Boot Camp IX

Boot Camp IX is a women’s conference with four power-packed days of anointed workshops, general sessions and evening services designed to uplift your spirit and bring you a greater knowledge of God. Our theme for this year is “Standing Strong!” The theme scripture is, Ephesians 6:13 “Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.”

 

 

 Can't attend but you would like to make a donation?  All proceeds will be used to support programs for women.
Click here: Donations and Pledges

 

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - REGISTRATION OPENS (4:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

Thursday, October 25, 2018
TOPIC
LOCATION
SPEAKER

5:00 pm -

7:00 pm

Health Fair

Mental Health, Alzheimer, Breast Cancer, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Banquet Hall A

Dr. Vanessa Robinson, Dr. Celeste Williams

6:00 pm -

7:00 pm

Date Rape

"STANDING STRONG"   

FRIEND OR FOE?

Open to Everyone (You don't have to be registered to attend this class)

200A

Dr. Danielle Penson

6:00 pm -

7:00 pm

Domestic Violence

"STANDING STRONG"   

IN THE WORKPLACE AND THE CHURCH

Open to Everyone (You don't have to be registered to attend this class)

200B

Rev. Traci Antoine Jackson

7:30 pm

EVENING SERVICE

Service Is Open To Everyone

Sanctuary

Pastor Cora Jakes-Coleman

Friday, October 26, 2018
TOPIC
LOCATION
SPEAKER

7:30 am -

8:30 am

Prayer

Sanctuary

Evang. Barbara Golder

8:30 am -

9:15 am

Breakfast

Banquet Hall

N/A

9:30 am -

10:30 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

ALL IN BUT ALL GONE

3rd Floor Chapel

Elder Sheila Vann

9:30 am -

10:30 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"    

THE STRENGTH TO LET GO

Sanctuary

Rev. Dr. Jessica Ingram

10:40 am -

11:40 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"    

ALL  IN BUT ALL GONE

3rd Floor Chapel

Elder Sheila Vann

10:40 am -

11:40 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"    

WOMAN! YOU ARE MORE THAN A CONQUEROR

200C

Bishop Corletta Vaughn

10:40 am -

11:40 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

THE HURT IS REAL

Sanctuary

Pastor Tonya Hall

11:50 am -

1:20 pm

Lunch

Banquet Hall

N/A

1:30 pm -

2:30 pm

General Session

"STANDING STRONG"     

WHEN GOD SAYS NO

Sanctuary

Pastor Cora Jakes- Coleman

6:00 pm -

7:00 pm

Social Media Awareness (Parents)

Social Media Awareness (Parents)

Open to Everyone (You don't have to be registered to attend this class)

200A

Dr. Danielle Penson

7:30 pm

Evening Service

Service Is Open To Everyone

Sanctuary

Dr. Gina Stewart

Saturday, October 27, 2018
TOPIC
LOCATION
SPEAKER

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Prayer

Sanctuary

Evang. Barbara Golder

8:30 am - 9:15 am

Breakfast

Banquet Hall

N/A

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

THE STRENGTH TO LET GO

Sanctuary

Rev. Dr. Jessica Ingram

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

THE HURT IS REAL

3rd Floor Chapel

Pastor Tonya Hall

10:40 am - 11:40 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

WOMAN!   YOU ARE MORE THAN A CONQUEROR

Sanctuary

Bishop Corletta Vaughn

10:40 am - 11:40 am

Workshop

"STANDING STRONG"     

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT FEELS LIKE PRAYER ISN'T WORKING?

3rd Floor Chapel

Evang. Barbara Golder

11:50 am - 12:35 am

Lunch (Lunch box)

Banquet Hall

N/A

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

General Session

Sanctuary

Bishop Jackie McCullough

 

Sunday, October 28, 2018
TOPIC
LOCATION
SPEAKER

7:30 am

Morning Service

Sanctuary

First Lady Crisette Ellis

11:00 am

Morning Service

Sanctuary

Bishop Jackie McCullough

Boot Camp IX Guest Speakers

Register Now

for the

Boot Camp IX
Women's Conference
 

Click here to Register for Princess Mentality (Girls 13-18)

 
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
The Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075 

(888) 627-8558 
Mention PWP Boot Camp for the discounted rate 

Room Rates: 
Dbl/Dbl:  $129.00 Per Night for Single, Double, Triple, Quad.
Traditional King: $119.00 Per Night for Single, Double 
13% Tax Will Be Added Each Night to Room Rate  
 

Westin Southfield Website

Vendor Space Available

Frequently Asked Questions

When Does the Conference Start and End?

The conference begins Thursday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. and concludes Sunday, October 28 following the 11:00 a.m. service.  

What is the Location of the Conference?

