College Conference is both the name given to the association of former students of the College and an actual day conference which is held each year on the second Thursday in June.
College Conference takes place this year on Thursday 8th June 2017.
This year the theme is :
Ordinary Saints: A celebration of everyday lives
In a society where the cult of celebrity undermines the value of the ordinary, and arguably seeps into the church, this conference will look at various aspects of what it means to live out lives which may never make the headlines, but are of incredible value in the hands of an extraordinary God
The incoming President, Jeannie Kendall, will lead with conributions and personal reflections from former Spurgeon's students.
9:30 Coffee and Registration
10:00 Opening / Welcome from Peter Morden
10:05 Worship: Ordinary saints: keeping their eyes fixed on God
10:30 Welcome to New Members: Peter Morden
10:40 Conference News: Richard Allwood
11:00 Session 1 – Jeannie Kendall: Ordinary saints: the joy of being ordinary
11:35 Short Break
11.45 Session 2 – Ordinary saints: telling our stories
Julie Aylward: Ordinary saints facing illness
David Mayne: Ordinary saints facing ourselves
12:55 Silent reflection on our own challenges: Led by Jeannie Kendall
13:00 Lunch: Ordinary saints mingling together
14:00 Worship: to include prayers by vice-president
14:20 College News from Peter Morden
14:35 Session 3 – Roy Searle: Ordinary saints following Jesus
15:55 Blessing: Jeannie Kendall
16:00 Tea and Depart
Also each year conference members are invited to make a donation to the Conference Communion Fund which is a pastoral fund, administered by the College Principal. established by past and present students of the College for the benefit of colleagues experiencing personal financial difficulties. If you would like to make a donation, please click here
If you are a conference member you are welcome to book your lunch ticket which indicates you are attending please click here.
Or alternatively download a booking form here and return it to College.
Nominations to the Conference Committee and College Council are also available for viewing here.