Special Workshop Streams

Core Pages, EventContent, Special Streams
The Special Workshop Streams will take place from Wednesday afternoon until midday on Thursday. You will be encouraged to eat with people from your stream and continue discussions that may have started in the sessions. Many of the streams will have keynote talks. These will be followed by discussion and reflection. You will be able to choose one of the subjects below. There will be translation into French and/or Russian for these sessions. In October 2017 we will add special pages to the website with more information on each session. Training Children's Ministry Leaders Our training will have several foundations. How does God view the Child? What does the teaching of Jesus on children have to say to us about our ministry to children? We also need to be aware…
Read More

Who Are The Speakers at the Congress?

Core Pages, EventContent, Speakers
The final programme, with a complete speakers list will be available very soon. The Speakers and facilitators who are already confirmed include: [caption id="attachment_84" align="alignleft" width="121" class="justify justify "] Dave Roberts[/caption] Dave Roberts: Children Matter, UK & France Dave was a founder of Youth work magazine and one of the founders of the annual Children's Ministry conference in Eastbourne. This event attracts delegates from throughout Europe as up 1500 people gather for teaching, worship and practical workshops. Dave is the webmaster for the Children Matter network, which has over 2000 members. He is the writer of God's Plan for Children.     [caption id="attachment_567" align="alignleft" width="132"] Anne-Christine Bataillard[/caption] Anne-Christine Bataillard: Grain of Wheat, Switzerland Anne-Christine has been the Lausanne Catalyst for Children and Evangelism for the last 5 years. She…
Read More

Raising Money for Your Visit to Reaching Europe’s Children 2018

Core Pages, Sponsorship
Delegates from 45 nations in Europe will be raising money to help pay for transport, accommodation and their registration fee for the May 2018 event. People attending from Eastern and Southern European nations may be able to take advantage of the sponsorship funds that we have available toward the event fee and accommodation. We anticipate however that everyone will be trying to raise at least €250-300 as part of their commitment to being there. Here are some ideas about how you might do that: Create a small leaflet about the trip and give it to friends or church congregations where you minister. Many small donations could soon help you reach your target. What about the local church where you belong - they will benefit for many years from the teaching…
Read More

Workshop Programme – 24 Seminars

Core Pages, EventContent, Workshops
The workshops below will all take place twice. One session will be translated from English into French, the other Russian. The second session will always be a repeat of the first. There will be 4 general workshop times in the time table so you will be able to attend up to 4 different workshops. Mission • Reaching out to children and familes from other traditions or faiths • Leading a child to Christ - key principles • Digital trends among children and their impact on ministry • Community Festivals - Blessing the children of your community Brokeness • Equipping your church to respond to and aid refugee children • Talking to children, teens and parents about sexuality • Burnout children - children, stress and the need for nurturing church communities…
Read More

Conference Programme

Core Pages
This is the basic programme. We will add more detail as we finalise timings and information. Monday  7.30pm - Welcome Plenary Tuesday Plenary 9.00am - 11pm Regional groups 11.30 - 12.30 Workshops 2.30 & 4.30 Evening - International Marketplace Wednesday Plenary 9.00am - 11pm Regional groups 11.30 - 12.30 Special Streams 3.30pm - 6pm Evening - Eat with others from stream group Thursday 9.00 - 12.30 Special Stream 2.30pm - Free time 8pm - Prayer and Praise Friday Plenaries and regional groups - as Wednesday 2.30 & 4.30pm  Workshops 8pm Prayer, Praise and Commissioning for Mission
Read More

How to Register for the 2018 Budapest Congress

Core Pages, EventInfo, Registration
All bookings after 9th of February 2018 will need to be paid in full at the time of booking. € 400 - Delegates from Western Europe, Northern Europe € 325 - Delegates from Eastern and Southern Europe For delegates from Eastern and Southern Europe there may still be a small amount of sponsored places. Registration for those closes on 28 February. Go to this page to register your interest - if there are some places you will need to pay the €50 fee that all others have paid. Booking Conditions and Cancellation Charges All delegates must pay the deposit. Delegates cancelling before 1st February can apply for a full refund of amounts paid. Cancellation after 1st of February will be of monies paid minus €50. If there are problems with…
Read More

2018 Congress * May 7-12, 2018

Core Pages
Introduction document versions available here French, Hungarian, Russian WHEN IS THE CONGRESS? Monday Evening May 7th, 2018 until Friday Evening May 11th, 2018. Delegates to depart May 12th after breakfast. WHERE IS IT TAKING PLACE? Hungary (about 1 hour from Budapest). The hotel offers twin rooms and 3 meals per day. This is all included in your delegate fee. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Leaders or key persons from Christian children’s ministries, from every nation in Europe. WHAT TO EXPECT The congress will attract people from 45+ nations across Europe, and will help those who have national influence in their nation. You will hear the best speakers and workshop facilitators in main meetings, workshops and specialist streams. For more on our speakers visit this page. You will have a chance to meet…
Read More