Missions Conferences

Fulfill UR Ministry is proud to showcase a calendar of events and conferences throughout the country focused on the various aspects of missions and unique ministries. Although FURM is not able to attend all of the events listed below, we are excited to be involved with several of the events throughout the year. For a full list of events and conferences that FURM will be attending, please visit our main upcoming events page!

Note:  Events highlighted in red denote conferences and other events that will be attended by Fulfill UR Ministry!

2019

Conference Host Date(s) Location Site Details
Moblie Minisitry Training Course Cyber Missions January 1 - December 31, 2019 Online Six week class, learn how to use mobile technology for evangelsim.
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement June 3 - October 6, 2019 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement July 1 - November 3, 2019 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement August 5 - December 8, 2019 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement August 12 - December 5, 2019 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
Orient Train International September 2-15, 2019 Eminence, MO "Studies have shown that, of those that leave their overseas assignment, 70% come back for preventable reasons. This two-week pre-departure training aims to equip people headed overseas with skills to help them navigate transition, stress, culture shock, and relationships so they can be more prepared and stay effective in whatever surroundings they find themselves." Show Less
Compass Mission Training International September 9 - October 5, 2019 Palmer Lake, CO Compass is a training course to prepare individuals and families who are preparing to enter into cross-cultural ministry.
Encountering the World of Islam Course Encountering the World of Islam September 9 - December 8, 2019 online Online "EWI Online is a 12-week course featuring expert instructors and an online mentor with experience living among Muslims. Students will complete each lesson's work and assignments at their convenience and discuss the week’s material using discussion forums. Though the course is not self-paced, there are no live online sessions required." Show Less
STM Leader Certification Course STM Leader September 9 - October 10, 2019 Online "STM Leadership Certification is for a leader who wants to sharpen his or her skill at leading STM teams."
Mission Amid Global Crises 2019 Conference Evangelical Missiological Society September 13-15, 2019 Dallas, TX International Linguistics Center "The Evangelical Missiological Society (EMS) exists to advance the cause of world evangelization. We do this through study and evaluation of mission concepts and strategies from a biblical perspective with a view to commending sound mission theory and practice to churches, mission agencies, and schools of missionary training around the world. We hold an annual National Conference and eight regional meetings held throughout the USA and Canada." Show Less
Learning Culture through Purposeful Observation Center for Intercultural Training September 16-23, 2019 online Online "A five-hour online course: "Are you ready to seriously engage in your new culture? Do you see a myriad of opportunities to “look and learn” around you, but don’t know where to start? Are you looking for a refresher on some of the culture training your received before leaving for your field of service? Learning Culture through Purposeful Observation can help!" Show Less
Standards Introductory Workshop Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions September 18-19, 2019 Orlando, FL The SIW is an 8-10 hour seminar designed to help Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission adoptive members understand how they can incorporate and achieve competence in all Seven Standards of the association. Show Less
Mission Leaders Conference Missio Nexus September 19-21, 2019 Orlando, FL Caribe Royals All-Suites Hotel and Convention Center "Future Mission" A Challenging look at the future of Missions and the Great Commission.
Women Physicians in Christ (WPC) Conference Christian Medical & Dental Associations September 19-22, 2019 Mobile, AL The Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel "Inspiring, connecting and equipping women physicians and dentists."
Corss-Cultural Workers Coference Anglican Frontier Missions September 24-25, 2019 Ridgecrest, NC Ridgecrest Conference Center "Testimonies from AFM Missionaries Around the World"
New Wineskins Pre-Conference Anglican Frontier Missions September 26, 2019 Ridgecrest, NC Ridgecrest Conference Center "Ministering to Muslim Unreached People Groups"
Journey Deepens Retreat Mission Connexion & Mission Next September 27-28, 2019 Greenwood, IN One Mission Society This weekend will deepen your relationship with Jesus and help you explore what it is like to be a "missionary," as in, go-missionary, send-missionary, welcoming-missionary, prayer-mobilizer-missionary, and missions-mobilizer-missionary. Discover whether a goer, sender, welcomer, mobilizer, and/or prayer-mobilizer role is God's fit for you, and connect with mission agencies and mobilizers who will expose you to more. Show Less
One Accord 2019 Missio Nexus September 30 - October 3, 2019 Ridgecrest, NC Participants come together as the OneAccord to focus on our uniqueness as Christ-centered relief an development organizations.
The Mobilized Church Sixteen:Fifteen September 30 - October 1, 2019 Albuquerque, NM Desert Springs Church "Together we will explore seven keys to help your church and missions leaders cultivate a vibrant missions culture, unleashing your church's potential to reach the nations." Show Less
ERLC National Conference Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission October 3-5, 2019 Grapevine, TX Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center "This conference is designed to equip families to see that all of our family stories are shaped by the ultimate story of our lives, the gospel (Rom. 8:29)." Speakers include Russell Moore, Jen Wilkin, Beth Moore, and many more. Worship will be led by Aaron Ivey." Show Less
