Registration is open through November 1.

Registration is open!
Who
Full-time, part-time or volunteer children’s ministry pastors, directors and leaders in EFCA churches.
When
November 15–November 17, 2021
CST
Where
Valley Church
4343 Fuller Road
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Cost
FREE.
Attendees are responsible for their travel, lodging and Tuesday dinner.

The annual EFCA Children’s Ministry Leader Gathering is a time for attendees to ask questions and learn from the experience of other children’s ministry leaders who have navigated those same issues.

The ongoing purposes for this network:

  1. Connect and network children’s ministry leaders
  2. Provide a place of encouragement
  3. Create a place for sharing best practices and resources
  4. Provide helpful information for those serving in children’s ministry

This gathering is open to full-time, part-time or volunteer children’s ministry pastors, directors and leaders in EFCA churches. Feel free to participate in this gathering as a staff or volunteer team.

There is no cost for the event. Attendees are responsible for their travel, lodging, and Tuesday dinner. Monday and Tuesday lunches and Monday dinner will be provided.

The gathering begins at 12:00 p.m. on November 15 and concludes at 12:00 p.m. on November 17.

Registration:

Please register via the button above. Registration is open through Monday, November 1.

Hotel reservations:

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Sleep Inn & Suites in West Des Moines, Iowa—less than a mile away from Valley Church—with a special group rate of $87/night for single or double occupancy.

To make a hotel reservation, you can book online here or call the hotel at (515) 978-4012 and ask for the "Children's Ministry Leader Gathering 2021" room block.

Reservations must be made by November 1.