Manning Valley ReachOut

20+21 October



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So much will be happening on Saturday, 21st October, 2017, at Taree Baptist Church! Make sure you don't miss out on this great event. Remember, entry is FREE. We would love you to come and take advantage of the whole day, but if you absolutely can't, you can come for half or two thirds. Check out the planned schedule.

    On top of the exciting things detailed below:

    • There will be a great selections of books to purchase care of Conference Bookstalls (The Wandering Bookseller)
    • There will be singing led by Trevor Hodge
    • There will be a kid's program AND creche all day (except the evening session), so parents can drop their kids off and utilise the many opportunities afforded
    • There will be gold donation BBQs for lunch and dinner
    • There will be delicious free trade coffee care of Tribes & Nations
    • Heaps of opportunities to connect with other people who are passionate about God's global purposes
    • Entry is FREE!


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    Simon is married to Margie and together they have two children, Madelon (20) and Noah (18).  Simon has been the Head of the Department of Missions at Moore College since January 2016.  Before that he worked for 8 years at a small Bible College (NETS) in Namibia, and prior to that was a church planter and pastor in the Hunter Region of NSW.  Simon is passionate about seeing the lost come to know the Lord Jesus and the saved grow to maturity in Him.  He sees it as an awesome privilege to be involved in raising up and nurturing of the next generation of Christian leaders.  He wants to encourage as many of them as possible to cross cultures, cross cities, cross countries, cross oceans, and proclaim the cross of Jesus.

    Expert Led Seminars

    Click on each seminar to find out more

    1. A RICH OPPORTUNITY RIGHT HERE: Explore the how’s and why’s of ministry to local kids. Tom French

    Details to come!

    2. THE MISSION MINDED FAMILY: God’s purpose is our purpose - how can I reflect this in my family? Steve & Karen Ellis, Paul & Erin Strahan

    Details to come!

    3. WHERE TO BEGIN: Cross-cultural ministry is intriguing. But what are the logistics of getting involved? What next? Ray Notley

    Details to come!

    4. NEVER TOO OLD: For the over 40’s! Peter & Lyn Groves, Neil Bootes

    Details to come!

    5A. CHURCH: A BEACON OF LIGHT: How do we contribute to a mission-minded church culture? Richard Utber

    Details to come!

    5B. LEADING A CHURCH TO BE A BEACON OF LIGHT: As leaders in our church, how do we generate a mission-minded church culture? Richard Utber

    Details to come!

    6. SHORT-TERM MISSION: Explore the purpose and opportunities for short-term mission. Phil & Roopa McIntyre, Fiona Hodge

    Details to come!


    There will be heaps of mission agency representatives to chat to about what is happening locally and around the globe. Check out our partner page to keep up to date with who will be there!


    If you are travelling to Manning Valley ReachOut from out of town, we would like to help you if you require accommodation on the Friday and/or Saturday nights. As we did in 2015, we will be chatting to local motels for special discounts - stay tuned for details.