Oct
30
9:30 AM09:30

Opening Gathering

Welcome by Petra de Jong and Matthieu Klass, MC's during the whole conference. 

Worship and exposition of the word by Giotis Kanthartzis Athens, Acts 17. 

During the conference we have Petra de Jong and Matthieu Klass that will guide us through the conference. 

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Oct
30
11:45 AM11:45

Session 2 CTCE Talks

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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Oct
30
5:00 PM17:00

Social Event

Social Event

Join us for a time to connect and grow in relationship with leaders from across Europe. It will be at the movie theater. 

Participation is included in the fee. We provide drinks and small snacks in typical Polish style. 

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Oct
31
2:30 PM14:30

Breakout Session I

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 

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Oct
31
4:15 PM16:15

Breakout Session II

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.

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