Best Practices Ministry Conference


A free conference to encourage ministry support workers as we reach out with the gospel of Christ.


BPM, which stands for Best Practices in Ministry, is a conference hosted by Christ Church Lutheran. For over 10 years we have offered this FREE conference to remind professional and lay church workers that you are loved, you are not alone, and you matter. And when we say free, we truly mean that: free meals, free shuttling, free speakers, free snacks, free activities, free registration.


  • Summer- Speaker Proposal requests open
  • Fall-Participant Registration Opens
  • February 16th-18th, 2023 || Best Practices for Ministry (BPM) Conference

Questions regarding Sessions & Exhibiting? Contact Pastor Jeff Schrank

General FAQs

Nope! We are blessed to be able to offer this conference completely free of charge!

We will provide detailed agendas via the Whova App prior to the event.  You can find a general schedule here

Please attend as your schedule allows (you are welcome to come and go as you please). We ask that you still register so we can plan accordingly for space & meals.

Yes. This conference is for anybody in ministry, including spouses! All who plan on attending the event should register.

Casual to Business Casual. Dress comfortably for Phoenix if February!

Yes, we provide lunch and dinner on Thursday, Feb. 17th; breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Friday, Feb. 18th; and breakfast and lunch on Saturday, Feb. 19th. In addition, there is no lack of snacks of all kinds throughout the day (all still totally free of charge!)

Unfortunately, we do not have the means to provide special dietary accommodations. We try to provide a variety of food options, however our facilities do not allow for special dietary needs.

Parking is limited. If you can, please try to use our shuttle service or carpool with other attendees. We will have offsite parking available with shuttles.

27 Minutes of Encouragement