Saddleback is bringing their national Small Groups Conference to the Nashville area for two days this spring, April 16-17th. This two day conference has something for everyone:  Friday-Saturday for Point Leaders (responsible for the small group ministry of their church) – three different tracks:

Prime track – learn the foundational principles that Saddleback has used to connect over 100% of weekend attendance into small groups (in more than 3500 small groups).

Planning track – a facilitated two-day planning process in which you draft a 12-18 month plan for your small group ministry.

Breakthrough track a two-day problem-solving session to tackle the challenges that are holding your ministry back.This year, take the next step in developing a small group ministry that connects your church into community and your community into your church – Community U.

Register here: April 16-17 Community U Small Groups Conference

Saturday only: Several workshops for Small Group Leaders will be offered throughout the day. Here are a few of the subjects:

Leading toward Relational Community

Developing a Well Rounded Group

Guiding toward Spiritual Maturity

Handling difficult people

How to Build Authentic Community

There is simply no better way to cast vision for small groups than to involve your leaders in a high-energy environment surrounded by others who are in the trenches leading small groups.

1. Learn from the most successful small group ministry model in America
2. Adapt processes to your church and your community
3. Break through the barriers that are holding your ministry back
4. Gain valuable certification that recognizes your knowledge and credibility

Register here: April 16-17 Community U Small Groups Conference or