National Association of Ministry Assistants (NAMA) Conference

Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, April 27, 2019 (All day)
Event Location: 
The Legacy Hotel & Conference Center
2825 Lexington Rd
Louisville , KY 40206
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The National Association of Ministry Assistants (NAMA, formerly NASBS) exists to assist and equip ministry assistants in the church, association, and state convention office by providing opportunities to enhance professional and leadership skills for the ministry office. 

Our bi-annual conference is packed with a wealth of resources to assist you in your ministry position. The conference workshops target church secretaries, administrative assistants, ministry assistants, financial secretaries, etc. There will be a time for personal growth, spiritual growth, professional growth and fun while you are growing! 

Location: The Legacy Hotel & Conference Center 
(The historical campus of The Southern Baptist
Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky) 

Theme: Porch Swing Time 
Scripture verse: "Come with Me by yourselves to a quiet place"
 Mark 6:31 

Keynote Speaker—Jill Baughan 

We are delighted to have Jill return as our keynote speaker. Jill is an author and speaker who, through adventure and play, can help you find joy no matter what else is happening in your life. She and her husband, Ben, live near Richmond VA. Find out more about Jill at

For more information about the conference workshops, special activities, conference fees, hotel rates and membership visit our website or email Karen York at Linda Ensor at

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Conference Workshops

 Addiction 
 Adobe InDesign-Beginner 
 Adobe InDesign-Advanced 
 Balance 
 Creative Bible Journaling 
 Charitable Contributions Issues 
 Church Security & Safety 
 Conflict Resolution 
 Colorful Quiet Time 
 Devotional/Prayer Time 
 Essential Oils 
 Ergonomics 
 Evangelism 
 Ten Critical Personal Financial Issues for Ministry Assistants  

 Finding Joy….with Jill 
 Unconventional Grief 
 Who Am I?
 Handling Money in the Church 
 Identity Theft 
 IRS Reporting Issues 
 Membership/Financial Forum 
 Office Manual 
 Personal Budgeting 
 Personal Safety 
 Planning for Retirement 
 Saying No 
 Social Media 
 Stress Free Minute Taking 
 The Long Goodbye