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 April 1 - August 4, 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 May 6 - September 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
Encountering the World of Islam Course Encountering the World of Islam May 20 - August 18, 2019 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
Compass Mission Training International June 3-29, 2019 Palmer Lake, CO Compass is a training course to prepare individuals and families who are preparing to enter into cross-cultural ministry.
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 Intensive Perspectives on the World Christian Movement June 3 - August 11, 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
Second Language Acquisition Course Center for intercultural Training June 16-28, 2019 Union Mills, NC "Sharing the gospel cross-culturally and in a second language on top of that is no easy task. In this course you will learn a wide variety of practical skills for successful language learning including helping you understand your abilities and developing a practical strategy to be an effective communicator of the most important message." Show Less
National African American Missions Conference National Aftrican American Missions Conference June 20-22, 2019 Vienna, VA McLean Bible Church "The quintessential goal of the conference is to minister to the hearts of African Americans who have an interest in serving as missionaries and to provide the resources necessary to help them fulfill the Great Commission." Show Less
Voice of the Martyrs Conference Voice of the Martyrs June 22, 2019 Kansas City, MO "Be inspired by the stories of our persecuted brothers and sisters! At the VOM ADVANCE conference, speakers from around the world share personal testimonies about God’s faithfulness in the midst of persecution. Join us to learn how God’s kingdom is advancing, even in the face of fierce opposition. Meet your persecuted family face to face, and let God use their stories to challenge you to a deeper, bolder walk with Him." Show Less
Amplify Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College June 25-26, 2019 Wheaton, IL Wheaton College "As our world quickly changes and hearts are more open to the gospel, it's time for the Church to show and share the love of Jesus winsomely, passionately, and in new and innovative ways. The gospel message is unchanging, but the way we share it is fluid and bends with the times. Join with hundreds of others for three life-changing days of inspiration, training, and networking as we find new way to love our world into the arms of Jesus." Show Less
International Conference on Computing and Missions 2019 International Conference on Computing and Missions June 26-29, 2019 Hannibal, MO Hannibal LeGrange University "The International Conference on Computing and Mission (ICCM) is an annual informal (NO ties allowed) gathering of women and men who have a common interest in computers and mission. We share a vision of cooperation for effective use of technology, bringing the Gospel to every nation." Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ted Esler 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
Manarah Christar July 1-19, 2019 Detroit, MI "Do you have a heart to share Christ with Muslims? Consider participating in Manarah! “Manarah” means “lighthouse,” and this intensive course in understanding and sharing Jesus with Muslims combines classroom instruction with practical experience." Show Less
International Festival of Creative Arts Creative Ministry Solutions July 8-12, 2019 Bourbonnais, IL Oliver Nazarene University "The International Festival of Creative Arts Ministry, or I-Fest, is a unique 5-day event which celebrates and promotes the use of creative arts to spread the Gospel. A wide variety of workshops are offered covering topics such as puppetry, ventriloquism, stick ministry, gospel illusions, balloon twisting, human video, and many more. Some workshops offer hands-on training in performance or construction techniques." Show Less
Samoa National Conference Church of the Nazarene July 11-14, 2019 Puyallup, WA Puyallup Nazarene Church Theme: "The Power of Prayer"
Voice of the Martyrs Conference Voice of the Martyrs July 13, 2019 Indianapolis, IN "Be inspired by the stories of our persecuted brothers and sisters! At the VOM ADVANCE conference, speakers from around the world share personal testimonies about God’s faithfulness in the midst of persecution. Join us to learn how God’s kingdom is advancing, even in the face of fierce opposition. Meet your persecuted family face to face, and let God use their stories to challenge you to a deeper, bolder walk with Him." Show Less
ReBoot Re-Entry Program Canadian MK Network July 13-20, 2019 Kitchener, Ontario (Canada) Emmanual Bible College A retreat for missionary kids, ages 17-20, transitioning back to life in Canada.
MK Transition Seminar - Cedarville Barnabas Intl. July 14-26, 2019 Cedarville, OH "he Barnabas International TCK/MK Transition Seminars are designed for third-culture kids (TCKs) and missionary kids (MKs) who have just completed their high school experience overseas. The seminar provides helpful tools that prepare students for the transition back into life and college in North America. This is an opportunity to build relationships with other TCKs and at the same time learn and discuss various issues related to the transition experience." Show Less
MK Transition Seminar - Biola Barnabas Intl. July 14-26, 2019 California Biola University "The Barnabas International TCK/MK Transition Seminars are designed for third-culture kids (TCKs) and missionary kids (MKs) who have just completed their high school experience overseas. The seminar provides helpful tools that prepare students for the transition back into life and college in North America. This is an opportunity to build relationships with other TCKs and at the same time learn and discuss various issues related to the transition experience." Show Less
Abide Retreat Train International July 14-19, 2019 Joplin, MO A debriefing and re-entry retreat for returning missionaries.
Thrive Retreat Thrive July 15-18, 2019 Beaver Creek, CO The Charter at Beaver Creek A retreat for North American women who are living and serving cross-culturally.
New Wilmington Mission Conference NWMC Mission July 19-26, 2019 New Wilmington, PA NWMC Campus "NWMC is dedicated to helping believers discern their call to be a "missionary," whether in their homes, schools, and jobs, in the local church, or in far away countries. This year's theme is "Love Your Neighbor." Show Less
Voice of the Martyrs Conference Voice of the Martyrs July 20, 2019 Denver, CO "Be inspired by the stories of our persecuted brothers and sisters! At the VOM ADVANCE conference, speakers from around the world share personal testimonies about God’s faithfulness in the midst of persecution. Join us to learn how God’s kingdom is advancing, even in the face of fierce opposition. Meet your persecuted family face to face, and let God use their stories to challenge you to a deeper, bolder walk with Him." Show Less
Compass Mission Training International July 22 - August 17, 2019 Palmer Lake, CO Compass is a training course to prepare individuals and families who are preparing to enter into cross-cultural ministry.
Interlude Barnabas International July 22-26, 2019 Donaldson, IN Lindenwood Conference Retreat A Debriefing Retreat for Global Workers
Perspectives National Conference Perspectives on the World Christian Movement July 22-25, 2019 Redmond, WA Overlake Christian Church "Engage with Perspectives workers, coordinators, alumni, and other agencies to explore how God has awakened the body of Christ to pursue the fulfillment of his global purpose with in every people." Show Less
Young Black Leaders Conference Church of the Nazarene August 1, 2019 Kansas City, MO Nazarene Theological Seminary Hosted by Nazarene Theological Seminary's Center for Black Leadership
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
Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference Presbyterians For Earth Care September 6-9, 2019 Story Point, NY Story Point Center "Presbyterians for Earth Care invites individuals and congregations to participate in the growing earth care movement within the PC(usa)"
Thy Kingdom Come- National Prophecy Conference The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry September 6-10, 2019 Lancaster, PA Eden Resort & Suites An in-depth study of God's Kingdom.
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
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.
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 Ethnics 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.
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."
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.
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
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.
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
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."
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"

2020

Conference Host Date(s) Location Site Details
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."
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"

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."