Anabaptist Communicators Conference 2015

Big idea

Thursday, Nov. 5 thru Friday, Nov. 6

Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and Mennonite Church USA offices

Elkhart, Indiana

Leave behind the cluttered information-saturated world. Join a gathering to explore one marketing communication idea at a time offered in a simple Ted-talk style.

The 2015 Anabaptist Communicators’ faith-oriented conference offers you practical ideas, time with peers and visits to stretch your creativity.

Come prepared to be inspired, provoked and nudged. And, come with your own “one ___idea” to share!

Register for the conference

Lodging information

Comfort Suites

27838 Country Road 24

Elkhart, IN  46517

(574) 293-9390

$85 plus tax/night, complimentary breakfast

Mention group name: Anabaptist Communicators



8:00-8:30 am Check-in

8:45-9:30 am Welcome, introductions, announcements

9:30-10:15 am First "One ____ Idea" speaker; reflection in table groups

10:15-10:45 am Break

10:45-11:30 am Workshop 1 

11:45 am-1 pm Lunch (Forum) 

1:15-2:30 pm Affinity Group 

2:40-3:25 pm Workshops 2 

3:25-3:45 pm Break

3:45-4:30 pm Workshops 3

4:30-5:30 pm Break

5:30-8 pm Banquet: Cyneatha Millsaps 


8:45-9:15 am Annual Business Meeting, Anabaptist Communicators

9:30-10:15 am Welcome and Announcements; Sharing your One ___ Idea

10:15-11:00 am Second "One __ Idea" speaker; reflection in table groups

11:00-11:45 am Break

11:45 am-12:15 pm AMBS chapel 

12:15-1:15 pm Lunch

1:30-5 pm Offsite visits

5:30-7:00 pm Dinner, wrap-up

Nick johnson

Nick Johnson

Executive Director of Strategic Communications at the University of Notre Dame

Nick Johnson helps set the strategy and articulate the vision, mission and goals for the University of Notre Dame. He is responsible for the strategic vision and ownership of all central marketing, storytelling, and brand implementation efforts. Nick is a graduate of Goshen College.

Dominique burgunder-johnson

Dominique Burgunder-Johnson

Director of Marketing, Goshen College

Dominique Burgunder-Johnson has worked in communications and marketing leadership roles at a number of national environmental advocacy organizations, including most recently as the Director of Digital Innovation at the Sierra Club in Washington, D.C. She became the Goshen College Director of Marketing in September. Dominique grew up in Germany and is a 2006 graduate of Goshen College as well as an alum of Mennonite Voluntary Service. She will graduate from the Collaborative MBA program in 2016.


Cyneatha millsaps

Cyneatha Millsaps

Lead Pastor of Community Mennonite Church, Markham, IL

Millsaps is pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, Illinois.
She is also a consultant for Illinois Mennonite Conference and
coordinated Central District Conference’s 2014 women’s retreat, “Black
Mennonite Women Rock.” Cyneatha is a graduate of Anabaptist Mennonite
Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind. She is married to Steven, and they have
seven children and 19 grandchildren.

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