Easter Convention

Join us at our largest event for a time of learning and fellowship for all ages. Each day includes main sessions, seminars, programs for children, youth and young adults. you can stay on site in catered accommodation, or camp/caravan, or visit each day. Book early to ensure a place. Services are Cafe, Kiosk, Bookshop and Global Mission Center.

Our guest speakers for 2019 are:
Sameh Maurice: Sameh is the senior pastor of Kasr El Dobara Evangelical Church, the largest church in Egypt. A former prominent surgeon, Dr Maurice was always involved in ministry through his medical career.  In 1988 he was fully persuated that ministry was God's will for his life. he has led his church to pray for Egypt since the early 1980's with the idea of a unified Egyptian church in mind.  His ministry in Egypt and the Middle East includes: the Global Kingdom Partnership Network; group discipleship; sports ministry; the School of Christ teaching series which is aired on Christian channels around the world.  He is married to Dr Imane Kheir and has three sons and three grandchildren.

Tim Meyers: Tim is Principal of Melbourne School of Theology. he joined MST at the end of 2011 following 12 years in the senior leadership roles with mission agency Pioneers and almost a decade in pastoral ministry with Baptist churches in Queensland. Prior to moving into ministry roles, Tim trained and worked as a professional musician, then as a secondary school teacher and also trained as a commercial pilot with Mission Aviation Fellowship. he is appreciated for his skills in leadership and administration, and strong gifts in teaching and preaching, cultural and organisational change, as well as entrepreneurial abilities. he is married to kathryn and they have five children.

We are looking forward to a time of blessing together at the Easter Convention. Please join us.

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.

2019 Program

Friday
10.30am Sameh Maurice - Let us, then, go to him outside the camp (Hebrews 13:11-14)
2.30pm Tim Meyers - A heart conflicted (1 Samuel 8:1-21)
4.30pm Seminar with Sameh Maurice - Whatever Happened to the Arab Spring?
7pm   Sameh Maurice - Faith and tangible proof (Hebrews 11:1-2)

Saturday
10.30am Tim Meyers - Fatal Flaws and Treadmill Tests (1 Samual 9-15)
2.30pm  Sameh Maurice - Work produced by faith, Labor prompted by love (1 Thessalonians 1:3)
4.30pm Seminar: Sameh Maurice - What God is doing in the Middle East today!
7.00pm Tim Meyers - A heart for God... most of the time (1 Samuel 16)
9.00pm Steve Messer's Strange Country Concert

Sunday
10.30am Sameh Maurice - Treasure in jars of clay (2 Corinthians 4:7-10)
               'Communion Service'
2.30pm Tim Meyers - A befriended heart (1 sSamuel 18)
4pm Seminar: Elizabeth Kendal - Supporting the Persecuted Church in the Middle East
4pm Seminar: Tim Meyers - Developing missional leadership
7.00pm Sameh Maurice - Prayer and faith (John 14:12-14)

Note time change: Monday
9.30am Sameh Maurice - We should always pray and not give up (Luke 18:1-6)
11.30am Tim Meyers - What opens when doors close (Acts 16:16-40)
2.30pm Tim Meyers - An examined and restored heart (Psalm 139)

Easter Convention recordings are available here.

Highlights:
Accommodation:
There are various accommodation options on site, including a fully catered Young Adults camp. Enquire at the office.

Day Visitors:
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.

Sausage Sizzle:
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:
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.

Young Adults:
It's all happening for young adults at Master's Manor, 4.30pm and 8.30pm till late.

Koorong Bookstore:
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.

Mission Focus:
Visit the displays and mission reps at the Global Missions Centre in the Rec Hall.

Prayer:
Start the Convention day with prayer in the Prayer Room (near the Kiosk) at 9.30am (8.30am Monday).

Supper:
Join us for supper and interesting speakers, in the foyer at 9pm Friday and Sunday.

Pets;
Sorry, no pets permitted.

Volunteering: We couldn't run this convention without dedicated volunteers. If you would like to volunteer please contact the office on office@bhc.org.au we would love to hear from you.

Fri 19 April 2019 - Mon 22 April 2019

Venue

Belgrave Heights Convention
3 Convention Avenue
Belgrave Heights VIC 3160

Enquiries

Phone: +61 3 9752 6855
Email: office@bhc.org.au

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