Schedule

ELEXICON 15 sessions are divided into 4 tracks.
Here's what you'll be doing at the conference.
Wednesday, March 4
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8 AM

Check-in

Please have tickets ready to be scanned for check-in. You can either print them or bring your smart phone

9 AM

Special Session

Opening Session

Grande D Room
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Basic Training

Introduction

Understand Elexio's solutions and their impact on church processes

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Event Setup & Registration

In-depth look at setting up different kinds of events and registration options. This session is also foundational for event for check-in, especially for children

Tim Warren, Implementation Manager, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

Scheduling & Check-in for 200 Events per Week

Learn detailed tips, tricks and workarounds from a church that uses Elexio's Check-in solution 7 days a week

Brandon Ganz, Christ Community Church Rochester, MN

Osceola Room

Tech

IT at Elexio

We'll examine Elexio's datacenter, security, disaster recovery, programming stack, and dev process with some time for Q&A at the end

Darren Hollick, CIO, Elexio

Davenport Room
12 PM

Networking Lunch (Lunch is provided for conference attendees)

1 PM

Basic Training

People

Understand the core function of contact data and the power of Elexio's ChMS to influence engagement

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Check In Especially for Kids

In-depth look at children's check-in including Elexio's new mobile check-in option

Rodney Ross, Solutions Advisor, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

How to Get More Money for your Church via eGiving

Run, don't walk, to this session. Learn how to help your people give more, give regularly and give via convenient, secure, modern ways so that your church has the resources it needs to grow. We'll show you how Elexio's whole eGiving solution works (online, mobile, kiosk and text-to-give) and how to save money on transaction fees.

Brock Zagel, Grace Church, Noblesville, IN

John Connell, COO, Elexio

Osceola Room

Tech

IT at Your Church

Discuss best practices of security, networking, hardware, bandwidth, and working offline as it relates to Elexio's software

Darren Hollick, CIO, Elexio

Davenport Room
2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

Basic Training

Reporting

Get the most out of your data with stock and custom reports while learning the value of the output wizard

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Managing Small Groups

Practical tips from a 20 year groups guru on managing, recruiting, and growing your small groups

Mark Kitts, Software Visionary, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

How a Small Church Can Leverage Big Tech

What are some easy things to implement that any resource-challenged church can do? How do I recruit for and delegate the rest?

Jerrod Walker, Legacy Church, Milwaukee, WI

Osceola Room

Tech

Elexio's API

Learn the basics of using Elexio's Application Programming Interface to integrate with 3rd party software

Darren Hollick, CIO, Elexio

Davenport Room
3:45 PM

Break

4:00 PM

Basic Training

Communications

How to send mass email and texts, create mailings, and more

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Pastoral Care

Learn practical tips on following up, maintaining a prayer list, keeping notes, and getting your staff to work as a team in ministering to people

Tim Warren, Implementation Manager, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

5 Healthy Habits of Church Internet Marketing

Learn today's landscape of internet marketing. With topics of near-user and content marketing, we'll explore the tools you'll need to enrich your web presence.

John Connell, COO, Elexio

Osceola Room

Tech

Custom Registration Forms with Formstack & Elexio

Here's a great example of what can be done using our API

Bob Larson, Northview Church, Carmel, IN

Davenport Room
6:00 PM

Caribbean Dinner around the pool with live music

Thursday, March 5
8:45 AM - 4:45 PM
8:45 AM

Basic Training

Web Portal & Mobile App

Learn the value of an integrated mobile app and online portal for small groups, media, event registration, online giving, and more

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Advanced Reporting

In-depth look at building the reports your team needs and using automated processes to routinely distribute them

Mark Kitts, Software Visionary, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

Are your kids safe? Is your ministry compliant?

Learn about best practices with kid's safety and how to manage automated background checks in Elexio's software via our partner SecureSearch.

Steve Durie, Founder and CEO, SecureSearch Integrated Background Checks www.SecureSearchPro.com

Osceola Room

Tech

Working with Raw Data in SQL Server including Advanced Reporting

Learn how to uncover insightful data in the back end and do mass edits. We'll also explore advanced reporting.

Darren Hollick, CIO, Elexio

Davenport Room
10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Basic Training

Small Groups & Ministry Teams

Understand the basics of how to manage groups and teams

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Web Portal & Mobile App Rollout & Adoption

How to successfully get your church to use the mobile app and portal

Steve Clark, Grace Church, Noblesville, IN

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

Where We're Winning and Struggling with the Software

Learn from a variety of perspectives to help your church win more and get ideas on how to work through struggles

Panel Discussion

Osceola Room

Tech

Cool things we Built at our church

This will be a user-driven show and tell session. Come prepared to share and take away some great ideas

Davenport Room
12 PM

Networking Lunch (Lunch is provided for conference attendees)

1 PM

Basic Training

Events & Tracking Attendance

Overview of event management and attendance

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Advanced Training

Assimilation

What's effective in getting newcomers to stick and how we're using the software to support the process

Mark Kitts, Software Visionary, Elexio

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

The Critical Role of a Data Champion to Your Success

If your system doesn't get used, it's a waste. Find out how you can get your whole team engaged

Steve Clark, IT Director, Grace Church, Noblesville, IN

Osceola Room
2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM

Basic Training

Contribution Management

The basics of data entry, reporting, and reconciliation. Get tips and tricks for efficiency

Kristina Harrell, Trainer, Elexio

Grande C Room

Special Session

I wish Elexio had this feature...

This is your chance to speak with the lead team of Elexio and tell them what you want!

Elexio Leadership Team

Grande D Room

Practical Ministry

Engaging Your Community through Rich, Relevant Web Design

After working with thousands of church websites, we just might have a few tips for you!

Tom Kline, Support Manager, Elexio

Tim Warren, Implementation Manager, Elexio

Osceola Room
3:45 PM

Break

4 PM

Special Session

Closing Session

We'll wrap our time together and maybe get a sneak peek at the next version of Elexio's software.

Grande D Room
Find the track that best describes your ministry role and experience level for the right fit.
Basic Training Track

A walkthrough of Elexio’s church management software that will provide foundational understanding and practical skills. Basic Training is designed for any church staff member that is new to Elexio.

Advanced Training Track

In-depth focus on specific features that are important to your ministry. Advanced training is designed for experienced or advanced users of Elexio.

Practical Ministry Track

Ministry-based discussions led by other church leaders and facilitated by Elexio staff that will provide practical ideas for getting the most out of your software. Practical Ministry is designed for the executive pastor, administrator, or person responsible for ministry process development.

Tech Track

Extensive technical discussions on best practices for IT at your church working with Elexio’s systems. The Tech track is designed for IT staff and developers.

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