Silverdale Hosts IMPACT Missions Conference March 5-9

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The IMPACT Missions Conference, Live to Tell, scheduled for March 5-9 at Silverdale Baptist Church, I-75 at Bonny Oaks Drive, is an opportunity to gather the entire church family together to celebrate all God is doing around the world and right here in Chattanooga. 

This year, 21 Silverdale world partners from around the world will be at the conference. Our church family will have he opportunity to spend time with them, learn about their ministries and how we can partner together and encourage them while they are home
Wednesday, March 5, begins with family night dinner, by reservation. The kickoff celebration service begins in the sanctuary at 6:30. Guest Speaker Mike Smith and testimonies from our World Partners. All 21 Silverdale World Partners will be present and introduced in this service. 

Thursday, March 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., by reservation, Primetimers Luncheon in chapel with an opportunity for our senior adults to spend time with our World Partners

Friday, March 7, 6-9 p.m..Impact for Kids with Special Guests - The Ugandan Thunder Children's Choir. Reservations required. Evening (various times): Small Group Home Briefings. World partners will share with small groups in various homes. Contact your small group leader for time and location, or contact Cindy Haley if you are not in a group but would like to participate. 

Saturday, March 8, 8-9 a.m.,The Man Cave (men's breakfast), Lower Gym, Guest Speaker Joe Smith (YCAP) Free, but reservations requested.

9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Family Service Project, locations around Chattanooga. For families with students in middle and/or high school. Free but signup required.

10-11:30 a.m. Women's Brunch, Lower Gym. Our female World Partners will take part in a Question & Answer session with those at the brunch. Free but reservations requested..Guest Speaker: Erin Kloosterhuis

6 p.m., Saturday night service, Sanctuary, Guest Speaker Ralph Canada and testimonies from our World Partners. 

Sunday, March 9, 8:00/9:30/11:00 a.m. World Briefings in Small Groups. 9:30 & 11:00 a.m., Faith and Life Commitment Celebration Service in Sanctuary. Guest Speaker Ralph Canada and testimonies from our World Partners.

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