5-7 October, 2022 @ Kiah Ridge Christian Conference Centre

What is Form & who is FORM for?

FORM is a place for church leaders, pastors, members of church communities, small groups, and anyone wanting to learn how to better engage missionally with their communities, families, colleagues and friends.  

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FORM is focused on the formation and development of your skills as well as a support network for you that will help make sharing stories about Jesus powerful and effective.  

 If you are thinking of planting a church, starting a new congregation, sharing your faith or would just like to know more about engaging missionally with your world, then FORM is for you.   

This year FORM will revolve around Isaiah 43:19 ‘Behold, I am doing a new thing’!  

As we step out of two very unpredictable years it is not lost on us that even in such times God is still at work. 

FORM will be an experience for the whole family. It will  cater for multicultural church expressions. 

Providing an opportunity for everyone to hear from God. 

There will be times where all generations will gather together as well as age-specific experiences.  

Translation will be provided for several languages. 

Places will fill fast so be sure to register early! 

What is Form & who is FORM for?

FORM is a place for church leaders, pastors, members of church communities, small groups, and anyone wanting to learn how to better engage missionally with their communities, families, colleagues and friends.  

FORM is focused on the formation and development of your skills as well as a support network for you that will help make sharing stories about Jesus powerful and effective.  

 If you are thinking of planting a church, starting a new congregation, sharing your faith or would just like to know more about engaging missionally with your world, then FORM is for you.   

This year FORM will revolve around Isaiah 43:19 ‘Behold, I am doing a new thing’!  

As we step out of two very unpredictable years it is not lost on us that even in such times God is still at work. 

FORM will be an experience for the whole family. It will  cater for multicultural church expressions. 

Providing an opportunity for everyone to hear from God. 

There will be times where all generations will gather together as well as age-specific experiences.  

Translation will be provided for several languages. 

Places will fill fast so be sure to register early! 

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Program

We have the right to change this program at any time without notice

WEDNESDAY 5 OCTOBER

4:00pm                 Arrival and Room Allocation

6:00pm                 Dinner

7:00pm                 Plenary Session 1 (Steve Bartlett) (and kids program)

THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER

7:00am                 Morning Prayer (optional)

8:00am                 Breakfast

9:00am                 Plenary Session 2 (Albo Outa) (and kids program)

10:00am              Workshops (and kids program)

11:30am              Networking Time (and kids program)

12:30pm              Lunch

1:30pm                 Workshops (and kids program)

3:00pm                 Free Time

4:30pm                 Plenary Session 3 (Bree Mills) (and kids program)

6:00pm                 Dinner

7:30pm                 Community Experience

FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER

7:00am                 Morning Prayer (optional)

8:00am                 Breakfast

9:00am                 Plenary Session 4 (Bree Mills) (and kids program)

10:00am              Workshops (and kids program)

11:30am              Morning Tea

11:45am              Plenary Session 5 (Albo Outa) (and kids program)

12:45pm              Closing and Sending

1:00pm                 Lunch

2:00pm                 Pack Up and Leave

 

Program

We have the right to change this program at any time without notice

WEDNESDAY 5 OCTOBER

4:00pm                 Arrival and Room Allocation

6:00pm                 Dinner

7:00pm                 Plenary Session 1 (Steve Bartlett) (and kids program)

THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER

7:00am                 Morning Prayer (optional)

8:00am                 Breakfast

9:00am                 Plenary Session 2 (Albo Outa) (and kids program)

10:00am              Workshops (and kids program)

11:30am              Networking Time (and kids program)

12:30pm              Lunch

1:30pm                 Workshops (and kids program)

3:00pm                 Free Time

4:30pm                 Plenary Session 3 (Bree Mills) (and kids program)

6:00pm                 Dinner

7:30pm                 Community Experience

FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER

7:00am                 Morning Prayer (optional)

8:00am                 Breakfast

9:00am                 Plenary Session 4 (Bree Mills) (and kids program)

10:00am              Workshops (and kids program)

11:30am              Morning Tea

11:45am              Plenary Session 5 (Albo Outa) (and kids program)

12:45pm              Closing and Sending

1:00pm                 Lunch

2:00pm                 Pack Up and Leave

 

Speakers

Form Keynote Speakers & Workshop Facilitators

Albo Outa

Albo has his roots in the beautiful land of Kenya, where he has spent most of his life. His journey to being a Campus Pastor at 2 I 42 Community Church (Ann Arbor location) has seen him through some exhilarating paths.