Boot Camp IX takes place at Greater Grace Temple located at 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd. in Detroit, Michigan. Bishop Charles H. Ellis, III is the Senior Pastor, and First Lady Crisette Ellis is the Conference Host.  

What Is the Attire for Boot Camp IX?

Throwback Thursday – Wear any previous Boot Camp T-Shirt
Friday A.M. – Wear BCIX T-Shirt
Friday P.M. – Wear any PWP attire or Camouflage
Saturday – Camouflage Attire
Sunday – Boot Camp IX T-Shirt with a black skirt

How Can I Get Connected to Boot Camp IX?

Please use the hashtag #PWPBC9 when you post on Social Media Sites such as Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram etc.
Visit the PWP Social Media Pages using PWP on Instagram and PWP Facebook Page
To Stay Connected to Boot Camp IX, Text the word “Bootcamp” to 40691 you will receive a link to download the Boot Camp IX Mobile Invite to your phone.

Are Evening Services Open to Everyone?

Evening services are open to everyone. Bring a friend or loved one. However, you must be registered to attend workshops and general sessions during the day.

What is the Conference Hotel of Choice?

The Westin Southfield 1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075 
(888) 627-8558 
Mention PWP Boot Camp for the discounted rate 
Room Rates: Dbl/Dbl:  $129.00 Per Night for Single, Double, Triple, Quad. Traditional King: $119.00 Per Night for Single, Double, Triple, Quad. 13% Tax Will Be Added Each Night to Room Rate 
Click the link to connect to the hotel, PWP Boot Camp 2018

Is Transportation Provided?

Is Transportation To/From the Airport Provided?   You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport.
Is Their Bus Service To/From the Hotel to The Conference?    Yes Shuttle Bus Service will be provided

Are pledges being accepted for Boot Camp IX?

Yes, pledges are being accepted. All pledges must be paid in full by September 27, 2018, to have your name appear in our Conference Souvenir book. Click here to pledge: PLEDGES

The pledge levels are:
Platinum - $1,000+
Diamond - $500 - $999
Gold - $100 - $499
Silver - $50 - $99
Bronze - $25 - $49

You can submit your pledge in one of three ways:
Online HEREusing a credit card (MC, Visa, Amex).
In-person at the PWP table in Vision Hall following the 7:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. service.
Complete the application and enclose your Cashier’s check/money order made payable to Greater Grace Temple PWP and mail to: Greater Grace Temple ATTN: First Lady Crisette Ellis, 23500 W Seven Mile Rd., Detroit, MI 48219

Are Vending Opportunities available at Boot Camp IX?

You can register to participate as a Vendor for Boot Camp IX by clicking here on the Online VENDOR APPLICATION. The cost for a vendor table is only $200.00. This includes Thursday – Sunday.  A deposit of $100.00 is required to reserve a table in Vision Hall. The final date to reserve a table is September 17, 2018. The remaining balance must be paid at least 24 hours before set-up.  Please note: Vending Deposits or any other payments associated with this event are NON-REFUNDABLE.

You can register to be a vendor in one of three ways:
Online @ www.greatergrace.org using a credit card (MC, Visa, Amex).
In-person at the PWP table in Vision Hall following the 7:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. service.
Complete the application and enclose your Cashier’s check/money order made payable to Greater Grace Temple PWP and mail to: Greater Grace Temple, Attn: First Lady Crisette Ellis, 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd., Detroit, MI 48219

Vendor Move In Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Vendor Move Out Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m.

How Can I place an AD in the Conference Souvenir Booklet?

Yes, you can place an Ad in the Boot Camp IX Conference Souvenir Booklet. Whether it is to say congratulations to PWP, advertise your business, or simply thank the Lord for what He has done in your life. The deadline to place an Ad is September 17, 2018. Personal checks are not accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.  
Full-Color Page Ad: $100.00
Half-Color Page Ad $75.00

Visit our Ads page to download the application.

What Is the Cost of Boot Camp IX?

Registration for the event is $150. This includes T-shirt, (2) Continental Breakfasts (Fri. and Sat.) and (1) Lunch on (Friday). Registration will run from April 29 to October 25, 2018.

You can register in one of three ways for the conference:
Online using a credit card (MC, Visa, Amex): Click to go to the REGISTRATION PAGE
In person at the PWP table in Vision Hall @ Greater Grace Temple
By mail, make checks payable to: Greater Grace Temple, Attn: First Lady Crisette Ellis, 23500 West Seven Mile Rd., Detroit, MI  48219

What Time Can I Pick Up My Registration Package?

Registration begins Thursday at 4:30 p.m. and runs through Friday morning.

