Christian Leadership Conference
SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2016
Our YMCA Christian Leadership conference is held at YMCA Camp Hanes in King, NC. It is a great event for all to learn how to increase the Christian mission at your branch and camp programs. The conference is designed to provide YMCA staff and volunteers with the tools they need in their roles as YMCA leaders. 2016 dates are September 9-11.
(Support Given by the C.J., Carrie D., and R. Howard Walker Foundation and YMCA of Greater Long Beach to promote Christian Education) Through this support the cost for the weekend is only $30 per participant.
Registration information here.
If you have any questions, please contact Jen de Ridder at (336) 983-3131 by telephone or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org by e-mail.
YMCA Camp Hanes will host its CLC beginning with check in on Friday, September 9 between 6-8pm and wrap up on Sunday morning September 11 with a amazing keynote speaker Melvin Adams and worship service finishing at 10am.
The cost to attend the event is $30 per person and includes all five meals, housing, activities, and a CLC t-shirt. Are you interested in attending, or having some of your staff attend? Please contact the 2016 CLC Committee member from your branch OR if your branch is not represented or you are from a different association, send inquiries to Jen de Ridder.
Visit our Facebook page and watch our videos to see what a wonderful conference, learning experience and spiritual growth opportunity we can provide.
Keynote Speaker and Worship:
Melvin Adams, a former Harlem Globetrotter, retired from the team on March 17, 2000, due to a heavy burden to reach youth for Christ. Melvin’s passion has provided him opportunities to speak, perform, and share for more than 2 million youth at churches, school assemblies, basketball clinics, camps and other events. More details here.
Worship Music from Engage Band and David Ollinger.
- YMCA Roots – YMCA history rooted in Christianity
Sam Franklin – Vice President of Operations, Executive Director of William G. White, Jr. Family YMCA
- Strengthening the Roots of Others – How we can support and grow others in their faith
Chris Booth – Senior Engagement Director, Kernersville Family YMCA
- Seven Levels of Leadership – Connecting Dots of Faith, Work and Life
Jennifer Chacon – Leadership that Inspires, Coaching and Training
- Fertile Soil – Using the parable of the famer spreading seed, Matthew 13: 1-9
Gene Klump – CEO, Lexington YMCA
- Producing Fruit – Creating mission moments
Gray Stallworth – CEO, Greenwood Family YMCA
- Faith and Hope – Strengthening your faith in others
Val Elliott – Executive Director, YMCA Camp Hanes
- Overcoming the Drought – Getting through adversity and change
David Osmore – CEO, YMCA of High Point
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Strengthening attributes to take on change
Susan Joy – HR Manager/Training, Developing and Employee Relations, YMCA of NWNC
CLC Committee Members
Val Elliott – YMCA Camp Hanes
Luke Harris– Davie Family YMCA
Misty Cummings – Stokes Family YMCA
Kelley Bigger – Stanley County YMCA
Bonita Patton– Child Care Services and 21st Century Program
Jen de Ridder– YMCA Camp Hanes
Caroline Butler– Child Care Services, Jerry Long Family YMCA
Adam Cardwell – Jerry Long Family YMCA
Susan Joy – YMCA of NWNC
Sara Hora– Wilkes Family YMCA
Emily Watson– Statesville Family YMCA
Cassandra Barnes– Child Care Services
Tamara Settle- Child Care Services
Tim Gribble – William G. White Jr. Family YMCA
Tracey Robinson – YMCA of Beaufort County