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Conference Programme

Tuesday 2 May 2017

10:00 onwards

Registration Open for all Delegates with tea & coffee on arrival

Marquee In between Venues

Tea & Coffee Hall A Venue 2

12:00 – 14:00

Annual Leadership Review

 

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch

 
   

15:30– 16:45

Session 1

Main Auditorium Venue 1

16:45 – 19:00

Free   (offsite)

 

19:30 – 21:30

Session 2

Main Auditorium Venue 1

 

Wednesday 3 May 2017

9:00

Arrival and Registration

Entrance in Venue 1

9:30 – 11:00

Session 3

Main Auditorium Venue 1

11 :00– 11:45

Network Coffee and Cakes  

Marquee, Coffee room, Lecture Hall & Venue 2 Hall A & B

11:45 – 12:45

Session 4

Main Auditorium Venue 1

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch 

 

14:00 – 15:15

Session 5

Main Auditorium Venue 1

 

15:30 – 16:45

Session 6

Main Auditorium Venue 1

 

16:45 – 19:00

Free   (offsite)

 

19:30 -21:30

Session 7

Main Auditorium Venue 1

 

Thursday 4 May 2017 

9:00

Arrival and Registration

 

9:30– 11:00

Session 8

 

Main Auditorium Venue 1

9:30 – 11:00

Youth / Kids Stream

Venue 2

Hall A

Hall B

11:00 – 11:45

Network Coffee and Cakes

Marquee, Lecture Hall, Coffee Room

11:45 – 12:45

Session 9

Main Auditorium Venue 1

12:45 – 14:00

Lunch 

 

14:00 –15:30

Ministers’ Celebration

 

Main Auditorium Venue 1

15:30

Conference Ends

 

ST 2018 FAQ

 

Q: Are there any deals with Hotels in Bradford?

A: This information is on the AoG website under Events, Stronger Together and Hotels. Please note that hotel accommodation is not included in your conference fee.

Q: Is there Parking available?

A: Yes - there are 280 spaces at the venue that will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. There is also some additional on street parking around the venue.

Q: Can I just come for one of the days of evenings?

A: Yes there is a day delegate rate and evening price as follows: - TBC Later in 2018

Q: Will there be any facilities (Crèche), Streams for children?

A: At this year’s conference we are providing a small unsupervised room with a live link from the main auditorium for babies/ toddlers age only. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide full childcare.

Q: Is the food cost covered in the price?

A: No. There will be lunch options available to purchase in the venue and marquee area this year. Free Tea and coffee will be available for you during certain breaks in the conference.

Q: What time is the General Council Meeting?

A: Further information on times and dates will be available once the programme is confirmed and on the website in 2018.

Q: What is the date of the conference?

A: The dates for conference are as follows: -

Tuesday 8th May 2018 – Thursday 10th May 2018

 

Q: Who are the speakers for the event?

A: This year we are pleased to have Nathan Morris (Shake the Nations Ministries) & Chris Hodges (Church of the Highlands) as our keynote speakers.

Q: Will a programme be issued?

A: Yes, an outline of the programme will be available on the website early in 2018. A detailed programme will also be issued at conference upon registration.

  Q: Are there any restaurants nearby?

A: Yes there are a number of options around the venue. There is also a small retail complex at Exchange Leisure Park in Vicar Lane hosting Pizza Hut, Nando’s and Frankie & Benny’s.

On site will be a variety of food vans also during dinner time if you cannot or don’t want to go offsite one of the days. They will be selling a range of food at this time and you can sit in the marquee area at this time. The main venue will be closed.


Q: Is there a cancellation fee?

A: All cancellations made before 1st April 2018 are subject to a 20% administration charge for each delegate. No refund will be made after this date even if you do not or cannot attend the conference for any reason. However, you may transfer your registration to another person providing it has been fully paid for.

Q: Is there a charge for debit and credit cards?

A: No there is no extra charge for this through our online system.

Q: Are tickets transferable?

A: You may transfer your registration to another person provided it has been fully paid for. Please let us know in advance if any transfers are to be made for administration purposes before conference.

Q: Are there facilities for the Disabled?

A: There is disabled access to the whole venue, disabled toilets, and a hearing loop. When booking in for the conference please notify us of any specific requirements and we will endeavour to help. Parking is available on site for disabled badge holders.

Q: Who do I make a cheque payment out to?

A: “Assemblies of God Incorporated”

Q: Will the New Ministers Ordination be held during the Conference?

A: Yes. This will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 9th May 2018 during the main conference. Please contact Debbie MacDonald for more details. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stronger Together 2017

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Tuesday 2 May - Thursday 4 May 2017

LIFE CHURCH Bradford, Wapping Road Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 0EQ

 

Our 2017 conference is going to be packed full of sessions, speakers and resources to inspire and further your leadership! We are passionate about AOG churches and leaders being equipped and encouraged to fulfil the great commission all over Great Britain and throughout the world.

  

Mark Batterson 

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Mark Batterson serves as lead pastor of National Community Church (www.theaterchurch.com) in Washington, DC which is one church with eight locations. NCC is focused on reaching emerging generations and meets in theaters throughout the DC metro area.  NCC also owns and operates the largest coffeehouse on Capitol Hill. Mark holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University and is the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including The Circle Maker, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, If and latest release, Chase the Lion. Mark is married to Lora and they live on Capitol Hill with their three children: Parker, Summer, and Josiah.  

Sameh Maurice 

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Pastor Sameh Maurice is the Senior Pastor of Kasr El Dobara Evangelical Church in Cairo Egypt, which is the largest Evangelical (Presbyterian) Church in the Middle East – 7000 people regularly attend services and reach out to the city and region through multiple ministries and activities. Pastor Sameh is a general surgeon. Throughout his professional career he was very much involved in ministry, and possessed a sense of calling to full-time ministry, which grew strongly until he was fully convinced in 1988. He married Dr. Iman Kheir in 1983 and they have three sons.

 
BOOK IN BELOW TODAY!

PLUS with our special registration deals you can get ten tickets for the price of nine -- and cheaper prices too if you book in before the end of our Early Bird price at the start of February 2017!

 
 

CONFERENCE SPONSORS

CAP - Platinum SponsorsJohn Kirkby - CAP Founder

Through working in the consumer finance industry for 17 years, John was able to gain valuable management experience and knowledge that equipped him with the skills he required to build Christians Against Poverty in the UK and now also in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. John is the International Director of Christians Against Poverty, speaking and working across the world to challenge people to reach out to the poor and needy. We are pleased to partner with CAP once again as our ‘Stronger Together 2017 ‘Platinum Sponsors’.

 

 

 

Compassion Gold Sponsor

 

 

Geldards Gold Sponsor

 

 

Pais Silver Sponsor

 

 

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Ministers' Celebration

 

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A very special announcement and invitation for all ministers that are receiving ministerial status in 2016.

This year, we are going to be celebrating our Assemblies of God ministers who are receiving full status at our AoG National Conference in Bradford.  This session is called L:9:2 based on Luke where Jesus sent out his disciplesto do the work of the ministry.

It is going to be a special dedicated meeting where we will give the whole service to our new ministers for ministry with Pastor Chris Hodges and prayer.  This afternoon session will replace the day in June usually  held at our National Ministry Centre.

We would love to invite you, your family, and friends to this session as the details below:

Thursday 5 May 2016

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Life Church, Bradford, BD3 0EQ

The venue will be open from 12.30pm to purchase lunch and refreshments. This session only is free for yourself and your guests to attend.

You can book into Conference here 

We are looking forward to seeing you in May!