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3350 N MacArthur Rd  |  Decatur, IL  62526  |  217.875.3350  |  dhf@discipleheritage.org

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upcoming events



April 24-25, 2020 at First Christian Church in Decatur, IL

The DHF National Conference is a two-day conference designed for pastors, staff, and lay leaders of churches across the country who desire to be encouraged, equipped, and challenged as leaders of the 21st century church. Experience the presence of God through worship and inspiring messages. Acquire practical tools for ministry in your local setting. Make connections with other church leaders across the country. Gather with new and old friends and leave renewed for ministry ahead.

speakers & breakout sessions

Main session speakers will provide encouragement and challenge for you as a ministry leader. Speakers include:

  • Wayne Kent (Executive Director of DHF)

  • Dr. Tom Harris (Executive Director of Interim Pastor Ministries)

  • Bob Russell (former lead pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY)

  • Mark and Jill Savage (authors and speakers on ministry and marriage)

Breakout sessions will be available on topics such as healthy elder teams, mental health for ministry, first impressions, assimilation, church communications, adoption and foster care, and much more. The quality and breadth of topics will help you and your church.

The schedule of the DHF National Conference includes time to connect with other pastors and leaders from around the nation. You will gather around meals and table conversations fostering connections and networking.


Registration is $55/person which includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Some scholarships are available.

travel & hotel information

Decatur, Illinois is easily accessible. Several regional airports are within a 45-minute drive. Larger airports in St. Louis, Chicago, and Indianapolis are within a 2-3 hour drive. We have a block of rooms available at a discount at Homewood Suites Decatur/Forsyth. Use group code "FCC" when you call to book your room.



For more information, contact Lori at lputnam@firstdecatur.org or 217.875.3350.