PAST REGIONAL CONFERENCES

Welcome to Past Conferences of the Western Region.  All past conferences offer HIGHLIGHTS of the overall conference, AUDIO SPEAKER SESSIONS, and some VIDEOS.  Be sure to take advantage of all of the resources offered from these past conferences!

2016 FLOW...Thrive Where the River Goes!

The 97th Annual Missionary Church Western Region Conference was held May 24-26, 2016 at the Indian Wells Resort in the Palm Springs area with our conference theme FLOW…Thrive Where the River Goes!

Featured Husband and Wife Speakers included...Dr. Larry Walkemeyer:Lead Pastor of Light and Life Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, CA and Author & Speaker at Exponential and  Dr. Deb Walkemeyer Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Fuller Graduate and Exponential Speaker.

 

2015 COMMISSIONED 2 ACTION…Go and Make Disciples!

The 96th Annual Missionary Church Western Region Conference was held May 22-24, 2015 at the Indian Wells Resort in the Palm Springs area with our conference theme COMMISSIONED 2 ACTION…Go and Make Disciples!

Featured Speakers and Training Team from Real Life Ministries included...Eddie Bateman: Operations Director Relational Discipleship Network & Pastor of Church Training & Development, Blake Whiteman: Adult Discipleship Ministries Team Leader, and Dr. Virgil Grant: Senior Pastor Eastside Baptist Church and Relational Discipleship Network Mentor Coach.

 

2014: COMMISSIONED...Go and Make Disciples!

The 95th Annual Missionary Church Western Region Conference was held May 20-22, 2014 at the Indian Wells Resort in the Palm Springs area with our conference theme COMMISSIONED…Go and Make Disciples!

Featured speaker was Jim Putman: Author, Pastor and co-planter of Real Life Ministries in Post Falls, Idaho...along with additional insights from RLM Team Leader's Keith Strasburger and Eddie Bateman.

 

2013: RECALCULATING...

The 94th Annual MCWD Conference was held May 21-23, 2013 at the Indian Wells Resort in the Palm Springs area with our conference theme focusing on… Recalculating…

Featured speaker was Geoff Surratt, Author, Pastor, Church Planter and managing Director of Exponential (the largest US Church Planting Conference.  He and his wife Sherry (President and CEO of MOPS Int’l) live in Denver, Colorado. Alongside Geoff, Sherry shared additional insights from her experience in church ministry & leadership.

 

2012: HEALTHY MINISTRY in a HYPER-CHANGED WORLD!



The 93rd Annual MCWD Conference was held May 22-24, 2012 at the Indian Wells Resort in the Palm Springs area.
 
Featured speaker was Dr. Larry Osborne, Sermon & Teaching Pastor at North Coast Church in Vista, CA since 1980.  He has helped oversee the growth of the church from a fledgling group meeting in a rented school to a multi-site ministry that reaches approximately 7,000 in weekend attendance.


Larry has authored several books dealing with church leadership and spiritual formation.  Two of his books: Sticky Church and Spirituality for the Rest of Us: A Down to Earth Guide to Knowing God were offered and shared with attendees!