Developing an Effective Student Leadership Program for Preteens with Chip Henderson and Sean Sweet

Leading Kids into Worship
Getting Boys Excited About Worship with The Lads

SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY

THE LADS

JEFF & DEBBY
MCELROY

RICHARD HIGHT

JEAN THOMASON
(AKA MISS PATTY CAKE)

MIKE NAWROCKI

YANCY

DAVID & TEESHA
LAFLIN

Leadership Intensive Sept. 25-26KMA Graduation & Reunion Sept. 26 6:30 p.m.

DEEP DIVE SPEAKERS

JIM 
WIDEMAN

DAVID & TEESHA 
LAFLIN

RICARDO 
MILLER

KEITH
MELIUS

SCOTT TURANSKY

FOURFIVESIX PANEL

YANCY

MARTIJN
VAN TILBORGH

TERRY & KAREN BISHIR

JEAN THOMASON

CRAIG JOHNSON

MICHAEL CHANLEY

JOSH & SARAH DENHART

DAVID
RAUSCH

MAURY
DAVIS

RYAN
FRANK

BRYAN OSBORNE

DAVID & CELESTE CLYDESDALE

JACK & DONNA EGGAR

SEAN SWEET  & PATRICK SNOW

JEFF MCCULLOUGH

JEFF & DEBBY MCELROY

MARIE
KUCK

MARK HARPER

BRIAN & CHERITH DOLLAR

SHANE COOKE

DIANE DAWSON

CHIP HENDERSON

THE 
LADS

PAUL
HONTZ

B.A.
SNIDER

COREY & NICOLE JONES

UNBELIEVABLE
SURPRISE GUEST