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COURAGE


A Relational Mission Conference

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COURAGE


A Relational Mission Conference


OVERVIEW

We live in a broken and hurting world, a world characterised by a climate of fear. The Church is called to serve that broken world, but in such a climate God’s people can also become fearful and try to hide in the shadows.

David faced similar circumstances in his day, yet when everyone around him stepped back in fear, David stepped forward, confident of who God was and what he had been called to do.

Be strong, and let your heart take COURAGE, all you who wait for the Lord!
— Psalm 31 v24 (ESV)

David had lived his life out of sight until this point, yet what he had learned of God prepared him for the moment when he was called to make an impact in his nation. 

David showed true COURAGE.

God has prophetically encouraged us as a family to raise our expectations and take giant steps forward. He has promised to 'enlarge our tents', an enlargement that will see us change nations and bring Kingdom impact to different continents and cultures across the world. He has asked us to plant Kingdom seeds in spiritually barren land. This will require COURAGE.

In May 2018, we are calling on our family to gather, to join hands across the generations and explore what it means to be courageous as a family and as individuals. To stand up and step out to face the challenge our broken world has laid before us.

COURAGE is expressed through faith in God’s promises and in his power to fulfil them, and through action to play our part. David embraced this and defeated the giants of his day, imagine what we can do in ours.

Let us take COURAGE together and step into new adventures.


Who is the Conference for?

For this event, we have felt stirred to bring the next generation alongside our existing leaders. To embrace and take steps towards this we have decided to invite our students & 20s (SENT) to join with us, so we can be family together and learn from one another.

While SENT will have their own programme running alongside the main conference programme, there will be plenty of opportunity to join together, particularly in the evening sessions, some seminars and socially across the period of the event.

So, if you are in (or aspiring to) a leadership role within your local church or workplace then this conference is for you!

Example of these roles could be... elders, those leading church plants, small group leaders, children's and youth work leaders, ministry leaders, community champions, workplace managers, directors and entrepreneurs.

If you are a student or are in your 20s then this event is for you!

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COURAGE Tickets


COURAGE Tickets


EARLY BIRD TICKET

Limited tickets available first come, first served

Available until 31 January 18 unless the ticket allocation is sold out first. Tickets then go up to £119.

All super early bird tickets have now been sold

Tickets are for those in or aspiring to a leadership role

The ticket will give you full access to the leadership programme.

Make sure you read the FAQs before purchase so you are aware of the associated terms & conditions. 

STUDENT or in your 20's?

Head over to the SENT website to get your tickets a few super early bird tickets remain.

 

 

 


Why Come to the Conference?

We believe this is a strategically significant conference for our family of churches that will set the trajectory for us for the years ahead.

It is an opportunity to...

  • Join together and step into the new adventures God has for us as a family of churches.
  • Catch the vision and get a deeper understanding of our family and what is important for us.
  • Gather and catch up with friends from across our family.
  • Learn together, receiving inspiring and provoking teaching.
  • Invest in current and future generations of leadership in our family to make local and apostolic impact.

Please prioritise getting to this event, it is one not to miss out on!

 

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Speakers


Speakers


 

We have a host of main and seminar speakers lined up for the event. Some will be speaking in the leadership stream, some in the student & 20s stream, and some in both. Look out for further speakers we will announce over the coming months.

 
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Mike Betts

Mike leads the Relational Mission family of churches.

He is an inspirational speaker with a desire to raise up many spiritual sons and daughters to be all they can be in God.

He has also authored Relational Mission - A Way of Life and From the Inside out: A Grace-Filled Life.

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Tom Scrivens

Tom leads the SENT team and is also part for of the Eldership team at Hope Church, Ipswich. He and his wife Sarah have three young children.

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Stef Liston

Stef lives in London with his family, where he belongs to and serves Revelation Church London as one of the elders. He loves books, history, drinking coffee with Davina and telling his kids bad jokes.

 
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Mike Pilavachi

Mike heads up Soul Survivor ministries as well as pastoring the associated church – Soul Survivor Watford. Mike speaks at conferences around the world, trying to make people laugh and point them towards Jesus at the same time. He has written a number of books the latest of which is called ‘Everyday Supernatural’.

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Nick & Marlene Boyd

Nick and Marlene are the founders of Pioneer61, a ministry to some of Mozambique's most needy people. Their passion is to pioneer generations into fulfilling their purpose for the Kingdom.

 
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Programme


Programme


 

Programme Overview

The Conference is spread over 4 days with registration open from 1800 on the 30 May 2018 and concludes at 1700 on the 2 June 2018.

The programme will consist of a mixture of joint main sessions where students & 20s join with the main conference (in the evenings) and some with specific sessions focused towards students & 20s and the leadership audiences.

The main sessions will be complemented by a series of seminars spread over the conference period and other opportunities to meet, connect and find out more about the Relational Mission family. 

The overall programme is being finalised and will be available early 2018.

If you feel some further information on this will help you with your booking them please contact us.

 
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Venue & Accommodation


Where it is and where to stay...

Venue & Accommodation


Where it is and where to stay...

Where is it?

Friends House, 173 - 177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ

 

How CAN I GET THERE?

Friends House is located in the heart of Euston, directly opposite Euston Station, and a short distance from King's Cross and St Pancras International Stations.

