Wednesday

Time 1 Magic 2 Storytelling 3 Clowning 4 Puppet/Vent 5 Facepainting 6 Balloons
10:00 am

CHURCH SERVICES @ Westside Church (Host Church)

…or find a church nearby.
2:00 pm

SET-UP & PREP

By Convention Team & Vendors
3:00 pm

Registration Opens

Sign up for Monday Magic Meeting, Late Nights & Contests
4:00 pm

GAME SHOW! “Fact or Fiction?”

Special Guest Host: Tim Hannig; Featuring 5 Past FCM Presidents and YOU!
5:30 pm

Dinner Break

Many local resturants nearby – grab a group and make some new friends & connect with old friends!
6:50 pm

Pre-Show Show

Jed Crouse
7:00 pm

Evening Show

MC: Eric Reamer; Performances by: PJ Webber, Gilbert Adams, Roy Stone; Interruptions by Colleen Fouts; Headliner: The GILLAM FAMILY
9:00 pm

Vendors Open until 10:00

10:00 pm

Grab a late night meal or snack off-site with some friends — Old and New!

7:45 am

Morning Devotions & Prayer

Chaplain Jill Bryan & You
8:00 am

Registration Open

Sign up for Monday Magic Meeting, Late Nights & Contests
8:30 am

Presidential Welcome & Message

Jamie Doyle
9:30 am

Announcements & Hour of Power

Featuring: Pastor Greg Phillips “The Presents of His Presence”
10:30 am

“Putting Together a Gospel Presentation”

Angelo Bermeo

“Effective Storytelling”

Using everything that you know & do to get the real & important story out to your audience! – Randy Christensen

“The A.C.T.S. of the Gospel Clown”

Why and how to be the best you can be for Jesus in the art of clowning ministry. –Colleen Fouts

“Magic Tricks with your Puppet – Part 1”

How to perform different magic tricks with the help of your puppet. Easy tricks to learn. –Greg Hamilton

“Lets have Fun with Glitter Tattoo’s!”

Glitter Tattoo’s- Kids and adults alike love glitter tattoos. Come see how easy they are. –Stacey Foley

“Barnyard Farm Animal designs”

A man with a heart for the craft and an EYE on making things quick and cute. Come have a hay-raising good time down in the country learning to moo, oink and squeak a balloon. –Nick Geigle
11:30 am

Contest Judging – Day 1

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm

Dealer Show

Our dealers will be onstage in the vendors' area (gym) Coome and see demonstrations of some great products and resources!
1:30 pm

Vendors Open until 2:30

2:30 pm

Pro Series #1 – “The Creative Mind – Panel Discussion”

A variety of performers, will offer their exclusive advice and insights!
4:00 pm

“The Whole Show From Start to Finish: 50 Years Later”

PJ Webber

“Noah’s Ark in Origami “

Folding your way through this important Bible Story! – Mary Lemasters Tahir & Gwen Clark

2. “KNOW Your FACE! “

Beginning clown make-up, info ABOUT make-up & tips on how to best utilize the face God gave you! Bring a mirror! –Colleen Fouts

“FUNbelievable Puppets – Part 1”

Information on Animatronics, Making Your Own Puppets, Establishing a Puppet Team, Stages, Plus TONS OF PUPPETS! –Greg Phillips

“Henna -What is Henna?”

Eva will teach what henna is and how to prep and apply henna tattoos. –Eva Lemasters Tahir

“Toys and Games”

How to deal with crowds and parties playing games and making toys. You don't always have to be twisting to reach a crowd. Learn to yo-yo or do races. So much to learn in so little time so, hold on and don't miss the fun! –Angel Bravo
4:30 pm

Vendors Open until 5:30

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

6:30 pm

Pre-Show Lobby Entertainment

6:50 pm

Pre-Show Show

Featuring: Tim Hannig
7:00 pm

Evening Show

MC: Beth Salo; Performances by: Andrew & Zandra Anderson, Jeff Lemasters Tahir, Randy Christensen; Interruptions by Colleen Fouts; Headliner: JAMIE DOYLE
8:30 pm

Vendors Open until 9:30

9:30 pm

Late Show

MONDAY MAGIC MEETING LIVE (& on ZOOM) — Featuring: Jamie Doyle, Greg Phillips, Eric Reamer & YOU! Want to perform: Sign up at the registration table or contact Andy Anderson or Greg Phillips
11:00 pm

Grab a late night meal or snack off-site with some friends — Old and New!

