Annual Convention

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The 77th annual Convention of the American Council of Christian Churches convenes October 23-25, 2018 at the Bible Presbyterian Church in Collingswood, NJ with the theme, “The Faithful Gospel Preacher.”

The Convention brochure is available here.

Schedule of General Sessions

Tuesday, October 23

12:00-4:00 Executive Committee Lunch and Meeting
7:00 pm – The Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Dr. Larry Saunders

Wednesday, October 24

9:00 am – The Savior of the Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Rev. Brad Reider
9:30  – The Character of the Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Rev. Gary Myers
10:30 – Break
11:00 – The Opposition of the Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Rev. Jonathan Smith
12:00 – Lunch provided by the church
1:45-2:45 – Business Meeting
2:45-4:00 – Breakout Sessions
7:00 – The Faithful Preacher of the Gospel and a Coercive and Intrusive Pagan Government, Col. Steve Brown

Thursday, October 25

9:00 am – The Gospel of the Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Rev. John Mark Turner
9:30  – The Worship Led  by the Faithful Preacher of the Gospel, Rev. Taigen Joos
10:30 – Break
11:00 – The Faithful Preacher’s Ministry, Rev.  Steve Spence
12:00 – Lunch provided by the church
1:45-2:45 – Breakout Sessions
2:45-4:00 – Breakout Sessions
7:00 – The Faithful Preacher’s Authority, Rev. Joe McKnight

Breakout Sessions

The International Council of Christian Churches, Mr. Brad Gsell
Same-Sex Attraction and LGBTQIA+ in Society and Evangelicalism, Rev. Dan Greenfield
What is “Multi-Denominationalism”? What Isn’t It? Dr. John McKnight
A Biblical Analysis of Theistic Evolution, Dr. Paul Elliott
Separation from Disobedient Brethren—is it still Biblical? Dr. Kevin Hobi
Some Practical Considerations for Biblical, Conservative Worship, Rev. Taigen Joos
Homosexuality, Transgenderism, and Praying in Jesus’ Name: Contemporary Issues for Chaplains and Christians, Col. Steve Brown

Meals and Lodging

Our host church is graciously providing all meals! Please be sure to register below to help them with this.

Hotel rooms are available for $99 a night at the Hyatt Place in Mt. Laurel, 20 minutes east of the church. Reservations must be made by October 2 to receive the discounted rate.

Hyatt Place
8000 Crawford Place
Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, 08054

To make your reservation, call 1(866) 440-3006 mentioning “ACCC,” or book through the personalized group link: https://mtlaurel.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-ACCC

We are working with area churches to also provide lodging in their members’ homes. If you desire such, please indicate such on the registration form.

Registration

Registration fee is $10 per attendee, payable at the Convention or mail to the ACCC.