The following concepts focus on National youth Convention and General Counsel, but similar intentionality should be given to our District Youth Conventions/Summer camps and rallies.
National Youth Convention:
We have a rare window with national Youth Convention and Fine ArtsFestival that we should maximize. Since this is a bi-annual event with all of our potential targetaudience exercising their gifts for ministry at fine arts and open to Gods call at National YouthConvention and General Council as Pastoral Leadership. The following are some ideas with myrational. All our efforts for the nets few months should be focused on capturing and captivating theattention of this audience
Top Quality Video
: We should have a video that is worth playing on the main stage of National Youth Convention. The following steps should be taken.1.
Create a high quality video for stage and booth
(This may be necessary tospend and do again before General Council since we crammed a clip for ouryouth conventions this spring. If we are going to spend, it should be on amode of communication that will speak the language of our targetaudience.2.
President secures a showing of the video in the service.3.
President secures a door for one of our relevant team members to take thestage at National Youth Convention after the video to throw the pitch forZion verbally.4.
We need to refine our “sales pitch” and develop a story board theme for a
Top Quality Prep Team:1.
We should formulate a promotions committee for General Council and NationalYouth Convention/Fine Arts Festival that meets regularly and continues as anongoing think tank. Continuous motion, thought and preparation should begiven to this major event.
Top Quality Booth
Presidents uses influence for a location of top quality.6.
Should include students. Who knows students better than students7.
Use an experience theme approach like around the world “Walk through”
Secure a proper sized booth9.
Use student form the missions conference10.
Rather than construct it in a vacuum, utilize student input so we are morerelevant.11.
Construct a booth12.
Have a booth in keeping with the partner schools like VFCC, Southeastern,North Central, Northwestern.
A publications and marketing strategy for the following
Pastors who might send or support our school with students or money2.
Leadership on our national and regional level3.
Students who will come to our booth4.
Students and how we can go to them at nationals in halls and stadium