By rail: From its position opposite Euston’s rail and tube stations, it is a ten minute walk from King’s Cross Station and St Pancras International Terminus. All major rail terminals are easily reached by tube.

By tube: The nearest tube stations are Euston and Euston Square, which are on the Northern, Victoria, Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City lines and overground. 

By bus: Numbers 10, 18, 30, 73, 205 and 390 pass the door whilst 59, 68, 91, 168, and 253 stop nearby.

By car: Friends House is within a meter parking zone (Monday to Friday 08:30 - 18:30 and Saturday 09:00 - 13:30). There are alternative, longer-term parking facilities under Euston Station. Please note that Friends House is within the congestion charge zone.

International visits: St Pancras International Terminus is a ten minute walk away. Nearby Paddington Station offers a frequent shuttle service to Heathrow Airport. All London airports are easily reached from Euston.


Where can I stay?

While accommodation for the duration of the conference is not included in the ticket price, we have listed below a number of suggestions of accommodation providers (direct and internet search based) that may help you in making your accommodation choice.

Think creatively when booking. For example it may be cheaper to hire a house for a group of delegates to stay at and split the cost, rather then go for separate hotel rooms. 

Generally the earlier you book accommodation the cheaper it is, so get in fast.

Suggested options (at various rates):

Special offer

We have negotiated a deal with Travelodge in their hotels closest to the venue to reserve a limited number of rooms at fixed prices until 2 March 2018 for Courage delegates - from as little as £60 per room per night. To find out more and take advantage of this deal click HERE noting all the terms and conditions outlined.

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FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

Overall terms and conditions for bookings can be found HERE. Keys questions about the conference are answered below. If you have any further questions not covered please contact us.

ACCESSIBILITY

The venue is fully wheelchair accessible. Please indicate when making your booking if this is something you require and we will be in touch nearer the time to see how best we can serve you.


SIGN LANGUAGE

We will endeavour to make this available within the main sessions. This will be dependent on demand and availability of interpreters. Please indicate when making your booking if this is something you require and we will be in touch nearer the time to see how best we can serve you.


Translation

We will endeavour to make this available within the main sessions. This will be dependent on demand and availability of translators. Please indicate when making your booking if this is something you require and we will be in touch nearer the time to see how best we can serve you.


Babies (0-3)

There are no creche facilities at Friends House, though babies are welcome. The building is fully accessible for pushchairs, though you may not be able to bring your pushchair into the main auditorium if it is full. It would be helpful to know if you intend to bring your baby with you, so please indicate as such on the booking form.


CHILDREN (4+)

As this is an adult conference, we are unable to accommodate children at this event and there will not be any provision for them within the building. Though if you want to come as a group from your church, you could split who goes to the conference and who takes the kids to see the sights around London. If you have no choice but to bring your child, you will need to purchase a full price ticket for them.


Tickets

There will be a number of price breaks leading up to the event, with the full ticket price being £119. It’s worth booking in early to take advantage of the special early bird deals.

Substitute delegates are permitted but we ask that, where possible, you let us know of any name changes to the ticket at least 7 days prior to the event.

Tickets will be exchanged for badges upon arrival to the Conference. Badge holders only are permitted to attend the Conference.


Day Tickets

These may be Available a month before the event depending on ticket sales prior to that point. We are unable to guarantee day tickets will be available.


Refunds

Please see our Courage Conference terms and conditions for full information about refunds.


Programme

This will be made available on our website in early 2018.


SENT / LEADERSHIP DELEGATES - HOW WILL THIS WORK?

 

It’s simple! The SENT delegates will have their own programme, as will Leadership Conference delegates. There will be some separate sessions during the day but each evening we will be joining together.

Please note: You will not be able to switch between the two programmes. If you’re a student or in your 20s, you’ll follow the SENT programme and if you’re a leadership delegate, you’ll follow that one. This will be managed at the event.

There will be plenty of social time to hang out with each other within the programme as well.


Seminars

 

There will be a range of seminar options for you to choose from. This information will be sent out to you beforehand to enable you to book in BEFORE the Conference.


New Venue

We are so excited to be holding our Courage Conference at Friend’s House. It’s a great venue, in a great location. Because it’s a new venue, some things may be different to how we have run our previous conferences at King’s Church, Norwich. Different is ok. In fact, sometimes different is good!


FOOD & DRINK

The great news is that we’re in Central London so there’s food and drink available literally everywhere you turn! You are responsible for arranging your own meals throughout the Conference.


Bookshop

There will be a number of Relational Mission recommended books available at the Conference. Friend’s House have their own bookshop, which you are welcome to visit. However, Relational Mission would not necessarily endorse all of the books available from it.


REFRESHMENTS

There is a lovely café in Friend’s House, where you can purchase refreshments. We will not be providing refreshments free of charge


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Resources


help us spread the news about the Courage Conference

Resources


help us spread the news about the Courage Conference

We would love as many as people as possible to make it to our Courage conference, so it would be great if you could help us publicise and share about the conference in your churches / on social media.

We have produced a few resources to help you...

Link to

@rmchurches

@SentEvent2018

#rmcourage

facebook.com/RMchurches

facebook.com/SentEvent

Font & Colours

Main Courage Logo

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Relational Mission Conference Font

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Main Body Text

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Black: #000000