BAM Conference USA BAM Training October 4-6, 2019 Santa Clara, CA Marriott Hotel Santa Clara "The BAM Conference is a three day event designed to give you a taste of what is happening around the world in business as mission. Key leaders, practitioners, and academics are coming from around the world to share their insights into how God is using business to advance His Kingdom. Come and see how the movement is gaining momentum as God inspires each of us to use the work and talents He has given us to spread the gospel to all peoples." Show Less
The Mobilized Church Sixteen:Fifteen October 4-5, 2019 Millcreek, WA North Creek Presbyterian Church "Together we will explore seven keys to help your church and missions leaders cultivate a vibrant missions culture, unleashing your church's potential to reach the nations." Show Less
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement October 7 - February 16, 2020 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
Global Missions Health Conference MedicalMissions October 7-9, 2019 Louisville, KY Southeast Christian Church Connect with thousands of other people interested in healthcare missions.
Spire Conference Spire Network October 8-10, 2019 Orlando, FL Orlando World Center Merriott "Spire.Network is a developing ministry platform designed to be a place where ministry leaders who inspire a movement of healthy growing churches go to be encouraged and equipped." Show Less
The Lions Den Cedarworks Inc. October 9-10, 2019 Birmingham, AL The Lion's den is known internationally as an event for real businesses seeking real investors to make a real impact.
Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) Conference Christian Community Development Association October 9-12, 2019 Dallas, TX Hyatt Regency "We challenge our conference attendees with dynamic speakers, offering a range of theological perspectives."
Global Missions Conference Global Missions Conference October 10-12, 2019 Austin, TX Brentwood Christian School "Global Missions Conference is a comprehensive missions gathering of churches of Christ to advance domestic and global outreach."
95 Network One Day Conference 95 Network October 10, 2019 Phoneix, AZ Epic Christian Church "At 95Network, we design our conference experiences to serve the unique needs of the small and mid-size church leader -- to inspire, encourage, and equip them to reach their potential and increase their Kingdom impact." Show Less
JAARS Day JAARS October 12, 2019 Waxhaw, NC JAARS Headquarters Visit headquarters for flight demos, rides, displays, and talks
Support Raising Leaders Conference Support Raising Solutions October 15-18, 2019 Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Plaza Resort An exciting conference for directors, support raising trainers, and coaches with keynote speakers, informative workshops, working labs, and opportunities for networking. Show Less
Missions Fest Seattle Missions Fest Seattle October 18-19, 2019 Bellevue, WA Crossroads Bible Church "The purpose of Missions Fest Seattle is to glorify God by raising the awareness of mission activity within Christ’s body of believers and by uniting and empowering members of local congregations to work together in obedience to the Great Commission." Show Less
15 Days of Prayer for the Hindu World October 20 - November 3, 2019 Global "The NEW annual Hindu World Prayer Focus is calling Christians and churches worldwide to take 15 days to learn about and pray for our world’s over one billion Hindu friends. " Show Less
Abide Retreat Train International October 20-25, 2019 Joplin, MO A debriefing and re-entry retreat for returning missionaries.
Thrive Retreat Thrive October 21-24, 2019 Talinn, Estonia Sokos Hotel Viru A retreat for North American women who are living and serving cross-culturally.
NEXT Conference October 26, 2019 Toledo, OH TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
Compass Mission Training International October 28 - November 23, 2019 Palmer Lake, CO Compass is a training course to prepare individuals and families who are preparing to enter into cross-cultural ministry.
Mission Connexion Student Connexion Mission Connexion November 1-2, 2019 Portland. OR Greater Portland Bible Church "A Missions Conference for Students 10-20 to provide a launching point for youth into a lifetime involvement of SERVING JESUS through missions and ministry by connecting them with the mission field of TODAY!" Show Less
NEXT Conference November 2, 2019 Lancaster, PA TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
international Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church International Day of Prayer November 3, 2019 Global Every year, Christians around the world set a day aside for prayer for our sisters and brothers who are persecuted for their faith.
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Course Perspectives on the World Christian Movement November 4 - March 15, 2020 Online "Perspectives helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the global Church has responded, and what the greatest needs in world evangelization remain today. It isn’t a class about missions, but a course on how every believer can be intimately woven into the story of God using His people to be a blessing to all the peoples of the earth." Show Less
RightNow Conference RightNow Media November 6-8, 2019 Dallas, TX TBA Join other pastors, church staff, and small group leaders who still believe that the mission of the church matters.
95 Network One Day Conference 95 Network November 7, 2019 Minier, IL Minier Christian Church "At 95Network, we design our conference experiences to serve the unique needs of the small and mid-size church leader -- to inspire, encourage, and equip them to reach their potential and increase their Kingdom impact." Show Less