 

Register Now

for the

Boot Camp IX
Women's Conference
 

Click here to Register for Princess Mentality (Girls 13-18)

 
HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
The Westin Southfield
1500 Town Center, Southfield, MI 48075 

(888) 627-8558 
Mention PWP Boot Camp for the discounted rate 

Room Rates: 
Dbl/Dbl:  $129.00 Per Night for Single, Double, Triple, Quad.
Traditional King: $119.00 Per Night for Single, Double 
13% Tax Will Be Added Each Night to Room Rate  
 

Westin Southfield Website

Vendor Space Available

Vendor Spaces Are Available!

 Standard Vending Space ($200)
(One 6-foot table and two chairs)

 

To secure your space please fill out an application HERE.

 

We are excited to have you at Boot Camp IX!

View Conference Program Guide

Conference Schedule

Wednesday

4:00 PM:  Registration Opens in Vision Hall

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM:  Evening Service
Speaker: Bishop-Elect Marvin Winans
Musical Guests: The Perfecting Church Choir

Thursday

8:00 AM: Registration Opens in Vision Hall

8:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: General Session
Bishop Charles Ellis III - Journeys

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Breakout Sessions
Ellis Liddell: Money Matters - The Prayers and Secrets of Jabez

The Seven Keys to Building Wealth - This session will explore biblical principles to building and enhancing your personal, church and congregational wealth

Ray Washington (Church Security): Stay Woke - We Watch While You Pray
Security topics to protect your congregation will be covered, such as how to handing church disturbances, transgender members, who are allowed to carry firearms in church, security for children’s ministries, handling personal protection orders and much more.

Asst. Pastor Howard Stirgus: Addiction is Real: Ministering to the Hidden Treasures
How to build an effective ministry for those in your community who have been victimized by and are recovering from alcohol and drug addictions.

Pastor Spencer and Lady Tracey Ellis: Balancing Act: Then Versus Now
Real talk about relationships from both the male and female perspective. How to balance your time between the church, your family and your home.  This session will benefit both men and women in leadership as well as aspiring leaders and couples.

Gayle Brown: Dance Ministry - His Message, New Methods
Ways to develop and maintain an effective liturgical dance ministry. (Please bring dance/workout clothes for day sessions and dance garments and praise instruments for evening services)

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Breakout Sessions
Min. Deerico Loyd: Music Ministry Panel
Music Ministry discussion featuring Pastor Mark Holloway, Pastor Samuel Berry, Darrin Patterson

Pastor Kimberly Ray: Intercession and Fervent Prayer

Deborah Glass: Entrepreneurs Ministry

Crisette Ellis, First Lady, Greater Grace Temple: Building A Successful Women's Ministry
This workshop is designed to help you if you are ready to turn your Women's Day into a Women's Ministry. Learn how to build a successful ministry that addresses the natural and spiritual needs of women in your church. You are guaranteed to come away with ideas ready to keep your women engaged.

Gayle Brown: Dance Ministry - Dance and Illustrated Sermons
Dancing within an illustrated sermon. (Please bring dance/workout clothes for day sessions and dance garments and praise instruments for evening services)

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM: Eat & Shop
Lunch is available in the CHE3 Banquet Hall
Vendors are available in Vision Hall throughout the conference (closed during evening services)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Breakout Sessions
Pastor Welton T. Smith: I Hate This Church
How to have an engaging ministry for the Millennials

Minister Ladonna Combs: Informed Faith-based  Domestic Violence  Prevention
Ways to prevent domestic violence in a faith-based setting.

Alvin Slaughter: Retirees Ministry

Activities to involve and keep your retirees engaged both spiritually and naturally.

Charles Clifton, Elder at Burning Bush International Ministries Armor Bearer - Sons, Servants or Slaves?
Dispelling the perceived glory and glamour falsely attributed to the ministry of The Armorbearer.  This course will peel back the layers and identify the purpose, passion and the qualifications of those truly called to this ministry of absolute servanthood.  Son, servant, or slave? You decide.

James Edwards, Assoc. Pastor of Outreach and Earlene Edwards, Asst. Pastor of Prison Ministry: Returning Citizens
Ministering the love of Jesus Christ to those who are broken, fragile, and disenfranchised in our communities.  Most in this group feel that they are on the outside of the general church and no one really cares about them.  These are the "least of these" spoken of in Matt ch. 25.  We as followers of Jesus have been commissioned to "set the captives free".  We do this by reaching out to individuals that are homeless, imprisoned and those who have returned home from prison after many years of incarceration.

Roberta Phillips, Asst. Pastor and Marcus McGrew, Assoc. Pastor: From the Pew to the Pool 

Being empowered by the Holy Ghost in the Birthing Process. 

