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Quest Schedule

Thursday, May 29

Time
Activity

Registration opens at 11:00 at Quest Central in the McIntosh Conservatory

1:00 Leadership Keynote Lecture
Robert Oglesby Sr.
"Leadership principles for getting the muddle out of meetings”
2:15 Leadership Facilitation Groups
3:00 Refreshment Break
3:30 Leadership Keynote Lecture
Robert Oglesby Sr.
“Leading a healthy way out of conflict”
4:15 Leadership Panel Discussion
5:30 Elder/Ministers and Spouses Dinner
Emcee- Jeremie Beller
Speaker- Cecil May
Leadership Awards to Ralph & Gladys Burcham,
Richard & Robbie Jones
7:30 Keynote Lecture
Worship- Scott Young
Speaker– Harold Shank
“Healthy churches where God is at work”
8:30 OCWA Pie and Coffee

Friday, May 30

7:00 Continental Breakfast

Morning Sessions

Biblical Studies Track
8:00 "Equipping Corinthians for Discipleship"
Jeff Peterson
9:00 Text's Implication for Ministry Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Equipping Corinthians for the Moral Life"
Jeff Peterson
City Ministry Track
8:00 "What the Bible says about ministry in the city and to the poor"
Anthony Wood
9:00 Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Reports on God's work among the poor in American cities"
Anthony Wood
Conflict Resolution Track
8:00 "Unresolved Conflict and the Propensity to Leave"
Larry Sullivan
9:00 Conflict Management Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Changing the Culture to Listen More and Talk Less"
Larry Sullivan
Evangelism Track
8:00 "Confronting with Care: One congregation's experience with We Care Ministries"
Gavin Wilkie and Josh Yager
9:00 Local Evangelism Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Getting your church motivated and involved in evangelism: One congregation's success story"
Bob Anderson and Kevin Rayner
Marriage and Family Track
8:00 "Ministering to families on the verge"
Ron Cox
9:00 Marriage and Family Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Ministering to Stepfamilies"
Ron Cox
Member Involvement Track
8:00 "Recruiting volunteers like Jesus did"
David North
9:00 Member Involvement Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Motivating volunteers like Jesus did"
David North
Missional Church Track
8:00 "From Maintenance to Mission: Becoming an Outward Focused Church"
James Nored
9:00 Missional Church Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Making Authentic Disciples through Mission"
James Nored
Worship Track
8:00 "Breathing Life into Worship"
Keith Lancaster
9:00 Worship Facilitation Groups
9:40 Break
10:00 "Restoring Four Part Harmony in Worship: Part 1"
Keith Lancaster
 
11:15 Keynote Lecture
Praise- Vaughn Sullivan
Speaker- David Duncan
"Healthy Churches Serve their Communities"
12:15 Luncheons
"Married to Ministry" Women's Lunch
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1:30 Open Forum
"What's the future of Sunday Nights?"
Cecil May and Doug Peters

Afternoon Sessions

Biblical Studies Track
3:00 "Equipping Corinthians for Worship"
Jeff Peterson
3:50 Q&A
City Ministry Track
3:00 "Report on God's work among the poor in American Cities"
Anthony Wood
3:50 "Report on God's work among the poor locally"
Reports from around Oklahoma
Conflict Resolution Track
3:00 "Face your Fear and Stop Rewarding Difficult Behavior"
Larry Sullivan
Intergenerational Track
3:00 "One Body: An Intergenerational Portrait of Life in Christ"
Tim Pyles
3:50 Panel Discussion
Marriage and Family Track
3:00 "Strengthening the Marital Bond to Combat Infidelity"
Ron Cox
3:50 Panel Discussion
Member Involvement Track
3:00 "Training volunteers like Jesus did"
David North
Ministry in Small Communities Track
3:00 "Whose Neighbor am I?"
Mike Brazle
3:50 Facilitated Discussion Group
Missional Church Track
3:00 "How Spiritual Gifts Discovery and Use Help the Church Fulfill Its Mission"
James Nored
3:50 Panel Discussion
Worship Track
3:00 "Restoring Four Part Harmony in Worship: Part 2"
Keith Lancaster
3:50 Facilitated Discussion Group
 
4:30 OC Town Hall Meeting
with President Mike O'Neal
5:30 Friends of OC Dinner
Emcee- John deStigeuer
Servant Awards
Lighthouse Medical Clinic- Oklahoma City
Compassion Center– Duncan
7:30 Keynote Lecture
Worship- Keith Lancaster
Speaker- Howard Norton
"Healthy Churches and the Challenge of Unhealthy Cultures"
8:30 OCWA Pie and Coffee
9:30 Teen Activities
Summer Singers concert
Unbound performance

Saturday, May 31

8:00 Pancake Breakfast- OCWA
8:45 Edmond Church of Christ Women's Chorus
9:00 Women's Program
Child care provided

Morning Sessions

9:15 City Ministry
How to reach the poor in your city
Anthony Wood
  Intergenerational Ministry
Strengthened by our Differences- Blending Generations in Ministry
Tim Pyles
  Ministry in Small Communities
The Seed Is the Word
Mike Brazle
  Technology in Ministry
Latest and greatest in acoustic, software and equipment for ministry
Jeff Johnson
  Youth Ministry
The Beautiful Flight
David Gilliland
10:00 Ministry Facilitation Groups
11:00 "Why We'll Stay, Why We'll Go"
Teen's Panel
12:00 Luncheons
Western Christian and Great Lakes Christian Colleges
Song leaders/Worship leaders
1:30 "Why We Need You"
Adult Panel for Teens
3:00 Quest Program Ends