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UNITED BY FAITH


A Mosaix Regional Conference

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UNITED BY FAITH


A Mosaix Regional Conference

With Foundational Support From the Nehemiah Network (nehemiahnetwork.org), Pleasant Valley Church of Christ (pvcc.org), and Otter Creek Community Church (fb.com/theOCChurchLR)

And Sponsorship From These Fine Community Minded Central Arkansas Businesses:  

Baptist Health, First Security Bank & 10Fitness

 

March 31 – April 1, 2017

Promoting unity and diversity in the local church throughout the city, across lines of race, class, and culture; advancing the common good and building a credible witness of God’s love for all people in an increasingly diverse and cynical society.

 

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SPEAKERS


SPEAKERS


NATIONAL SPEAKERS

LOCAL PASTORS, PLENARY SPEAKERS, WORKSHOP LEADERS AND PARTICIPANTS

Pastor Alberto Alcacio, Iglesia Mosaico LR • Pastor Steven Bell, Otter Creek Community Church • Pastor Harold Nash, Fellowship North Little Rock • Tyfnae Benz, Aviators Academy • Pastor Chuck Monan, Pleasant Valley Church of Christ • Pastor Quentin Washispack, New Life Church • Pastor Mondonico Williams, Pursuit Memphis • Shane Worthington, Fellowship North • Pastor Bill Elliff, Summit Church • Pastor Phillip Pointer, St. Mark Baptist • Stuart Norton, First Security Bank • Georgia Morris, Mosaic Chess Club • Ken and Janie Lumley, Summit Church • LaShanna Bruce, Fellowship Bible LR • Pastor Ray Williams, Fellowship Bible LR • Spring Hunter, Conway Ministry Center • Logan Bloom, Arkansas For Christ • Pastor Harry Li, Mosaic Church LR • Shamim Okolloh, Arkansas Food Bank • Dr. John Kirk, UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity • Georgia Mjartan, Our House • Pastor James Wafford III, Mosaic  Church LR • Ed Langlais, The Orchard • Pastor Danny Jones, Summit Church • Pastor Cai Lane, Mosaic Church LR • Jan Jeffrey, TeenMOPs • Pastor Ernest Thomas, St. Mark Baptist • Mike Perkins, Baptist Health • Eric Buckner, 10Fitness • Pastor Frank LeBlanc, Westover Hills Pres • Woodson Walker, Racial, Cultural and Diversity Circle • Gail Jackson, The Orchard • Pastor John Withrow, Otter Creek Assembly of God • Pastor Dante Shelton, First United Methodist Church of Maumelle • Pastor Nick Coltharp, Mosaic Church Conway • Pastor Alex Diaz, Mosaic Church LR • Dina Nash, Fellowship North Little Rock • 

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WORKSHOPS


WORKSHOPS


WORKSHOP TOPICS* 

Challenges In Diversity In Traditional Churches - In this workshop, you'll hear from two local pastors, Ernest Thomas (St. Mark Baptist) and Chuck Monan (Pleasant Valley Church of Christ) who will compare and contrast the challenges of building kingdom diversity into a traditional setting.  Each has its unique challenges with core issues that are surprisingly the same.

 

Strategic Partnerships for Community Development - How and why are businesses, healthcare providers and nonprofits partnering with churches to affect real community transformation?  Come and hear from Mike Perkins, VP from Baptist HealthShamim Okallah, Community Relations from the Arkansas Food Bank, Stuart Norton, VP from First Security Bank and Eric Buckner, CEO of 10Fitness as they conduct a panel session on the importance of these innovative strategic partnerships from all sectors of society (church, nonprofit, healthcare, marketplace, financial) working together for the common good.

 

Broaching Potentially Volatile Topics In a Church Setting - Want to know how to discuss hot topics in a Christlike manner within a church setting?  Woodson Walker from the Racial, Cultural and Diversity Circle and Frank LeBlanc from Westover Hills Pres will host this workshop discussing some of the methods and practices that have unified their participants around some of the more volatile issues of our day. 

 

Three Models of Community Development Corporations (CDC's) - In this workshop, Dr. Quentin Washispack (The Dream Center, New Life Church), Spring Hunter (Conway Ministry Center, 2nd Baptist Conway) and TBA (Vine and Village, Mosaic Church) will discuss the different approaches they have used to build separate 501c3's that focus on community development.

 

Challenges of Diverse Youth Ministry - In this workshop, Student Pastors, Cai Lane (Mosaic LR), Nick Colthorp (Mosaic Conway), Dante Shelton (First United Methodist Church of Maumelle) and John Withrow (Otter Creek Assembly of God) will discuss the unique challenges of building Student Ministries that are ethnically and socio-economically diverse.  

 

Where to Begin: Engaging Cross-culturally - Building trust in a community takes much prayer, patience and persistence.  Learn how prayer walkers, Ken and Janey Lumley (Summit Church) and a dinner club strategy (Ray Williams and LaShanna Bruce, Fellowship Bible Church) are sowing good seeds into the community around them.  

 

Worshiping In Diverse Styles - Very few topics bring about more controversy in the church than worship styles.  Come and hear from James Wafford, III (Mosaic LR), Shane Worthington (Fellowship NLR), Logan Bloom (One Voice, Arkansas for Christ) and Dina Nash (Fellowship NLR)and other worship leaders from around the city as they discuss the principles behind leading diverse congregations into the presence of the Lord.  

 

What A Historian Wishes Every Church in Central Arkansas Knew About Our History (Part II) - In this continuation of Dr. John Kirk's (UALR Professor of History and Director of the Institute on Race and Ethnicity) plenary teaser, go deeper into Little Rock's past to uncover some of the substantive issues currently facing our city and how the church can be a part of the solution.

