2018 Convention

As we look at Ruth this year we will see our kind and merciful God working both in the small details and in the chaos of our world. He doesn’t leave his people without a redeemer. He brings them to a place of peace and hope. Come and be encouraged to find refuge in Him whatever your current circumstances.

Session 1                            9:00 – 10:45

Morning Tea (provided)   10:45 – 11.15

Session 2                            11:15 – 12:45

Lunch (options)                  12:45 – 2:00

Session 3                             2:00 – 3:00


Lunch Options

With a longer lunchtime have 3 options for you to choose from to unwind & catch up with friends. If you choose to make use of our great Food Trucks you must pre-order this option when you buy your ticket, to save time on the day.

Food Trucks at La Vida

Stay at La Vida or picnic in the park at the entrance with the salad bowl options from the Vagabond Chefs at $15 per head.

You will need to pre-order a Food Truck Voucher when you buy your ticket for this option.


You can make your choice on the day from the menu below. This food has amazing flavour is super fresh and includes Gluten Free & Vegetarian options.

The Vagabond Chefs – Menu


Bring your own

Stay at La Vida or picnic in the park at the entrance with your own nutritious homemade creation.


Walk to Church Corner 

Head down with some friends and buy from one of the many eateries down the road including Sushi, Chinese, Burger Places, Subway, Cafés, Noodle houses, Mediterranean & Restaurants. The walk takes about 6 minutes.

We will provide you with a map and options in your booklet on the day.


Jenny Salt – Dean of Students Sydney Missionary Bible College & Lecturer – Pastoral Care

Jenny Salt is Dean of Students at Sydney Missionary and Bible College and has been serving there for the past 20 years. Her role involves both teaching and pastoral care of students at the college and she sees this ministry as a privilege and a blessing.

Jenny’s ministry also extends to women’s conferences throughout Australia and overseas. Her passion is expository Bible teaching, as well as equipping other women to do the same. She also loves spending time with her family, seeing a good movie and early morning walks around Sydney and beyond.

La Vida Centre, Christchurch

A créche room is available for mums with babies.