The Easter Convention is a non-registered event, it is free! We will be receiving an offering during the session. Day Visitors are very welcome.
Jesus - A Journey Worth Pursuing
2018 Guest Speakers are:
Steve Brady (UK) - Principal, Moorlands College, Hampshire
Steve was born in Liverpool where he was converted in his teens, through a mixture of Bible reading and Everton Football Club! he trained at what is now the London School of Theology. Brenda, his wife of more than 40 years passed away in 2017, and he has two children and four grandchildren. he has been in full-time Christian ministry for 40 years, is Principal of Moorlands College, serves as a trustee of the Keswick Convention, and is Chair of the Association of Bible College Principals.
Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - Great-great grandson of J Hudson Taylor, Founder of the China Inland Mission.
Jamie was born in Taiwan. Jamie undertook university and seminary studies in the US. he worked for OMF and a Chinese church in Boston and then with Campus Evangelical Fellowship in Taiwan. In 1996 he moved to Hong Kong and served in various positions with OMF including the leader for OMF's Church-Related Ministries. Rev Jamie is the great-great grandson of J Hudson Taylor, Founder of the China Inland Mission. Jamie and Mimi have three children.
Peter Adam - Vicar Emeritus, St Jude's Carlton, former Principal, Ridley College
Peter was born and raised in Melbourne, and converted at age 16. He studied classical music, then trained for the ministry at Ridley College. he has served in ministry in Melbourne, London, and Durham, including 20 years at St Jude's Carlton and 10 years as Principal of Ridley. he continues his ministry of preaching, writing, encouraging people in ministry, supervising research students, speaking at conferences and training preachers in Australia and overseas.
2018 Guest Artist - Saturday Concert - Silvie Paladino
Friday 30 March
10.30am Steve Brady - A Lord Worth Loving (Acts 1)
2.30pm Peter Adam - The Precious Blood of Christ (Exodus 12:1-13)
4.30pm Seminars - Sally Minett - Reflections of the Centenary History and OMF - Making disciples in Asia
7pm Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - Doing His Work (John 9:42)
Saturday 31 March
10.30am Steve Brady - A Gospel Worth Preaching (Acts 2)
2.30pm Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - A Thirsty Soul on a Dusty Road (Acts 8:26-40)
4.30pm Seminars - Mark Sneddon - Being christian in Secular and Pluralist Australia & Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - Christianity in China: Persecuted or?
7.00pm Steve Brady - A Priority Worth Keeping (Acts 6)
9.00pm Silvie Paladino - When you believe
Sunday 1 April
10.30am Steve Brady - Christianity Without the Resurrection (1 Corinthians 15) Communion Service
2.30pm Peter Adam - The Lord Our Dwelling Place (Psalm 90) Special Centenary Meeting
4pm (tbc) Sausage Sizzle - No Seminars
7.00pm Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - From Success to Significance (Luke 5:1-11)
Note time change:
Monday 2 April
9.30am Steve Brady - A Church Worth joining (Acts 1:1)
11.30am Jamie Hudson Taylor IV - Willing and Able (1 Chronicles 28:20-21)
Global Mission Meeting
2.30pm Steve Brady - a Vision Worth Pursuing (Acts 16)
Last year's Easter Convention recordings are available here.
There are various accommodation options on site, including a fully catered Young Adults camp. Enquire at the office.
We welcome you as visitors as you join in our program of meetings and seminars. It is a great opportunity to talk with friends, visit the bookstore in the Foyer and mission displays in the Global Mission Centre and enjoy a light meal in the Kiosk or a barista coffee from the foyer cafe.
Join in the sausage sizzle from 6-7pm on Thursday at the Kiosk. Gold coin donation appreciated.
Shuttle Bus Service:
To and from Belgrave Station half an hour before and after the main sessions. Wait at the bike shed.
Creche facilities are available during daytime main sessions. Parents using this facility regularly are asked to have a WWC and to assist.
Primary Children & Teenagers:
Programs will be run by OAC Ministries and Capernwray during daytime main sessions each day.
It's all happening for young adults at Master's Manor, 4.30pm and 8.30pm till late.
In the foyer with a wide range of books, Bibles, CD's and other merchandise. Come to the 'New Books' presentation at 1.30pm on Saturday.
Visit the displays and mission reps at the Global Missions Centre in the Rec Hall.
Start the Convention day with prayer in the Prayer Room (near the Kiosk) at 9.30am (8.30am Monday).
Join us for supper and interesting speakers, in the foyer at 9pm Friday and Sunday.
Sorry, no pets permitted.
Fri 30 March 2018 - Mon 2 April 2018
Belgrave Heights Convention
3 Convention Avenue
Belgrave Heights VIC 3160
Phone: +61 3 9752 6855
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