MINISTRY MEET UPS

During lunchtime, connect with Bayside staff and those from other churches who serve within your ministry area. All ministry meetups are open-house feel, so come and go as you wish. Meet and greet, ask questions, and walk away with connections made!

Tuesday Ministry Meetups:

  • Creative | @ The Hub
  • Next Generation (Middle School-
    Young Adults) | @Youth Auditorium
  • Campus & Executive Pastors | @ Living Rooms
  • Small Groups | @ Theater 2
  • Missions & Outreach |
    @ The Meeting Place
  • Business (IT, Database, Finance,
    Facilities Projects) |
    @ K5 Live Studio A

Wednesday Ministry Meetups:

  • Worship & Production | @ The Hub
  • Kids | @ Youth Auditorium
  • Hospitality & First Impressions |
    @ The Meeting Place
  • Care | @ K5 Live Studio A
  • Lead Pastors | @ Living Rooms
  • Discipleship & Growth Track | 
    @ Theater 2

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MARCH 2025

Ministry can be tough.
But what if it could be easier?

RELATE
CONFERENCE
MARCH 11th-12th, 2025
Ministry can be tough.
But what if it could be easier?
RANDY BEZET
Bayside community church, Lead pastor
Pastor Randy Bezet is the founder and lead pastor of Bayside Community Church, a multi-location church based in southwest Florida. Randy has a committed heart for helping people experience a genuine relationship with Jesus Christ and empowering them to live out their faith in a meaningful way.

In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, Randy serves as part of ARC’s (Association of Related Churches) Lead Team, an organization focused on planting churches across the nation. For more than 30 years, he has served as a leader, mentor, and conference speaker throughout the world. He works tirelessly to inspire individuals and church leaders to grow in their faith and become effective leaders in their own spheres of influence. 

Randy and his wife Amy live in Bradenton, Florida. They have four children and love life as new grandparents!
Michael jr.
Comedic Thought-Leader
Known as one of today's most gifted communicators, Michael Jr brings laughter and encouragement to audiences all over the world. Using comedy and dynamic storytelling he inspires audiences to discover and activate their purpose. This unique skill set has landed him on stages like The Tonight Show on NBC, TEDx talks and Jimmy Kimmel Live. His mission to make laughter commonplace in uncommon places means that he also seeks opportunities to share his gift with those in homeless shelters and prisons. You can find him in Sony Pictures' feature film War Room, as well as starring roles in Selfie Dad, Laughing on Purpose, and More Than Funny.

Relate Conference exists to help you on your ministry journey. This 2-day event is designed for you and your team to:

1

Get connected with those on a similar journey.

2

Encounter the presence of God in a new way.

3

Walk away with strategies and resources that can help your church thrive.

Don’t chase after your calling alone. We’ll see you at Relate!

March 11-12, 2025

Dates

Tampa Bay

Area

$79

Super Early Bird Ticket Rate

Hosted by

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Leading The Way:

Randy & Amy Bezet

Randy & Amy Bezet are the founders of Bayside Community Church, a multi-location church in southwest Florida. Randy serves as part of ARC’s (Association of Related Churches) Lead Team, an organization focused on planting churches across the nation. Randy & Amy have a calling to help those in ministries create and maintain true relationships, which is why Relate Network began! Relate Network resources, connects, and encourages those who pour their hearts into their ministry, and Relate Conference is one of the ways we inspire and equip churches, ministries and teams.

Speakers

RANDY BEZET
Bayside community church, Lead pastor
MORE ABOUT RANDY
Robert Morris
Gateway Church, Senior Pastor
MORE ABOUT robert
KEN CLAYTOR
Alive Church, Lead Pastor
MORE ABOUT ken
TODD & JULIE MULLINS
Christ Fellowship Church, Senior Pastors
MORE ABOUT todd & JULIE
Michael Jr.
Comedic Thought-Leader
MORE ABOUT Michael JR.

