Category: The Extravaganza

The annual event of youth ministry leaders that focuses on spiritual renewal, continuing education and Networking

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Afterglow

Have you ever had an experience where something you were deeply invested in went really, really well, and it’s all said and done, and everything is boxed up and put away, and you sit back and sigh and you realize “hey, that was really cool…it feels really good to have been a part of that.” ...

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…and there was no room in the inn…maybe…

So if you haven’t yet booked your hotel room for Extravaganza 2012, you might have a little bit of trouble.  First, you have to understand that rooming list at a convention hotel in a city like New Orleans is a bit of a moving target. A quick background:  When we book an Extravaganza, a part ...

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Meet Laurie Hoium

There are people within the Network that you will interact with from time-to-time.  These folks have different roles that hopefully provide support and assistance to you, certainly in your relationship with the Network; hopefully also in your ministry.  I thought it might be helpful for you to (at least virtually) “meet” these folks so you ...

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For Volunteers

I get this question all of the time:  “Should volunteers join the Network?” Here’s my answer:  “Yes.” And then come the “but” comments… But it’s kind of expensive But they don’t need the same kind of networking But I can get the info and just pass it along to them But we don’t have the ...

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Volunteering with the Network

I have said in the past that we take very seriously the evaluations that we receive from each year’s Extravaganza. We have a thorough process of going through the pages and pages and pages of data we collect after each year’s event. And then,m as we go through the planning process, we refer back to ...