Great news! We have brought back the early bird and group rates, and we’ve added a super-early bird rate for all the keeners out there that want to reserve their spot immediately. It’s not a bad idea, as registration space is limited! REGISTER NOW!
Super Early Bird Group – $65 (until Dec 31, 2017)
Super Early Bird – $75 (until Dec 31, 2017)
Early Bird Group – $75 (until Jan 31, 2018)
Early Bird – $85 (until Jan 31, 2018)
Regular Group – $85 (until sell-out or conference start)
Regular – $95 (until sell-out or conference start)
Your registration covers lunch on Saturday, coffee all day, and all plenary and breakout sessions, except the pre-conference songwriting workshop. You can look forward to an improved food experience with refreshments and lunch this year – we’ve made some changes! Registration fee is based on availability and space is limited to 500 registrants.
KEYNOTES AND WORSHIP CONCERT
In 2018 we welcome Bruxy Cavey! Bruxy is the senior pastor at The Meeting House in Ontario, one of the largest churches in Canada where thousands of people connect to God and each other through Sunday services, online interaction, and a widespread house church network. Bruxy is also author of the bestselling book, The End of Religion (Encountering the Subversive Spirituality of Jesus). and has just released (Re)-union: The Good News of Jesus for Seekers, Saints, and Sinners.
We also welcome Jason Ballard! Jason is one of the hosts of the Youth Alpha Film Series and is a pastor at his home church, Christian Life Assembly. He works with Alpha Canada to build resources that serve the local church.
Workshop presenters include many returning favourites including Levite Summit founder Jon Buller, Worship Pastor Corey Doak, recording artist Graham Ord, multi-instrumentalists Curtis Tulman and Brett Ziegler and many more. New additions to the roster that we know you’ll love include Darrell Smith from KUNG POW PRODUCTIONS in the TECH track, Pete Daveyduck (bass player for Brian Doerksen), and sessions on Stage Presence and Worship Planning. Past keynote presenters have included Erwin McManus, Brian Doerksen, Steve Bell, Roy Salmond, David Ruis, and Carolyn Arends.
The Levite Summit will conclude on Saturday night with Hear the Music Night, a worship concert led by Juno nominee & Covenant Award winning Christian recording artist, Jon Buller and the fantastic Hear The Music Band. If you attend the CHOIR workshop for VOCALISTS you’ll have an opportunity to sing on stage at the concert! Hear the Music Night is the perfect opportunity for people to explore faith in an environment that is exciting, accessible, inclusive and filled with inspiring music. And we think it will be an amazing conclusion to this year’s Summit!
PRE CONFERENCE SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
This was a big hit in 2017 and we’re thrilled to offer it again! For a small additional fee, come early to learn from award winning producer, writer and conference speaker ROY SALMOND as well as a chance to hear from other professional songwriters all afternoon! Your lunch will be provided.
There are aspects of arts and faith that affect every one of us. All of the sessions are planned to bring learning, discussion and a deeper look at the arts, music, worship and leadership. This year there will be SIX TRACKS. Select a track below to have priority seating in those sessions. If you select the GENERAL TRACK you can attend any session in any track, but you will not have priority seating. DON’T WORRY though. Because of the track registration system in place we are able to plan accordingly for the space required for each session, and thus we rarely have problems accommodating everyone. Also, we are making every effort to record the sessions and recordings are provided free of charge to all registrants, in case you miss a session that you really wanted to hear.
Please visit http://levitesummit.com/#about for more specific info on what each track involves!
INSTRUMENTAL and WORSHIP TEAMS
King David led with skillful hands and integrity of heart. Worship leaders and teams today are called to the same standard. With practical demonstrations and opportunities for interaction, you will take your skills to the next level.
The arts are a valuable part of our culture, community and God’s Kingdom work. This year we will focus on visual art, through drawing, sketching and painting. Hands on demonstrations and teaching have been designed to teach and inspire. In this track you’ll receive some excellent instruction, and practical application! Check out our breakout speakers to learn more about the hands on two-part worship through creating session, and the insightful art for healing workshop!
Skills are required to support a creative environment that minimizes distractions and enhances the message and art forms being presented. With unique responsibilities and pressures, technical volunteers and staff are vital to communicating the Gospel. Basic and advanced training will be available to equip you!
JUSTICE & COMPASSION
We are excited to welcome our partner in ministry COMPASSION CANADA who will provide a learning track focussing on Compassion, Poverty awareness and Justice while also providing resources for you to implement in your churches and communities!
This year we are thrilled to have Jason Ballard from Youth Alpha Canada bring a keynote message in our third main session, and Kyle Trigg with Scott Cyr from Vernon Alliance Church to bring students a track designed just for them! This track will focus on combining leadership and music and provide resources to help students reach their peers for Christ as well as get some practical how-to knowledge for how to do more with less in building your band, or creating and recording music. If you’re a student or you know someone who is, they should be registered in this track!
These are some of the best opportunities for learning. Prayer, Leadership, Artist Temperament, Conflict, and the Music Business are areas that have been featured in past years. Stay tuned for more info on the General track! Registrants will gain new insights, find new resources, and meet like-minded people that share similar successes and challenges.