Schedule for the 3rd Annual Church Involvement Conference
January 18 & 19, 2019
Theme: Me & You and the People in the Pews
(all auditorium classes are recorded & you will receive all auditorium recordings for FREE. Topics marked with an asterisk [*] were specifically requested topics/classes)
Friday – January 18 – eat breakfast before you come Registration & Check In starts at 8:00
8:45 – Singing in the auditorium – Tim Gunnells
9:00 to 9:40 Keynote in the auditorium – Tracy Moore – Personalities & the Church – Part 1
9:45 to 10:20 break out in two groups (one in the large classroom & one in auditorium)
10:30 Classes – *Blending 5 (or is it “6”) Generations Part 1 in large classroom Bert Paddock
*Are Gifts for Today? 1 in auditorium Matt Thomas – back by popular request
11:20 to 11:50 – break outs will be done in the class you chose
12:00 Lunch in the fellowship hall for everyone
1:00 Keynote in the auditorium – Personalities – 2
1:45 break out in the same two groups of the morning
2:10 Classes- *Blending 5 (or is 6) Generations Part 2 in large classroom Bert Paddock
Are Gifts for Today? 2 in the auditorium
2:50 to 3:10 break outs will be done in the class you chose
3:15 to 4:15 *What Has Worked & What Hasn’t – 1 – Joe Essner (45 years experience)
(sit back and relax for this time of sharing led by one very experienced brother in Christ)
4:15 to 5:00 Classes – *Preventing & Recovering from Burnout”  Travis Irwin large classroom
Are Gifts for Today? 3 in the auditorium
5:05 to 5:30 break outs in the room you chose
5:35 Prayer & Dismissal in the auditorium for supper
Supper 5:45 to 6:30 – Supper will be served in the fellowship hall for everyone
Classes 6:35 to 7:15 – A Biblical Definition of Success – Mark Littleton in the auditorium
Restoring and Keeping Your Enthusiasm – Tim Gunnells in the large classroom
Break out in your classrooms between 7:15 and 7:40
7:45 to 8:25 – Keynote – Personalities 3 – stay in the auditorium (no break outs)
8:30 – Closing comments, prayer and dismissal in auditorium
Saturday – January 19 – eat breakfast before you come
8:45 – Singing led by Tim Gunnells
9:00 to 9:45 Keynote – Personalities 4 everyone in the auditorium (no break outs**)
10:00 to 10:45 – What Has Worked & What Hasn’t – Part 2 in the auditorium
11:00 to 11:45 Personalities – Q/A for Tracy Moore in the auditorium**
11:50 – Some brief announcements and prayer for lunch in the auditorium
Noon – Lunch – served in the fellowship hall
12:15 to ? – Evaluations and Dismissal in the fellowship hall
$40 registration fee per participant. Please pre-register by January 11, 2019. Thank you.   CIC is under the eldership of Athens Church of Christ.  The fee covers 3 meals, materials and CDs.   The church covers the expenses of the speakers and teachers of the conference.   Attending CIC is a great investment in individuals, church leaders, congregations and the Lord’s church in general.   We hope you will join us on January 18 and 19.

Thursday, January 17 – Travis Irwin  “Training Involvement Ministers”
Materials presented all day beginning at 9:00 am and ending at 4 pm with appropriate breaks for lunch and stretching. Student number is limited; register early.  This event is free.


What about the motels in Athens?
There are 4 high quality motels at Exit 49 on I-75 (I-75 runs between Knoxville and Chattanooga north and south). Those motels are:
The Comfort Inn 423 252 8030 – be sure to mention that you are with the Church of Christ for a 10% discount
The Hampton Inn 423 745 2345
Holiday Inn 423 649 0003
Fairfield Inn (brand new) 423 507 0870 – this is a great place to stay with a fridge, microwave and Keurig in each room.    Mention that you are with the Church of Christ to receive a reduction in your cost for a room.
I would urge you to go ahead and make your reservations soon; these motels are usually full because we are part of a tourist

Registration for the 2019 “Church Involvement Conference”
Please be pre-registered by January 10, 2019

Which church do you represent?

How did you hear about C.I.C.? Check all that apply. ___Christian Chronicle
____I’ve been to CIC in the past ____Someone told me ____Email ____Other

How many are in your party? Please give a full name for each person who is attending with you from your congregation and his/her position/role in the church:

Contact information:
Please give us a snail mail address and an email address for you if you are the contact person:

If you don’t mind, would you please give us your cell number if you text.

As soon as we receive your registration fee along with this form, you will be fully registered and we will confirm your registration. Is your fee enclosed? Make checks out to “Athens church of Christ” put “CIC” in the memo. Mailing address is P. O. Box 494, Athens, TN 37371. Thank you. Physical address is 1016 North Ave., Athens, TN 37303.
Will you be attending all day Friday and Friday evening sessions and all the Saturday morning and sessions?
If you are not attending all the sessions, which sessions will you be attending?

If you have questions, you can call the church office at 423 745 0554 or me at 423 920 3060 or email at or
Thank you for registering with us. This will be assist in preparing materials.