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NATIONAL

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 24-25 | VIRTUAL

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 ONLINE?

Recharge your creativity and refresh your spirits at our biggest virtual event yet! Join us for a jam-packed weekend of inspiration, learning, fellowship and fun... ALL from your home!

 

FCP National Online will feature devotions, workshops and presentations from leaders in creative ministry and puppetry that you won't want to miss. Plus, if you can't join us live or need to take a break... we plan to record all sessions! They will be available for on-demand viewing after the conference and are included with your registration!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

National Online 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?​

SCHEDULE

Want to see everything we've got up our sleeves? View our tentative schedule of workshops and topics here. 

THURSDAY, JULY 23: PRE-CONFERENCE

1:00 - 5:00 PM EST

Pre-Conference Workshops 1A

Build a puppet, get private coaching and more!

 

3:00 - 5:00 PM EST

Pre-Conference Workshops 1B
Learn building techniques, storytelling with balloons, and more!

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JULY 24-25: NATIONAL ONLINE

1:00 PM EST

Worship and Devotions 

Refresh your spirits

 

1:30 PM EST

Workshops

Learn something new

3:15 PM EST

Big Break

Recharge! Unplug! Fellowship!

3:45 PM EST

Workshop

Find your next big idea

4:45 PM EST

Main Stage Performances

Get inspired by top-notch ministries

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

 

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 Balloons
Get 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 Graves
Bring 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 Hatch
Bring 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 Bible
Let’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 Puppet
Join 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 & Tools
Want 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!
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REGISTRATION
EARLY BIRD: SAVE $15!

Ends July 1st

$29 / $49

1-Day Pass​ / 2-Day Pass
 

(Groups of 4+ save an extra $5/person!)

REGULAR: SAVE $5!

Ends July 15th

$39 / $59

1-Day Pass​ / 2-Day Pass
 

(Groups of 4+ save an extra $5/person!)

LATE

After July 15th

$44 / $64

1-Day Pass​ / 2-Day Pass
 

(Groups of 4+ save an extra $5/person!)

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.

Cancellation/Change Policy:

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.

FELLOWSHIP

Surround yourself with like-minded, passionate Christians from across the nation who are eager to connect and grow alongside you.

INSPIRATION

Be spiritually challenged during Devotions and creatively inspired by the Main Stage performances.

GROWTH

Get equipped to take your ministry to the next level from leaders in the fields of puppetry, creative ministry and ministry leadership.

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Telling Bible Stories with Balloons

Get 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!