General Session Speakers


Beth Guckenberger

Co-Executive Director of Back2Back Ministries, Author, Speaker, Child Advocate


Jada Edwards

Creative Services Director for One Community Church, Speaker, Mentor


Keith Ferrin

Author, Speaker, Blogger, Word-for-word Biblical storyteller


Jim Wideman

Executive Operations Pastor at The Belonging, Speaker, Author, Children's Ministry Pioneer


Alex Seeley

Co-Lead Pastor at The Belonging, Author


Katherine Wolf

Co-Founder of Hope Heals, Author, Speaker, Podcast Host


Toni J Collier

Founder and Director of Broken Crayons Still Color, Pastor at Hillsong Atlanta


Curtis Zackery

Founder of Find Rest, Pastor, Author


8:30am-9pm Check-In Open

General Session One, including Prayer Experience

10:45am-11:35am Breakout #1
11:35am-2pm Lunch Break - extended time
11:50am-12:20pm First Coaching Appointment - during lunch
2pm-2:50pm Breakout #2
3pm Grand Opening Resource Center
3pm-5:30pm Resource Center Open
5pm-7:30pm Dinner Break - extended time

General Session Two

9pm-10:30pm Resource Center Night Life!


CPC is well-known for providing the most dynamic and applicable breakout training for anyone serving in children’s ministry.

You have the opportunity to select your sessions from a wide variety of categories and topics for each of the 8 breakout hours offered during the event. In addition, CPC gives you the opportunity to reserve your spot in the breakouts of your choice before you arrive on site. No worrying or rushing - your seat is saved in the breakouts of your choice. (Register early! You definitely want to be ready to go when breakout reservations open up!)


Review the Breakout List below for detailed information on each breakout.

CPC22 Breakout List


As a CPC22 participant, you have the opportunity to schedule a free, 30 minute one-on-one coaching appointment! This unique opportunity allows you to bring a specific question or issue to a personal, one-on-one conversation with an experienced ministry leader.

Our coaches are deeply committed to serve you, our CPC participants, by helping, inspiring, and equipping you in your role as a children’s ministry leader. Each one of our amazing coaches complete an INCM led training specifically designed for CPC, and come alongside you with many years of ministry experience.


*Coaching appointments are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. Don’t wait to register!

Resource Center

The CPC22 Resource Center will provide you with access to tools, resources, and people that help you lead and grow as a leader who disciples kids and families.

During CPC22, you will find valuable information, resources, free gifts, and experts to connect with about your ministry’s needs! The Resource Providers at CPC22 are approachable friends who are happy to answer your questions, so plan to visit and chat with them throughout the event.


It wouldn’t be the Resource Center if there weren't amazing giveaways, prizes, and games… this year will be no exception! You’re not going to believe the prizes and giveaways coming!

The CPC22 Store is also available in the Resource Center - this is where you will find gifts for yourself and your team members.

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This conference is designed just for children's ministry leaders!


Children's Pastors Conference (CPC) is a life-changing experience for leaders of children's and family ministries.

  • In-depth training in over 130 breakout options
  • Resource Center full of children’s ministry specific resources
  • Meaningful networking with leaders like you
  • Dynamic worship and spiritual refreshment

We would love for you to join this incredible community of leaders at CPC22!

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