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DREAM Church Conference
Design. Reach. Engage. Activate. Mobilize

March 7-8, 2024

Uncover the practical tools you need to build a healthy church.


The DREAM Church Conference is a 2-day conference hosted at Oak Ridge Church in Salisbury, MD. This conference is for ministry leaders and their teams who dream God-sized dreams for their church.

Our goal is to assist other churches in discovering God’s dream for their church by equipping church leaders with the practical tools they need to grow a healthy, vibrant church and become difference-makers in their communities.


esign worship services that lost people love.


each the broken and connect them to the church family.


ngage people in spiritual growth.


ctivate every member into meaningful ministry.


obilize the whole church to change the whole world!


Meet the Plenary Speakers

Brian Moss, Lead Pastor, Oak Ridge Church
Brian Moss

Host & Lead Pastor

Oak Ridge

Tom Holladay

Teaching Pastor for 30+ years at Saddleback Church and for Healthy Churches Worldwide

Kathy Livesay
Kathy Livesay

Volunteer & Leadership Development

Oak Ridge

Bryan Lloyd
Bryan Lloyd

Live Venue & Recovery Pastor

Oak Ridge

Gary McCabe
Gary McCabe

Pastor of Family Ministries & Mobilization

Oak Ridge

Dave Minton

Lead Pastor

Capital Christian Center

Ryan Nunex
Ryan Nunez

Lead Pastor

Palm Valley Church

Ryland Walter

Senior Pastor, Rock Brook Church

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Richard Pope

Lead Pastor, Canvas Church


DAY 1 


7:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 AM

General Session One

The DREAM That Transformed our Church

DESIGN: 6 Keys to Creating a Great Guest Experience

10:15 AM

General Session Two

DESIGN: 5 Ways to Build a Service Lost People Love

REACH: 4 Steps to Effectively Reach Your Community

REACH: 6 Practices that Will Turn Spectators into Participators

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

General Session Three

ENGAGE: 8 Laws of Spiritual Growth

ENGAGE: 8 Reasons Your Church Needs Small Groups

2:30 PM

General Session Four

ACTIVATE: 7 Steps to Get Your People Serving

MOBILIZE: 4 Practices that Will Get Your People Out of the Seats and Into the Streets

The Dream of a Dying Pastor

4:30 PM

Day 1 Ends


DAY 2 


7:30 AM


8:00 AM

Welcome & Worship

8:30 AM

Breakout Session 1

Creating a Winning Guest Services Culture

Preschool Ministry

Moving People Missionally from Apathy to Advocacy

10 Things Every Church Needs to be Doing Digitally

Care Ministries that Bring Hope and Healing into Your Community

9:45 AM

Breakout Session 2

How to Turn 1st Time Guests into Members

Children's Ministry-Admin Behind the Scenes

Building Community Partnerships Through Service

Developing Your Worship Leadership Skills

11:00 AM

Breakout Session 3

How to Build a Discipleship System that Works!

Small Groups: Where Do We Start?

Sunday Morning Experience in Elementary Ministry

5 Keys to Craft a Powerful Worship Experience

Assessing the Health of Your Church Through Metrics

12:00 PM


1:00 PM

Breakout Session 4

Getting Volunteers Into the Right Role

Small Groups: Growing Together

Student Ministry: Shifting from Drawing a crowd of Students that Leave to Creating Connected Students That Lead

Tips for Mixing Online

Celebrate Recovery 101

2:15 PM

Closing Session

3:00 PM

Conference Ends

Oak Ridge Church Auditorium

The Venue

Oak Ridge Church

361 Tilghman Road

Salisbury, MD 21804

Oak Ridge Church is proud to host the 12th Annual DREAM Conference in its New State-Of-The-Art Auditorium. The new Auditorium was built with the DREAM principles in mind, so you will see in real-time one of the ways they Design services that lost people love to attend!

The Venue

Our Partners

Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware
Mid South Audio
The Bridge 88.7 & 92.5
Minuteman Press
Rockbridge Seminary
Denny's Restuarant
Our Partners
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