Ignite 2023

Speaker: Shawn Kennedy

Lead Pastor of Church at the Shores & Executive Director of Fresh Start Network

Our guest speaker for 2023 IGNITE is Rev. Dr. Shawn Kennedy. Shawn is originally from southern Alabama and attended Nyack College where he graduated with degrees in psychology and pastoral ministries. Shawn moved out to San Diego, CA, and planted Existence Church and led that ministry for fifteen years. Shawn also completed a master’s degree at Alliance Theological Seminary and later a Doctorate of Ministry in Global Leadership and Spiritual Formation. Along the way, Shawn met his future wife, Rebekah, who graduated from Toccoa Falls College and married in May of 2008. Together they are the proud parents of Margaret and Macallan. 

In 2015, God led Shawn and Rebekah back home to southern Alabama where Shawn replanted and serves as Lead Pastor of the Church at the Shores in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Shawn also serves as the Executive Director for the Fresh Start Network which is a ministry focused on replanting life-giving churches that make a difference in their community. Additionally, Shawn serves as an Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Ministries for San Diego (CA) Christian College and is the author of Kingdom Come: A Gospel-Centered Discipleship Journey…  Shawn loves Jesus, Chick-fil-A, and SEC Football — in that order!

Speaker Slides

Speaker Audio

Monday Evening – Heart for God
Tuesday 9:00 – School of Brokenness
Tuesday 10:45 – Times and Seasons
Wednesday 9:00 – Heaven’s Friends

District Family Time

CH (LTC) Brian Daum
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Orchard Alliance Presentation

Orchard Alliance Faith and Finance

Worship Set List

  • Your Love Awakens Me-Wickman
  • Always-Tomlin
  • Been So Good-Elevation Worship
  • Worthy of it All-Worship Initiative
  • Holy Are You Lord-Gugger
  • Hymn of Heaven-Wickman
  • Jesus We Love You-Bethel
  • You Remind Me-Lake
  • Same God-Elevation Worship
  • Holy Forever-Tomlin
  • Come Though Fount/Above All Else-Worship Initiative
  • Communion-Ligertwood