About Reawakening Hope

Why a Leadership Conference?

To provide a space for renewal – healing for pastors, staffs, and church volunteers

To provide a space for restoration – a reestablishment of relationships amongst pastors and leaders in the region

To provide a space for rebuilding – some helpful follow-up resources for continued healing and networking

From the Planning Committee

Pat Jones, Jerry Gillis, Roderick Hennings, Marty Macdonald, Brett Larson, Justin Jones, Pat Hilkey, Jon Hasselbeck, Al Warner, Mike Dwyer

Pastors Jerry Gillis and Pat Jones share the heart behind offering this conference to our region.

Day 1: Friday, February 4
A Day to Invest in Pastors and Ministry Leaders

  • 7:30am Doors open with registration tables and refreshments available
  • 8:00am Main Worship Session
  • 9:00am Panel Discussion Breakouts
    • Lead Pastors
    • Executive Pastors
    • Worship Pastors
    • Discipleship/Care
    • Student Ministry
    • Children’s Ministry
    • Outreach/Mission
    • Faith-Based Non-profits
  • 10:45am Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Afternoon Main Worship Session
  • 2:00pm Ministry Partners Available for Networking

Friday Evening
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Banquet for Lead Pastors and Spouses

add this special event to you your day 1 registration and plan to Join us for Good food, live music, giveaways and time together.

Day 2: Saturday, February 4
A Day to Invest in Volunteers and Lay Leaders

  • 8:00am Doors open with registration tables and refreshments available
  • 8:30am Main worship session
  • 9:30am Panel Discussion Breakouts
    • Worship Arts
    • Congregational Care
    • Kids Ministry
    • Youth Ministry
    • Discipleship/Groups
    • Missions
    • First Impressions
  • 10:45am Breakout Sessions
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Afternoon Main Worship Session
  • 2:00pm Ministry Partners Available for Networking

Locations

Each morning of the conference will begin at Eastern Hills Church – 8445 Greiner Rd, Williamsville NY 14221. Breakout sessions will extend out to nearby churches, including NorthGate Christian Community – 5225 Harris Hill Rd, Buffalo, NY 14221, and Evangel Assembly of God – 8180 Greiner Rd, Williamsville, NY 14221.