7:45 am

Morning Devotions & Prayer

Chaplain Jill Bryan & You
8:00 am

Registration Open

Sign up for Late Nights and Contests.
8:30 am

Announcements & Hour of Power

Featuring: Pastor Jeffrey LeMasters Tahir: “Something Fishy”
9:45 am

“Exciting Gospel Magic: Something New!”

There's alsways something new from the creative mind of "Tricky" Ricky. Gain new ideas and heartfelt applications to routines YOU CAN DO! –"Tricky" Ricky Henson

“The Power of Story”

Discover how to create compelling stories that connect with hearts and change behavior. Every discipline of FCM can benefit from the power of story. –Jeff Scott

“Never Stop Growing… Developing Your Character”

Roy Stone

“Let’s Get Started in Ventriloquism”

If you are just starting out in ventriloquism, this class is for you. We will cover the basics of mouth position, learning the hard letters, choosing a voice, and more. Do you have something specific you are struggling with? We will have time to answer questions as well. Ventriloquism is fun and can be learned. So be sure to join us for this beginning class. –Beth Salo

“The Business of Face-Painting”

This class will explain everything you need to know about starting or enhancing your business — from booking to supplies to set up. –Brenda Smith

“This is a Balloon, now lets do something with it”

Learn easy twists and fun things by taking a simple balloon and making it a fun, useful piece of art. You will learn all the basic twists and step-by-steps to bring them all together. New or old this is a class to discover or rediscover so come twist! –David Hill
11:00 am

Contest Judging – Day 2

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Vendors Open until 2:30

2:00 pm

Pro Series #2 – “Connections Through Clowning”

Join Past President of the World Clown Association & Award Winning Performer, Randy Christensen as he gives us a special performance. Immediately following his performance, he will give us a "behind the scenes" look at the prep and performance – many valuable tips for any performer/presenter!
3:45 pm

“Creating Stage Presence”

Roy Stone

“Bible Review Games for any Event”

Games are exciting and fun, they review the Gospel Message taught and measure the children's recall! -Rik and Sue Reuter

“World’s Easiest Clown Magic!”

David Hill

“Make and Take Puppets”

Learn about unique puppets that you can make at home and how to use in ministry. Make a noodle puppet and make it unique to you. This could be the start of a puppet ministry for kids, use on a mission trip, VBS activity or a sidekick. Fun for all ages. *20 maximum class size* –Curt Patty

“Holiday Designs and More!”

We are often called upon to face paint for Holiday Events. This class will show you how to turn your ordinary designs into Holiday Creations. –Norma Hill

“Line Balloons”

This is it how to make money doing balloons, how to move a line and how to play with your audience. This clas is a must for all skills – but the trick is knowing when and how. –Angel Bravo
4:30 pm

Vendors Open until 5:30

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

6:30 pm

Pre-Show Lobby Entertainment

6:50 pm

Pre-Show Show

Featuring: Keith Gwaltney
7:00 pm

Evening Show

MC: Don Bursell; Performances by: David Hill, Ricky Henson, Jed Crouse; Interruptions by Colleen Fouts; Headliner: ANGELO & VIRGINIA BERMEO
8:30 pm

Vendors Open until 9:30

8:45 pm

“FORCED to WITNESS”

Up-close, personal and getting people to use their imaginations! Eric will show you some effects that are perfect for witnessing one-on-one AND usable for sharing the mesage of salvation in a large group setting as well! So many of the routines are easily adaptable for any venue! –Eric Reamer

“Using Illusions to Share The Gospel Story”

Stories of; Creation, fall, atonement, the nature of God and what God wants from us! Shared with homemade and purchased illusions. –Robert (Bob) Charleston

“Glitter Tattoos from How to WOW !”

Mary Anne

“Beginning Puppetry”

Basic manipulation all the way to the animation of the puppets. Also puppet ministry songs. –Colleen Fouts

“Dips and Solids”

Learn what Dips and Solids are and how to use them. –LenNel Harmon

“Mailbox Creations”

Come see them in action… find out that many you can wear or hand out. Some are easy and some are advanced. No postage needed just a balloon a box and a gift of time. Deliver a first class smile to your neighbors! –Gilbert Adams
9:30 pm

Late Show

LATE NIGHT — Featuring: Jed Crouse, Daniel Lusk & YOU! Want to perform? Sign up at the registration table during the Convention
11:00 pm

Grab a late night meal or snack off-site with some friends — Old and New!

