Maranatha Convention 2018

2018 Convention

Everyone is invited to our annual convention, where we’ll share incredible stories of faith and service in the mission field. Featuring performances by Wintley Phipps.

September 21-22, 2018
Trinity Life Center
5225 Hillsdale Blvd
Sacramento, CA

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Wintley Phipps is a Grammy Award-nominated vocal artist, pastor, motivational speaker, and education activist. He has performed for many notable occasions around the world, including as the guest soloist for the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service, which was attended by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.



Friday, September 21
Evening Program  –  7:30 PM

Sabbath, September 22
Morning Program  –  10 AM – 12:30 PM
Afternoon Program  –  2-4 PM

Free Seminars

Maranatha will be offering two free workshops this year.

Leading Your Mission Trip

Friday, September 21  –  10 AM – 4:30 PM (lunch provided)

Project leaders who know how to manage daily tasks while maintaining overall purpose is vital to the success of mission trips. Join Steve Case, Ph.D., Maranatha staff, and experienced mission trip leaders for an interactive workshop focused on project leadership. This will include leadership for project coordinators, construction superintendents, and health education outreach. This seminar is open to veteran and prospective leaders. Lunch is provided for seminar attendees.

How To Avoid Accidental Disinheritance

Friday, September 21  –  3–4:30 PM
Cypress/Sycamore Room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95841)

Jim Gillespie, President & CEO of Commonwealth USA, will explore our purposes on this earth and the legacy we can leave to God’s glory with our finances. Small door prizes will be given away.

Children’s Programming

Sabbath, September 22  –  9:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Ages 4-10

Give your children the opportunity to travel around the world with Maranatha! They’ll learn about some of the places we’re working and how they can get involved. Activities will include music, videos, games, crafts, and snacks. Parents may stay with their children or check them in and pick up after Maranatha’s morning program.

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Hotels offering special rates

Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast (1.5 miles)
5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 338-5800
Group name: Maranatha Convention
Breakfast included for up to 4 persons per room

Room Rates:
$124.00 + tax per night – King Bed or Two Double Beds available.

Maranatha will be using the Crowne Plaza. If you are interested in staying in the area but do not want the Crowne Plaza, please call the Maranatha office at (916) 774-7700.

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Host Mission: Maranatha!

Can’t come to California for Maranatha’s annual convention? Gather friends and family to watch each session of Mission: Maranatha! live on September 21-22, 2018.

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