Convention Agenda Aug 12-15, 2024

Mon
Aug 12,
2024

Monday Aug 12, 2024

3:00 pm Registration Opens

5:00 pm Dinner in Dining Hall

6:30 pm Opening Ceremonies: Flag Ceremony; 'O Canada' Verses 1/4

Welcome in French
Welcome in English

Announcements
Devotions

7:30 pm Credentials, Introductions, and Plenary Rules - Dave Bylsma

7:45 pm Plenary #1 - Dave Bylsma

9:00 pm Closing - Rev. P. Vellenga

Meet and Greet Social

Tues
Aug 13,
2024

Tues Aug 13, 2024

7:30 pm Buffet Breakfast in Dining Hall - Registration of Delegates

8:20 AM Two Church at War Worship Songs

8:30 AM Devotions – Eric Pennings

9:00 AM Speaker #1 – Andrew DeBartolo, Liberty Coalition Canada

10:00 am Q & A with Andrew Debartolo and Rod Taylor

10:30 Break

11:00 AM Speaker #2 - Andrew DeBartolo interviews Josh Alexander

11:40 AM Q & A with Josh & Andrew

12:00 pm Lunch / Blessing

12:45 pm Speeches for Nation Board positions

1:10 pm Plenary #2; credentials verification – Dave Bylsma

3:30 pm Break

4:00 PM Speaker #3 – EDA Growth Ideas from CEOs of 4 of our healthiest EDAs.

4:40 PM Q & A with EDA CEOs

5:00 pm Break and Free Time

6:00 PM Dinner

7:00 pm Keynote speaker - Aaron Rock

8:10 PM Q & A with Keynote Speaker

8:40 pm Announcements; Closing

9:00 pm Social Time

Wed
Aug 14,
2024

Wednesday Aug 14, 2024

7:30 AM Buffet Breakfast – Registration of Delegates

8:20 AM Two Church at War Worship Songs

8:30 AM Devotions – Eric Pennings

9:00 AM Speaker #4 – Nate Wright, Canadian Director, Ezra Institute

10:00 AM Q & A with Nate Wright

10:15 AM Break

10:45 AM Speaker #5 – Harrison Faulkner, Journalist with True North

11:45 AM Q & A with Harrison Faulkner

12:00 PM Lunch:

1:00 PM Special Recognition

1:30 PM Speaker #6 - Kevin Schulthies – Taking advantage of Technology

2:00 PM Plenary #3; credentials verification – Dave Bylsma

3:30 PM Break

4:00 PM Speaker #7 – Jim Enos – Workshop on local political involvement

5:00 PM Break and Free Time

Meet and Greet Social

6:00 PM Dinner

7:00 PM Leader’s Address – Rod Taylor

7:50 PM Swearing in Ceremony – Rev. P. Vellenga

8:20 PM Closing Devotions: Rev. P. Vellengqa

8:30 PM Social Time

Thur
Aug 15,
2024

Thursday Aug 15, 2024

8:30 AM Devotions – Rev. P. Vellenga

9:00 AM Breakfast

9:45 AM Opening and announcements

9:50 AM Q&A with Rod and Jerome Dondo

11:00 AM Lifetime Achievement Awards

11:15 AM Appreciation Presentation

11:30 AM Closing – Jerome Dondo Sing: ‘O Canada’ vs. 1 & 4

12:00 PM National Board Meeting

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