Group Gatherings

Celebrate the Sisterhood!

We want to give you ideas on how to gather in groups in your area by gathering together* to experience the GEMS Conference!

The following are simply suggestions to help jump-start your creativity! We look forward to seeing photos from your unique group gatherings! #GEMSOnlineConf

Individual registrations still required for group participation.
*Please follow your local city/state/province health guidelines when it comes to gathering

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Group Gathering Suggestions

Please email Amy Brooks if your club has any questions or more ideas for others to enjoy.

Location:

  • Meet together in your church
  • Meet in your GEMS space
  • Meet in someone’s home
  • Escape to a hotel or Airbnb for a full conference weekend experience

Meals:

  • Potluck meals
  • Order in from local restaurants
  • Each leader bring their own food
  • Ask a fellow church member to cater for you
  • Create a theme for each meal

Viewing:

  • Stream the main sessions to a large screen to experience them as a group
  • Turn the lights low and volume up during worship
  • Have individual devices available (bring your own) for independent breakout session access

Decor:

  • Decorate with balloons, confetti, twinkle lights, all things bright and beautiful to Celebrate the Sisterhood
  • Order Celebrate the Sisterhood merch in advance to help you celebrate (T-shirts, mugs, keychains, stickers, etc.)

Share your pics:

  • Take photos and share them on social media #GEMSOnlineConf
  • Share photos of your group in the exclusive GEMS Conference FB group

Technical Tips

  • Make sure where you gather has a strong internet connection/Ethernet
  • Be sure each iPad/computer is charged, earbuds available, know how to mute unmute
  • Know the wifi password for where you gather
  • Talk to someone from your church or community who is tech-savvy and can help you set up/test devices in advance
  • Specific access instructions with be provided in the digital Conference Program Book