June 8-9, 2018

Christ United Methodist Church

Friday June 8th

6pm Registration and Meet & Greet


Speakers: Albert Tate and Dr. John Perkins

Saturday June 9th

8am Breakfast with Dr. John Perkins

8am Registration and Continental Breakfast


Speaker: Noemi Chavez and Elbert McGowan

10:30am-11:30am WORKSHOPS in all 5 Tracks

  • Intro to Multiethnic:  Pastor Elbert McGowan, Redeemer Church, Jackson, MS
  • Leadership:  Will Plitt, Christ Together
  • Engagement/Outreach:  Alan Grove and “Big John” Perkins
  • Church Life:  Vincent Smith, Circle Church, Alexandria, LA
  • Media:  Lemzel Johnson, Motivational Speaker, Trainer

11:45am-12:45pm LUNCH BREAK – Food Trucks will be on site for attendees to purchase food and fellowship together


Speaker: Joshua Chavez and Mark DeYmaz

2pm-3pm WORKSHOPS in all 5 tracks

  • Intro to Multiethnic:  CJ Rhodes, Mt. Helm MB Church, Jackson
  • Leadership:  Dr. Mark DeYmaz, Mosaic Church, Little Rock, AR
  • Engagement/Outreach:  Rob Kendall, Renewing the Mind
  • Church Life:  “Smiley” Abrams
  • Media:  Joshua Chavez, 7th Street Church, California

3-4pm WORKSHOPS in all 5 tracks

  • Intro to Multiethnic:  Rocky Shack, Christ United Methodis Church
  • Leadership:  Alan Scott, Cumberland Community Church, Georgia
  • Church Life:  Kathy Price, Alta Woods Methodist Church, Jackson
  • Media:  Lemzel Johnson, Motivational Speaker, Trainer
  • Engagement/Outreach:  Ronnie Crudup Jr., New Horizon Ministries, Jackson


Speaker: Albert Tate

7:00pm-9pm COFFEE GATHERING (Fellowship and Open Discussion)

June 10th

Night of Unity I 6pm I Broadmoor Baptist Church


Workshop Track Descriptions:

Intro to Multiethnic (Where do I begin?): For those desiring a greater understanding of the multiethnic church and how to get started.

Leadership: For church leaders who need practical steps and processes to become more multiethnic in their church practices

Engagement/Outreach: For the mission-minded looking to find practical ways to engage those outside the church from a multiethnic perspective and approach

Church Life: What does a multiethnic church look like from the inside? For those seeking to understand how to engage their congregation from a multiethnic perspective. Learning to create a safe environment for God-given diversity to thrive.

Media: For those in marketing, music and church media to learn to manage these processes from a multiethnic mindset