Group's Training Events

See what Group has to offer for your Ministry!

At Group, we care deeply about your ministry and we want to see you equipped with the right tools and training to grow and thrive! We offer three types of training events to accommodate your needs. You can join us at our Events at Group, our Regional Training Events, or host an event At Your Church!

Read more below about which training style and venue is best for your ministry!

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Training Types Offered

Events At Group

These events take place throughout the year at Group Publishing's headquarters in beautiful Loveland, CO. The events vary in date, content and length, so look through to see what fits your needs.

Equipping Institute Level 1
Sept. 10-12, 2014
The Equipping Institute is not your typical training event. You'll be surrounded by people who care about ministry and leadership--people just like you. It's a time for spiritual renewal, for in-depth discussions, and to build a how-to plan for becoming an equipping church.
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Equipping Institute Level 2
Oct. 8-10, 2014
Becoming an Equipping Leader is the next level in the Equipping Institute. The Level 2 curriculum is designed to help you transform how you lead people. You’ll learn project management skills, leadership coaching skills and much more.
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Group offers a variety of events across the US, including our two national conferences, SYMC and KidMin. Browse the list below to see if we're coming to a region near you.


KidMin Childrens’ Ministry Conference
Sept. 26-29, 2014, Columbus, OH
Renewed Passion, Deeper Learning, Authentic Conversations. At KidMin, you don't just sit in a chair, listen, and leave. You zoom in, grapple, and dig. It's four days of marinating in fresh ideas and topics that really matter!
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Simply Youth Ministry Conference
SYMC is coming to a city near you!
The Simply Youth Ministry Conference is a 4-day face-to-face experience that equips, encourages and connects people committed to serving pre-teens through young adults in the church. SYMC is organized by the youth ministry team at Group Publishing & Simply Youth Ministry, and operates in kingdom-focused collaboration with other ministry partners.
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Events At Your Church

You can host a Group training event, right at your own church! These events vary in content and length. You pick the topic and dates that work best, and we'll take it from there.

Why Nobody Wants to Go to Church Anymore Workshop
We know you’re passionate about helping people know and experience the love of Jesus. But sometimes that’s easier to SAY than DO. With this workshop you’ll discover practical and powerful ways to help your church grow in meaningful relationships with you, with others, and most importantly of all—with God.
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Multiply your Ministry
Move people from sitting to serving! Multiply your Ministry is a unique workshop where you’ll explore the Biblical foundations of how to equip people to truly create team-based ministry. Perfect for senior pastors, lay leaders, church staff, volunteer coordinators, and ministry leaders.
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Equipping Institute Level 1
You can host the Equipping Institute at your church! A 3-day intensive training to transform your church from clergy-centric to lay-driven. You’ll learn how to equip people, change culture, develop systems, and create high-performance ministry teams to increase volunteer involvement at your church.
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Children's Ministry Workshops
You won’t find a more diverse and in-depth selection of training options for children’s ministry than Group Training at Your Church. From volunteer management and vision casting to nursery care and adolescent growth, you and your crew can become masters at a variety of topics.
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Youth Ministry Workshops
If you already know how great Group’s youth ministry training is (did someone say “Simply Youth Conference”?), then you can count on Group Training at Your Church to be just as great. Maybe even better, since you and your team will get personal, customized training at your place on your own time.
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Women's Ministry Workshops
Want to give your ministry a makeover? Want to reach younger women? How about learn how to host an unforgettable retreat or Bible study? Group has the country’s most advanced women’s ministry training for your entire team.
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Church Leadership Workshop Topics
Being a great church leader isn’t easy. But if you’re willing to stretch yourself and embrace some game-changing methods and principles, you’ll find you, your team, and your ministry reaching remarkable levels of success. Check out what Group has in store for your future.
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