Christian Missions in Many Lands Annual Conference Christian Missions in Many Lands November 9, 2019 Lincroft, NJ Lincroft Bible Church Theme: Equipping Every Generation
AMA 2019 Convention Asia Missions Association November 11-15, 2019 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel Theme: Migration and Mission
Standards Introductory Workshop Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Missions November 12-13, 2019 Kansas City, MO The SIW is an 8-10 hour seminar designed to help Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission adoptive members understand how they can incorporate and achieve competence in all Seven Standards of the association. Show Less
International Conference on Missions 2019 International Conference on Missions November 14-17, 2019 Kansas City, MO "The International Conference on Missions exists to Encourage, Equip and Enlist workers for the Harvest. This year's theme is "UNHINDERED."
National Youth Workers Convention Youth Specialties November 21-24, 2019 Tampa, FL "Join thousands of youth workers for training, networking, encouragement, soul care, resources, and much more at the ultimate national convention for youth workers." Show Less
Alliance for Vulnerable Missions Conference Alliance for Vulnerable Missions December 8-11, 2019 Ware, England All Nations Christian College "Missionaries: aliens, providers, or fellow travelers? Outside Christian workers who build on foreign presuppositions in work amongst indigenous communities can, especially when using foreign funds and languages, be interpreted as riding roughshod over indigenous sensibilities. True empowerment of local people requires getting alongside them. This necessitates vulnerability to their position and context. Such vulnerability can best be achieved if one shares the Gospel using indigenous languages and utilizing local resources." Show Less
Winter Conference Campus Crusade for Christ December 28 - January 1, 2020 Multiple (7 locations) "Winter Conference is one event in 7 locations, focused on helping college students move toward Jesus."
Christian Camp Leaders (CCL) Conference Christian Camp Leaders January 27-30, 2020 French Lick, IN French Lick Springs Hotel "This is a conference for dialogue, learning, networking, and exploration of critical topics for camps and individuals dedicated to camp ministry."
The Alpha Conference 2020 Alpha USA January 30-31, 2020 Mesa, AZ Hillsong Church Phoenix-Mesa Campus "You’re invited into the conversation with leaders from across denominations to discover together, as the Church, ways to sustain the present move of God in today's culture. With a focus on prayer, evangelization, renewal in the Spirit, and unity in the body of Christ, the conference is a time we collectively ask the Holy Spirit to come and transform our lives, churches, communities, and nation." Show Less
Carolina Christian Youth Conference February 14-16, 2020 Winston-Salem, NC Benton Convention Center "CCYC exists to connect students across the Carolinas to be the hands and feet of Jesus. We host an engaging weekend conference each winter with the purpose of equipping and encouraging Middle and High School students." Show Less
Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference February 21-22, 2020 Houston, TX Lakewood Church "The M3 Conference is designed to bring together doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals, as well as anyone who has a desire to use their skills to meet pressing global healthcare needs." Show Less
NEXT Conference February 22, 2020 Orlando, FL TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
BAM Training BAM Training February 23-29, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands TBD The BAM Course is a 7 day intensive, designed to take you from idea to clarity and enabling you to lead in business wherever you are called.
NEXT Conference February 29, 2020 Metro NYC, NY TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
NEXT Conference March 7, 2020 Twin Cities, MN TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
Center for Church Leadership Conference Center for Church Leadership March 13-14, 2020 TBD TBD Become a Disciple-Making Church
NEXT Conference March 21, 2020 Columbia, SC TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling." Show Less
The Outcomes Conference Christian Leadership Alliance April 7-9, 2020 Dallas, TX Hyatt Regency Theme: Transform
Together for the Gospel Conference Lifeway/Crossway April 14-16, 2020 Louisville, KY KFC Center A biennial conference for pastors and church leaders
Q 2020 Q Ideas April 22-24, 2020 Nashville, TN "A place for church and industry leaders to thoughtfully navigate today's culture."
BAM Global Congress 2020 BAM Global April 29 - May 3, 2020 Jomtien, Thailand "The BAM Global Congress will be an opportunity to connect with others in the BAM community on an unprecedented scale. Case studies, research and fruitful practices will be presented. Seminars, panels and interactive sessions will give you the chance to go deeper on topics you care about." Show Less
Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit Christian Alliance for Orphans May 6-8, 2020 Rockwall, TX Lakepointe Church "Parents and pastors, experts and organizations, leaders and servants. All passionate to see children thrive in adoption, foster care and effective service to the vulnerable worldwide." Show Less
SEND Conference NAMB and IMB July 30-31, 2020 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena & Georgia World Congress Center "The drive of this conference is to see a movement of people from within the church living out the mission of God"
Cross21 CROSS December 30 - January 2, 2021 Louisville, KY TBD "CROSS exists to see our generation live for the most loving cause in the universe: bringing people from every tribe, tongue, and nation into the everlasting joy of knowing and worshiping Jesus." Show Less

