October 14-16, 2020
“The gospel must be preached afresh & told in new ways to each generation since every generation has its own unique questions. The gospel must constantly be forwarded to a new address because the recipient is repeatedly changing his place of address.”
- Helmut Thielicke
The 2020 Educator's Conference is Taking Shape
We so much value the opportunity to gather for encouragement, fellowship, and professional development that we are looking for multiple ways that we might deliver this experience. Stay tuned for information in the coming weeks. Additionally, we have a program that you don’t want to miss.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Andrew McPeak
Back by popular demand, we will be joined again this year by Mr. Andrew McPeak. Andrew is a member of the team at Growing Leaders, a nonprofit that encourages and equips young adults to take on real-life opportunities and challenges. By examining the latest research, and uncovering some of their greatest challenges, Mr. McPeak will provide practical steps on how you can lead today's youngest population into healthy productive lives.
Early Childhood Keynote Speaker: Mary Wolfinbarger
Mary Wolfinbarger brings the powerful perspective of an “in the trenches” Lutheran preschool professional to this year's event. Mary, a Lutheran preschool director in California, is passionate about a preschool that shares Christ with their community by ministering to families and providing a nurturing, developmentally appropriate learning environment for young children. Mary will be sharing training she helped to design for preschool teachers in Lutheran schools that aims to “Make Jesus Real” for children, families, and staff.
Bible Study Leader: Pastor Tim Ahlman
Study of the Word and spiritual encouragement will be led in this year by Pastor Tim Ahlman. Tim Ahlman is a 3rd generation LCMS pastor currently serving at Christ Greenfield in Gilbert, AZ. Tim is passionate for Jesus, for building teams, and building people with a robust belief that everything God needs to accomplish His mission is found "in the house." Tim loves Lutheran schools. LCMS administrators and teachers are gifts from Jesus. Tim is excited to be serving and learning with the fantastic Rocky Mountain District leaders!