Church Missions Resources

Compiled by David Mays

Steps to a Good Missions Conference

A page from the ebook, Stuff you need to know about Doing Missions in Your Church, (an updated version is available from

The keys to a good missions conference are purpose, prayer, planning, promotion, program, and follow up.

Select the date and make sure it doesn't conflict with anything that will compete for a large section of your congregation.  Set the date well in advance, up to one year.

Recruit a respected and effective leader to head up the Conference Team.  Assemble a separate conference leadership team.  Include lots of people in the planning and preparation.

Most commonly neglected areas: Prayer and Follow-up

In addition to the above, I suggest the following:

Click here for additional and innovative conference ideas, also compiled by David Mays

David Mays