SEPTEMBER 6-9, 2018

CONNECT
A Children and Family Ministries Convention

CONNECT with our God. CONNECT with families and children. CONNECT with other leaders in ministry.

God created us as beings who long for connection with Him and other people. Yet, our modern world of rushing and social media has made it harder and harder to make and maintain deep relationships. The CONNECT Convention has been prayerfully designed to empower Children and Family Ministry leaders and volunteers throughout PUC and NAD in the discipleship of connection. Together we will learn how to CONNECT with each other, church members, the community, and most importantly with our Savior.

Mike Tucker

 is the Speaker/Director for Faith For Today Television Ministries and serves as the host of the award-winning show, Lifestyle Magazine. Join us Thursday night and hear how being Mad About Marriage will help you CONNECT and stay madly in love forever.

Nwamiko Madden

 is the former Director of Children's Ministry and Communication for the Alberta conference, and will be speaking on how to have a deeper CONNECTion with children.

Beverly Maravilla

Pastor of Children and Family Ministries for La Sierra University Church will be preaching on our relational God and our CONNECTion with Him.

Manny Cruz

Director of Youth Ministries at Arizona Conference will close off the convention speaking on the importance of a holistic approach to CONNECTing with one another and our Heavenly Father. Then ending with a special ministry dedication for lay leaders.

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SATURDAY

Keynote Speakers

What You'll Learn at CONNECT

We've simplified learning by creating easy to follow tracks in the following topics:

Teaching

Children Track

Ministering to Parents Track

Enseñando a Niños

Parenting

Track

Growing Together:

Sabbath School Training

Family Ministries Director Track

Program for Children

Mad About Marriage

Certification Training

Would you like to become a certified instructor of the Mad About Marriage™ Seminar?  Click below for more information and to register.  This training is only available by registering through this link.

Speakers & Participants

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Director

ALICE MERRILL

Northern California Conference Family and Children's Ministries

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Director

DERRIEL HOY

Nevada-Utah Conference Youth and Children's Ministries

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Director

LISA PLASENCIA

Central California Conference Children’s Ministry and Sabbath School

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Director

MANNY CRUZ

Arizona Conference Youth and Children’s
Ministries

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Speaker/Director

MIKE TUCKER

Faith for Today Television

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Associate Director and Director

PAMELA & CLAUDIO CONSUEGRO

NAD Family Ministries

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Family and Children Pastor

BEVERLY MARAVILLA

La Sierra University Church

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Pastor and Director

EDWIN MENDOZA

Riverside & Mira Loma Spanish Churches

PUC Family Life Ministries

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Director

MADONNA F. TAUEU

Hawaii Conference Children's Ministry

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Director

MANUEL S. VITUG

South Eastern California Conference Family and Children’s Ministry

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Former Director

NWAMIKO MADDEN

Alberta Conference Children’s
Ministries

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Director

SHERRI UHRIG

NAD Children’s Ministries

The Location

This year, CONNECT will be held in one of California's most flourishing cities, San Jose.  We will be centrally located in the downtown area, just minutes from the airport, and best of all our convention will take place right inside our host hotel, Hilton San Jose.

Make a reservation today to lock in your Pacific Union Children and Family Ministries Convention special rate.

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CONFERENCE OFFICE

2820 Willow Ave.
Clovis, California 93612

559.347.3000

OFFICE HOURS

Mon–Thur, 8 am to 5:30 pm

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Mon–Wed, 9 am to 5 pm

Thur, 9 am to 7 pm

Fri, 9 am to 2 pm

Sun, 10 am to 5 pm

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