Anke Steinbach - Hamburg Faith and Work
Anke Steinbach lives and works in Hamburg, Germany. She develops and leads the Faith & Work ministry in Hamburgprojekt, called “Wirkungskreis”. Anke holds a degree in economics and an MBA in sustainability management. For 15 years, she has been an entrepreneur working as a consultant and university lecturer. Prior to that, she worked in a consultancy and lived and worked in several places. She is specialized in sustainability management and through her ministry work increasingly deepdiving into workplace topics. Along with that, she has a passion for people´s spiritual growth.
In her talk, Anke will focus on how to integrate faith into work and how to equip people living a gospel-driven working life. She is convinced that outreach to workplaces becomes a major task for churches in urban cities.
Bas van der Graaf - Amsterdam Coaching
Bas van der Graaf is pastor in the Protestant Church of the Netherlands and networkleader and coach of the chuchplanting and pionieering network in Amsterdam. He is the intended coaching director of CtCE, with the mission to build up a coaching system and network in Europe, with the hope to provide a coach for every churchplant in our network.
In his talk he will focus on the necessity of coaching for the healthy development of a churchplant. He also will give some impression what coaching looks like in the context of European cities. Through his talk he will work on a growing culture of coaching in our movement.
Brandon O’Brien Write Better: Demystifying the Writing Process To Help You Communicate Clearly
Brandon O’Brien is Director of Content Development and Distribution for Redeemer City to City in Manhattan, where he helps develop resources for church planters and network leaders worldwide and coaches writers in City to City networks.
Writing blogs, books, Bible studies and more is a natural way to extend your pastoral ministry to a larger audience. Unfortunately, the writing process can be intimidating. This workshop offers proven practical advice to improve your confidence and competence in writing. It will also connect you with a learning community of fellow pastors who can take this journey with you.
In this first Breakout Session we have six different sessions. Click through to read the content of this sessions.
Session 1: How the Gospel makes us creative - Stephan Pues Hamburg
Session 2: Integral life - building multi-ethnic Christian communities that change lives and are agents of city transformation - Jurjen ten Brinke Amsterdam
Session 3: At the intersection of faith and culture: A vision for Christian cultural expressiveness - Rene Breuel Rome
Session 4: Why we work, how to work Marie van der Meulen and Suzanne de Jong Amsterdam.
Session 5: Danger Signs and 5 Keys to Sustaining Pastoral Excellence and Longevity Walter Wood
Walter Wood, Sr. Catalyst, Western Europe, Assistant Director, North America, City to City.
Session 6: How people change. Sean and Ana Mullan Dublin
Session 7: Embracing divercity. Theo Visser Rotterdam
In this second Breakout Session we have five different sessions. Click through to read the content of this sessions.
Session 1: Gospel Shaped social businesses in the city. Sean Mullan Dublin
Session 2: Church planting in areas with strong social/political/activist involvement with refugees. Alexandros Pipilios and Tim Coomar.
Session 3: Urban discipleship: European and ancient. Gert-Jan Roest Amsterdam and Andras Lovas Budapest.
Session 4: Forming City Networks. Jonathan Bell and Andy Weatherley Birmingham.
Jonathan and Andy are both pastors/planters in Birmingham
Session 5: (Re)Focus as a church planter. Petra de Jong and Peter Visser Amsterdam.
We have a special place downtown where you can have a drink and buy food. City To City Late Night is a live comedy show for everyone from the conference in the city center of Krakow. Neil McMilan Edinburgh and Tim Cox from New York will host a great evening with guests, Jazz-music, Scottish humor and some untold stories from the City To City world. The perfect way to have a drink and snacks and a good time after a long conference day. Make sure you are in time, because full is full. You don't need to register for this event.