7:45 am

Morning Devotions & Prayer

Chaplain Jill Bryan & You
8:00 am

Registration Open

Sign-up for Late Nights and Contests.
8:30 am

Announcements & Hour of Power

Featuring: Pastor D.j. Edwards "The Magicians Bible Verse"
9:30 am

Annual Business Meeting

Plan on attending if you are a member. ANY business items you want considered for the agenda must be turned into President Jamie Doyle by Tuesday @ Noon.
11:30 am

Contest Judging – Day 3

12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Vendors Open until 2:30

2:30 pm

“Great Family Magic”

Magic designed to entertain those family audiences with a mixture of ages so that everyone has a great time at your program while also receiving a message. –Arron Gillam

“Incorporating Your Story Throughout your Presentation”

Let your story through subtlety and intention lead your audience to the Gospel Message, while fully entertaining them! –Jeffrey Lemasters Tahir

“The Clown In Ministry…”

Philosophy, history, opportunities & ideas on using traditional clowning to minister in & from the church setting. –Randy Christensen

“Puppets in Ministry ~ Give your Puppets a Hand”

Using your puppets in ministry settings, solo & group, kid's ministry, nursing homes, missions & church.Recorded scripts and songs as well as live performances. Understand the importance and opportunity in reaching souls for Christ by using puppetry. –Colleen Fouts

“Birthday Parties and Beyond”

Fast and easy designs kids love! –Stacy Foley

“Hats, Hats, Hats: The thoughts and ideas are inside your head”

Twist some balloons… and put them on your head. Learn to make some really fun balloons to wear. Take an idea you have and make it come to life. Grab your balloons and lets get to growing your skills! –Gwen Clark
3:30 pm

“How To Reach The Un-Churched With Gospel Magic”

Angelo Bermeo

“Let The Bible Speak”

Bringing Bible stories to life using creativity and any other elements needed to complete the learning experience! –Mary Lemasters Tahir

“You Juggle Funny”

Jed Crouse

“5 Easy Steps to Ventriloquism”

Simple ventriloquism ideas & techniques — as well as the rabbit in the hat puppet. –"Tricky" Ricky Henson

“Mix up, Mash Up Designs: Thinking out of the Box”

Create some exciting, new designs for your next event. Popular characters, fun designs and more. –Norma Hill

“Magic with Balloons”

A fun way to add balloons to your show. Learn the skill and handling as well as a new way to look at doing magic. Magicians, balloonatics, storytellers all will be blessed by this wonderful class! –Don Nelson
4:30 pm

Vendors Open until 5:30

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

6:30 pm

Pre-Show Lobby Entertainment

6:50 pm

Pre-Show Show

Featuring: Greg Phillips "Professor Phillips' Amazing Flea Circus"
7:00 pm

Evening Show

MC: Aaron Gillam; Performances by: Brad Brown, Curt & Diana Patty; Interruptions by Colleen Fouts; Headliner: DAVID & KYLIE KNIGHT
8:30 pm

Vendors Open until 9:30

8:45 pm

“FUNbelievable Gospel Magic & More!”

Greg's workshop will feature some unique takes on classic effects with a FUNBELIEVABLE Gospel twist. See Greg's "magnetic" dye-tube, his take on the coin pail and see more. All delivered in his crazy, inimitable, mile a minute style! –Greg Phillips

“Faith, Fables and Folktales”

This workshop will look at timeless fables and stories that present strong possibilities for use by Christian entertainers in their programs with corresponding Scripture verses as well! –Jeff Scott

TBA

TBA

“Using Magic Tricks with you Puppet – Part 2”

You will learn different easy magic tricks that you can use with your puppet or before introducing your puppet. –Greg Hamilton

“How God can use us in ministry while sharing the art of face painting, glitter tattoos & air brushing”

Want to explore more ministry ways to serve God in a unique way? Face painting can be more than a business it can open doors into ministry. –LenNel Harmon & Diana Patty

“Yard Art”

Learn to catch folks eyes by bright colorful designs in your yard or for delivery. You will also gain the secret on how put them in the yard to keep from popping. –Nick Geigle
9:30 pm

Late Show

LATE NIGHT — Featuring: Jed Crouse, Daniel Lusk & YOU! Want to perform? Sign up at the registration table during the Convention
11:00 pm

Grab a late night meal or snack off-site with some friends — Old and New!

