Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes Host the Impact Conference – Strategies in Church Growth “Victory Now Boot Camp,” October 5-7, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Area

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Conference in Woodbridge, VA to draw thousands of church leaders from across the country and around the world. Guest speakers include Bishop Charles Blake, Bishop Neil Ellis and Dr. Samuel Chand. Musical guests include Pastor William Murphy, Troy Sneed and Crystal Aikin.

The Impact conference is specifically designed to equip, empower and inspire...

The Impact Conference (formerly Ministry of Excellence Empowerment Conference), hosted by Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes, will be held in Woodbridge, VA at Harvest Life Changers Church, International on October 5-7, 2011. With special training sessions by prominent speakers, dynamic music performances by world-renowned Gospel recording artists, powerful sessions designed to equip ministry workers for church growth and more, this conference has something to offer everyone. All are invited to attend.

The Impact conference is specifically designed to equip, empower and inspire ministry workers, from lay members to pastors, for church growth and development. Conference hosts and speakers, Bishop and Pastor Dukes, will be joined by a powerful team of internationally acclaimed ministry leaders during this event.

Bishop Charles Blake, Presiding Bishop of the 6 million-member international Church of God in Christ organization; Bishop Neil Ellis, Senior Pastor of the Mount Tabor Full Gospel Baptist Church in Nassau, Bahamas and 2nd Presiding Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International; and international leadership expert, Dr. Samuel Chand are among the powerful speakers who will minister during the Impact Conference.

Special guest psalmists include anointed gospel recording artist, William Murphy, who is best known for his smash hit single “Praise Is What I Do”, along with BET’s Sunday’s Best Season 1 Winner, Crystal Aikin. Also, Grammy-nominated singer and producer, Troy Sneed will minister in song during the conference.

The Impact Conference is designed to provide the tools and techniques to effectively grow ministries by providing sessions that cover key aspects of ministry. Each session has been carefully crafted to empower attendees with the knowledge and insight to get results and more effectively reach people through various avenues of ministry. Sessions include:

  •     Putting Your Church on the Map: Evangelism and Marketing Strategies for Church Growth
  •     The Overflow Principle: How to Bring in More Money for More Ministry
  •     Fired Up!: How to Motivate Kingdom Workers to Serve and Sacrifice
  •     The VIP Treatment: Rolling out the Red Carpet of Customer Service
  •     IRS Compliance for Churches
  •     Shake it Up!: Making an Impact with Relevant Youth Ministry
  •     The Worship Experience: Creating Dynamic Services & Events that Facilitate Church Growth

Leaders with first-hand knowledge and experience will teach the sessions, imparting life-changing principles and proven strategies of evangelism and discipleship that foster church growth and development. For your convenience, we have also invited leading ministry resource providers to offer products and share information about their services related to church growth and development. Pastor Deborah will also teach a special music clinic for musicians, choir members and worship leaders with principles to create a greater worship experience in their churches.

During this powerful time of ministry, Bishop and Pastor Dukes are also hosting a Pastors & Spouses Luncheon (for Senior Pastors and their spouses only) that features a powerful question and answer session, a special time of impartation, and of course a delicious meal. Register early — seating is limited!

Also on Tuesday, October 4th, the day before the conference, Bishop and Pastor Dukes will host a reception exclusively for members of their Empowerment Fellowship of Covenant Churches, where they will share new and exciting insights about what's on the horizon for the Covenant Pastors and more!

All sessions and services will be held at Harvest Life Changers Church, International. Early bird registration is only $35 for all three days and includes all sessions and services. On Wednesday, September 21st, the early bird rates will end and the registration fee will increase to $45. Special group rates are available.

For more information or to register, call (703) 490-4040, toll free at (877) 424-6971 or register online at Please visit our website for the full conference itinerary, speakers and musical guests, sessions, hotel information, local attractions, directions and more. Harvest Life Changers Church, International is located at 14401 Telegraph Road in Woodbridge, VA.


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