Church Planting Conferences

Church Planting Conference Schedule

The ITALICIZED events below are the best opportunities for recruiting students. Please check for updates to schedule. Events and locations are subject to change.

Tuesday, February 23

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Church Planter Check In

  • Please arrive early to receive your finalized schedule for the conference as well as a parking pass for your visit. Come prepared with your license plate number.
  • CMT staff members will be available to go over the schedule, explain each packet as well as answer any questions about the conference
  • Light refreshments will be available.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Brunch

  • CMT will be providing a free brunch for all Church Planter representatives to kick off the conference.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CHURCH PLANTING EXPO & Breakout Sessions

  • This expo is a GREAT way to make connections and recruit interested students for church planting opportunities in a casual, fun setting.
  • Tables will be provided for church planters with the name of their ministry located at each table. Each ministry should be prepared with supplies to promote their ministry and attract students to their table. Also, please be prepared to give specific details on internship opportunities.
  • Appetizers will be provided.
  • 6 Breakout Sessions (50 minutes each) will be held in various JFL conference rooms.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Student Engagement Opportunity & Breakout Sessions

  • 4 Breakout Sessions (50 minutes each) will be held in various JFL conference rooms.
  • Please make yourself available during this time to meet with inquiring students. For example, meeting for coffee at Starbucks in the library, getting frozen yogurt at Bloop near TRBC, or grabbing a snack at Panera Bread off of Wards Road are great ways to engage with students and have time to connect.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion in Banquet Room of Williams Stadium

  • Several church planters have been selected to share about a specific aspect of their church planting experience. This event will allow a limited number of students to join. Dinner will be provided.

Wednesday, February 24

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. BREAKFAST in the Banquet Room of the Hancock Welcome Center

  • A wonderful buffet breakfast will be provided by the CMT. This will be a time to mingle with other church planters as well as spend time with the CMT staff and ask any questions.
  • The student leaders of the ministry teams of the CMT and graduate-level ministry students will be attending the breakfast to learn about the opportunities and ministries available. These are some of the best ministry minded students of Liberty.

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. CONVOCATION in the Vines Center

  • There will be a special announcement at convocation informing the student body about the CPC. This is North America's largest weekly gathering of Christian students and will be great to experience.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch at Reber Thomas Dining Hall

  • Each registered CPC guest will be given a lunch pass to the Reber Thomas Dining Hall, where you are encouraged to sit among students in order to make connections with them and invite them to remaining CPC events.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CHURCH PLANTING EXPO in the JFL Terrace Room & Breakout Sessions

  • This expo is a great way to make connections and recruit interested students for church planting opportunities in a casual, fun setting.
  • Each ministry should be prepared with supplies to promote their ministry and attract students to their table. Also, please be prepared to give specific details on internship opportunities.
  • Appetizers will be provided.
  • 4 Breakout Sessions (50 minutes each) will be held in various JFL conference rooms.

4:00 p.m.  Conference ends and CPC guests may begin tearing down booths