Missions Conference 2018

The 2018 Grace Baptist Church Missions Conference was held Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28. The conference theme was “Doing Missions." The theme verse for the conference was 1 Corinthians 3:6.

Dr. Alan Patterson was our conference speaker. Dr. Patterson is Regional Director for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East with Gospel Fellowship Association. He and his wife, Jan, served as missionaries in Japan for 17 years, during which time he planted the Calvary Baptist Church in Nagoya. In 2002 Dr. Patterson accepted the invitation of GFA to return to the States to become an administrative director. He administrates GFA’s short-term and internship programs and represents GFA in local churches and Christian colleges. He oversees missionary recruitment along with teaching missionary courses on the seminary level and in various settings on the mission field. He directs the training program for GFA missionaries and advises them in their strategy development.


Here was the conference schedule.

Saturday, October 27 at 7:00 PM Me? A Missionary? What is My Role in God’s Work?
Sunday, October 28 at 9:30 AM Putting Your Spiritual Gifts to Use in Missions
Sunday, October 28 at 11:00 You--Yes You--Are Empowered to Be a Gospel Witness
I N T E R N A T I O N A L   F E L L O W S H I P   M E A L
Sunday, October 28 at 1:30 Beyond "Sending and Giving"


Note for GBC members: 2019 Mission Giving Cards are collected throughout the day on Sunday. ‚ÄčThe total amount indicated on the cards will be used as a baseline for the 2019 missions budget.

Prior Missions Conferences

2017 Missions Conference

2016 Missions Conference

2015 Missions Conference

2014 Missions Conference

2013 Missions Conference