2016 Youth and Children’s Conference | Saturday 18th June | Be Inspirational
Ministry to children, teens and families has never looked this good!
YaCC is overflowing with hands on teaching that will take your ministry to a higher level. With 12 electives to choose from, anchored by our keynote speaker Terry Williams, you’ll leave this day challenged, inspired and equipped.
Terry is a gifted and highly sought after international teacher and speaker on ministry to children, youth and families. Working with both SU Qld and SU International on a global training team, Terry has spoken in 70 countries across the world, helping to train and equip leaders in ministry on the issues relating to evangelism and discipleship of young people.
The electives broadly fit into 4 different areas of ministry: Children, Generational, Youth, and Family. There is no obligation to choose sessions from the same areas and mixing it up is highly recommended. Sessions are relevant to all age groups.
What people said about YaCC 2015:
“It wasn’t boring!”
“Honest, raw & practical!”
“NOT ‘just another’ conference!”
“You should’ve been there!”
To register for YaCC click on the link below. You’ll be redirected to ‘Wired-Youth’ – SU SA’s Youth Ministry website, where you can register for this event. Once registered, you will be sent an e-mail to confirm your registration details.
To register for this event, click here >> YaCC 2016 Registration
Contact us for more information on this exciting conference for Youth and Children.
‘Check-in’ begins at 8:30am. We begin promptly at 9:00am.
Morning Tea and Lunch are provided.
8:30 am Open for General Entry, Registrations, Coffee & Tea
9:00 am Official Welcome – SU SA Director
9:20 am Key Note Address 1 – Terry Williams
10:00 am Elective Session 1
11:15 am Morning Tea
11:35 am All together in Ministry
11:55 am Key Note Address – 2 Terry Williams
12:30 pm Lunch
1:15 pm All together in Ministry
1:30 pm Elective Session 2
2:45 pm Elective Session 3
4:00 pm Key Note Summary – Terry Williams
4:30 pm YaCC Wrap – SU SA Director
The electives for YaCC 2016 broadly fit into 4 different areas of ministry: Children, Generational, Youth, and Family. There is no obligation to choose sessions from the same areas, and mixing it up is highly recommended. Generational sessions and Family sessions are relevant to all age groups.
10:00am Elective Session 1
1. Making disciples that make disciples, hosted by Steve Stokes.
Through youth & children’s ministry how do we teach and equip young people as disciples to then become disciple makers themselves.
2. From page to stage, hosted by Lochy Cupit.
Drama, reading out loud and using creative methods to bring the Bible alive in church services, youth groups and more. How do you present God’s living Word with enthusiasm and impact?
3. Unpacking the keynote talk, hosted by Terry Williams.
If you want to hear more from our key speaker then follow up with this chance to hear more and ask your questions. Terry is one of Australia’s most experienced leaders in youth & children’s ministry.
4. Rites of passage & faith development, hosted by Hamilton McNicol.
Rites of Passage were once practised by every tribe, village, and culture around the world to help adolescents transition into adulthood. In this workshop you will see how rites of passage can establish real community and make great men and women.
1:30 pm Elective Session 2
5. A Church for all ages, hosted by Chris Battistuzzi.
The church is a family of all ages. Being inclusive. means being child focused, not just child friendly. Methods to instigate change from the top down.
6. Youth and the Bible, hosted by Travis Johnson.
Experience and learn a unique way for youth to engage with the Bible that brings all their senses to life, and foster a deep sense of community and conviction in being missional.
7. ‘White Faith’ is dying faith, hosted by Sam Chan.
Australian church statistics reveal that up to 98% of new believers come from the migrant and refugee community. It’s time to embrace our new neighbours or die. Learn the how to’s of being a truly multicultural church.
8. Young people and the Holy Spirit, hosted by Glenn Cupit.
The Holy Spirit is vital to living a healthy Christian life. How do we help the Holy Spirit be a tangible reality to children? Explore and develop skills in addressing this issue that is rarely dealt with.
2:45 pm Elective Session 3
9. Communicating with kids, hosted by Steve Stokes.
So many ways and devices that attract kids today. How can you get through to them and keep them interested with what you are teaching?
10. Cultivating a leadership culture, hosted by Hamilton McNicol.
The early church saw great leaders emerge, even from obscurity. In this workshop discover easy to apply principles on how leadership can be developed and cultivated in any ministry setting.
11. Journeying with young people & their questions about life and faith, hosted by Terry Williams.
Long title, but a very big issue. We need to better connect with young people regarding current and difficult issues. How to we journey with them and not just tell them what to do?
12. How to have a Messy Church, hosted by Jenny Carver & Bev Beeson.
Reach out to families, minister to all ages and include the little ones all in one service. Messy Church can be adapted for any & all churches. A great way to connect with non-church parents. Could you have a Messy Church?
The following organisations are proud partners of this event.