Other Events

A variety of Pre-convention and Post-convention events are being offered to our BeBold…Reclaim attendees. Included in these are conferences and gatherings specifically planned by Church of God Ministries to assist you, our leaders, in ministry with some of the present-day challenges you are facing on the field. Click the link below and sign up for any of these Church of God Ministries sessions: https://CGM.formstack.com/forms/untitled_form_37.

Sunday, June 21

OKC Dodgers Baseball Game
Anderson University Alumni
6:00 PM
Purchase Tickets:
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Monday, June 22

Healthy Growing Churches: Church Health and Multiplication
Learn how to have a healthy and growing church that makes a difference.
Hosted by Esther Cottrell (Associate Director of Ohio Minsitries) and
Tom Planck (Lead Pastor of Journey Church)
12:00–1:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
Lunch included—pre-registration required
Additional Information: Evelyn Ferguson at eferguson@chog.org
Register for conferences.

Be Bold Academy: The New Portal For Need-Based Resources
Come and explore this incredible training, coaching and resourcing tool for CHOG congregations and leaders.
This new, innovative tool is being released this week. This is a must have for your church.
3:30–5:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 232–233
Leaders: Russ Olmon, President of Ministry Advantage and
Handel Smith, Chief Officer of Domestic Ministries for CHOG
Additional Information: Evelyn Ferguson at eferguson@chog.org
Register for conferences.

Networking—Training—Round Table Gatherings
3:30–5:00 PM
Crossings Community Church

Networking—Training—Round Table Gatherings

  • Children’s Ministry Leaders and Workers:
    Principles to an Impactful Children’s Ministry—Learn and discuss how to make a difference in the lives of children in your church.
    Leader: Jennifer Bardell
    Crossings Community Church: Room 241–243
    More Info: jbardell@crossingsokc.org
    Register for conferences.
  • Youth Leaders:
    Christ-Centered Disciples: Making a Difference in Teen Lives—Learn and discuss how to make a difference in the lives of teenagers.
    Leaders: North American Youth Ministry and Youth Network team members.
    Room 220–221
    More Info: astephenson@chog.org
    Register for conferences.
  • Missions Leaders:
    A Global Strategy for Church of God Missions
    Leader: Ben Shular, Chief International Officer and Director of Global Strategy, Church of God Ministries.
    Room 242–244
    More Info: bshular@chog.org
    Register for conferences.
  • Worship Ministries:
    Leading The Church to God Through Worship—Learn and discuss with anointed worship leaders.
    Leader: Kyle Plemons
    Crossings Community Church: Room 234–235
    More Info: kplemons@crossingsokc.org
    Register for conferences.
  • Open to All:
    Community Impact: Innovative Ways to Bring Change to Your Community
    Leaders: Dan Marsden, Redeem the Dream and Safe Families.
    Room 227–229
    More Info: eferguson@chog.org
    Register for conferences.


Mid-America Christian University Alumni & Friends BBQ Picnic
4:30 PM
MACU Student Center
3500 S.W. 119th Street
RSVP by June 8
Reservations: Morgan Alsip at malsip@macu.edu or (405) 692-3244

Tuesday, June 23

Clergy Spouse Breakfast
Hosted by: Maureen Lyon (Anderson, Indiana)
Kim Grubbs (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
8:30–10:30 AM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
RSVP Space permitting
Reservations Required $10
Sign-Up: https://CGM.formstack.com/forms/clergybrunch
Additional Information: Becky Robinson at BRobinson@eschog.org

Evangelism Through Medicine Luncheon
Pastors, Missionaries, Healthcare Workers & Lay Leaders—come learn how healthcare can help reach the world with the Gospel.
Hosted by: Caring Partners International, Rhonda Reed and Tammy Miller (Breiel Church, Middletown, Ohio)
12:15–1:45 PM
The Pavilion @ Crossings Community Church
Lunch Provided
RSVP By June 8 to r.reed@caringpartners.org

Young Lead Pastors Luncheon
Hosted by: Matt Anderson (Crossings Community Church, Oklahoma City, OK)
Steve Southards (Salem Church, Clayton, OH)
Sponsored by: Servant Solutions
12:15–1:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
RSVP By June 8
Reservations Required
Sign-Up with Carrie Armstrong: CArmstrong@chog.org

Three Worlds (Europe & the Middle East) Gathering
Hosted by Regional Coordinators: Patrick and Jamie Nachtigall
12:15–1:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 232–233
For friends and supporters of Three Worlds region
Light Refreshments Provided
RSVP By June 8 to ERockhill@chog.org

Latin America Gathering
Hosted by Regional Coordinators: David and Barbara Miller
12:15–1:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 238–239
For friends and supporters of the Latin America region
Lunch Provided
RSVP By June 8 to ERockhill@chog.org

Warner Pacific College Alumni & Friends Dinner
5:00–6:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 241–243
Reservations Required
RSVP by June 8
Reservations: www.warnerpacific.edu/oklahoma.

