2019 NCD District Conference

April 1-2, 2019

Exhorted and Encouraged

An NCD Conference For Pastors and Church Leaders

“we exhorted each one of you and encouraged you and charged you to walk in a manner worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.”
1 Thessalonians 2:12

Join us for a time of encouragement, reconnecting and challenge at the 2019 NCD District Conference. Come together with other NCD pastors and church leaders as we experience powerful worship, encouraging teaching, relevant breakouts, time with like- minded leaders. We will have a chance to gather to hear what God is doing in our NCD family of churches, pray together and address important business issues related to our district ministry.

Registration (click here)


Conference Schedule

Monday, April 1
11:00-1:00         Registration
11:45-12:45       Lunch
1:00-2:30           Session # 1
2:45-3:45           Workshops 1
3:45-4:15           Break
4:15-5:15           Workshops 2
5:30-6:30           Dinner
6:45-8:00           Session # 2

Tuesday, April 2
8:00-10:15         District Family Time and Business Meeting (Church Delegate Packet)
(Hot Breakfast served)
10:15—10:45     Break
10:45—12:00     Session # 3
12:00 pm           Conference Adjournment
12:15—1:15      Shamineau Business Meeting & Update


Conference Workshops

Our conference will include workshops from Kevin Kompelien (EFCA President), Chris Holck (pastor of Live Oaks Community Church in Florida), Greg Strand (EFCA Executive Director of Theology and Credentialing), Bob Osborne (EFCA West Director of Church Health) & Olin & Bev Philips (Lakes EFC, Lindstrom).

It will also include affinity group gatherings for Latino church leaders, women in ministry, pastors wives, student ministry leaders and family ministries.

Details and descriptions

Downloadable Conference book, business session resources and report book below


Speaker: Ray Chang

Ray Chang serves as lead pastor of Ambassador Church in Brea, CA. He is a trusted, respected EFCA pastor and a friend of the North Central District. Having studied at Talbot Seminary and Trinity Divinity Evangelical School, he has extensive ministry experience in second-generation Korean American and multiethnic ministries. Likewise, he has a proven track record in church planting, pastoral ministry, training leaders and contributing to our regional and national EFCA ministries.  Pastor Ray is married to Sun Joo Chang and they have twin daughters, Kristen and Karissa.


Church and Hotel Information

This year’s district conference will be held at New Hope Church in New Hope, MN. Click on the map to find the hotels (north of the church) and click on each pin for details.

New Hope Church

New Hope Church

4225 Gettysburg Ave, New Hope, MN


The Marriott Northwest

7025 Northland Drive North 
Brooklyn Park, MN 
(763) 536-8300


11871 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN
(763) 425-5355

Holiday Inn

11801 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN
(763) 425-3800

Hampton Inn

7745 Elm Creek Blvd N, Maple Grove, MN
(763) 494-4498


La Quinta Inn and Suites

7011 Northland Circle North,
Brooklyn Park, MN 


Asteria Inn

7285 Forestview Ln N
Maple Grove, MN
(763) 493-2277

711 10th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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