VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE | ONLINE | 11.03.22


We know you want to find a community of people who understand the demands of being a church communicator.

It’s tough to navigate work culture, constant creativity, and stay motivated while remembering the true purpose of your calling as you serve the Church.

It shouldn’t be so hard to find other people that get it.

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MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Katie
Allred

Katie Allred is a marketer, social media strategist, and professor. She is an expert in online communities for nonprofits, churches, and businesses of all sizes. Katie believes that no matter the needs of her clients, there are always new ways to connect with their community through websites and social media. Her passion lies in helping other church leaders effectively communicate their message on the internet, and she does this through ChurchCommunications.com, which offers resources such as podcasts and articles about best practices. 

TODD ADKINS

Todd Adkins is the Director of Leadership Development at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, TN. Prior to joining LifeWay, Todd worked in the local church in student ministry and as an campus and executive pastor. He has a background in launching strategic initiatives and web-based leadership development, and he’s passionate about helping churches create cultures of pipelines, leadership development, and training pathways for every role in the church. Since joining LifeWay, Todd has spearheaded the development of Ministry Grid, Lifeway’s dynamic leadership development platform, and written Developing Your Leadership Pipeline, a tool to aid church leaders in developing their people. He also co-hosts the 5 Leadership Questions and New Churches Q&A Podcasts.

Jennifer benton

Jennifer Benton is a social media aficionado, community builder and the founder of Jenetic Marketing Group. Starting out as the Instagram Strategist for New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Bishop Eddie L. Long, in 2014, Jennifer quickly grew into a sought after content creator and Social Media Marketing consultant.

Jennifer has served ministries and small businesses across the U.S. and the U.K.  and is best known for her progressive Livestream strategies and ability to hone in on the pulse of social media’s ever-changing landscape. Her knack for thinking outside of the box has helped growing ministries and small businesses secure their place online regardless of the size of their budget.

Jennifer currently serves as the National Director of Marketing for the Ecumenical Convergence of Christian Ministries (ECCM Global) under the leadership of Bishop H. Clemon Smith, II.

Darrel GIRardier

Darrel Girardier is an expert at building and leading creative teams.  He is known for fostering team cultures that are fast, deliberate and candid. He has a passion for creating content and resources that are gospel-driven, and he also enjoys helping churches build sustainable systems that create an environment for clear communication and vision.

Darrel currently serves as the Communications Director for Brentwood Baptist Church. Brentwood Baptist Church has eight locations throughout the Nashville area and is in the top 100 of Outreach Magazines fastest growing churches.

Darrel has also served as a Creative Director at LifeWay Christian Resources where he oversaw the creative development of resources for events and publishing.

Katie Allred

Katie Allred is a marketer, social media strategist, and professor. She is an expert in online communities for nonprofits, churches, and businesses of all sizes. Katie believes that no matter the needs of her clients, there are always new ways to connect with their community through websites and social media. Her passion lies in helping other church leaders effectively communicate their message on the internet, and she does this through ChurchCommunications.com, which offers resources such as podcasts and articles about best practices.

TODD ADKINS

Todd Adkins is the Director of Leadership Development at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, TN. Prior to joining LifeWay, Todd worked in the local church in student ministry and as an campus and executive pastor. He has a background in launching strategic initiatives and web-based leadership development, and he’s passionate about helping churches create cultures of pipelines, leadership development, and training pathways for every role in the church. Since joining LifeWay, Todd has spearheaded the development of Ministry Grid, Lifeway’s dynamic leadership development platform, and written Developing Your Leadership Pipeline, a tool to aid church leaders in developing their people. He also co-hosts the 5 Leadership Questions and New Churches Q&A Podcasts.

Jennifer Benton

Jennifer Benton is a social media aficionado, community builder and the founder of Jenetic Marketing Group. Starting out as the Instagram Strategist for New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of the late Bishop Eddie L. Long, in 2014, Jennifer quickly grew into a sought after content creator and Social Media Marketing consultant.

Jennifer has served ministries and small businesses across the U.S. and the U.K.  and is best known for her progressive Livestream strategies and ability to hone in on the pulse of social media’s ever-changing landscape. Her knack for thinking outside of the box has helped growing ministries and small businesses secure their place online regardless of the size of their budget.

