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
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
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.