Conference Schedule


6:00 – 7:00 pm Registration Open; Exhibit Area Open
7:00 – 9:00pm Evening Session: Worship, Video Contest: Prizewinner Announced (1st of 3), Eugene Cho, speaker
9:00 – 10:00pm Reception for Adults; Post-conference gathering for Youth


7:45 – 8:45am On-site Registration; Exhibit Area Open
8:45 – 10:15am Morning Session: Worship Video Contest: Prizewinner Announced (2nd of 3), Ray Bakke, speaker
10:25 – 11:25am Workshops: Morning Period

11:40 – 12:50 pm Lunch Break: box lunch, table fellowship, optional workshop, or mission moments

1:00 – 1:50pm Afternoon Session: Video Contest: Prizewinner Announced (3rd of 3), Eugene Cho, speaker
2:00 – 3:00pm Workshops: Afternoon Period
3:10 – 4:15pm Closing Session: Ray Bakke, speaker, Commissioning and Closing
4:15 – 5:00pm Post-conference break-outs: Engage




Morning Workshops

Immigration and Its Reform [M1]
– Tommy Givens

Critical Global Initiative: Poverty [M2]
– Dr. Frank Dimmock

Presenting the Gospel in Our Unchurched Culture [M3]
– James Choung

Abolishing Chronic Homelessness [M4]
– Jeff Shaffer & Rich Sander

Faithful Response: Three Keys to Healing Trauma Locally, Regionally, and At-a-Distance [M5]
– Dr. Katherine Wiebe

Afternoon Workshops

Playing in the World, His Earth [A1]
– Jeffrey Schloss

The Third Third of Life [A2]
– Walter C. Wright, Jr.

Missional Church: Congregations and Their Mission Fields [A3]
– Graham Baird

Toward Decent Shelter for All [A4]
– Jon Peterson

Preventing Human Trafficking: the Role of Foster Care [A5]
– Paul Malouf

Optional Lunchtime Workshop

Serving in the Middle East [L]
– Scott and Elmarie Parker



Recommended Hotels

Hotel accommodations are available for Friday and Saturday nights. Three hotels offer special Mission Conference rates, and we recommend them. The number of discounted rooms is limited. Don’t delay; rooms held for SBMC may be released
prior to the conference. Call each hotel for pricing and length of stay details. Be sure to mention “Mission Conference.

Pepper Tree Inn (Best Western)
3850 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 687-5511
$129/night 3 Diamond
Hotel Santa Barbara
533 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 957-9300
$139/night 3 Diamond
Brisas Del Mar Inn
223 Castillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(800) 468-1988
$149/night 3 Diamond

The individual must make his/her own hotel reservation


2015 Video Contest

The Entries Are In!

The entries are in & the judges are reviewing them! Check out all of this year’s submissions by clicking the link below.

View This Year’s Video Contest Submissions Here!