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Mind
Soul
Spirit

January 17-18, 2020
Bethel University · Mishawaka, IN

About

ReFuel Conference is an event for worship ministry teams and those who lead them. The goal of ReFuel is to create time and space for teams and their leaders to be together, be encouraged, and be equipped to continue leading the local church in worship. We desire to see God’s Spirit inspire and strengthen the hearts and hands of those who serve the local church through the creative arts.

Speakers

  • Meredith Andrews

    Meredith
    Andrews

    Word Worship Music recording artist, Meredith Andrews, is passionate about writing and leading songs that keep people's hearts and minds set on Jesus. Over the course of her four Word Worship albums, the Dove Award-winning artist has been using her musical gifts, love for God, and her huge heart for His people - to teach and remind us all about the enormity of our awesome and loving Savior. Andrews, who previously was on staff at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago now leads regularly at The Belonging CO, her home church in Nashville. As a gifted songwriter and recording artist, she has been a part of multiple songs sung by churches across America such as “Open Up The Heavens,” “Lamb of God,” “Not For A Moment,” and “Spirit of the Living God.” Andrews often leads worship at major women’s and/or worship leader conferences across the U.S. and has toured with Matt Maher, Natalie Grant, Big Daddy Weave, Vertical Church, Phil Wickham, and Michael W. Smith, among others. For additional information, please visit: www.meredithandrews.com

  • Charlie Hall

    Charlie
    Hall

    Charlie has been writing songs for the Church and leading congregations across the world for more than 25 years, and has been a part of many adventures within the Church’s constant engagement with creativity, adoration, servitude, and prayer in the lyric of God’s Good News. He was a formative leader in the Passion Movement alongside of Louie Giglio and serves as a national coach for worship leaders around the globe through The Worship Circle.  Currently, Charlie serves in the city and community he loves most, Oklahoma City, as an Elder, Worship/Liturgy Pastor, and Spiritual Director at Frontline Church, a multi-congregational Church.  Charlie trains leaders in the heart, mind, soul and strength of worship leadership. He resides in downtown OKC with his wife Sarah and four teenagers.

  • Andi Rozier

    Andi
    Rozier

    Andi Rozier has been a part of the Harvest Bible Chapel community since 2001 and he currently serves there as a Worship Pastor. Andi leads and writes songs for Vertical Worship and he is committed to honoring the Lord through worship ministry. “Open up the Heavens”, “Lamb of God”, “Found in You” and “Over all I Know” are just a few songs Andi has been a part of writing with Vertical that are sung in churches around the world. Andi is married to his wife Joanna since 2005 and they have 4 kids, Sam, Ben, Adley and Jesse.

  • Mia Fieldes

    Mia
    Fieldes

    Mia Fieldes is a Grammy award nominated songwriter originally from Sydney Australia. Having written for and performed in the album recordings released by Hillsong for many years, Mia moved her craft to Nashville USA where she has continued her passion to write songs that inspire people with hope and faith. Some of the songs written by Mia include 'Christ is Risen', ‘Peace Be Still’, ‘Fierce', ‘Tremble’, ‘Yes I Will’ and no. 1 radio hits 'He Knows My Name', 'Chainbreaker' and 'First'. Mia divides her time writing music for film and television and collaborating with some of today's top Christian artists, including: Michael W. Smith, Francesca Battistelli, The Newsboys, Meredith Andrews, For King & Country, Zach Williams, Paul Baloche, Matt Maher, Chris Tomlin, Kari Jobe, Passion, Jesus Culture, Bethel, Vertical, House Fires, Lauren Daigle and The Belonging Cø. Mia lives in Nashville, TN with her Husband Joren. They both serve at The Belonging Cø.

  • Jon Collado

    Jon
    Collado

    Jon Collado serves as a Worship Pastor at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago. Jon along with his wife Monique and their 3 kids joined Harvest in Oct. '16 after moving from Brooklyn, NY. Jon has led worship for over 20 years and in that time has coached, mentored and helped many singers, worship teams and choirs cultivate a heart for worship. Jon is passionate about the local church and has a heart to help worship leaders realize their potential and to help them lead with passion and freedom.

  • Todd Fields

    Todd
    Fields

    Todd Fields is a worship leader, worship pastor, and songwriter who has worked with Billy Graham, Andy Stanley, Louie Giglio and many other leaders and churches over the past 23 years. He served at North Point Community church for 21 years as worship pastor in charge of worship leader development. In 2014 he started an online worship leader mentoring ministry called Worship Circle that exists to let leaders know they are loved and not alone. His team past and present includes Christy Nockels, Paul Baloche, Kim Walker Smith, Jeremy Riddle, Kari Jobe, Meredith Andrews, Charlie Hall, Pat Barrett, and Tasha Cobbs Leonard. Todd and his wife Carrie have been married for 23 years and have four sons, Chandler, Carter, Connor, and Collin. They live in Milton, GA.

  • Doug Gould

    Doug
    Gould

    Doug has been a veteran of the Pro Audio and Music Technology Industry for nearly 30 years, serving in management roles at Shure, Tascam and E-Mu Systems and also serves as a worship leader, musician and tech at various churches throughout his esteemed career. Over the last twelve years Doug has been a very effective presenter at hundreds of worship conferences all over North America and beyond, focusing his experience to consult and teach others.

