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Thank you for registering for Student ConneXion’s 2017 “Send ME!” Mission Conference. This is a FREE annual youth mission’s conference held in the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area. The conference begins at 6pm on Friday, Nov. 3, and concludes with our “Take the Light” Ceremony starting at 6pm on Saturday, Nov. 4. Please make sure to print & BRING your individual or Group Ticket with you to the event--and arrive early to get the best seats.
Below are some conference logistics that you need to be aware of:
Greater Portland Bible Church
2374 SW Vermont St.
Portland, OR 97219
November 3-4, 2017
Friday: 6pm – 10pm
Saturday: 9am – 9pm
Please visit our website for conference details and “like” our facebook page so you can stay up to speed on our latest videos, speakers, workshops, and event announcements. In an effort to conserve we seek to make this conference a low-paper-event.Please download conference speaker information, the program, and workshop information from our website prior to the event.
What YOU can expect:
Main Stage Events: Our opening event will take place on Friday night, with three additional events throughout the day on Saturday. You don’t want to miss a single minute since you will get to hear 4 dynamic speakers, experience amazing worship, and be motivated by student testimonies. Our closing event will begin at 6pm on Saturday night, ending with a “Take the Light” ceremony.
Breakout Sessions: After each main stage session students will spend 20 minutes discussing relevant issues confronting the world today with a missionary attending the event.
Exhibitor Hall Hours: The Exhibit Hall will be open during all hours of the conference (Friday, 6pm-10pm and Saturday, 9am-9pm). Present will be 15 mission organizations, radio station reps, and missionaries who would like to talk with you! Youth pastors and students will enjoy learning more about missions from the missionaries themselves!
Workshops: Attend workshops on the following mission-related topics: ·
Apologetics – Defensible certainties for the Christian Faith
Global Missions – Beyond the borders of our country?
Youth Ministry – “How to Guide” for youth missions
Students On Mission – Who, what, where, when, how youth can go on a mission trip TODAY!
Plenary Speaker Track – More from our main stage speakers
Green Room: Open exclusively to pastors, leaders, exhibitors, and speakers, the Green Room is a place to relax, enjoy some coffee, food, and a quiet conversation.
Youth Group Lodging Available: If you are bringing your youth group from out of town, and they are willing to sleep on the floor of a neighboring church, email us; and we’ll connect you with a local church that is ready to host your group! This option is available only to groups (i.e., not available to individuals).
Food Options: A variety of food options in the vicinity of the conference venue will be available, including food carts! Look for a map of neighboring restaurants and food carts coming soon to our website.
Prayer: If you’re in the area, please join us for a pre-event prayer meeting which will be hosted at the venue on Thursday, November 2, between 7:30pm-8:30pm. Additionally, we will keep a prayer room open and staffed throughout the duration of the conference itself. This prayer room will be open to all conference attendees, so we hope that everyone will stop by and get fueled up!
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.
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Our Vision: God’s People Effectively Mobilized in Mission
Our Mission -- Mission ConneXion exists to connect local churches and individuals to mission so that increasing numbers of believers are actively serving in areas of the world’s greatest need and opportunity.
Piority ~Mission ConneXion is a Biblically-based, Spirit-led, and prayer-empowered mobilizing movement that elevates the necessity and priority of missions in the local Church.
Holistic ~ We operate in a holistic mindset where Sending, Giving, Praying, Funding, Training, Going, and all the other multi-faceted roles of the body of Christ are mobilized to fulfill the Great Commission.
Church Driven ~ We lift up and focus on the role of the local Church as the center of missions' engagement calling for action and sacrifice on the part of all so that the Church can fulfill its calling.
Unity & Collaboration ~ We promote and encourage multi-church and multi-agency participation in a collaborative and unified approach, connecting people to opportunities and discovery of their God-given role in missions both locally and across the globe.
Relational ~ We are supported, implemented, and dependent upon Volunteers and area churches. We respect the diversity in the body of Christ while promoting unity in our common task of taking the Gospel of the Kingdom to every tongue, tribe, people, and nation.