And the Lord said, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time? Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes.” Luke 12:42–43

October 18–19, 2020

Conference Speaker

Dr. Thomas D. Hawkes (Ph.D., London School of Theology) is a church planter, pastor, church planter coach, author, and seminary instructor. He has served as the Director of Church Growth for the Evangelistic Association of New England, the Associate Director of Program for Billy Graham’s Amsterdam ’86,  the Associate Coordinator of Church Planting for Mission to North America, the Founding Director of the International Arrow Leadership Program, the Founding Director for the RTS-Charlotte, Center for Church Planting, and most recently served for twenty-five years as the Founding Senior Pastor of Uptown Church, which helped to plant eight daughter churches in the US and abroad. Having taught in over thirty countries, and six seminaries, Dr. Hawkes is passionate to help develop the next generation of leaders for the next generation of churches worldwide. His newest book, Sanctification: A User’s Guide to Becoming More Like Jesus, is due out late this year.

He and his wife Ann reside in Charlotte, NC. They have four grown sons, all of whom are married, and three granddaughters.




 Conference Schedule

Sunday, October 18
8:00 a.m. — Early Morning Worship with Tom Hawkes
9:30 a.m. — Mid-Morning Worship with Tom Hawkes
10:55 a.m. — Late Morning Worship with Tom Hawkes
Ministry Partners will share with each Sunday Community at their regularly scheduled meeting times
6:00 p.m. — Conversations with Harry and Bruce joined by Tom Hawkes
6:45 p.m. — Sunday Night Glimpses (Seven interactive Zooms with Q&A)
watch this website for more information on these Zoom meetings
(Nursery open for 8:00 and 10:55 a.m. services)
Nursery Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance at

Monday, October 19
6:45 p.m. — Monday Night Glimpses (Seven interactive Zooms with Q&A)
watch this website for more information on these Zoom meetings
7:30 p.m. – Tom Hawkes to present in the Worship Center to the Graduates and Careers and College class

Sharing Him In Neighborhoods Everywhere

Children K4–3rd grades will hear from one of our Ministry Partners Sunday morning during Children’s Worship.