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Date(s) - Monday 3/9/2020 - Tuesday 3/10/2020
8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Two-day statewide conference for church, associational, and denominational ministry assistants to encourage professional, personal, and spiritual development.

Guest Speaker: Dana James

Early bird rate: $100. Ends February 1; after February 1 the cost is $130.



Registration fee includes TBCSA dues (2 years), Lunch for early bird participants, lunch on Tuesday for everyone, breaks and conference materials.

Please note NO refunds after February 1. 

Ministry Project:

We will be collecting for Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes. Please bring individually wrapped snacks (example: fruit snacks, peanut butter crackers, granola bars, etc), trash bags, paper plates, and zip lock bags of all sizes. We will take items collected to the Children’s Home after the event.


Monday, March 9

8:00-8:15 – Registration for Early Bird Participants
8:15-9:30 – Early Bird #1
9:30-9:45 – Break
9:45-11:00 – Early Bird #2
11:15-12:15 – Lunch for Early Birds Participants*
12:30-1:30 – Registration, Fellowship and pictures
1:30-2:15 – Opening and Welcome
2:15-3:30 – Breakout #1
3:30-3:40 – Break and pictures
3:40-4:45 – Breakout #2

* Can purchase box lunch for $9 if not attending early bird sessions and want lunch

Tuesday, March 10

8:00-8:30 – Main Session
8:30-8:45 – Break and pictures
8:45-10:00 – Breakout #3
10:00-10:15 – Break
10:15-11:30 – Breakout #4
11:45-12:45 – Lunch and Business meeting
12:50-1:10 – Fellowship Break
1:15-2:30 – Closing ceremony, installation of new officers and Tony time

Breakout Schedule and Descriptions

Paint the Church Breakout – Will be offered on Monday at 9:45 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. This breakout is an additional cost of $10 to cover supplies and each class is limited to 12 people. Please sign up at the registration area on Monday, March 9.


A room block has been secured at:

Holiday Inn Express
615 East Main Street
Hendersonville, TN  37078
Rate: $129 plus tax per night
Reservation deadline: Feb. 9, 2020

You will need to call the hotel at 615.824.0022 at mention that you are with the TN Baptist State Secretaries Conference

Other hotels in the area (no room blocks)
Hampton Inn
Hyatt Place
Fairfield Inn and Suites

During this event, the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board (or its agents or designees) will be photographing. You may be photographed. By your attendance, you are granting your permission to be photographed for commercial purposes and agree to the following: (1) being photographed by any means; (2) commercial or any other use of your likeness without compensation; (3) specifically waiving all rights of privacy during the photographing; (4) releasing the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, its agents, designees, officers and employees from any liability for loss, damage, or compensation for the commercial or other use of your likeness; and (5) compliance with all rules and regulations of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board for this event.