  • Sheri Gould

    Sheri
    Gould

    Sheri Gould is a graduate of the University of Ill. She has taught voice privately for nearly 40 years. She has been a worship leader and music director in various local churches since 1986. She was the director of Good News Productions, an evangelistic outreach involving singing, drama, dance and original musicals for 13 years. She writes for Worship Musician! Magazine and tours the world with her husband teaching and equipping the Body of Christ for music ministry at such conferences as, National Worship Leader, Christian Musician Summit, Seminars4Worship, Camp Electric, Experience Conference, Worship Institute, WorshipLife, WorshipGod and many more. A home-schooling mom since 1985, she her husband Doug reside in New Jersey where she just finished home-schooling the last of their eight children.

Schedule

Check In & Doors Open

Everest-Rohrer Building

General Session 1

Main Auditorium of the Everest-Rohrer

Check In & Doors Open

Everest-Rohrer Building

General Session 2

Main Auditorium of the Everest-Rohrer

Refreshments
General Session 3

Main Auditorium of the Everest-Rohrer

Lunch Break

Wiekamp Facility Gates Gymnasium (Provided by Chick-fil-A)

Breakout Session 1

Breakout sessions will be facilitated by keynote speakers, pastors and other professionals in the field.

Breakout Session 2

Breakout sessions will be facilitated by keynote speakers, pastors and other professionals in the field.

Refreshments
General Session 4

Main Auditorium of the Everest-Rohrer

Dismissal

See you next year!

Mosiac 1
Mosiac 2
Mosiac 3

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1:

  • Meredith Andrews - The Why Behind Our Worship.
  • Charlie Hall - The Architecture of a gathering: To understand a more fully orbed gathering we need to remind ourselves “why” we gather.
  • Andi Rozier - When the Whole Team Leads Worship.
  • Mia Fields - The Power of a Song: There’s something about a song that can change your perspective and your posture.
  • Todd Fields - The S.H.A.P.E. of Worship: 5 core qualities to value in each other and as a team.
  • Jon Collado - Top Ten Best (and Worst) Vocal Tips and Exercises.
  • Sheri Gould - Harmony and Improvisation - Understanding harmony structures and how to grow your ability to find the ‘perfect’ harmony.
  • Doug Gould - Why does it Sound so Bad? Top Reasons for Bad Church Sound.
  • Rod Jernas - Building a Healthy Tech Ministry: Key components for building a healthy tech ministry.
  • Ben Runkel - The Dynamic Worship Drummer: How to prepare and lead from behind the drums.

Breakout Session 2:

  • Meredith Andrews - The Why Behind Our Worship.
  • Charlie Hall - The Architecture of a gathering: To understand a more fully orbed gathering we need to remind ourselves “why” we gather.
  • Andi Rozier - When the Whole Team Leads Worship.
  • Mia Fields - I’ve got a golden ticket! An honest discussion about the Music/Entertainment industry and navigating it in a Kingdom way.
  • Todd Fields - Communicating with Confidence: How to Make the Most of the Speaking Moments in Worship.
  • Jon Collado - Worship Leader Development System: Tips on taking your team to the next level.
  • Sheri Gould - 5 Steps to Tight Vocals - 5 Tips designed to help your team get the tight vocals you've always wanted.
  • Doug Gould - Worship Leaders are from Venus; Techs are from Mars.
  • Rod Jernas - Tips for Investing in and Developing Tech Volunteers -Tech ministry isn’t meant to be done alone!
  • Jeremy Byng & Jordan Pearson - Guitars in Worship: Tips and tricks that will help you add atmosphere and dynamics to your team.

This list is subject to change; more breakout topics to be announced!

Partners

  • Bethel University
  • Nappanee Missionary Church
  • Grace Community Church
  • First Baptist Church of Elkhart
  • St. Mark Missionary
  • New Life Fellowship
  • Sweetwater
  • Chick-fil-a
  • Calvary Assembly
  • Gospel City Church
  • Trinity

Registration Deadlines

For groups of 10 or more, email refuel@nmc.church for group rates.
Tickets are non-refundable but transferable (for 2020 conference).

  • September 17 Deadline $39
  • November 17 Deadline $42
  • December 17 Deadline $45
  • January 16 Deadline $49
  • Day of $55

FAQs

Testimonials

"I have had the opportunity and privilege over the years to attend many different types of conferences, seminars and concerts. Refuel is certainly one of the best events that I have ever attended."
"I LOVED the fact that I was able to bring my worship team and see them thoroughly  enjoy the entire experience. It is a great time for worship teams to grow with each other..."
"The whole day was full of practical knowledge, yet was so Spirit-driven - it’s rather unexplainable and wonderful. It changed the way I led worship the very next day!"
"I had never heard of Refuel. A colleague from another church had extra tickets and invited me. It was a balm to my weary soul. I’m bringing my entire team next year."
"My team left very encouraged and excited for Sunday morning!"
"The music worship times were dynamic and filled the auditorium with the Holy Spirit. The speakers were awesome and the breakout sessions were great!"