Grow as a leader, equip your team & accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending one of our specialized training events!

Upcoming Events




Aug 05, 2019 – Aug 07, 2019


Aug 30, 2019 – Aug 30, 2019

Accelerate South Africa

Sep 6, 2019 – Sep 7, 2019

Small Groups with Purpose Conference: Hong Kong

Sep 16, 2019 – Sep 18, 2019


Oct 8, 2019 – Oct 10, 2019

Small Groups with Purpose Conference: Jakarta

Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 22, 2019

Accelerate Atlanta Small Group Workshop

Feb 25, 2020 – Feb 27, 2020

Lobby Gathering 2020

Mar 09, 2020 – Mar 10, 2020


What is the difference between our three unique small group events?

“Accelerate!” Small Group Workshop

The “Accelerate!” small group workshop will help you & your leadership team build a 12 to 18-month strategic plan for your Small Group Ministry by going through the 20 key questions every small group point person needs to know. You will finish the workshop with a strategic plan in your hand, as we provide time for you to build the plan. With that said, coming with a team will be the most beneficial. This is a very robust jam packed two days and you will leave exhausted BUT feeling great to have a finished product in hand. To bring “Accelerate!” to your church and bless your region, email our events director

The Lobby Gathering

The “Lobby” small group gathering is a pure networking event. The complete opposite of “Accelerate!” It has a relaxed pace and a stunning environment to meet and learn from other Small Group Point People (SGPP). We design talks that challenge you to discuss areas you wouldn’t naturally do (Together Times), some talks that cover the basics tools you need in a Small Group Ministry (Topic Times) and casual discussions (Table Times). All discussions are optional, although most people attend. We also design a rest break on day 2 where you have from lunch until the evening session to do whatever you like in beautiful Orange County.

Small Groups with Purpose Conference

The “Small Groups With Purpose Conference” is a day bootcamp in the small group basics. Designed for the Small Group Point Person and the Small Group Leaders, these seven sessions will help you set the foundation of your Small Group Ministry and help your Small Group Leaders walk away with a personal spiritual health plan and a small group health plan for their small group. Each Small Group Leader will walk away with an understanding of how to build into their small group: authentic fellowship, doable discipleship, mobilizing members, reaching non-believers and sacrificial worship. To bring a “Small Groups With Purpose Conference” to your church and bless your region, email our events director

ACCELERATE! is a FANTASTIC STRATEGIC WORKSHOP developed by PASTOR STEVE GLADEN that provides key insights into the Connecting, Growing, Investing, Reaching and Sustaining phases in a Small Group Strategy.
To REGISTER, please send an e-mail to
Grow as a leader, strengthen your team & accelerate the health & growth of your small group ministry by attending our "Small Groups with Purpose" conference! This conference focuses on the foundational issues of small group ministry that are relevant to small group point people.
To register email Edward Franstono at