Blended and Blessed: The 2015 Summit on Stepfamily Ministry

Did you know that 40% of all families in the United States are blended families, including those that attend your church? The Blended and Blessed Summit on Stepfamily Ministry is presented by FamilyLife in association with HomeWord. This event will take place November 13-14, 2015 at Mariners Church in Irvine. CA. 


This seminar is for church, lay leaders and anyone who has a heart to affect change in your church and community. You will discover a growing movement of leaders learning how to effectively minister to stepfamilies. Whether you are brand new to blended family ministry or you have been doing it for years, this event will encourage and equip you.

This year’s Summit on Stepfamily Ministry will have a special emphasis on ministry to children and youth in stepfamilies including:

  • Understanding loss and loyalty issues
  • Faith shaping challenges and what parents can do
  • Alienated kids and parents
  • Student ministry to hurting kids
  • Helping co-parents
  • Models of Church Ministry and Best Practices
  • Stepfamily Ministry for Beginners
  • And much much more! 

Hear leading voices on stepfamily ministry at this two-day event, hosted at Mariners Church in Irvine, CA, including:

  • Chap R. Clark
  • Ron Deal
  • Dr. Kara E. Powell
  • Jim Burns
  • Jay and Tammy Daughtry
  • Greg Pettys
  • Gil and Brenda Stuart
  • Todd and Tammy Gangl



  • About HomeWord

    HomeWord helps families succeed by creating Biblical resources that build strong marriages, confident parents, empowered kids and healthy leaders. Founded by Jim Burns, HomeWord seeks to advance the work of God in the world by educating, equipping, and encouraging parents and churches. Learn More »

  • Support Our Mission

    HomeWord is non-profit, donor supported ministry. If you would like to partner with HomeWord in our effort to help more parents and families you can make a donation. Your investment will allow us to expand this ministry by offering more resources to families and churches in need.

  • Contact Information

    • HomeWord
      PO Box 1600
      San Juan Capistrano, CA

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