We welcome to this year’s conference, men whose heart and passion is for the gospel.

The Bala Ministers’ Conference is a marvellous opportunity to join with other Bible-believing, cross-centred and Christ-loving men from across the UK for prayer, ministry and fellowship. We welcome and invite you to these three days in June and look forward to growing in our fellowship in the work of the gospel together. - Phil Swann (EMW trustee and minister of Llanelli Free Evangelical Church) THE PROGRAMME Main addresses - Paul Mallard
Paul Mallard is the Director of Training and Development of the Midlands Gospel Partnership and former pastor of Woodgreen Evangelical Church in Worcester. He is zealous for teaching the Bible so that it is readily understood and applicable to life today. He believes that training a new generation of Christian leaders is very important and has been involved in a number of training programmes.

Brotherly care for one another in ministry: a practical example from newton and Cowper - Brian edwards

Brian Edwards is a Christian author, lecturer and teacher based in the United Kingdom. His twenty books include historical biographies, Christian theologies and apologetics. His wider ministry includes preaching and lecturing both in the UK and abroad.

Gospel cooperation: an encouraging example - stePhen Clark
After practising as a solicitor for some years, Stephen trained for the ministry on the Evangelical Movement of Wales’ Theological Training Course. He pastored a new church in Llandrindod Wells, then in Abersychan, before becoming pastor of Freeschool Court Evangelical Church, Bridgend. In addition, he is Director of the Evangelical Movement of Wales’ Theological Training Course.

Persecution, outpouring, apathy: the changing nature of gospel work amongst slavic people - andy Ball

After pastoring in the UK, Andy and his wife Tatyana now serve in Eastern Europe among Evangelical Baptist churches. Their main ministries are Bible teaching, preacher training and helping to build theological foundations in the church.

“SERvE THE LORD wiTH GLADnESS”

PSALM 100:2

the Great ejection of 1662 and its lessons for Gospel Ministry today - adrian Brake

Born in Aberdare, Adrian was a welsh teacher in Treorci Secondary school between 2006 a 2008 before becoming a pastor of two churches in the Welsh valleys in 2010. He has a growing interest in church history, especially Welsh Christian History.

Prayer MeetinGs - sulWyn Jones Chair of disCussion session - Bernard leWis Who is eliGiBle?
The conference is open to men who are called to a recognised pastoral/teaching ministry, including those who have completed their course of training and are about to begin their ministry. A discount of 15% is available for first time attendees.

full ProGraMMe and details

Other meetings at the conference include prayer times, discussions and informal activities. There will be plenty of time for fellowship and relaxing during the free times and meal times. A wide selection of discounted books and resources will be available at the conference bookstall, including a selection of books chosen by the main speakers. Further details of the programme are available on the website.

BookinG, Cost, aCCoMModation and faCilities

Bryn-y-groes conference centre is situated on the outskirts of the town of Bala and within the outstanding natural beauty of the Snowdonia National Park. Registration for the conference costs £65 (or £30 a day). There are a number of quality B&Bs and hotels in the Bala region along with plenty of places to eat. However if you wish to stay or eat at the conference centre, there are a number of places available (attendees will be required to share a room with other attendees) on a first come, first served basis. For more information please visit the website. It is advised that you book early to guarantee a space at the conference this year. To book, please complete the attached booking form and send to the booking secretary, Peter Elward.

for more information, contact the conference administrator (Steffan Job: 01248 ConferenCe WeBsite: www.emw.org.uk/thebalaconference

351417, steffanjob@emw.org.uk) or visit the website, where you will find full details on the talks, accommodation, recordings from previous years and a full programme.

THE bALA MiniSTERS’ cOnfEREncE

11-13 JunE, 2012

Name: _______________________________________________________________________ Address: ____________________________________________________________________ Postcode: _______________________ Phone: __________________________________

Email: _______________________________________________________________________ Church: _____________________________________________________________________ Role in church: _________________________

aCCoMModation and reGistration

Please send completed forms to booking secretary: Rev. Peter Elward 6 Afan Villas, Cwmavon, Port Talbot, SA12 9HB
o o o o o o £125 £65 £30 £30 £30 £7 (each)

Full board accommodation and registration Full conference registration (staying off-site and not including meals) Day registration (not including meals) Monday Tuesday Wednesday Meals for (e.g. Tuesday lunch): _________________________________

further inforMation

Please write below if you have any special requirements (dietary, access, etc): _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

you Must inClude a deposit of £35 when you book, though you may pay the full cost if you prefer. Day visitors must pay their registration fees in full when booking. Cheques should be made payable to EMW. Confirmation will be sent following a booking. For full details of our cancellation policy visit the website (www.emw.org.uk/ thebalaconference). Booking enquires: Peter Elward (01639) 896993.
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