Summer Convention

Welcome - This is the 101 time that we will meet as God's people at a Summer Convention. You may be a regular, past attender, or new to us and it will be great to have you join us.

We are pleased to announce our Guest Speakers for the 101 Summer Convention 2018/19:

David Cook: David, a Presbyterian minister, was Principal of the Sydney Missionary and Bible College for 26 years and spent 14 years in parish ministry.  He has been married to Maxine for 47 years, they have 5 adult children and 14 grandchildren. David spends his time lecturing in preaching, encouraging preachers and preaching both in Australia and overseas.
John Risbridger: john lives in Southampton, England.  He serves as Minister and Team Leader at Above Bar Church and as Chair of Council of the UK Evangelical Alliance.  After coming to Christ at a young age he studied Mathematics and Economics. He spent 10 years in student ministry (UCCF) and was Chair of Council fo Keswick Ministries until Summer 2017.  He loves Bible teaching and evangelistic ministry.
Simon Longden: Simon serves as the Director of Pioneers Australia, a mission helping churches reach least-reached peoples around the world with the gospel of Jesus. He has a background as a Registered Nurse, and officer in the Australian Army, and in the pharmaceutical industry. He and Joy previously served in West Africa. The have two daughters and one son-in-law.

In addition to our main speakers we also have 4pm Seminars each day - check out the program below to see who is on and when.

Friday 28 December
9.30am David Cook - The Fulfilment - Acts 1:1-8
11.30am John Risbridger - Expressing Joy - Psalm 98
2pm David Cook DVD Replay from 9.30am
4pm Seminar - David & Maxine Cook - Daily Exercises, Reading Your Bible and Praying
4pm Seminar - John & Alison Risbridger - Mission on Your Doorstep
7pm David Cook - Firsts - Acts 2-4

Saturday 29 December
9.30am John Risbridger - facing Failure - Psalm 51
11.30am David Cook - God the Evangelist - Acts 8-10
2pm John Risbridger DVD Replay from 9.30am
4pm Seminar - John Risbridger - The Nations on Your Street
7pm John Risbridger - Dealing with Anziety - Psalm 55

Sunday 30 December
10.30am David Cook - The What and Why - Titus 2 'Communion Service'.
2.30pm John Risbridger - Handling Anger - Psalm 109
4.30pm A New Century for BHC
7pm David Cook - there is only One Gospel - Acts 15

Monday 31 December
9.30am John Risbridger - Finding Hope in Sorrow - Psalm 42 & 43
11.30am Simon Longden - It's Not Enough to See a Need - Luke 10:25-37
2pm John Risbridger DVD Replay from 9.30am
4pm Seminar - Chris Griffioen (OM) A Focus on Japan
7pm David Cook - The Five City Tour - Acts 16-18
9pm New Years' Celebration

Tuesday 1 January 2019
9.30am David Cook - The Nourishing Word - Acts 20:17-38
11.30am John Risbridger - Nurturing Ambition - Psalm 73

Don't miss this unique time of learning and fellowship with Christians of all ages.

There is no registration fee. BHC has always relied on gifts and donations to met the cost of this Convention.  A freewill offering will be collected at each session. 

Camping grounds and catered accommodation are available at very reasonable rates. Book early to avoid disappointment. Camping is Free for all first timers. Please contact the office for a camp booking form.

We offer a bus shuttle service to and from Belgrave Train Station 1/2 hour before and after each main session.

Summer Convention recordings are available here.

In order to retain a booking for your preferred site / accommodation for next year, you must re-book before the conclusion of the convention this year.

You will need your re-booking code to complete your application. You will find this on the first page of your Welcome leaflet.
If you do not have a re-booking code please contact the office.

Applications for re-booking 2019/20 HERE

Fri 27 December 2019 - Wed 1 January 2020


Belgrave Heights Convention
3 Convention Avenue
Belgrave Heights VIC 3160


Phone: +61 3 9752 6855

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