Impact Strategic Church Growth Conference hosted by Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes at Washington DC

Woodbridge, VA (Washington Bangla Radio - PRWEB) September 22, 2010: The Impact Strategic Church Growth Conference (formerly Ministry of Excellence Empowerment), hosted by Bishop Lyle Dukes and Pastor Deborah Dukes, will be held in Woodbridge, VA at Harvest Life Changers Church, International on October 6-8, 2010. With special training sessions by internationally acclaimed speakers, dynamic music performances by world-renowned Gospel recording artists, powerful sessions designed to equip ministry workers for church growth and more, this conference has something to offer everyone. All are welcome to attend.

The Impact conference is specifically designed to equip, empower and inspire ministry workers, from lay members to pastors, for church growth and development. Conference hosts and speakers, Bishop and Pastor Dukes will be joined by a powerful team of internationally acclaimed ministry leaders during this event.    

Bishop Horace E. Smith, M.D., Presiding Bishop of the 1.5 million member international Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. organization; Bishop Edgar Vann, Senior Pastor of Second Ebenezer Church, a progressive church in Detroit, Michigan; and respected music artist, anointed preacher and philanthropist Dr. Yvonne Capehart of Pensacola, Florida are among the powerful speakers who will minister during the Impact Strategic Church Growth Conference.

Special guest psalmists include anointed gospel recording artist Earnest Pugh who is best known for his smashing hit single “Rain On Us” that escalated to #1 on Gospel Billboard Radio Charts. Also, the renowned Gospel recording artist and Stellar Award nominee Gaye Arbuckle will minister in song during the conference.

The Impact Strategic Church Growth Conference is designed to provide the tools and techniques to effectively grow ministries by providing sessions that cover key aspects of ministry. Each session has been carefully crafted to empower attendees with the knowledge and insight to get results and more effectively reach people through various avenues of ministry. Sessions include:

    *     Developing a Strategic Infrastructure for Church Growth
    *     Fulfilling the Great Commission: Growing Your Church Through Effective Evangelism
    *     Click, Connect and Cultivate: Growing Your Church Through Online Media
    *     The Worship Experience: Creating Dynamic Services and Events That Facilitate Church Growth
    *     Money Matters: Growing Your Church Through Effective Stewardship and Money Management
    *     They’ll Only Know if You Tell Them: Growing Your Church Through Effective Marketing
    *     Grow Right: Transform Your Mind, Transform Your Life, Transform Your Church
    *     Building an Effective Youth Ministry
    *     What’s In It for Me: Growing Your Church Through Life Groups, and more.
    *     Leading From the Front: Growing Your Church Through Effective Leadership
    *     Prayer That Gets Results: Growing Your Church Through Individual and Corporate Prayer
    *     Customer Service: Hearing the Voice and Meeting the Needs of the Customer

Leaders with first-hand knowledge and experience will teach the sessions, imparting life-changing principles and proven strategies of evangelism and discipleship that foster church growth and development. For your convenience, we have also invited leading ministry resource providers to offer products and share information about their services related to church growth and development.

During this powerful time of ministry, Bishop Dukes and Pastor Deborah are also hosting a Pastors & Spouses Luncheon (for Senior Pastors and their spouses only) that features a powerful question and answer session, a special time of impartation, and of course a delicious meal. Register early — seating is limited!

Also on Tuesday, October 5th, the day before the conference, Bishop Lyle and Pastor Deborah will host a reception exclusively for members of their Empowerment Fellowship of Covenant Churches, where they will share new and exciting insights about what's on the horizon for the Covenant Pastors and more!

All sessions and services will be held at Harvest Life Changers Church, International. Registration is only $35 for all three days and includes all sessions and services. On Monday, September 20th the early bird rates will end and the registration fee will increase to $45. Special group rates are available.

For more information or to register, call (703) 490-4040, toll free at (877) 424-6971 or register online at Please visit our website for the full conference itinerary, speakers and musical guests, sessions, hotel information, local attractions, directions and more. Harvest Life Changers Church, International is located at 14401 Telegraph Road in Woodbridge, VA.