Sherrice White Johnson, Minister: Depression and Mental Health in the Church
The Stigma, The Struggle, The Shame, The Silent Cry.  How to recognize the signs and win the war within.

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM: Movie Premier - OVERCOMER
Synopsis:  Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team’s state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down and hundreds of families begin moving away, John must come to grips with the challenges facing his family and his team. Urged by the school’s principal to fill-in and coach a sport he doesn’t know or like, John is frustrated and questioning his worth… until he crosses paths with a student struggling with her own journey.

Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the Kendrick Brothers return to theaters with OVERCOMER, their newest feature following FACING THE GIANTSFIREPROOFCOURAGEOUS, and the #1 box-office hit, WAR ROOM. The inspiring family film stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, Shari Rigby, Cameron Arnett, and introduces Aryn Wright-Thompson. 

Opening nationwide on August 23, OVERCOMER dares to leave you filled with hope, inspired to dream, and asks the question: what do you allow to define you?

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Eat & Shop
Food is available in the CHE3 Banquet Hall
Vendors are available in Vision Hall throughout the conference (closed during evening services)

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM:  Evening Service
Speaker: Bishop Paul Morton
Musical Guests: Lisa Page Brooks 

Friday

 8:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM: General Session
TBD

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Breakout Sessions
Kelontae Gavin: Worship is A Lifestyle
This session is for pastors, music ministry leaders and congregants.  You will gain a deeper understanding of the significance of corporate worship.

E. L. Branch: Homeletics
Pastors and Ministers will learn about the art of preaching and writing sermons.

Sherrice White Johnson, Minister: Depression and Mental Health in the Church
The Stigma, The Struggle, The Shame, The Silent Cry.  How to recognize the signs and win the war within.

Tracey Ellis, First Lady, Citadel of Praise (Facilitator): Ask the Professionals: Accounting Firm Reps, Ministry Insurance Agents and Colonial Life
Are you curious about church audits or reviews? What kinds of insurance do you need for special events? Who should be "additional insured"? What types of insurance benefit packages are available for small staffs? These questions and more will be asked and answered during the ASK THE PROFESSIONAL session.

Crisette Ellis, First Lady, Greater Grace Temple: Building A Successful Women's Ministry
This workshop is designed to help you if you are ready to turn your Women's Day into a Women's Ministry. Learn how to build a successful ministry that addresses the natural and spiritual needs of women in your church. You are guaranteed to come away with ideas ready to keep your women engaged.

Deborah Glass: Entrepreneurs Ministry

Vanessa Robinson, Assoc. Pastor - Drive-Thru Prayer

Tips for starting and implementing a Drive-Thru Prayer Ministry

Isiah Mickel, Assoc. Pastor Youth Ministry: Millennial Focused - What Are Millennials Saying About My Church?
Understanding the importance of maintaining programming necessary to minister to and engage the youth in your church.

11:45AM - 12:45 PM: Breakout Sessions
Bishop Don Shelby, Burning Bush International Ministries: Leadership

Joy Miller: Social Media

How to properly use social media to promote your church

Dr. Eddie Conner: Leadership for Pastors


Sandra Riley, Evangelist: Leadership: The Upgrade
Leadership strategies to impact the present generation.  This session will provide a takeaway action plan for implementing change in your leadership style.

Asst. Pastor Howard Stirgus: Addiction is Real: Ministering to the Hidden Treasures
How to build an effective ministry for those in your community who have been victimized by and are recovering from alcohol and drug addictions.

Ray Washington (Church Security): Stay Woke - We Watch While You Pray
Security topics to protect your congregation will be covered, such as how to handing church disturbances, transgender members, who are allowed to carry firearms in church, security for children’s ministries, handling personal protection orders and much more.

Alvin Slaughter: Retirees Ministry
Activities to involve and keep your retirees engaged both spiritually and naturally.

Minister Ladonna Combs: Funding Your Ministry for Prevention on a Federal Level
Ways to get Federal funding for your domestic violence prevention programs. 


12:45 PM - 1:45 PM: Eat & Shop
Lunch is available in the CHE3 Banquet Hall
Vendors are available in Vision Hall throughout the conference (closed during evening services)

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM: General Session
Real Talk Kim, Church of the Harvest, Fayetteville, Georgia: Leadership 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Drive Thru Prayer Demonstration
The Greater Grace Ministerial Alliance will demonstrate how cars literally drive-in for prayer throughout the summer months.

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Eat & Shop
Food is available in the CHE3 Banquet Hall 
Vendors are available in Vision Hall throughout the conference (closed during evening services)

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM:  Evening Service
Speaker: Dr. E. Dewey Smith, House of Hope, Atlanta, GA
Musical Guest: Kelontae Gavin

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