The Awana Ministry Conferences will be held in Helena at Hannaford St. Bible Church on September 8; in the Powell, WY at the Grace Point on September 15; in Glendive at the Alliance Church on September 22; and in Kalispell on September 29, 2018 at Central Bible Church. We will be holding a joint conference with Jerry Berheim in Idaho Falls at Watersprings Church on October 13, 2018.
Download the following pages for more information.
Conference Packet Letter
Registration Powell, WY
Registration Idaho Falls, ID *
Registration on Paper Preferred method as there are problems with the online registration at this time.
Pastor Kirby has been the Senior Pastor at Fort Shaw Bible Church for almost 14 years. Kirby started his ministry in High School teaching 3-4 grade boys, then graduated up the age levels until he was eventually teaching the adult Sunday School class. Kirby was a diesel mechanic for 27 years but he felt called into vocational youth ministry. His Senior Pastor then mentored him in the ministry of preaching, giving him many opportunities to fill the pulpit. He and his wife, Louan, are high school sweethearts who are now married for almost 45 years. They have 4 sons and 16 grandchildren.
Jim is a graduate of Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and Central Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Jim and his wife Gaylene have ministered at Shepherd Bible Church since June of 2003. They have four children and four grandchildren, all living in Montana. His preaching, teaching and counseling are centered on the Scriptures, which are "able to build you up and give you an inheritance among all those who are sanctified." (Acts 20:32).
Great workshops designed to help you focus on your ministry, give you some practical tools to accomplish your goals, and encouragement in your Christian walk. Choose from individualized training like helping kids memorize Scripture, planning your club year, handbook helps and more.
Conference registration is from 7:30 - 8:25 A.M. with O. J., coffee and donuts served during a fellowship time in the gym. The Conference will begin with the traditional general session and the day will conclude around 3:00 P.M. Lunch is included in the cost of the conference. All attendees will receive conference booklets and workshop notes. Please remind your leaders about the 70% attendance award. Remember your pastor counts as three people. If you are an Awana leader, please wear your uniform and bring your Bible.
* Conference checkin begins at 8:45 and conference closes at 1:30.