7:45 am

Morning Devotions & Prayer

Chaplain Jill Bryan & You
8:00 am

Registration Open

Sign-up for the last day of contest judging.
8:30 am

Announcements & Hour of Power

Featuring: Major ANGELO BERMEO "Love Thy Neighbor"
9:30 am

“The Magic of the Wisdom of God”

Lohren Meier

“The Art of Santa Stories From the North Pole”

The time, the costume, the make-up and the attitude of creating this lovable character! Presenting the most important Christmas Message to children and adults alike! –Roy Stone

“Balloon Twisting for Beginners”

Mary Anne

“FUNbelievable Puppets – Part 2”

More discussion and demonstrations of: Animatronics, Making Your Own Puppets, Establishing a Puppet Team, Stages, Plus TONS OF PUPPETS! –Greg Phillips

“The Ins & Outs of Air Brush Art”

We will share technique use in air brushing. The 2nd part of the class with will be hands on. –Curt Patty & LenNel Harmon

“Candy Cups”

Come learn the art of the cup. A chance to learn a skill to up sale your art and earn some extra money to play with. Even if you are new grab a balloon, some candy and get strung out on reaching out to others in a whole new way! Attaching designs to anything is a skill so come learn from a master. –Gloria Siegfried
10:45 am

“IMPACT- Successful Magic & Effective Gospel Magic”

HOW to captivate your audience by causing them to SEE THEMSELVES in the effects you perform. Praying for God’s help in your performance material will also be talked about –D.j. Edwards

“The Body Speaks”

Through "body language" and movement we can increase the intensity and/or variation of our message to be received by our audience! Not always just words that communicate, our bodies can also! –Randy Christensen

“Caring Clown 101”

See how to entertain and share hospitals and nursing homes. Sharing 16 years of knowledge, being a caring clown in these situations. –Curt Patty

“Open Mic!”

Take advantage of a great chance to learn and grow in your field of ventriloquism/puppets. Whether you have been performing for a short or long time this is your opportunity to get feedback and assistance from experienced professionals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

“Creating On Stroke Designs with Eva”

Want to learn beautiful easy designs you can make with one stroke cakes and more? Flowers and other beautiful designs. –Eva Lemasters Tahir

“Gospel Story Telling”

Lets take your gift of sharing God's wonderful word and add some visual elements like balloons! Bring your imagination and your willingness to learn some new ideas. –Mary Lemasters Tahir
12:00 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Vendors Open until 2:30

2:00 pm

Pro Series #3

Join International Illusionists, David & Kylie Knight, as they break-down their performance from the night before. You'll get acces into their show format from the preshow aspect to the perfomance!
4:00 pm

Contest Judging – Day 4

4:30 pm

Vendors Open until 5:30

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

6:30 pm

Pre-Show Lobby Entertainment

6:50 pm

Pre-Show Show

Ken Sibley
7:00 pm

Evening Show

MC: Randy Christensen; Performances by Eric Reamer, Greg Hamilton, Ed Corbin; Interruptions by Colleen Fouts; Headliner: DAVID McCREARY
8:30 pm

Vendors Open until 9:30

8:45 pm

“Bring it to Life! – LIVE”

Audience-Tested presentations that play successfully for any age. Using various illusions as the vehicle to carry that message, You will see signature routines turned into illustrated messages. –Jamie Doyle

“Publish your Book your Story”

Michael T… with 6 published children's books will share how you can get your book in print & to sell as well! It's no longer a mystery, get self-published soon! –Michael T. Myers

“Clown Humor!”

8 aspects of humor that all clowns should understand and incorporate into their clowning. –Randy Christensen

Puppet/Vent Workshop 11: TBA

TBA

“Fast Full Faces”

This class demonstrates techniques and show several fast full faces. –Brenda Smith

“Working With What You Have”

Here is a class I have been working on for years. Many times you have scraps or balloons you don't use, come learn some ideas on how you can use them. This is a fun class that will make you think outside your comfort zone. –Gilbert Adams
9:30 pm

Late Show Featuring: DAVID McCREARY

LATE NIGHT — Featuring: David McCreary as "David McCreary"! David will give us an exclusive performance that is researved for select audiences. Clear your schedules for this evening of hilarity!
11:00 pm

Grab a late night meal or snack off-site with some friends — Old and New!

7:45 am

Morning Devotions & Prayer

Chaplain Jill Bryan & You
8:30 am

Announcements & Hour of Power

Featuring: Missionary ED CORBIN as 1850's Circuit Rider Preacher “Ollie Olsen & the Bear”
9:30 am

Pro Series #4

Penguin Magic's Performer/Lecture of the Year Winner, David McCreary will take us on a journey through an amazing peformance and discuss his creative thoughts on developing a show that can work in almost any venue – DON'T leave town early!!!
10:45 am

Annual FCM Auction

Stick around for some great deals!!! This is a highlight every year as many attendees find deep discounts on products, props & resources! Have something to sell? Register your items for auction with "Tricky" Ricky Henson early in the week.
12:00 pm

Packing-Up and Departure

2:00 pm

BUILDING CLOSED

2:05 pm

Grab a Final Meal with Friends Old & New!