12:30 – 1:00

Worship Leaders Arrive for Workshop Check-in, Badges, and Worship Alive! Goody Bag

1:00 – 2:30 

Workshop: Turning Program Into Worship

Location: Room TBA

Dr. Ron Kenoly and Rev. Huntley Brown join Dr. Everton Walters to lead a training session and discuss the why of worship and music, and leads discussion and collaboration groups on making Church services true worship services.

2:30 – 2:45


2:45 – 4:15

Workshop: Worship Best Practices for Today’s Realities

Location: Room TBA

Experienced worship and business leaders Hasana and Rodney Sisco bring practical insights into making worship more meaningful, understanding the fine line between “excellence” and “performance,” and finding ways to collaborate with your pastoral team. Includes panel discussion with Ron Kenoly and other leaders. 

4:15 – 4:30

• Break for Worship Leaders

• Those attending only the prayer workshop check in

4:30 – 6:00

Workshop: The Importance of Prayer in Worship

Location: Room TBA

Susan Brown, founder of Pray Naperville, and her team lead discussion on the importance and best practices of prayer in worship and the reality of spiritual warfare on a congregations, and offer corporate and individual prayer support for leaders. 

6:00 – 6:30

Prayer for Individuals Continues

6:00 – 7:00

Snack/Dinner Break before Worship Celebration

There are a number of restaurants near the hotel and within the hotel that will allow for a quick bite, take-away, or a full-serve meal. For restaurants outside the hotel within a minute’s drive, just turn right (West) on Diehl Rd. from the hotel parking lot, go to the first intersection and look to the right. For fast food, go South on Naper Blvd. less than one mile for a McDonalds or Buona Beef.

7:00 – 9:30

Worship Celebration Concert

Location: Room TBA