Africa Gathering
Hosted by Regional Coordinators: Mike and Heather Webb
5:00–6:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 238–239
For friends and supporters of the Africa Region
Dinner Provided
RSVP By June 8 to ERockhill@chog.org

Asia and the Pacific Gathering
Hosted by Regional Coordinators: Don and Caroline Armstrong
5:00–6:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 232–233
For friends and supporters of the Asia-Pacific Region
Dinner Provided
RSVP By June 8 to ERockhill@chog.org

Warner University Alumni & Friends Dinner
5:00–6:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
Reservations Required
RSVP by June 8
Reservations: Kareen Pickett at Kareen.Pickett@warner.edu

LIVE Ministries Pastors Q & A Dinner
5:15–6:30 PM
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
13700 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Oklahoma, City, OK 73134
Space is limited
RSVP by texting: “PF Chang Yes” to (276) 759-2821
or email garycam58@gmail.com

Healthy Growing Churches Champions Dinner
Open to pastors and leaders committed to expanding the Kingdom by transforming communities and producing healthy churches that multiply.
5:15–6:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 234–235
Dinner Provided
Reservations Required by June 8: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hgc-champions-dinner-tickets-16283702994
Contact: Heidi Tarin at mailto:heidi@healthygrowingchurches.com

Wednesday, June 24

Qara: Church of God Clergywomen Breakfast
6:30–8:15 AM
Crossings Community Church: Room 234–235
Reservations Required $10
RSVP by June 8
Reservations: Nichele Washington at nlwashington@anderson.edu

“Centered” Curriculum Luncheon
“Centered,” a ten-week discipleship journey, explores the meaning of a Christ-centered life and provides you with resources to strengthen those you lead in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Hosted by: Deidre Franklin (Pastor of Spiritual Formation)
12:15–1:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 234-235
Lunch: Potato Bar with Trimmings, Tossed Salad, Dessert, Ice Tea & Water
RSVP by June 8 dfranklin@crossingsokc.org

Christian Women Connection Luncheon
12:15–1:45 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
Speakers: Arnetta McNeese Bailey and Anita Renfroe
Reservations Required $15
RSVP Space Permitting
Contact: FrontDesk@wchog.org

Special Reception for John S. Pistole
5th President of Anderson University
5:00–6:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 250
Register for this event: President John Pistole Reception

Thursday, June 25

National SHAPE Steering Committee
12:00–3:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 244
Contact: Paul Dreger at PDreger@chog.org
By Invitation

Military/VA Chaplains Luncheon Meeting
Present/Retired Military/VA Chaplains, Chaplain Candidates, and Spouses
12:30–2:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 254
By Invitation
Contact: David Erb at DErb@chog.org

Attorney Steve Justice—Church Contracts and Legal Affairs
Dealing with the complexities of legal issues in the church, especially in our changing times and society.
Leader: Steve Justice, Attorney. Mr. Justice represents and counsels numerous churches and religious organizations with respect to all aspects of their legal affairs. As a former pastor and seminary graduate, Mr. Justice is uniquely qualified to understand the legal issues that congregations and religious organizations face.
1:30–3:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 238–239
Open to All
Contact: Evelyn Ferguson at eferguson@chog.org
Register for conferences.

Experiencing Missions by Traveling with Global Strategy
2:00–3:30 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 232–233
For Mission Leaders
Leader: Ben Shular, Chief International Officer and Director of Global Strategy,
Church of God Ministries
More Info: Contact Elizabeth Miller at EMiller@chog.org

Military/VA Chaplain Training
Current Military/VA Chaplains and Chaplain Candidates
2:00–4:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 254
By Invitation
Contact: David Erb at DErb@chog.org

Leadership Focus—An Innovative Credentialing Strategy
For Regional Pastors and Credentialing Chairpersons
Learn and discuss an innovative strategy as we work together for credentialing ministers that prepares bold, Christ centered leaders.
3:30–5:00 PM
Crossings Community Church: Room 234–235
Contact: Evelyn Ferguson at eferguson@chog.org
Register for conferences.

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