Mission to the cities
How You can Participate
Based on your churches’ attendance number, we invite two (2) or five (5) appointed delegates from each local church to attend. This will be in addition to your church pastor.
We want your thought leaders and visionaries, strategic planners, church planters, youth leaders, evangelism coordinators and those who lead Personal Ministries.
At least one (1) delegate must be a young adult under the age of 30. ALL delegates must be selected and approved by the church board.
Please register ONLY those members who have been appointed.
It crucial that those member appointed to attend the Think Tank are registered. Only those who have been registered will be permitted entry.
Think Tank Program
Friday / February 23 Item Speaker
7.30pm – 7.40pm Immersive Prayer Emma Villalobos 7.40pm – 8.00pm Keynote Terry Johnson 8.00pm – 9.00pm Plenary Session #1: John Skrzypaszek
History of Urban Mission
Saturday / February 24 Item Speaker
Immersive Prayer Orette Elysee-Collen 9.30am – 10.00am Devotional Jean Carter 10.00pm – 11:20am Plenary Session #2: Pr Tom Evans Church Revitalisation 11.20am – 11.35am Break 11.35am – 1.00pm Plenary Session #3: Mark McCrindle Understanding Australia
1.00pm – 2.15pm Lunch 2.15pm – 3.30pm Plenary Session #4: Kleber Goncalves Church Planting / Urban Mission Training Centre 3.30pm – 3.45pm Local GSC Church Mission Story 3.45pm – 4.00pm Break 4.00pm – 5.00pm Plenary Session #5: Sven Ostring The Application of These Things to Mission 5.00pm – 5.15pm Local GSC Church Mission Story
5.15pm – 6.45pm Dinner Break 6.45pm – 7.00pm Local GSC Church Mission Story 7.00pm – 8.00pm Presentation of Outcomes Terry Johnson 8.00pm – 8.30pm Closing of Sabbath Vania Chew & Dedication of
Plenary Sessions 1, 4 & 5 to include 20-25 minute presentation, 25-30 minute table talk and 10 minutes of prayer time. Plenary Sessions 2 & 3 to include 40-45 minutes of presentation, 30-35 minutes of table talk and 10 minutes of prayer time.
Car & public transportation
Conveniently serviced by bus, train and ferry services, the site was designed to cope effortlessly with high volumes of visitors.
Are you an RTA Mobility Parking Scheme permit holder? Click here to pre-book your space or call 1300 665 915. To avoid a fine, remember to display your RTA permit.
Sydney Showground is easily accessible via train with the Sydney Olympic Park Train Station located at it’s door step. Services to Sydney Olympic Park depart Lidcombe Station every 10 minutes, with return services every 10 minutes. Services to Lidcombe Station run regularly, with the station being accessible via the Bankstown, Inner West, South, North Shore, Western and Blue Mountain Lines.
Sydney Buses operates a number of services to Sydney Olympic Park including:
- 401: From Lidcombe Station to Olympic Park Station via Homebush Bay (Monday to Saturday day-time service)
- 525: From Parramatta Station to Burwood (Westfield) via UWS Parramatta Campus, Rydalmere, Newington, Olympic Park Station, Strathfield Station, Burwood Station (daily full-time service)
- 526: From Sydney Olympic Park Wharf to Burwood (Westfield) via Newington, Strathfield Station, Burwood Station (daily full-time service)
Sydney Ferries operates a daily service between Circular Quay and Parramatta stopping at Sydney Olympic Park Ferry wharf with a connecting bus service into the park.
To download and print public transportation information, see here.