Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - Saturday, July 28, 2018, 4:30 PM

Location: Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center, 2801 Hershberger Rd. NW, Roanoke, VA US 24017

Cost: $109.00

Room Rates for overnight lodging - Our room rate at the Sheraton Roanoke is $109 per night (includes a breakfast voucher). To reserve a room call 800-325-3535 and tell them you are with the Southeastern District Conference group.

Registration Link  (adult reg. fee is now $125.)

Workshop Listing

Devotional Art

Registration: includes a Fri. evening ice cream social and lunch on Sat.
Adults $125 by July 10   
Teens - $50
Child - age 4 - 11 $45
Infant/toddler (3 and under) free

The presenter will be Rev. Greg Finke  author of Joining Jesus of His Mission.
We have four sessions of workshops, a devotional art center, and a program for children and youth.

This year our participants will have the opportunity to go deeper in the following subject areas:

  • Joining Jesus On His MissionGreg Finke will lead in-depth sessions on how to become a neighborhood missionary.
  • Spiritual Conversations in a Digital AgeTony Cook introduces the Lutheran Hour Ministries new series in connecting with people through conversations of grace.
  • Social Media OutreachPeter Frank from Concordia Technology Solutions will help participants look at the growing importance of a social media presence and what it means to be a Gospel presence on line.
  • Devotional Art 1,2,3Belinda Bost will lead sessions that take us from personal devotional life to congregational small groups to outreach in the neighborhood through Devotional Art. We have a dedicated room open extended hours for our visual faith friends to be able create, learn, and spend uninterrupted time on their personal journals, Bibles, and projects. Read more on the Devotional Art page
  • Sunday School – not a dinosaur – Partnering with Concordia Publishing Company, Anna Johnson will lead three sessions  focused on the importance of Sunday school for the church community, preparing volunteers, curriculum, and the outreach factor!

This is an exciting event with many opportunities to grow, practice sharing faith, and celebrate being sent by God to join Jesus on His mission.

We will be at the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center in Roanoke VA.

ROC2 agenda

Friday July 27

12:30 pm          Registration opens

2:00 pm           Workshop Session 1

                          Greg Finke – The Mission Mindset for Joining Jesus on His Mission                                       

                          Anna Johnson – Sunday School Programs Focused on biblical literacy

                          Tony Cook – Evangelism 25 Years Later

                          Belinda Bost – Devotional Art and My Devotional Life

                          Peter Frank – Technology & Ministry  part 1

Devotional Art Center – open until 10 pm

Children’s Program – until 9:00 pm

Teen Program – until 9:00 pm

3:15 pm           Break

3:30 pm           Workshop Session 2

                          Greg Finke – The Missing Ingredient for Joining Jesus on His Mission

                          Anna Johnson-Sunday School Programs Focused on biblical literacy - part II

                          Tony Cook – The State of Evangelism Today

                           Belinda Bost – Devotional Art Calls the Congregation to New Experiences in Word, Prayer, and Community.

                           Peter Frank – Technology & Ministry part 2

4:45 pm           Dinner Break on own

7:00 pm            General Session I - Welcome, Worship, President John Denninger – speaker

9:00 pm           Ice Cream Social

9:00 pm           Teen Session ends

10:00 pm         Devotional Art Center closes for the day

Saturday, July 28

8:50 am            Devotional Art Center open until 4:15 pm

                           Children’s Program - until 4:15 pm with a lunch break 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

                           Teen Program - until 4:15 pm with a lunch break 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

9:00 am            General Session II

                           Morning devotions

                           Greg Finke – Let Your Mission Adventure with Jesus Begin

10:45 am          Workshops Session 3

                           Greg Finke – Supporting a Lifestyle of Joining Jesus on His Mission                     

                           Anna Johnson - Sunday School Programs Focused on biblical literacy - part III

                           Tony Cook- The Good Evangelist

                           Belinda Bost – Devotional Art as Neighborhood Mission

                           Peter Frank – Technology & Ministry 3

12:15 pm          Lunch

 1:30 pm           Workshop Session 4

                           Yared Halche: Bonding with My Neighbor, Building Bridges in the Neighborhood

                           Bill Seaman: Learning About Generational Thinking About God, Faith, Religion, and Church

                           Don Schaefer: Engaging Neighbors Through Acts of Compassion and Mercy

                           Sally Hiller: Sharing Jesus through Prayer Walking and Other Neighborhood Activities.

                           Travis Guse: Sharing the Good News by Coaching for Discipleship

2:30 pm           Break

3:00 pm            General Session III

                           Greg Finke -Let Your Mission Adventures with Jesus Begin! part 2

3:45 pm            Closing Devotion

4:15 pm            Conference  and all programs end


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