Deep Dive from Katie Edwards | This deep dive will help you think through all the elements of building a healthy and effective team of youth ministry leaders. This workshop will let you evaluate your current team and give you practical tools and next steps for moving your team forward. Some of the subjects covered will be growing your volunteer team; onboarding new leaders; training and coaching; creating community among your team; encouraging leaders for the long haul; conflict and hard conversations with volunteer leaders; communication; and more! The format will be a combination of lecture, discussion, idea sharing and some personal interaction experiences. You’ll walk away with some big pictures ideas and some practical tools that you can implement immediately. The “team approach” takes some work and might feel like a daunting task in youth ministry, but with the right mindset and tools at your fingertips, this could become one of your favorite areas of your ministry to teenagers!