This conference will feature keynotes by Rev. Dr. Irwyn Ince, Rev. Victor Martinez, and Dr. Brian Fikkert, and workshops led by a wide variety of practitioners in our region.
To equip the body to extend mercy to those facing hardship using an approach that is biblically-based, historically-mindful and dignity-affirming.
Northwest Community Center
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Deacons, Ministry Leaders, Mercy-minded congregants, Missions Committees, Students, Elders
Irwyn Ince, Victor Martinez, and Brian Fikkert
WHAT TO EXPECT
Actionable workshops from mercy ministries and diaconates from across our region
6:30-8:00 pm – Plenary/Worship
7:30-8:00 am – Breakfast
8:00-9:00 am – Workshop 1
9:00-9:10 am – Break
9:10-10:10 am – Workshop 2
10:10-10:15 am – Break
10:15-11:45 am – Plenary/Worship
11:45 am-1:15 pm – Lunch/Networking
1:30-2:45 pm – Workshop 3
2:45-3:00 pm – Break
3:00-5:00 pm – Plenary/Worship
5:00 pm+ – Fellowship for those staying in town
Lunch will be provided. Refund requests must be submitted in writing.
Do I need to be a deacon or in a formal ministry position to attend?
No! This conference is open to all, and the keynotes and workshops have been intentionally selected to appeal to a wide variety of people. While some workshops are primarily geared towards deacons, none are exclusive to deacons.
Is this conference just for PCA members?
No! While this is a conference hosted by MNA, we welcome attendees from all churches and denominations.
What can you tell me about the conference location?
Northwest Community Center is right off 1-75 and is in close proximity to many restaurants. The building is handicap accessible and has parking.
What about food?
Attendees are on their own for Saturday lunch and dinner after the conference. Northwest Community Center is within a few miles of several restaurants and shopping centers:
Walnut Hill Lane (1 mile)