Congress Announces H.O.P.E. Week Schedule

By Dr. Michael Minor |  April 11, 2013


The H.O.P.E. Ministry of the Congress of Christian Education has announced a week-long roster of events designed to promote the health of our congregations.  The goal of the H.O.P.E. ministry is to

To make the NBC, USA, Inc. the healthiest major denomination
in America over the next ten years.

To that end, here's a sampling of the many activities you are invited to participate in during the 108th Annual Session of the Congress of Christian Education, June 17-21, 2013 in St. Louis, MO:

Health Fair and Exhibits: 

  • Monday-Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 am – Noon/ America’s Center

Health Screenings provided by American Kidney Fund

  • Tuesday-Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m./America’s Center

Dental Screenings provided by Appliance Therapy Group (ATG)

  • Wednesday-Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m./America’s Center

H.O.P.E. Training Courses: Tuesday-Friday 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Interactions at the Health Fair/Lunch/Continuing Education

America’s Center: 10:00 am – Noon Interactions at the Health Fair/Lunch (on your own)
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Continuing Education/Partner Presentations/Room 230

Annual National H.O.P.E. Health Forum: What’s Next?

Monday 3:00 – 5:00 p.m./Room 222/227

Appliance Therapy Group H.O.P.E. Health Leadership Luncheon

Tuesday Noon-1:00 p.m./America’s Center Courtyard Atrium (Ticket Only)

For more information about H.O.P.E. Week at Congress and to learn more about classes, certifications, and how you can join the crusade for healthy congregations, click here.