First Impressions Conference Fall 2022 First Impressions Conference
Fall 2022

You’ll hear from 30 leading experts inside the church and in the business world on how to connect with people and make them want to keep coming back.

Our focus is on creating welcoming environments for members and guests each weekend.

Practitioners
Jeff Henderson

Jeff Henderson

Founder, The FOR Company

Wayne Francis

Dr. Derwin Gray

Co-Founder, Lead Elder Pastor of Transformation Church

Michael Buckingham

Brian Tome

Lead Pastor, Crossroads Church

Bob Goff

Bob Goff

NYT Best Selling Author, Love Does Inc

Nona Jones

Nona Jones

Author, Entrepreneur, Pastor, Tech Executive of Nona Jones Ministries

Warren Bird

Dr. Warren Bird

Senior Vice President of Research and Equipping at ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability)

Thom Rainer

Thom Rainer

Founder & CEO of Church Answers, consultant, and author of We Want You Here and The Post-Quarantine Church

Dave Gibbons

Dave Gibbons

Lead Pastor, New Song Church, and Consultant

Myron Pierce

Myron Pierce

Pastor of Mission Church, Author, Entrepreneur. 

Terry Smith

Terry Smith

Lead Pastor of The Life Christian Church and author of The Hospitable Leader

Carrie Williams

Carrie Williams

CEO of Leadership Network

Larry Brey

Larry Brey

Associate Pastor at Elevation Church & creator of the VIP Experience approach for guests

Wayne Francis

Mark Waltz

Founder of Because People Matter, LLC and author of First Impressions

Brooklyn Warren

Brooklynn Warren

Director of Guest Experience + Engagement at Gwinnett Church / North Point Ministries Inc.

Nona Jones

Danny Franks

Pastor of Guest Services of The Summit Church and author of People Are the Mission

Mike Santiago

Mike Santiago

Lead Pastor of Focus Church

Ben Stapley

Ben Stapley

Executive Pastor at The Life Christian Church

Heather

Heather HEUman

CEO/ Digital Missionary of Sweet Tea Social Marketing

Warren Bird

Jen Benton

Director of Communications at Mount Hermon Baptist Church
 

 

Steven Barr

Steven Barr

Founding Leader at Cast Member Church (Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide)

Molly Matthews

Jason Burns

Lead Pastor of Access Church (Also, Founder of Radiant Printing)

Jonathan Brozozog

Jonathan Brozozog

Lead Pastor of Creative Church

Danielle Rice

Danielle Rice

Chief Technology Officer at Dunham and Company

Tammy Kelley

Tammy Kelley

Church and Nonprofit Consultant, Rukes Search Group

Wayne Francis

MaKeeta Keys

CEO of Keys to Lead, LLC (Consultant)

Mary Scifres

Mary Scifres

Executive Coach & Church Consultant at Mary Scifres Ministries

Warren Bird

Chris Abbott

Church Marketing University

Evan Courtney

Evan Courtney

Executive Pastor at The Fields Church and CEO of Creative Courtney

Jillian Lawson

Jillian Lawson

Principal Designer
at Jillian Design Co

Michael Buckingham

Michael
Buckingham

VP of Marketing, Vanderbloemen

Trey McKnight
Hosted By

Why Should You Attend?

We’ve been right where you are and have felt the way you are feeling. We teach principles and systems that can be applied to churches of all sizes, and we theme each conference to stretch and challenge you to break new barriers.

Why Attend

Thank you to presenting sponsor, Text In Church, this event is FREE!

All of the content for the First Impressions Conference will be available free on November 2-4, 2022.

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Meet Our Presenting Sponsor

Meet Our Platinum Sponsors

Creative Courtney

Meet Our Session Sponsors

Creative Courtney
Why Attend

“The First Impressions Conference is a great opportunity to hear from some amazing speakers on a variety of topics. There are sessions for people across the organization to gain relevant and timely information to help them shape and execute their mission. After the conference you will feel encouraged about the importance of what you do and challenged to improve and innovate on how you do it.”

-Rob McEwan, Traders Point Christian Church