• Register for Home Meetings with dinner on the nights of Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15.


  • Register for conference meal events here.

    • Women's Luncheon
    • Men's Breakfast
    • Seniors' Lunch


Conference Schedule

  • Sunday, October 13

    Morning Worship Services | 8:30am and 10:55am

    Sanctuary | Pastor Richard

    Fellowship Hall | Rev. Pete Evans

     

    Sunday School Presentations by Mission Partners | 9:45am

    DOWNLOAD HERE THE LIST OF SUNDAY SCHOOL/PARTNER PRESENTATION

     

    Table Talk | Nell Davis Classroom  

    Connect with our mission partners over coffee or Coke between and after services. 

     

    Family Missions Fest | Connector Parking Lot

    4:30pm to 7pm

    Gather together to welcome and fellowship with our mission partners while enjoying barbecue, UpTown Big Band, and bounce houses. 

    Cost:  Free of Charge   

    Note:  In case of rain, the fest will take place in the Student Center.

     

    Youth Event | Student Center

    4:30pm to 7pm 

    Our youth will have their very own conference event featuring mission partner, André Meyer.  

  • Monday, October 14

    Women’s Event | Tower Building Tenth Floor

    10am

    Informal interviews with our missionary women will be led by Lynnette Alston, president of First Pres Women—followed by Shari Thomas, co-founder of Parakaleo, who will share her encouraging gospel journey. 

     

    Women’s Luncheon* | Tower Building Tenth Floor

    12pm

     

    Women’s Seminar | Tower Building Tenth Floor

    1:30pm to 2:30pm

    Shari Thomas will present “Right Turn Left Turn”—navigating the heart in response to blocked longings.


    Home Meetings* | 6pm to 8pm


    *Registrations required. Sign up for child care available here.

  • Tuesday, October 15

    Men’s Breakfast* | Fellowship Hall

    6:30am to 7:30am

    Dr. Enoch will share his personal journey—from his Chinese roots to corporate America to his current role of leading a work that focuses on urban cities in China.  


    Conference Lunch for Seniors* | Heritage Landing Club House

    11:30am – 1pm

    Our senior members will have the opportunity to fellowship with our mission partners and hear testimonies of God’s grace. 

     

    Home Meetings* | 6pm to 8pm


    *Registrations required

  • Wednesday, October 16

    World Missions Prayer Time | Tower Building No. 403

    4:30pm

     

    Congregational Dinner | Fellowship Hall

    5:30pm to 6:15pm

    Note:  Children are dismissed for Mission Vision at 6pm.

     

    Mission Vision for Children | Children’s Department

    6:15pm to 8pm

    Our children will enjoy a time of worship, crafts, and games and hear missionary stories from Nate and Nikki Bonham about South America. 

    For Pre-K through Fifth Grade 

     

    Closing Conference Service | Fellowship Hall

    6:30pm to 8pm

    The service will feature interviews, testimonies, special recognitions, the commissioning of our new partners—maybe a few surprises—and a message on “The Church in the Third Millennium” by Pastor Jonathan.

     

    Table Talk | Nell Davis Classroom 

    Connect one last time with our mission partners before they depart. 

MEALS COST


Conference meals at the church are provided by First Pres Chef Geoffrey Joynt.


Cost

Breakfast: $5

Lunch: $7

Dinner

Adults: $7

12 and older: $5

6 to 11: $3

5 and under: FREE

Maximum per family: $25


Meal Scholarships available for church families upon request.

Guest Speakers

  • Pastor Richard

    Richard is a missionary with Mission to the World who trains and equips new Persian church leaders in theology and practical ministry for service as pastors and church planters in the rapidly growing Persian church.  

  • Pete Evans

    Pete is a pastor and the lead church planter of Trinity Church

    Manchester, the first daughter church of City Church Manchester, where he recently served as associate pastor. Passionate about church planting, Pete previously helped lead and plant two churches in South Wales.

  • Pastor Jonathan

    Jonathan partners with a Presbyterian denomination in southern Asia—assisting indigenous leaders in theological training, discipleship, coaching, and resourcing for church planters. In addition, he works with a business development center that aids business start-ups which has proven to be a major catalyst for planting new churches.   

  • André Meyer

    André was introduced to Christ as a teenager through the ministry of a church youth group. Today he is the pastor and lead church planter of Leipzigprojekt, a new church in Leipzig, Germany that seeks to impact one of the most atheistic cities in Europe. 

  • Shari Thomas

    Shari is a former missionary to Spain who currently serves as the

    director of global strategy for Parakaleo, a ministry she

    co-founded to come alongside women in ministry through

    gospel-centered training and support.  

  • Enoch

    Enoch leads a ministry that is focused on gospel-centered church planting in the urban cities of China.

Family Missions Fest | Connector Parking Lot

4:30pm to 7pm


Gather together to welcome and fellowship with our mission partners while enjoying a barbecue meal, UpTown Big Band, and bounce houses.   

Cost: Free of Charge


Note: In case of rain, the fest will take place in the Student Center.

Mission Vision for Kids | Children’s Department

6:15pm to 8pm


Our children will enjoy a time of worship, crafts, and games and hear missionary stories from Nate and Nikki Bonham who serve in South America. For Pre-K through Fifth Grade


Note: Children will be dismissed from the congregational dinner at 6pm


For more info contact: Misha Sisco, Children's Director