2024 Conference Schedule

8:30am Registration opens
9:00am Doors open
9:30am Main session
11:00am Break
11:30am Breakout sessions
12:45pm Lunch – Provided & Ministry Meet Ups
2:00pm Breakout sessions
3:15pm Main session
4:15pm Dinner break
6:30pm Doors open
7:00pm Main session
8:30pm Afterparty
6:30am Morning prayer 
8:30am
Doors open 
9:00am
Main session 
10:45am
Breakout sessions 
11:45am
Lunch – Provided 
12:00pm
Ministry meetups 
1:15pm
Breakout sessions 
2:30pm Main session
4:00pm End of Conference

Event Accommodations

Through WayPoint Travel, we're able to offer discounted rates on lodging during your stay for the conference!*
VIEW DISCOUNTED LODGING HERE
*Limited amount of rooms are available.

free

resources

for
your

ministry

Do you feel alone in church and ministry?

The Relate Network exists because we believe in you, desire to connect you to others, and want to help you be who God wants you to be.
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Groups
Weekend Teams
Leadership
Business Operations
Creative
free resources

Hear from dynamic speakers

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Stephen
Chandler

Lead Pastor, Union Church
Stephen Chandler is the senior pastor of Union Church based in Maryland. Since 2011, Union has grown from a group of fifty to thousands of people in weekly attendance, with tens of thousands joining live online every week. Stephen’s obsession with people, systems, and culture resulted in Union Church being named the fastest-growing church in America by Outreach magazine. A sought-after international speaker, he is unapologetic about helping leaders maximize their God-given passion.Stephen’s true legacy is his wife, Zai, and their three beautiful children, Zoe, Roman, and Jade.
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randy
bezet

Lead Pastor, Bayside Community Church
Randy Bezet is the founding and lead pastor of Bayside Community Church in Bradenton, Florida. As a pastor and teacher, he focuses on building the local church, sharing the message of Christ, and helping people reach their full potential. Randy serves on the board of the Association of Related Churches (ARC), an organization dedicated to planting life-giving churches across the United States. He is also the founder of Relate; a coaching association for lead pastors and ministry leaders, as well as Bayside College, which began in 2010. Randy resides in Bradenton with his wife, Amy, and their four children.
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Rick
Bezet

Lead Pastor, New Life Church
Rick Bezet is the founder and lead pastor of New Life Church. With a God-breathed vision to reach Arkansas, Rick began planting churches throughout the state. Rick is one of the founding directors of the Association of Related Churches (ARC), an organization dedicated to planting life-giving churches across the nation. Rick also helps lead Relate, a coaching association focused on helping lead pastors uncover practical solutions, tactics, and strategies, to help break growth barriers and accomplish the vision God has given them.
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charlotte
gambill

International Teaching Pastor
With over 26 years in church leadership, Charlotte is deeply passionate about seeing people connect with their God-given purpose. Founder of the Collective Co.Lab mentorship program, author of 16 books, co-founder of the Dare To Be movement and International Teaching Pastor, Charlotte has committed her life to teach, train and invest in others both locally and globally, from training teams to helping bring strategic leadership and discipleship in a variety of church settings across the world. 
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tim
ross

Podcaster, Influencer, Author, and Preacher
Tim Ross is a podcaster, influencer, author, and preacher. Since giving his life to Jesus on January 14th, 1996. Tim has traveled the world speaking, leading, strategizing, and helping people bring the message, love, and hope of Jesus Christ to all of humanity.

TUESDAY

*Spanish translation available during main sessions only.
  • Registration begins

    9:00AM
  • Main session 1

    10:00AM
  • Round tables [view][view]
    11:45AM
  • Lunch (Provided)
    1:00PM
  • Round tables [view][view]
    2:00PM
  • Main session 2
    3:30PM
  • Dinner break
    4:30PM
  • Main session 3
    7:00PM
  • After party
    8:30PM

WEDNESDAY

*Spanish translation available during main sessions only.
  • Morning Prayer

    6:30AM
  • Main session 1
    9:00AM
  • Round Tables [view][view]
    10:45AM
  • Lunch (Provided)
    12:00PM
  • Round Tables [view][view]
    1:00PM
  • Main Session 2
    2:30PM
  • Conference Ends
    4:00PM

March 2025

Bayside Community Church
15800 SR 64 E, Bradenton, FL 34212

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