THURSDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 21-24 | MARYLAND
Cancellation/Change Policy: Beginning February 15th, changes to a registration may be made at any point for a $10 change fee. Cancellations may elect to donate their registration to our Scholarship Fund or request a refund until June 1. Registrations will be refunded, minus the original processing fee and a $10 cancellation fee, until June 1. After June 1, meal plan registrants can request a partial refund on their meal plan and a full refund on their conference registration, minus the original processing fee and a $20 cancellation fee. We can no longer offer refunds on meal plans after July 1.
WHAT IS NATIONAL?
Recharge your creativity and refresh your spirits at our biggest event of the year! Join us for a jam-packed weekend of inspiration, learning, fellowship and fun!
FCP National will feature devotions, workshops and presentations from leaders in creative ministry and puppetry that you won't want to miss.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
National is open to anyone who would like to invest in developing their creativity and ministries to proclaim the Gospel. Our classes cover all levels of experience: beginner to advanced. Our attendees span all age groups and ministries: teens, adults, missionaries, pastors, directors and lay workers.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
Join us for additional hands-on learning opportunities Thursday afternoom from 1 PM to 5 PM EST! Pre-conference workshops require pre-registration. Click the image for additional information. Pricing information is available in the Registration Portal.
Telling Bible Stories with BalloonsGet ready for a creative jumpstart and learn how to grab anyone’s attention during Bible time using balloon twisting, storytelling and your imagination! We’ll work together to talk through twists and brainstorm stories we can tell using the balloons. Please bring twisting balloons and a pump!
Private Coaching: Puppetry w/ JJ GravesBring your favorite song or skit that you’ve perfected or are working on. You’ll receive suggestions to enhance your puppetry, performance, and technique. *Limit: 1 person per group.
Coaching: Ventriloquism w/ Langston HatchBring your favorite piece that you’ve perfected, or are working on. You’ll receive suggestions to enhance your performance, including technique, voice(s), stage presence, etc. *Limit: 1 person per group.
SOLD OUT: Funny Things Happen On Our way Through the BibleLet’s play with funny ways to present Biblical truths with vent and puppet characters! We'll experiment with a variety of sketch techniques & scripts provided in advance. We’ll each share our take on the scripts and then go into think tank mode.. Dotti and your classmates will share feedback, ideas and ways to push your material and character even further! Get ready to grow, laugh and learn in performance and character lab like no other.
SOLD OUT: Moving Mouth Bell PuppetJoin us to build an adorable moving mouth bell puppet with using a prepared kit. We will do hand sewing and gluing. Kits will be in varying colors. You may request a second kit for $15, if available. *Limit: 1 person per group.
SOLD OUT: Intro to Puppet Building Techniques & ToolsWant to build your own puppet some day? Start here! We will demonstrate basic tricks of the trade you'll need to build puppets, like foam cutting, glue techniques, and how to read a puppet pattern. Kits include practice materials and a copy of the "Sketch 2 Show Vol.2" DVD by Master Builder Dave Privett to keep honing your skills!
Stay tuned for 2021 pricing!
Group rate is per person for 4 or more registering at the same time.
* A one-time credit card processing fee of 3% plus $1 per registrant is collected at the time of registration.
How to Register: We offer online registration for individuals and groups. Please have contact information and date of birth ready for each registrant.
Changes to a registration may be made at any point for a $5 change fee.
Cancellations may elect to donate their registration to our Scholarship Fund or request a refund until July 23. Registrations will be refunded, minus the original processing fee and a $10 cancellation fee. We can not offer refunds after July 23.
ELIZABETH O. (NEW YORK)
I really love to come to FCP; It feels like I've known every one forever and it's because of the love of God that pours out of everyone.
CALEB W. (COLORADO)
I felt accepted in a place of worship and good vibes. I learned more than words can speak and felt inspired to live my life more fully.
JACK & SHARON T. (PHILIPPINES)
What a blessing! This was full of God-connections, oodles of knowledge and a God send. Thanks so much for welcoming and equipping us.
Surround yourself with like-minded, passionate Christians from across the nation who are eager to connect and grow alongside you.
Be spiritually challenged during Devotions and creatively inspired by the Main Stage performances.
Get equipped to take your ministry to the next level from leaders in the fields of puppetry, creative ministry and ministry leadership.