The More Than Enough Community Reunion

We hear over and over that everyone’s favorite part of Summit is the chance to connect with “your people.” So to kick off Summit, we’d love for you to join us for intentional time gathering with others just like you: leaders who are working with others to provide more than enough for children and families […]

The Way Forward for Church + Non-Profit Partnerships

We all believe in the power of the local Church. We also understand the need for parachurch organizations. Healthy partnerships between these two are not merely aspirational. This session will outline key pillars for generous, mutually respectful, and supportive relationships through which congregations and nonprofit ministries can accomplish more together than they could alone. If […]

Effective Mentoring: Making it Work in Your Ministry

Every youth needs a mentor. Many receive mentoring through family, school, or church. Our most vulnerable youth never receive the extra adult attention that can help them thrive. Effective mentoring requires adherence to best practices so that the program is safe, effective, and sustainable. Many churches and nonprofit ministries have incorporated mentoring into their programing […]

Supporting Children and Families Before Foster Care, to Prevent Foster Care

How do we help solve problems for vulnerable children and families before they turn into bigger problems? What social, generational and cyclical issues can we address that would help prevent families from finding themselves further down the stream of the child welfare system? Come explore practical principles and solutions for engaging with vulnerable families before […]

Gather: Instructors, Trainers, & Online Learning Coaches

We believe learning best happens when content is shared alongside connection and relationship, but over the past two years many of us have had to pivot in-person trainings to online formats. Bring your ideas, questions, and struggles around virtual instruction and connect with others doing the same.

Using Data to Get to More Than Enough Where You Live

You have the desire to get to more than enough in your community, but how do you know when you are getting there? One of the most important elements of working together in a community towards more than enough is having a shared set of metrics to measure what we are accomplishing. A working group […]

The Way Forward for Church & State Partnerships

Let’s be honest – whether you are a social worker, or a member of the faith community, you have at least some reservations about working with “the other side.” Learn from those who have seen great results from these vital partnerships and have lived to tell about it. Hear seasoned veterans talk about initial reservations, […]

The Art of Starting Well

How we begin a ministry is as important as the ministry itself. Come learn key strategies on how to become a listener in your community to determine where a gap may exist for a work to begin – and how to navigate starting collaboration and partnership with what already exists in your community. We’ll also […]