January 27-28, 2017

2017 Keynote Speakers


We’re Excited To Announce Our Keynote Speakers For 2017


Juan F. Martinez – 2017 Keynote Speaker
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Juan F. Martinez has agreed to be Friday keynote speaker. He will speak on Friday evening, Jan. 27, and again the following afternoon.

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Richard Mouw – 2017 Keynote Speaker
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Richard Mouw has agreed to be the Saturday keynote speaker in the 2017 Santa Barbara Mission Conference.  He will speak Saturday morning, Jan. 28, and again that afternoon.

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About The
Santa Barbara Mission Conference


“To inform, inspire, and engage in the work of God’s mission”

The first Santa Barbara Mission Conference took place Saturday, January 18, 2003, when missionary statesman Harold Kurtz spoke to a group of about 80 people who gathered at First Presbyterian Church for a mission conference. That conference included presentations by nine mission groups, all of them validated by the Presbytery of Santa Barbara.

The conference’s goal, then and now, is to inform, inspire, and engage all who attend so that they will be active in God’s work in the world.

The conference has grown and expanded so that it now draws more than 400 people over a Friday evening through Saturday afternoon in late January. It has become a regional event, with people coming from beyond the tri-counties of California’s south and central coasts. It has expanded also in denominational terms. While it is officially a ministry of the Santa Barbara Presbytery, it is in partnership with local congregations of the Free Methodist, Covenant, and Lutheran churches, whose members are represented on the SBMC Council.

As it grows and expands, Santa Barbara Mission Conference is intentional about appealing to college students and young adults. It is often during those years that a person senses a call to serve God in an enduring way.

  • Workshops

    Breakout Sessions to inform, inspire and engage

  • Exhibitors

    Missions to connect with

  • Attendees

    Hundreds of fellow mission workers

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