Association of Christians Ministering among Internationals (ACMI)
The 2017 Annual Conference Many Parts One Body will be held on the picturesque campus of Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, June 8-10*. Conference registration is open!
This year's conference will feature plenary speakers Dr. J.D. Payne, Dr. Sasan Tavassoli and Lisa Espineli Chinn and we'll have over 30 breakout sessions (workshops) by topic related to ISM - to view topics click here. Also, special interest group sessions will be offered with a choice of topics: Friendship Partners/Host Families, Church-based ISM, Re-Entry/Leadership Development, International Student Office/NAFSA, Ministry among Hindus, Ministry among Chinese, etc. In addition, we'll have informational displays and resources and ample time for meeting and networking with others engaged in this strategic work. The 2017 conference will include an emphasis on partnership in international student ministry and feature the multi-church model of Global Friendship Ventures and its outreach at Old Dominion University and nearby institutions.
To register, click here. On the the form, registrants can also purchase lodging and organizational display tables as desired. Registration includes registration materials, entrance to all conference meetings and seven meals:
Late Registration (through June 1) - $325
Current ACMI members receive $25 off registration prices above. On-campus apartment style lodging at Regent Commons for three nights costs between $105-$155, per person, depending on occupancy/room type. An alternate lodging option is to stay on campus at Regent's Founders Inn, with room costs available at a conference rate of $135/$155 per night (for the promotion code, contact the Registrar using questions link below).
Join us at the USA's Atlantic Coast, where and enjoy nearby attractions while in the area!
For QUESTIONS related to registering for or attending the conference, including other family members coming with you, click here. For information about the childcare option, and to make a reservation, click here.
*Conference Check-in to open at noon on Thursday and workshops begin at 4:00pm; conclusion at 10:00pm Saturday night, with conference worship service offered on campus Sunday morning.