Watch the 2020 National Gathering

Even if you couldn’t be with us in Cincinnati this year for our National Gathering, you catch all of our worship and plenary sessions via the videos below. In the coming weeks we’ll edit this raw footage and add the video archives to the resources page.

Opening Worship – Jessica Tate

NEXT Church Director Jessica Tate kicks off our 2020 National Gathering with a powerful sermon about, “What do these stones mean, Mama?”

NEXT Church Welcome and Testimony #1

Members of the NEXT Church Strategy Team offer a welcome to attendees of our 2020 National Gathering, and then Mary Delaney and Cynthia Ford offer an impactful testimony about their work in the Lower Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati.

Monday Keynote – Miguel De La Torre

Dr. Miguel De La Torre offers our opening keynote about the importance of embracing hopelessness.

NEXT Church Update and Testimony #2

NEXT Church leadership offers an update on where we’ve been and where we’re headed, and Damon Lynch III and Mariam Terlinchamp bring us compelling testimonies.

Tuesday Worship – Floretta Barbee Watkins

Tuesday afternoon worship with communion and Floretta Barbee Watkins preaching on the rocks of hope and faith and trusting that delayed does not mean denied.

Testimony #3 & Keynote – Mike Mather and De’Amon Harges

Troy Bronsink offers our final testimony, and Mike Mather and De’Amon Harges give a keynote about paying attention, being astonished, and telling somebody.

Closing Worship – Brian Blount

Brian Blount brings us home with a powerful sermon about our call to be rocks that cry out in our 2020 closing worship service.