Easter Convention

An important announcement from Richard Coombs today at 4.30pm 2 April 2020
on Belgrave Heights Easter Convention Re-Imagined!

Please follow this link for a message from Geoff Gawler CEO on the unfolding Coronavirus
and the Belgrave Heights Easter Convention.

                Written Statement

  Link to Video Statement on Facebook


Our accommodation/camp sites for 2020 is fully booked. Please call the office to enquire about cancellations. Here is the LINK to login to your account for payment options.

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 2020 are: Don Carson (USA) & Tim Johnson (Melbourne) & Bernie Power (Melbourne)
Don Carson: Don is currently Emeritus Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois. He is the president of The Gospel Coalition. Don has written or edited more than fifty books. His book, The Gagging God: Christianity Confronts Pluralism (1996), won the 1997 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Award in the category "theology and doctrine".  He co-authored An Introduction to the New Testament (1991) and other works. Don is an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings around the world.

Tim Johnson: Tim is married to Anna and they have three children, Abi, Emily & Sam. He's been Senior Minister at St John's Anglican Church, Diamond Creek, since 2013 and has served in different ministry positions for over 20 years. Tim is committed to mission and trains preachers with Langham Partners in PNG. He studied at Ridley Theological College and also served on their board for 9 years. he also holds a PhD in Psychology and knows what you are thinking even before you say it (ok, that last part may not be true). In his spare time, he enjoys reading, running, and sport.

Bernie Power: After teaching for several years in Australia and the UK, Bernie felt God calling him to international mission among Muslims. With his wife Catherine, a medical doctor, and their two sons, he was a mission partner with Interserve for 21 years in Pakistan, Jordan, Oman and Yemen. He lectures in Muslim-Christian relations at the Melbourne School of Theology. he travels to many countries to teach about Islam and to share the good news. he has written three books on Muslim-Christian interface.

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. However we are interested who attends, you may register here.

YouVersion Bible App: You can now view the Speakers Notes, relevant Scripture, access Recordings Order Forms, Give Donations to General Fund and Building Fund, complete Registrations / Opportunities for Service and Feedback Forms electronically. Download the YouVersion Bible App, click on more; then events, and pick the day of your attending.  You can make as many notes as you wish, just remember to save them!

2020 Program

Friday - Bible App Link HERE
10.30am  Don Carson - A Big Holy God who lives with Little Broken People (Isa 56-67)
2.30pm    Tim Johnson - Jesus questioned by the Chief Priests: What authority do you have? (Mark 11:27-12:12)
4.30pm    Seminars:
                Tim Johnson - The Christian's Emotional Life
                Stephanie McWilliam (OM) Zambia
7pm         Don Carson - The Call for Justice and the Triumph of God's Intervention (Isa 58-60)

Saturday - Bible App Link HERE
10.30am Tim Johnson - Jesus questioned by the Pharisees - Should we pay taxes? (Mark 12:13-17)
2.30pm   Don Carson - Anticipating the Restoration of Zion (Isa 61:1-63:14)
4.30pm   Seminars
               Don Carson - "But that's just your opinion", Is Interpretative Certainty Possible?
               Kate Rodwell (DFN) God's Heart for Justice
7.00pm   Tim Johnson - Jesus questioned by the Saducees: Is there resurrection? (Mark 12:18-27)

Sunday - Bible App Link HERE
10.30am Don Carson - Raised with Christ (Col 3:1-17)
               'Communion Service'
2.30pm   Tim Johnson - Jesus questioned by a teacher of the law: What is the most important commandment? (Mark 12:28-34)
4.30pm   Seminars:
               Don Carson - Christian Reflections on Suffering and Evil
               Louis Sutton (WEC) Now is the time - the new wave of God at work in missions.
7.00pm   Don Carson - The God of Severity and the Hope for Renewal (Isa 63:15-65:12)

Note time change: Monday - Bible App Link HERE
9.30am   Tim Johnson - Jesus questions the crowd: Who is the Lord? (Mark 12:35-44)
11.30am  Bernie Power - Lambs among Wolves (Luke 10:1-9, 17-20) Global Mission Meeting
2.30pm    Don Carson - Judgement and Hope (Isa 65:13-66:24)

Easter Convention recordings are available here.

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 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.

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.

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. Or follow this link to the Volunteer Form.

Fri 10 April 2020 - Mon 13 April 2020


Belgrave Heights Convention
3 Convention Avenue
Belgrave Heights VIC 3160


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

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