|Seminar Title||Becoming an Emotionally Healthy Leader||Preparing For an Active Shooter at Your Camp||How Generational Theory Impacts Dicipleship||3D Team Building||"To Whom Much Has Been Given" - Learn How to harness the power of influenece God gave you for His kingdom purpose.||Ministry to LGBTQ Teens|
|Presenter Name||Marcie Rahill||Rick Capozzi||Tim Ciccone||Al Weinberg||Daniel "Ambush" Wallace||Eric Woods|
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|Are the demands of ministry, family, work, finances and health crumbling in on you? We all have emotionally unhealthy patterns, behaviors or patterns that spill over into our relationship with God and ultimately impact our ability to love God and love others well. Come and explore together some tools to help you find rest, focus and deep intimacy with Christ as we explore the concepts of “Emotionally Healthy Spirituality.”||This hands-on seminar will better equip you should you be in a camp building during an active shooter incident. During this fast-paced and highly engaging workshop you will: experience what it feels like to be in an active shooter situation, review numerous response considerations and how to choose the most appropriate option for your camp scenario, participate in a building walk-through discussing hands-on response options, run drills in a controlled environment that will build muscle memory and help you develop a survival mindset.||Let's gather together and discuss the various aspects of Generational Theory that impact culture and the church as it pertains to evangelism and discipleship. There has been a lot of discussion these past few years about working to understand Millenials. Now we need to shift our focus on how the next generation, Gen Z, is aleady starting to impact our ministries in a "Post-Christian" culture.||This hands-on experiential workshop will help you think through the aspects of designing, developing and delivering effective team building experiences for a wide range of audiences. Whether you are a veteran of team building facilitation or a novice this workshop will be worth your time. We will cover program philosophy, sequencing, leading tips, processing and oh yeah you may even learn a few new initiatives games.||This session is a leadership tune-up intended to recalibrate one's understanding of Biblical leadership while providing clear principles on what causes people to follow others. Many people call themselves leaders when in fact they simply have a title of power. Learn more about the power of influence that allows anyone to lead with authority.||What do I do when a teenager comes out to me? How do I respond in a way that’s helpful rather than creating additional problems?|
Eric will share a frank and compassionate conversation out of real-life experience with gay, bi, cisgender, trans, queer, and questioning teens in over 15 years of ministry. He’ll share approaches for fostering belonging and transformation which are not theoretical at all, but practical and born of relational, everyday ministry. Eric will also share some of the best insights from his co-contributors to the book “4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers,” which will cover a spectrum of attitudes and ideas from across the church.
|Presenter Info||Marcie has been involved in Christian camping for her entire life from junior camper to summer camp Program Director to full time staffer! She is a special education teacher by profession, has a master's degree in family and child development and is passionate about church planting, discipleship, leadership and encouraging leaders in their spiritual and emotional health. Marcie and her husband Alex recently relocated to Chicago for his new role as the National Director of Church Planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church, where she is involved with him in supporting and building leaders all across the country, speaking and teaching for camps and churches throughout the U.S.||Since 1991, Rick Capozzi has been delivering personal growth and development training as well as providing global marketing services. As an international speaker and consultant, he has worked with small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, schools, churches and international ministries. A native of Franklin, PA, Rick also has a passion for missions, helping others with their personal growth. He has and currently serves on several educational and ministry boards including serving as the Board President of Camp Kanesatake in central Pennsylvania. His mission in life is to make a positive impact on the world by helping people realize and develop their true potential so they can live happily and positively impacting the lives of others.||Tim Ciccone is the Director of Youth Ministry for the Evangelical Covenant Church and Acting Director of the Center for Youth Ministry Studies at North PArk University. Tim has been in ministry for over 25 years and has a deep passion to see the church care for and engage the emerging generations. Tim is married to Maria and together they parent four incredile kids.||Al Weinberg is a strategic communicator with a strong belief that high functioning teams maximize missional impact. Over his career, Al has inspired and equipped hundreds of camp staff to serve Christ by serving campers with excellence, integrity, and innovation. His unique style of integrating focused purpose, real-life experience, and his ability to never let the facts get in the way of a good story makes his workshops fun, engaging and memorable.||Daniel “Ambush” Wallace is the Executive Director of Gull Lake Ministries since 2004. Prior to moving north, he was the Senior Director of Camps at Pine Cove, overseeing six separate Texas facilities which ministered to families, senior high, junior high and grade school students. Daniel has directed camps for 28 years, after God delivered him from the bondage of public accounting. As a licensed minister, Daniel has degrees in business and ministry leadership.||Eric Woods is the Pastor and Guest Services Coordinator at Eagle Village, an experientially-based residential treatment facility for abused, neglected and struggling youth. He is a contributor to the book ”4 Views on Pastoring LGBTQ Teenagers: Effective Ministry to Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer, and Questioning Students Among Us.” Eric has a degree in youth ministry from John Brown University, and is (very) slowly plugging away at a MA in Ministry Leadership. He and his wife have three teenagers of their own, and have fostered more than a dozen children. He also raises chickens in his #backyard, does occasional consulting and speaking, and blogs about his experiences at www.ericdwoods.com.|