Conference Speakers

Each of featured speaker will present a keynote session

Rev. Junius Dotson

Worship Keynote

A nationally recognized leader, speaker, and author on evangelism and church revitalization, the Rev. Junius B. Dotson is the General Secretary (chief executive officer) of Discipleship Ministries, an international agency of The United Methodist Church. Dotson launched “See All The People”, the highly successful church-wide initiative that helps church leaders concentrate on intentional discipleship while learning new behaviors around engaging their surrounding community.

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Rev. Melissa Cooper

Bible Study Leader

Rev. Melissa Cooper currently serves as the Minister of Worship and Arts at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Orlando, FL. She also serves as an Associate (coach/consultant) with Vibrant Faith. She is an expert in intergenerational culture-building and is passionate about developing leaders for intergenerational faith communities. She is married to Will, and they’re the parents of the cutest poodle you’ll ever meet.

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Beth & Travis Allison

Camp Keynoters


Beth Allison
After 42 years in the Camp industry, Beth is more passionate than ever about intentional leadership training and building a solid, supportive community.  After serving as an Executive Director of five summer camps in Ontario, Canada, she created CampHacker with her husband, Travis, became a founding member of GoCampPro, and is now an author, trainer, and one of the hosts of Camp Code, a podcast dedicated to leadership training.  Her goal is to make everyone she has the privilege to meet feel valued and affirmed for who they are.  Oh, and she’s a sucker for a great acronym.


Travis Allison
Travis hates mushy fruit but loves jam. It’s not just fruit that Travis thinks about in great detail.   His creative and conscientious persona has made him a keynote speaker at conferences across the US and Canada. Travis also believes it’s his job to inspire summer camp leaders across the world to be so great that parents INSIST their children have a summer camp experience.

Worship Leadership

Chuck-Bell – Version 2

Chuck Bell

Chuck Bell has served in United Methodist churches full time as a music director and worship designer since 1996, and served in worship ministries in other denominations since 1988. Currently serving as an independent consultant, he is nationally known as a clinician, arranger, and musician. He has partnered with churches from the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church, as well as in other states, assisting worship and arts ministries with planning, organizing and the redesigning of traditional and contemporary services and the exploration of new opportunities in a wide variety of denominational and non- denominational churches. You can find his musical arrangements, original music and consulting information at www.chuckbellmusic.com or at chuck@chuckbellmusic.com

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