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Called as Witnesses: A Missions Conference


Called as Witnesses

Exploring the cost to witness, the call to witness, and the church as a witness.
Third's Annual Mission Conference in Partnership with the Christian Arabic Church

Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5
Third Church

Over the past few years, several ECO churches have begun sister-church partnership in Egypt. Why Egypt? How is the church growing? And how can we be a part of it? Join us for this special weekend to learn more about Egypt, what it means for our church family, and how we get engage more fully with our call to be witnesses.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • Tharwat Wahba, Head of the Mission Department of the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo

  • Jen Haddox, ECO Global Engagement Director

FULL SCHEDULE: There’s lots happening. Come to all the events, or drop-in when you can!

  • FRIDAY NIGHT: 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
    Our lectures on Friday and Saturday will be interactive and engaging messages, incorporating stories and testimonies, and Middle Eastern worship, all on our theme of Witness.

  • SATURDAY: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall
    “Experience Egypt.” Join us for this family-friendly event in the Fellowship Hall. This event is way to interact tangibly with Egyptian culture. We’ll have various stations such as singing Arabic songs and learning folk dances, preparing traditional Turkish coffee and food, and making crafts of Egyptian symbols and figures.

  • SATURDAY EVENING: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall
    Join us for a traditional Egyptian dinner at 5:30 p.m., then stick around for Tharwat’s message at 7:00 p.m. Our lectures on Friday and Saturday will be interactive and engaging messages, incorporating stories and testimonies, and Middle Eastern worship, all on our theme of Witness.

  • SUNDAY MORNING: 8:45, 10:00, 11:15 a.m.
    In the Sanctuary, Tharwat will preach in all 3 service , and LJ will interview Rev. Jen Haddox, Global Engagement Director ECO. In the Fellowship Hall, we’ll have our interactive Experience Egypt exhibit up for everyone to visit and engage with. We’ll also be hosting our Student MInistry Dessert Auction there so you can practically support missions here amongst our congregation by bidding on some baked goods to help the students’ summer mission efforts.

  • SUNDAY: 12:30 p.m. Room 101
    Lunch with Jen Haddox from ECO. We’ll discuss the state of global engagement within our denomination, particularly this specific model we’re pioneering of a denomination adopting a particular country together.

  • SUNDAY EVENING: 7:00 p.m
    Join us as we gather together for CAC’s Sunday Service in the Sanctuary. Let’s worship alongside one another in this special service.

Earlier Event: April 21
Easter Sunday
Later Event: May 19
Welcome Coffee: May 2019