Sean Cronin works on staff with Passion for Planting — training, supporting, and equipping church planters. In addition to working for Passion for Planting he serves in various roles at New Life Christian Church located in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Sean also works as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, and CrossFit coach as a way to connect with people in the community. He's a graduate of Ozark Christian College and Cincinnati Bible Seminary where he studied church planting and leadership. He then put his education to work by helping start churches in his hometown of Buffalo, NY. And yes, still roots for the Bills.


PRE-CONFERENCE: Church Planting Nuts & Bolts — Hosted by Passion for Planting
Come to this high-energy equipping lab that features experienced practitioners teaching church planting fundamentals with disciple making at the core. On Day 1, we’ll focus on real-world, proven, practical methods of disciple making that continued to thrive even during the pandemic. On Day 2, we’ll provide the “how to” nuts and bolts (with tools & templates) for church planting post-pandemic. Come learn, be encouraged, be challenged, and have fun! Don’t just plant a church, start a Disciple Making Movement that fuels a Church Planting Movement! Full list of speakers for this pre-con here.
Day / Time: Monday 1:00pm — 5:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am — 11:30am
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301H

Workshop Session 3: Developing a Launch Team from Scratch During a Pandemic
Building a launch team always presents a challenge, and doubly so during the pandemic. Where do you meet people during a lockdown? How do you meet people that even now are hesitant to come to any event? Come hear from a planter that launched in Spring 2021. You'll learn practical and creative things to do to recruit launch team members, and how to forge them into a united team that pursues the new church's vision together.
Time: Wednesday, 2:30pm — 3:30pm
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301H
Speakers: Jared Nassiff, Sean Cronin

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