2020

Conference Host Date(s) Location Site Details
Christian Camp Leaders (CCL) Conference Christian Camp Leaders January 27-30, 2020 French Lick, IN French Lick Springs Hotel "This is a conference for dialogue, learning, networking, and exploration of critical topics for camps and individuals dedicated to camp ministry."
The Alpha Conference 2020 Alpha USA January 30-31, 2020 Mesa, AZ Hillsong Church Phoenix-Mesa Campus "You’re invited into the conversation with leaders from across denominations to discover together, as the Church, ways to sustain the present move of God in today's culture. With a focus on prayer, evangelization, renewal in the Spirit, and unity in the body of Christ, the conference is a time we collectively ask the Holy Spirit to come and transform our lives, churches, communities, and nation."
Carolina Christian Youth Conference February 14-16, 2020 Winston-Salem, NC Benton Convention Center "CCYC exists to connect students across the Carolinas to be the hands and feet of Jesus. We host an engaging weekend conference each winter with the purpose of equipping and encouraging Middle and High School students."
Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference February 21-22, 2020 Houston, TX Lakewood Church "The M3 Conference is designed to bring together doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals, as well as anyone who has a desire to use their skills to meet pressing global healthcare needs."
NEXT Conference February 22, 2020 Orlando, FL TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling."
BAM Training BAM Training February 23-29, 2020 Amsterdam, The Netherlands TBD The BAM Course is a 7 day intensive, designed to take you from idea to clarity and enabling you to lead in business wherever you are called.
NEXT Conference February 29, 2020 Metro NYC, NY TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling."
NEXT Conference March 7, 2020 Twin Cities, MN TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling."
Center for Church Leadership Conference Center for Church Leadership March 13-14, 2020 TBD TBD Become a Disciple-Making Church
NEXT Conference March 21, 2020 Columbia, SC TBD "Multi-locational, one-day training event designed to equip and encourage adult volunteers who work with young adults, high school students, and children wanting to discover their calling."
The Outcomes Conference Christian Leadership Alliance April 7-9, 2020 Dallas, TX Hyatt Regency Theme: Transform
Together for the Gospel Conference Lifeway/Crossway April 14-16, 2020 Louisville, KY KFC Center A biennial conference for pastors and church leaders
Q 2020 Q Ideas April 22-24, 2020 Nashville, TN "A place for church and industry leaders to thoughtfully navigate today's culture."
BAM Global Congress 2020 BAM Global April 29 - May 3, 2020 Jomtien, Thailand "The BAM Global Congress will be an opportunity to connect with others in the BAM community on an unprecedented scale. Case studies, research and fruitful practices will be presented. Seminars, panels and interactive sessions will give you the chance to go deeper on topics you care about."
Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) Summit Christian Alliance for Orphans May 6-8, 2020 Rockwall, TX Lakepointe Church "Parents and pastors, experts and organizations, leaders and servants. All passionate to see children thrive in adoption, foster care and effective service to the vulnerable worldwide."
SEND Conference NAMB and IMB July 30-31, 2020 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena & Georgia World Congress Center "The drive of this conference is to see a movement of people from within the church living out the mission of God"
Cross21 CROSS December 30 - January 2, 2021 Louisville, KY TBD "CROSS exists to see our generation live for the most loving cause in the universe: bringing people from every tribe, tongue, and nation into the everlasting joy of knowing and worshiping Jesus."

Upcoming Events

The following events are conferences that FURM has most recently attended and that we plan to attend in the near future. We hope to see you there!

International Conference on Missions 2019

"The International Conference on Missions exists to Encourage, Equip and Enlist workers for the Harvest. This year's theme is "UNHINDERED."