EQUIP NextGen Ministry Conference 2023

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EQUIP NextGen Ministry Conference 2023

Join Chuck Peter, Jana Magruder, and Jack Lucas for inspiration and guidance to all those who lead, teach, and work with kids or youth.

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Emmanuel Baptist Church 2911 18th Ave NW Rochester, MN 55901

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  • 23 hours

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This event is free to attendees and paid for by local church giving to the Cooperative Program to the Southern Baptist Convention. All meals and lodging will be paid for by attendees.

The first 25 attendees to register will receive a free gift!

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Chuck Peters is Director of Lifeway Kids. Before his role at Lifeway, Chuck had a prolific career in television and video production. He is a 3-time Emmy Award Winning producer, director, writer and on-screen talent. A graduate of Columbia Bible College, Chuck, and his wife, Cris, have served in Student and Children’s Ministry for many years.

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Jana Magruder serves as the Strategic Initiatives Director of Lifeway Kids. With a background in education, publishing, and ministry, she loves championing the local church to help families disciple kids of all ages. She is the author of Nothing Less: Engaging Kids in a Lifetime of Faith.

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Jack Lucas has served as Director of Leadership Development, specializing in the area of Next Generation Ministries for the Illinois Baptist State Association since 2017. Prior to this he served IBSA as a Zone Consultant and served as Lead Pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, IL. He has been serving IBSA churches since 1995. Jack graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2001 with a Masters of Arts in Christian Education and is currently pursuing a DMin from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been married to Misty since 1993 and they have four children: Jase, Brooks, Austyn Kate and Angie.