Further 2019 was a huge success! 54 young adults from 13 different New England churches gathered for a time of Bible teaching, singing, and fellowship. Mark your calendars for Further 2020, May 22-23. Check this webpage and our Facebook page for updates.
God's Church, Your Role
As a young adult seeking to follow Jesus, what is my role in the 21st century Church?
What can I do to be involved in God’s work through His Church?
How does God define the Church, and what is His Church supposed to be doing in the
If any of these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, or if you desire to be more intentional
about getting involved in the Church locally and globally, join us this spring in West
Hartford, CT for Further 2019 as we dig into the topic of Ecclesiology: understanding God’s
church, and your role as part of it.
SPEAKERS - DR. GREG AND RENA STIEKES
"If the world leaves truth behind, you ought to at least be able to find truth in a church that is walking with Christ.” - Greg Stiekes, Further Conference 2018
Dr. Greg Stiekes will be returning as our keynote speaker, bringing his
wealth of knowledge from years spent studying the New Testament. Greg
currently serves on the seminary faculty at Bob Jones University, and he
holds a PhD in New Testament Theology from Southeastern Baptist
For more about Greg, click here.
This year, we are thrilled to have Greg's wife Rena Stiekes hosting a split session with the ladies, in addition to participating in the question and answer time.
Rena grew up near Pensacola, FL. She has multiple degrees from Bob Jones University. She and Greg have five children ages 24 to 15. Rena currently teaches in a homeschool co-op in Greenville and works part time with homeschool recruitment planning and in the events department at BJU.
When is Further 2019?
May 24-25, 2019
Where is it?
All conference sessions and meals will take place at Farmington Avenue Baptist Church: 155 Mountain Road, West Hartford, CT 06107.
Who's it for?
Single and married young adults in their 20s or 30s who have a passion for Jesus Christ and His church
What's the cost?
The cost per attendee is $50. Meals included in conference package are supper on Friday night, light breakfast on Saturday morning, and lunch on Saturday.
Where can I stay?
Out-of-town attendees should consider one of the multiple hotels in West Hartford. There is also limited housing provided by the church on a first come, first served basis. Please email us to reserve one of these spots.
Click here to download the Further Conference brochure.