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OKOBOJI BIBLE CONFERENCE 2022

JULY 30 - AUGUST 5

Schedule for Conference 2022, including a pre-conference event,  is below. Please make plans to join us! 

OPENING WEEKEND CONCERT LINE-UP

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Followed by Food and Friendship

Followed by Food and Friendship on Campus

Bring your own lawn chair or blanket
*Note to parents: no nursery or early childhood classes during the concert

Sunday, July 31

8:30 am     Begin the day with prayer - Location to be annouced
9:00 am     Annual Report to Conference Family - Founders Hall
9:30 am     Adult Christian Life Community, Fellowship Center
10:30 am   Dave Van Kley, Worship Team
5:00 pm     Jason Gray opening for Matthew West at Preservation Plaza
7:15 pm     Matthew West  in concert at Preservation Plaza (also known as The Green Space, near the amusement park).
Bring your own lawn chair or blanket
*Note to parents: no nursery or early childhood classes during the concert 

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Monday, August 1

8:30 am     Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am     Morning Bible Hour, Skye Jethani
10:00 am   Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am   Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm     Evening prayer
7:15 pm      Bryan Clark, Worship Team
9:00 pm     Food and friendship on campus

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Tuesday, August 2

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am    Morning Bible Hour, Skye Jethani
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm     Evening prayer
7:15 pm      Bryan Clark,  Worship Team
9:00 pm     Food and friendship on campus

WEDNESDAY, August 3

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am    Morning Bible Hour, Skye Jethani
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

1:00 pm    Women's Luncheon - Arrowwood Resort - Speaker, Sandy Kang

6:45 pm    Evening prayer
7:15 pm    Melissa Spoelstra , Worship Team
9:00 pm    Food and friendship on campus

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THURSDAY, August 4

7:00 am    Men's Breakfast with Coach Jay Mills
8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am    Morning Bible Hour, Skye Jethani
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

4:00 - 6 pm  Prayer for Healing - Founders Hall

6:45 pm   Evening prayer
7:15 pm   Ted Kang, Worship Team
9:00 pm   Food and friendship on campus

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FRIDAY, August 5

8:30 am    Begin the day with prayer
9:00 am    Morning Bible Hour, Skye Jethani
10:00 am  Children & Youth Communities
10:30 am  Adult Christian Life Communities

6:45 pm    Evening prayer
7:15 pm    Ted Kang, Worship Team: Conference Celebration
9:00 pm    Food and friendship on campus

 

Skye Jethani, morning bible hour

Skye Jethani is a former pastor, a speaker, and the author of eleven books. After spending more than a decade reporting on issues of faith and culture forChristianity Today, he now cohosts theHoly Post podcast, a weekly show that blends cultural and theological insights with comical conversation. Skye and his wife Amanda, have three children and reside in Wheaton, Illinois.

Sandy Kang, Women's Luncheon

Sandy Kang, with her husband Ted, have been ministering at the San Jose Christian Alliance Church since 2002, and are blessed with four children. Sandy is part of a unique multilingual, multicultural church, and is dedicated to raising our next generation to be set apart as movers and shakers of God’s kingdom. During her free time, she enjoys exploring the great outdoors with the family and enjoying a good cup of coffee.

Mark Schwarz, Men's Breakfast

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Mark currently serves as the pastor and chief encourager of Free Grace Reformed Church in Middleburg, Iowa.  Mark was the Founding Pastor at Good News Community Church of Okoboji in 1998.  Even though Mark and Barby moved away from the Midwest in 2005 they have been coming to the Bible Conference since 1998.  Mark has three amazing adult children (Amy and Ryan {married in August 2017} and Emily) and has been married to his wife Barby since 1988. Mark’s new passion in life is his 10 month old granddaughter Everly.