Mount Vernon Nazarene University: Life Changing
Upcoming LEAP Seminars

Youth and Children's Pastor Network Day

Discover the Art of Bible Storying!

  • Speaker: Michael Novelli - May 2, 2013
  • Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Registration 9 a.m.)
  • Location: R.R. Hodges Auditorium on the MVNU campus
  • Cost: $49/person, $45 for two or more from the same church (includes materials, lunch and snacks)
  • Who is it for: You and Your Youth and/or Children's Ministry
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Come join us at MVNU for a Youth and Children's Pastor network day.

Michael NovelliSpeaker Bio:Michael Novelli is the author of Enter the Story: 7 Experiences to Unlock the Bible for Your Students, and the founder of Echo (, an organization designed to help others discover the art of "Storying," a dialogical approach to Bible learning.

Following 13 years in youth ministry, Novelli now serves as a senior curriculum developer for sparkhouse (, creating learning-centered resources and events for children, youth and adults.
Michael, his wife Michele, and children Angelo and Abrielle live in Elgin, Illinois.

  • 9:00am -- Registration
  • 9:30am -- Session 1- Bible Story Experience
  • 10:45am -- Break
  • 11:00am -- Session 2 -- Bible Storying Distinctives
  • 12:00pm -- Lunch: MVNU Dining Commons
  • 1:00pm -- Session 3 -- Experiential Learning Part 1
  • 2:00pm -- Break
  • 2:15pm -- Session 4 -- Experiential Learning Part 2
  • 3:00 pm -- Exploring Implications for Your Ministry

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