 

Different Approaches for Transitioning Churches - Join Pastors Harold Nash, Pastor Steven Bell, and Pastor Chris Beard for an open discussion on their approaches to transitioning their churches.  Each church (Fellowship Bible North Little Rock, Otter Creek Community Church and The Peoples Church) have approached diversifying their churches in different, yet uniquely effective forms which has led to significant gains in kingdom diversity within their congregations.  

 

Conflict or Culture Clash?! - How many offenses and conflicts are simply misunderstandings about culture?  Join Dr. Rodney Cooper as he discusses how various cultural groups perceive conflict, and how to navigate varying interpersonal communication styles to bring about Christ-like resolution to the messiest of situations.

 

African American Led Multi-Racial Churches: The Latest Research - In this insightful and intriguing workshop, Pastor Mondonico Williams (Pursuit Church, Memphis) presents his latest doctoral research highlighting the current challenges facing African American Lead Pastors in a multiethnic environment.   He also unveils an assessment tool that evaluates the strength of multi-ethnic culture within a church or organization.  

 

"What Would You Do and Say If ... ?" - Leading Professional Consultant, Jon Harrison (VIP2) will facilitate a fast-moving, group-think type discussion meant to get you processing realistic and complex diversity-related scenarios through a different lens.  If you've ever wanted to add some principles, tools and techniques meant to help you navigate even the touchiest of situations, this workshop was designed for you.

 

More! (Check back soon for more updates!)

* Subject to change.

 

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NUTS & BOLTS


NUTS & BOLTS


A Lunch Roundtable Discussion With Gifted Ministry Practicioners

 

Want to know how to start a Ministry?  Have lunch with some of the most passionate ministry leaders in the city

 

How to change a child's life through Chess:  Chess Club, Hosted by georgia Morris

Supporting teen mothers:  Teen Mops, Hosted by Jan Jeffrey

How to give away 10,000 pounds of food a week: The Orchard, Hosted by Ed Langlais

Winning and ministering to those in need - The orchard prayer ministry, Hosted by Gail Jackson and Perry Brown

engaging children After School - Hosted by Karl and Tyfnae Benz

 

 
 
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SCHEDULE


SCHEDULE


SCHEDULE

Friday, March 31
4:30p    VIP Sponsors Dinner with Speakers
5:45p     Doors Open/Registration
6:30p    Worship Begins
6:45p    Plenary Session I
8:30p    Session I Concludes

Saturday, April 1
8:30a    Worship Begins
8:45a    Plenary Session II
10:15a   Break
10:30a  Tracks: Workshops A
11:45a   Lunch is available for purchase
1:00p    Tracks: Workshops B
2:15p     Break
2:30p    Plenary Session III
4:00p   Conference Concludes

Sunday, April 2 (optional)
8:00a     Ethnic Blends Cafe Opens
8:45a     Worship Begins
9:00a     First Service Dr. Rod Cooper and Chris Beard
10:15a    Break
10:45a    Second Service Dr. Rod Cooper and Noemi Chavez
12:00p    Lunch

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LOGISTICS


LOGISTICS


LOGISTICS

Hotel Accommodations: We have reserved a block of rooms at a great rate for conference attendees, March 30-April 3. Just $89 a night + tax (using Mosaix discount) at Crowne Plaza Little Rock! Located at 201 South Shackleford, Little Rock, Arkansas  72211

Airport Information:  The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is conveniently located at 1 Airport Dr, Little Rock, AR 72202. Visit http://www.fly-lit.com/ for more information.

Mosaic Church is located at 6221 Colonel Glenn, Little Rock, AR 72204. For directions to and from each location please visit https://maps.google.com/

Local Weatherhttps://weather.com/weather/today/l/Little+Rock+AR+USAR0336:1:US

Need a ride? UBER is a great and affordable option. Download and use the UBER app to get a ride within minutes! 

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SPONSORSHIP


SPONSORSHIP


Through your generous support of sponsorships, you help us keep ticket prices down
and deliver a high quality experience for all that attend!
 

Sponsorship Packages and Benefits For BusinessES and NonProfits.

PLATINUM - $2,000

  • 15 free tickets

  • Ad listing on conference home page with name of organization, logo and link to website

  • Exhibit space at the conference, with one 8' table (we supply)

  • 30-second video (you supply) played during one plenary session

  • 1 power point slide (you supply) rotated before and after each plenary session, and displayed on TVs in the building throughout the conference

  • 1 full-page ad in the official conference program

  • Up to 2 items (you supply) placed in conference gift bag provided to all attendees and special edition gift bag during our 15th Anniversary Celebration service

  • Two live acknowledgements during our 15th Anniversary Celebration Service on Sunday, April 1

 

GOLD - $1,000

  • 10 free tickets

  • Ad listing on conference home page with name of organization, logo and link to website

  • Exhibit space at the conference, with one 8' table (we supply)

  • 30-second video (you supply) played during one plenary session

  • 1 power point slide (you supply) rotated before and after each plenary session, and displayed on TVs in the building throughout the conference.

  • 1 half-page ad (you supply) in the official conference program

  • 1 item (you supply) placed in conference gift bag provided to all attendees 

 

SILVER - $500

  • 5 free tickets

  • Ad listing on conference home page with name of organization, logo and link to website

  • Exhibit space at the conference, with one 8' table (we supply)

  • 1 power point slide (you supply) rotated before and after each plenary session, and displayed on TVs in the building throughout the conference

  • 1 quarter-page ad (you supply) in the official conference program

 

BRONZE - $250

  • 2 free tickets

  • Exhibit space at the conference, with one 8' table (we supply)

For more information about these sponsorship opportunities, church sponsorship or other
please contact
harry@mosaicchurch.net .