Jennifer currently serves as the National Director of Marketing for the Ecumenical Convergence of Christian Ministries (ECCM Global) under the leadership of Bishop H. Clemon Smith, II.

DARREL GIRARDIER

 

Darrel Girardier is an expert at building and leading creative teams.

He is known for fostering team cultures that are fast, deliberate and candid. He has a passion for creating content and resources that are gospel-driven, and he also enjoys helping churches build sustainable systems that create an environment for clear communication and vision.

Darrel currently serves as the Communications Director for Brentwood Baptist Church. Brentwood Baptist Church has eight locations throughout the Nashville area and is in the top 100 of Outreach Magazines fastest growing churches.

Darrel has also served as a Creative Director at LifeWay Christian Resources where he oversaw the creative development of resources for events and publishing.

Meet your host, Joanna la Fleur!

Joanna will be be co-hosting the conference alongside Katie!

She is a speaker, TV host, communications consultant and former pastor. With a Business Communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping churches big and small communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years. 

You can catch her interviews with Christian creatives and communicators on the Word Made Digital Podcast, communications training on the Word Made Digital Tutorials and her Bible teaching on a national tv show, See Hear Love

She acts as an advisor to the Institute of Evangelism at Wycliffe College and is on the Board of Governors at Tyndale University.

Joanna is a proud aunt to 12 nieces and nephews, has travelled to 40 countries in search of coffee, and calls Toronto home.

Connect with a community that is ready to invest in you and cheer you on.

Our team will provide you with space and time for community connection and personal development.

You’ll learn from the experts and have conversations about implementing new strategies in your life and your work.

We can't wait to see you and celebrate all the amazing kingdom work you're accomplishing.

We know what its like want to support you in your dreams, plans, and goals. Join us!

Virtual Experience Ticket

$99
  • Access to the Online Event on November 3, 2022
  • Full Replay Access to Keynote Sessions
  • Tons of Comms Resources
  • Time to Collaborate with Comms Experts
  • Follow Up Cohort Sessions with Katie

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And get all the super fun details!

Katie’s going live in the Church Comms Facebook Group on June 24th at 1pm ET | 12 pm CT for a Q&A to tell you all about the event and share some exclusive details– don’t miss it!

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The in-person event happened on September 22nd in Nashville.  We are so excited to bring the keynotes and live interaction to the Church Communications Virtual Experience for those that we unable to join us in person.

Yes! If you purchase an in-person event ticket and attend the live event in Nashville on September 22, you’ll also get access to the online replay on November 3.  Both In-person and Virtual Ticket holders will have replay access to the keynotes for six months!

The Virtual Event will go live November 3, 2022.   Both In-person and Virtual Experience ticket holders will have replay access to the keynotes for six months!

We love to help teams together!  Please understand that each ticket is per person.

Send us your question and someone from our team will send you an email! Complete this form and we’ll be in touch asap: churchcommunications.com/conference-contact


Join us for this event and you’ll find yourself surrounded by a community that understands and supports you, because no one should be doing ministry alone.

About the event

The Church Communications Conference Virtual Experience is a live, virtual event on November 3, 2022. You will have replay access to the keynotes and other bonuses with your ticket regardless if you are able to join that day.

Our focus will be connecting with one another and learning from each other, sharing the best of ourselves, and enjoying our community!

WHERE
In your living room!
WHEN
Thursday
November 3, 2022
and beyond!


SCHEDULE
The schedule is forth coming but please know that you will have replay access past November 3rd with your ticket!

Schedule subject to changes.

About the event

The Church Communications Conference Virtual Experience is a live, virtual event on November 3, 2022. You will have replay access to the keynotes and other bonuses with your ticket regardless if you are able to join that day.

Our focus will be connecting with one another and learning from each other, sharing the best of ourselves, and enjoying our community!

WHERE
In your living room!
WHEN
Thursday
November 3, 2022
and beyond!


SCHEDULE
The schedule is forth coming but please know that you will have replay access past November 3rd with your ticket!

Schedule subject to changes.