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2022 DHF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

April 28-29, 2022 at First Christian Church in Decatur, IL

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You're invited!

Join us for our annual DHF National Conference April 28-29, 2022 at First Christian Church in Decatur, IL. It’s a great time to learn, be encouraged, and connect with old friends as well as make new ones. Bring your entire leadership team with you... staff, elders, deacons, and volunteers.

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Dave Stone

featured speaker

This year’s featured speaker is Dave Stone, former Senior Pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY and Chairman of the Board for the Spire Network. A gifted communicator, Dave is passionate about helping parents hone their tools to build strong families. Dave is the author of the Faithful Families series which offers parents creative ideas, real-life stories, and Scriptural guidance for building families that love God and enjoy being together.

 

We also have a number of other great speakers lined up as well as breakout sessions on mental health, missions, and leadership development.

Main Sessions

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Dave Stone

former Senior Pastor of Southeast Christian Church

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Wayne Kent

DHF Executive Director

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Gary Johnson

E2: Effective Elders

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Rick Grace

DHF Church Liaison

Breakout Sessions

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Tony Kirkman, LCPC

Mental Health
Post-COVID

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Pastor Nicki Green

From Guest to
Disciple-Making Member

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Pastor BJ Leonard & Marlin Baker

Missions-Minded Church

Registration

Check out our registration options below. Registration includes two-day admission to the conference, lunch both days, and snacks.

$85

per person

$135

per married couple

Schedule

THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022

8am - Registration/Check In
9am - Session 1: Wayne Kent
10:30am - 30 Minute Break
11am - Breakout A / B / Lunch
12pm - Breakout A / B / Lunch
1pm - Breakout A / B / Lunch
2pm - 30 Minute Break
2:30pm - Session 2: Gary Johnson
3:30pm - End of session

Evening

5:30pm - Dinner for 8

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022

7:30am - Spouse's Breakfast (optional)

8am - Registration/Check In

9am - Session 3: Rick Grace

10:15am - 30 Minute Break

10:45am - Sessions 4: Dave Stone

11:45am - 15 Minute Break

12pm - Breakout C / Lunch

1pm - Breakout C / Lunch

2pm - 30 Minute Break

2:30pm - Session 5: Dave Stone

3:30pm - End of session

Evening

6:30pm - Gathering at Homewood Suites Conference Room (optional)

Hotel & Travel

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

A special hotel rate is available at Homewood Suites, Forsyth, IL using group code “FCC”. Make your hotel reservation by calling Homewood Suites at (217) 877-0887. Homewood Suites is a ten-minute drive to First Christian Church.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

First Christian Church is located at 3350 N MacArthur Rd in Decatur, Illinois. Decatur is a 2½ hour drive from Indianapolis, Chicago, and St. Louis airports. Regional airports in Peoria, IL and Belleville, IL are 1½ hours away. Bloomington, Springfield, and Champaign IL are 1 hour from Decatur.

For questions regarding the DHF National Conference, contact us at (217) 875-3350.