Friday @ First Congregational Church of Hamilton

Simply because we want Open to be unbelievably and extraordinarily AWESOME, we have an extra pre-conference that is INCLUDED in the already AMAZING cost of $25! Yup, best conference deal EVER!!!

Doors Open: 1:00 PM

Intensive Workshop #1: 1:30-3:30 PM

Spiderman, Not Superman (Dave Sippel)

Intensive Workshop #2: 4:00-6:00 PM

Learn the “Big Picture” of the Redemptive Story of the Old Testament (Carol Kaminski, Ph.D.)

Dinner: 6:00-7:00 PM

Nope, you don’t have to go out and find food. We are going to feed you! Yes, really.

Worship: 7:00-8:00 PM

We’ll spend some time worshipping and hey, YOU DON’T HAVE TO LEAD! We’ll also get to hear a great teaching from Chelsea Kingston and be led in worship by Annelese Bartlett.


Saturday @ Gordon College

Doors Open: 8:00 AM

Plan to be on campus by about 8:30 so that you can get parked and signed in before the Opening Ceremony begins at 9:00.

Opening Ceremony: 9:00 AM

The organizing team will welcome you to Open, give you some encouragement and instructions for the day, and we’ll worship a bit with Annelese Bartlett and then pray for our day!

Session 1: 10:00-11:00 AM

Track One – Understanding God’s Word with Nathan Rockafellow

Track Two – Leading Leaders with Sam Peketz

Track Three – Is Your Mission Trip a Waste of Time with Dan Reeve

Session 2: 11:15-12:15 AM

Track One – Over-Prepared with Jordan Oliver

Track Two – Job Search Dos and Don’ts with Jonathan Hobbs

Track Three – Spiritual Blockage with Gina Blaze

Lunch: 12:15-1:30 PM

Yup, we are feeding you lunch too thanks to Hume New England and The Center for Student Missions! Have we mentioned best conference deal ever yet?

Session 3: 1:30-2:30 PM

Track One -Practical Evangelism in Public Schools with Ramin Salehi

Track Two – The 7 Words Teens Need to Hear with Rachel Blom

Track Three – The Bigger We with Adam McLane

Session 4: 2:45-3:45 PM

Track One – How Will They Really Know the Word? with Mickie O’Donnell

Track Two – Finding, Assessing and Living Out Your Calling with Jake Kircher

Track Three – Reaching the Youngest Parents: Teen Pregnancy, Parenting and the Church with Anneke Brown

Session 5: 4:00-5:00 PM

Track One – Helping High Schoolers Transition to College with Craig Parker

Track Two – Don’t Quit with Aaron Stetson

Track Three – Agents of Healing: Bringing Hope to Self-Harmers with Kristin Leahy

Closing Ceremony: 5:15 PM

The organizing team will gather everyone together one more time for a keynote message and some goodbyes! We also will have some giveaways at the end of this time! Make sure you stay and see if you win anything.