He has been a youth pastor, worship pastor, church planter and missions pastor and a network leader of the S.E. Wisconsin Church Planting network. Married to Eda Esilaba, the Esilaba’s have an army of 3 boys from their 16 years of marriage. 

Albo is passionate about church growth and multiplication and delights in spending time equipping churches and networks discovering and growing their multiplication DNA! You can tell he is in denial about his age because his current hobbies are playing the Keytar, and indoor soccer!

Bree Mills

Bree is an Anglican minister, director of Micro Churches Australia, and doctoral student in the area of Missional Leadership, focusing on innovative leadership in the Australian context. Until the end of 2020, she was Senior Associate Minister at Glen Waverley Anglican Church in Melbourne where she pioneered a network of Simple Church communities alongside a contemporary Anglican Church.

Now, along with her husband and kids, they are part of a new Simple Church network church plant in Melbourne and help lead a community called The Village. Bree has completed a Master of Missional Leadership, focusing on missional culture change in existing churches. Bree is passionate about spiritual formation, catalysing change, raising leaders, and contextualised mission. She loved to read, wakeboard, and go for long walks in new places, preferably near the ocean!

Workshop Facilitators

Amy Shum

Amy is a PhD candidate, University of Divinity (Whitley College). In her research, she is exploring the pathway through which children of Chinese Christians from Hong Kong become adult Christians. Amy migrated to Australia when she was 12. Currently, she is involved in the multicultural ministry at Chinese and Australian Baptist Church (CABC). Previously, Amy served as a pastor in a Chinese church for 9 years, ministering to both Cantonese and English speaking Chinese/Asians.

Amy’s previous work includes: CMD administrator at the Baptist Association systems engineer and small business owner. Amy studied BSc, BE(Electrical), MCom(Marketing), MDiv, and MA(Ministry). Amy is passionate about teaching God’s Word and missional ministry. In her spare time, she likes to bake a cake and do some gardening.

Doc O'Connor

Doc is the Lead Pastor of NewHope Church and is passionately committed to seeing the next wave of pioneers launched into church planting.

In early 2021 NewHope planted its second community in Box Hill, with plans for two new plants unfolding in 2022. Doc believes that Jesus is building His church and is simply looking for labourers willing to respond and participate in what He’s up to. He loves partnering with other leaders and churches to see new ground taken for Jesus’ Kingdom and glory.

Matt Miller

Matt Millar lives in Nairobi, Kenya, with his wife TaLarrya, where he executes the vision of NewThing as the Global Operations Director. He has an MBA in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a Masters degree in Global Leadership from Fuller Seminary, as well as a certificate in Intercultural Studies from the University for British Columbia. He is an author and an intercultural skills trainer and has planted churches in three different countries.

Matt’s purpose is to be a catalyst for the global expansion of the Kingdom of God and one of his greatest desires is to see people from all over the world living their lives with fullness, purpose, and passion. Matt Millar lives in Nairobi, Kenya, with his wife TaLarrya.

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Community

Join a community of creative and innovative people who are committed to seeing individuals, culture and churches formed in, for, with, Christ.

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Collaboration

Collaborate with your team or other experienced practitioners on challenges and opportunities in advancing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in word, sign and deed.

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Coaching

Get one on one coaching from experienced transformissional coaches and leave the conference with a clear roadmap for what’s next.

FAQ’s

Are refunds available?

Yes, we will give you a refund if you cancel before 05 September 2022 (1 month before FORM). But we charge a cancelation fee of $50 per person.

Who’s this conference for?

This conference is for anyone interested in church planting or evangelism. Whether you come from a large church looking to send a church plant, a seasoned church planter or a family who’s been chatting about evangelism around the dinner table, this conference is for you!

Should I bring my team?

Definitely! Bring anyone interested in church planting or evangelism. And if you can find 5 people from your church to come along we’re offering a church group discount.

Is this a family-friendly event?

Yes! We love families and think kids play a very important role in evangelism and church planting. Our program is designed to be as kid- and family-friendly as possible, including a kids program.

What if English isn’t my primary language?

This is a multi-cultural event. Let us know when you register and we’ll make sure to have material and translation in your preferred language.

What are the Terms & Conditions?

You can find them on the registration page here: https://nswactbaptists.org.au/event/form-2022/

How does the kids program work?

When registering make sure to put in the ages of your kids. We will match them up with an age-appropriate kids program. During the main sessions, the kids will be doing a program designed to explore mission with their peers, leaders, and families, in the hope that they will join the mission of Jesus, which is also the mission of the Church. They will be making crafts, doing activities, playing games, and trying their hands at some acting/role playing.

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