Date/Location: September 26-29, 2019. Hilton Atlanta Northeast, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092.
Description: The Conscience & Justice Council Convention theme embraces Faith, Justice and Community through thought-provoking plenary sessions and engaging workshops. From baby boomers to millennials, we will show you the biblical basis for public affairs and religious liberty. There will be special workshops for pastors. All workshops will be presented in English and Spanish. Come and discover how to make a difference in the local community surrounding your place of worship.
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 10:00 am-11:00 am
CJC Track - Colored and Incarcerated Youth - Charles Savage
CJC Track - Graven Image and Daniel - Dedrick Blue
Hispanic Track - Ministering to Hispanic Youth through Conscience and Justice - Roger Hernandez
Pastors Track - Communication: Getting the Right Message Out - Debra Anderson, Debbie Michel
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 11:00 am-12:10 pm
CJC Track - Beasts and Revelation - Dedrick Blue
CJC Track - Social Media and Ferguson: Five Years Later - Debra Anderson, Debbie Michel
Hispanic Track - Immigration: The Twists and Turns - John Newlove
Pastors Track - Being the Engaging Voice in Your Community - Tony Minor, Jerome Hurst
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:20 pm-1:20 pm
CJC Track - Housing Segregation: Has Anything Changed? - Denise Cleveland-Leggett
CJC Track - Police Brutality: From Billy Clubs to Dogs to Murder - To be Announced
Hispanic Track - Changing the Outlook for Hispanic Youth - Charles Savage
Pastors Track - Know Your Rights: Religious Accommodations - Amireh Al-Haddad, Timothy Golden, Terrie Dandy
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
CJC Track - Days of Noah and Now: Pleading for the Latter Rain - Dedrick Blue
CJC Track - Telling the Story of Conscience and Justice - Debra Anderson, Debbie Michel
Hispanic Track - Biblical Perspective for Conscience and Justice - Elton DeMoraes
Pastors Track - Building a Conscience and Justice Curriculum - Timothy McDonald
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:40 am-11:55 am
CJC Track - Connecting with Millennials through Conscience and Justice - To be Announced
CJC Track - Media and Trauma - Scott Ritsema
Hispanic Track - Building Your Conscience and Justice Ministry at the Local Church - John Newlove
Pastors Track - Prophets and Justice - Jo Ann Davidson
Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in public affairs, religious liberty or conscience and justice issues should plan to attend.
Featured Speakers: Chaplain Barry Black, U. S. Senate; Cynthia Hale, Pastor, Ray of Hope Christian Church; Jo Ann Davidson, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary; Scott Ritsema, Belt of Truth Ministries; Roger Hernandez, Southern Union Conference; Denise Cleveland-Leggett, United States Housing and Urban Development; Tony Minor, MetroHealth; Tim McDonald, Pastor, First Iconium Baptist Church; Jason Ridley, Youth and Young Adult Director, Allegheny West Conference; John Newlove, Pastor, South Atlantic Conference; and more.
Schedule: Please click here for a detailed schedule.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
8:00 am-8:00 pm - Pre-Conference A
Pilgrimage to Montgomery, Alabama Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00 am-3:00 pm - Pre-Conference B
Tour of Atlanta's Morehouse Chapel, Joseph & Evelyn Lowery Institute, and The Carter Center
3:00 pm-10:00 pm - Event Registration
5:00 pm-9:30 pm - Sessions
Friday, September 27, 2019
8:30 am-9:00 pm - Sessions
Sabbath, September 28, 2019
8:30 am-8:00 pm - Sessions
Sunday, September 29, 2019
8:30 am-12:30 pm - Closing Session
Registration Fees: The registration fee is per person.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Pre-Conference A
Pilgrimage to Montgomery Alabama Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice
$50 Early-bird Pre-Conference A, now through September 19, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Pre-Conference B
Tour of Atlanta's Morehouse Chapel, Joseph & Evelyn Lowery Institute and The Carter Center
$30 Early-bird Pre-Conference B, now through September 19, 2019
Thursday, September 26, 2019 through Sunday, September 29, 2019 Regular Conference Registration:
*Group of Five or More Registration: To register a Group of Five or More, please select the Attendee/Group of Five or More $179.00 registration fee on the online registration form. Once you have completed a registration for the first person in your group, select "register additional person" and complete a separate registration for each of the five attendees in your group. You will only see the discounted rate per attendee on the final event payment page after you have completed the registration for five or more people.
$179 Early-bird Attendee now through September 19, 2019
$229 Regular September 20, 2019 through September 26, 2019
$149 Early-bird Group of Five or More now through September 19, 2019*
$199 Regular Group of Five or More September 20, 2019 through September 26, 2019
$80 Early-bird Thursday Only now through September 19 2019
$130 Regular Thursday Only September 20, 2019 through September, 26, 2019
$150 Early-bird Friday Only now through September 19, 2019
$200 Regular Friday Only September 20, 2019 through September 26, 2019
$148 Early-bird Saturday Only now through September 19, 2019
$198 Regular Saturday Only September 20, 2019 through September 26, 2019
$79 Early-bird Sunday Only now through September 19, 2019
$129 Regular Sunday Only September 20, 2019 through September 26, 2019
To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. Register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through September 26, 2019. All major credit cards accepted.
Paying by check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do not already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "register another person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail each completed registration page with your check or money order, paying the exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.
Special Note: Failure to provide each completed registration page with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three days of receipt your registration check will be returned.
AdventSource Event Services
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433
Mail-in Registrations: All registrations sent by mail must be received by noon Thursday, September 26, 2019.
Lodging: Hilton Atlanta Northeast, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging online. A complimentary breakfast is included for two registered guests per room. There is a fee of $10 per breakfast for each additional guest.
Meals: You will receive a reception on Thursday evening; lunch and dinner on Friday; and lunch on Sabbath with your paid event registration. All meals will be served with vegetarian options. All registered hotel guests will receive breakfast for two guests per room. There is a fee of $10 per breakfast for each additional guest. Please take care of any additional meals on your own.
Nearest Airport: Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Ground Transportation: If you are driving, parking is free at the hotel. (Hilton Atlanta Northeast: 5993 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092) If you're flying, take the MARTA train from the airport to the Doraville train station. A free shuttle is available to pick you up from the Doraville train station. Call the hotel to schedule your pickup, 770-447-4747. The hotel is 5 miles from the Doraville station should you choose to use Lyft or Uber.
On-site Event Registration & Check-in: You may register and check-in on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 3:00-10:00 pm; or Friday, September 27, 2019 from 8:30 am-9:30 pm; or Sabbath, September 28, 2019 from 8:30 am-3:00 pm, or 6:00-8:30 pm; or Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 8:30-11:30 am.
On-site Event Registraton Fees: For your convenience the following on-site registration fees will be taken: $70 Pre-Conference A, $51 Pre-Conference B, $279 Attendee, $249 Group of Five or More, $180 Thursday Only, $250 Friday Only, $248 Saturday Only, and $178 Sunday Only, with cash, credit card, or a money order made out to the South Atlantic Conference.
Children: As a courtesy to other participants and to maximize your benefit during this event we ask that you refrain from bringing children seventeen years old and under.
Dress: Business casual.
Additional Questions: You may contact Olivia Morrison (404) 792-0535 ext 107 or Email for additional information.
Refund Policy: A refund will be given through August 6, 2019 minus a $50 administrative fee per registrant. This refund request must be in writing to Olivia Morrison. If the refund request is not in writing by August 6, 2019 no refund will be given. No-shows will not be refunded. After August 6, 2019 you may transfer your registration to another name in writing to Olivia Morrison.