Our 18th annual conference. ‘A fantastic weekend with much food for thought.’
A focus on dads and lads
‘Great theme.’ (Apologies to the delegate who accused us of being sexist.)
We need more men!
Every year under 20% of our delegates are men and boys need role models.
Friday evening main stage
‘Pete James – brilliant choice of worship leading.’ Back by popular demand!
Are boys and girls different?
‘Well balanced, just right after lots of travelling – Jo crafted an excellent talk.’
The heart of the conference
‘Very friendly conference – relaxed and welcoming – OK to come by yourself.’
Saturday main stage
Everyone coming together to worship and be challenged.
Mark Chester: ‘An excellent, helpful, relevant session.’
New children’s songwriters
Tai & Yemi share their song and talk to Dave.
Plenty to shout about
46 organisations and ministries in the exhibition…
Floral Hall exhibitors
…with plenty of resources, ideas and expertise to share…
Devonshire Hall exhibitors
…and time for conversations between sessions…
We are children’s workers!
…and interactive ideas on their stands.
Guardians of Ancora
A new app exploring stories of the Bible for children.
A meeting point and sessions for young leaders.
Over 50 optional sessions
‘So good to have so many expert speakers.’
Time for discussions
‘Lots of information packed into each session.’
With plenty of new, but tested, ideas to try out.
Hands On Discovery
New for 2015: families joined us for some of the Saturday sessions…
Mini Messy Church
…delegates and families learning and having fun together…
…or sometimes just delegates! ‘All the Hands On stuff was brilliant!’
‘True family worship’
‘The family worship focused on rest was very good.’
For families and delegates
thought the family time on Saturday was excellent.’
Saturday evening session
‘An innovative, refreshing, fun, helpful time.’
Still time for conversation!
…but by Sunday you may want to sit down!
Our final session
‘God was definitely here and the Holy Spirit is moving in a powerful way.’
The power of one
‘Rachel is a great communicator.’ You’d never have guessed she wasn’t well.