Church Revitalization Conference


Church Revitalization Conference

May 18th and 19th 2018

Hosted by the Stony Brook School
1 Chapman Parkway, Stony Brook NY 11790

If you believe that the local church is God’s plan to evangelize the world and disciple the individual believer, this conference is for you. If your church is in decline and you don’t know what to do, this conference is for you. If you want to learn how to use the internet and social media to further the kingdom, this conference is for you. If you want to be better equipped for the work of the ministry, this conference is for you. If your interested in church revitalization or church planting, this conference is for you.





  • Dr. Thom Rainer – “Seven Stages of Church Decline and How to Respond” (Virtual w/ Q & A)
  • Dr. Sam Rainer – “Five Common Themes of Truly Revitalized Churches”
  • Mark Clifton – “6 Imperatives for Replanting a Dying Church”



  • George Russ – “How to Turn your Church Inside Out” “Changing Communities but Unchanging Mission”
  • Mark Clifton – “5 Options for Dying Churches” “Am I a Re-Planter?”
  • Sterling Edwards – “Learning the Church Re-Plant & Revitalization Dance” “It Takes Two: Replanting A Church While Prioritizing Your Family”
  • Dr. Steve Tomlinson – “Team Building”
  • Dr. Michael J. Rubino – “Learning to PACE yourself”
  • Brian McMillian -“Revitalization through Church Merger”
  • Elliott Sneed – “Using Online Tools to Engage Your Community
  • Paul Christenson – “Equipping the Saints for the Work of the Ministry”
  • Steve Canter “Creating a Replant & Revitalize Leadership Pipeline”
And more!…


6:30pm-7:30pm Meet & Greet with refreshments

6:30pm – 7:30pm Registration

7:30pm – 8:00pm Welcome

8:00pm – 9:00pm Dr. Thom Rainer (Combined Session)



7am – 8am Prayer

8am – 9am Continental breakfast

9am – 10am “A” Workshops

10am – 10:30am Coffee Break

10:30am – 11:30am “B” Workshops

11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch

12:30pm – 1:30pm “C” Workshops

1:30 – 2:00pm Coffee Break

2:15pm – 3:00pm Mark Clifton (Combined Session)

3:00pm – 3:45pm Sam Rainer (Combined Session)

3:45-4:00pm Closing Remarks


Join us for two days of practical sessions and encouraging workshops led by some of the leading voices in church revitalization. Email us at for more details!