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2018 Annual Meeting
Accelerating Scripture Engagement in the Church
When: December 5-6, 2018
Where: Holiday Inn Capitol, Washington DC


Wednesday, December 5: Holiday Inn Capitol

Event Check-In            4:00-5:00
Holiday Inn Capitol LobbyRegistration Table
Welcome Reception     5:00-6:00
Foyer outside Ballroom
Dinner                            6:00-7:00
Capitol Ballroom
Digging into the Word  7:00-8:00
Rev. Dr. Matthew Watley, Executive Pastor, Reid Temple, A.M.E.
Thursday, December 6: Holiday Inn Capitol
Capitol Ballroom

Coffee & Breakfast       8:00-8:30
Capitol Ballroom
Session #1                    8:30-9:30
Rev. Dr. Matthew Watley, Executive Pastor, Reid Temple, A.M.E.
Break                             9:30-9:45
Scripture Engagement                 9:45-10:45
Research Update
Dr. Arnie Cole, CEO, Back to the Bible

Break                            10:45-11:00

Seth Pollinger, PH.D., Director of Museum Curatorial                                      

Lunch                            11:15-12:15

MoB Tour                       12:15-2:00
Museum of the Bible: 400 4th St SW, Washington, DC

Session #3                    2:15-3:15

Capitol Ballroom 
Break                              3:15-3:30
Award of Excellence     2:30-3:00
Session #4                     3:00-4:00         

Prayer and Sendoff        4:00-4:15
Mark Forshaw, Chairman

Hotel Accommodations are being held at the Holiday Inn Capitol (550 C Street, SW Washington, DC 20024) for The Forum of Bible Agencies for check-in beginning Wednesday, December 5, 2018, check-out Friday, December 7, 2018. Rate is $199 per night. This rate does not include DC sales tax, currently 14.95%. You may begin booking reservations directly on line by clicking on the weblink below. You may also make reservations by calling 1 877-572-6951 and referencing booking code FB2.  Credit card information is needed at time of reservation.  Individual cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to date of arrival to avoid one night's room plus tax cancellation charge on credit card provided. Please call 1-877-572-6951 and reference your confirmation number. Please obtain a cancellation number when cancelling a reservation. Deadline date to make reservation is Monday, November 5, 2019. Reservation requests received after the deadline date will be subject to availability and prevailing rate. Please use below link to reserve:

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2017 Forum of Bible Agencies North America Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport

4:30-6:00 Event Check-in
5:00-6:00 Welcome Reception
6:00-7:00 Dinner
7:00-8:00 Dr. Joel C. Hunter, senior pastor of Northland, A Church Distributed.
8:00-8:30 Prayer

Thursday, November 30, 2017 
Wycliffe Bible Translators

8:00-8:45 Coffee and Light Breakfast Provided

8:45-9:00 Welcome, Prayer and Introduction to the focus on Technology and Scripture Engagement
Mark Forshaw, Chairman FOBA-NA

9:00-10:00 Virtual Reality and Scripture Engagement
Dr. Gary Crossland, Founder, The Octagon Project

10:00-10:30 Morning Break

10:30-11:30 Look Inside: An Invitation Informed by Evidence
Arthur L. Satterwhite III, Sr. Manager, Coalition Partnerships
Zach Hunter, Campaign Manager
American Bible Society

11:30-11:45 Annual Business Meeting

11:45-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:30 Award of Excellence Presentation

1:30-2:15 What is next in Tech that will challenge and aid Scripture Engagement
Terry Storch, Digerati Leader & Pastor at Life.Church

2:15-2:45 Closing Challenge & Prayer

3:00-3:30 Optional Tour of Wycliffe

DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Airport
5555 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, FL 32812

(407) 856-0100

To reserve a room: 
-block of rooms on hold, please say you are with The Forum of Bible Agencies North America
-free airport shuttle
-5 minutes from the Airport, 15 minutes from Wycliffe

Transportation: Van to Wycliffe
November 30th

To Wycliffe
7:30am departure
7:45am departure

Back To Hotel
4:00pm departure
4:30pm departure

Questions? Please contact Shelby McDowell
FOBA-NA Coordinator