Synergy is a one day cooperative event designed to inspire and equip your ministry team.

ALICE Training (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate)
is an instructor led class that will help you plan and prepare how to proactively handle an aggresive intruder or active shooter event.

Saturday, June 15 at 8:30 am

Hope Church – Albany, OR

Synergy Registration Only: $45
ALICE Training Only: $30
Synergy Registration and ALICE Training: $75


8:30am: Coffee Meet and Greet/Registration

9:30am: Main Session

Heart of Synergy with Jeremy Anderson
Worship with Sam Leyde
Importance of Team Work with Bill Wilson

10:10am: Breakouts: Session 1

Bridgette Keane: Common Mental Health Challenges: What Every Church Leader
Should Know
Jeremy Anderson: Virtual Church Administration
David Kennedy: IT / Media Session 1
Brett Huff: Charitable Contribution
Sam Leyde: Why Don’t We Sing More Hymns?

11:00am: BREAK

11:10am: Breakouts: Session 2

Debbie Lam Bray: Talk About the Spirit!
Jeremy Anderson: Ins and Outs of Chart of Accounts
David Kennedy: IT / Media Session 2
Brett Huff: Pastor’s Compensation
Sam Leyde: Do You Ever Want to be a Real Pastor?


1:00pm: Breakouts: Session 3

Matt Reigel: Walking Through a Gender Identity Minefield
Jeremy Anderson & Brett Huff: Church Admin Q&A
David Kennedy: IT / Media Session 3
Sam Leyde: So, What Do You Do All Day?
Bill Cooper: Risk Identification Management

1:50pm: BREAK

2:00pm- Closing Worship with Sam Leyde

2:20pm-4:20pm (optional: add on breakout)- ALICE TRAINING with Bill Cooper: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate



Bill Wilson has served as the Lead Pastor of the Oregon Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God since 2007. Bill is the overseer of nearly 200 churches and ministries and is the pastor to some 600 credentialed ministers throughout the state of Oregon.  Under Bill’s leadership, The Network has been restructured and reshaped to become more intentional in reaching the current and future needs of ministers and churches. Prior to his current role as Oregon Ministry Network Pastor, Bill was the lead pastor of Portland Christian Center, in Portland, Oregon, for 20 years.   He and his wife Joy have three children and five grandchildren. 


Matt has been married for 27 years. He and Heather have three wonderful children. He has been a credentialed AG Minister for 23 years, but 15 of those years he has served as a missionary to Germany and Switzerland. Matt loves the outdoors, snowboarding, or motorcycling and finds joy just being around people. Matt has a shepherd’s heart and is passionate about discipleship.


As a retired Chief of Police, Bill’s capabilities include emergency preparedness, emergency operations, and writing and reviewing emergency response plans. He trains oragnizations in emergency preparedness and response, including the contemporary active shooter protocols. Currently, Bill is an assistant profressor at Northwest University, teaching public saftey course.  


Brett is an ordained minister who has also been the business administrator at Hope Church in Albany since 1988. He also serves as the Financial Committee Chairman for the Oregon Ministry Network. He enjoys traveling and collecting money such as old bills, coins, and foreign currency. Brett and his wife, Lee, have been married since 1985 and have 2 kids. He loves to be active and most importantly spend time with his family, especially his 3 grandkids.   


Brigette teaches a psychology major at Northwest University, Oregon.  She holds an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and has nearly 10 years of experience in professional counseling. She attends church in the Beaverton area and is a mom to three great kids.  


Debbie has spent more than two decades helping people discover and utilize their calling. Debbie’s passion is to facilitate and help women development their gifts and strengths.  She became ordained as a minister with the Assemblies of God in 1993 and recently served as a national-level General Presbyter.  Debbie was also the first woman to have voting privileges on the Oregon Ministry Network PresbyteryShe currently resides in Oregon with her husband.  


Jeremy Anderson serves as the Director of Finance for the Oregon Ministry Network. He cultivates an entrepreneurial spirit by challenging the status quo within all areas of church administration and finance.  He is honored to be your host at this inaugural Synergy. 


Sam is the Worship Pastor at Lake City Church in Coeur D’Alene, ID and has been leading worship for over 20 years. He’s into fly fishing and motorcycles. Sam’s passion is helping churches move forward on their spiritual journey. Most importantly though, he shares the record for the fastest run on Super Mario Brothers level 1-1.  

David Kennedy

David serves as the Director of Media of the Oregon Ministry Network.