2018 NW Christian Conference

Family: We Know, We Grow, We Go


2018 NW Christian Conference


What: A Conference for disciples from Northwest US & Western Canada

Where: Spokane Convention Center

334 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

When: Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29, 2018

Conference Theme/Scripture


Family: We Know, We Grow, We Go

...equipping God's people to do his work and build up the church, the body of Christ. This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God's Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ. Ephesians 4:12-13 NLT

Keynote Speaker


We welcome Dave and Beth Pocta from San Antonio, Texas! Dave & Beth Pocta have been married for over 25 years and have two daughters, Hannah and Madeline. They have ministered to Christians, families and teenagers for more than two decades in the USA and Africa.

Dave has served as an evangelist and teacher in the Mission Point Christian Church and has directed three Ministry Training Academies in Africa (Johannesburg, Nairobi, and Abidjan). Dave is also Founder and President of GROUNDED Resources LLC, a Christian resource providing easily accessible and usable content for Christians to deepen their relationship with God, equip their evangelism, and strengthen their families.

Dave has a Masters Degree in Bible & Ministry and a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering. Recently, Dave & Beth made the decision to step out of full-time church work where they have served for 26 years. Dave is now embarking on a new journey beginning a PhD program, studying Spirituality, this fall at the Oblate School of Theology. It will require five years of full-time study. Get connected and read more about Dave Pocta at: LiveForThis.com and GetGroundedForLife.com

Booking a Hotel


* Spokane Christian Church has set up room blocks with the River Inn and DoubleTree in Spokane.

Red Lion River Inn

The Red Lion River Inn is a quiet urban hideaway nestled along the beautiful north bank of the Spokane River. Just steps from Riverfront Park and the Centennial Trail, our guests have easy access to Gonzaga University, the Convention Center, and the INB Performing Arts Center as well as Spokane's best shopping, entertainment, restaurants and the downtown business district.
Friday, July 27, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Standard One Bed or Two Beds $129.00 per night
* Breakfast & Free Parking are included in the above rates.
Each individual guest must make their own reservations by calling 1-800-RED-LION (1-800-733-5466) by Friday, July 6, 2018. Please identify yourself as member(s) of the Northwest Christian Conference. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

In the heart of downtown, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center puts you right in the middle of the action. Connected by sky bridge to the Spokane Convention Center, this stylish, comfortable hotel is within walking distance of a vibrant district of shops and restaurants.
Friday, July 27, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Traditional Guestroom - One King Bed $ 119.00 // Two Queen Beds $ 129.00 Riverview Guestroom - One King Bed $ 135.00 // Two Queen Beds $ 145.00
Each individual guest must make their own reservations by calling 1-800-222-TREE or (509) 455-9600 by Wednesday, June 26, 2018. Please identify yourself as member(s) of the Northwest Christian Conference. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park

Explore Spokane as a local. Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park, located on the banks of the Spokane River, is your key to downtown Spokane. Our guest rooms and suites lie steps away from Riverfront Park and local attractions like the Spokane Convention Center and some of the city's best restaurants and cafes. We have all the features you need, like complimentary Wi-Fi and craft amenities. Curiosity is the only compass you will need.
* Spokane Christian Church has set up room blocks
exclusively for conference leadership with Hotel RL
** Of course rooms are still available for everyone, but we ask that if you are not part of the leadership please do not request a room from the group blocked rooms. Thank you.
Each individual guest must make their own reservations by calling 1-800-RED-LION (1-800-733-5466). All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card.

Airbnb and VRBO

There are several Airbnb and VRBO type options available in Spokane.
Suggested areas to look in are: South Hill, Browne’s Addition, & Gonzaga University. These are all less than a 15-minute drive into downtown Spokane where the Convention Center is located. If you don’t mind driving a bit further, there are additional options in the Audubon Park Area along with many other areas.
Audubon Park, South Hill & Browne’s Addition are all beautiful picturesque areas full of large pine trees and beautifully restored craftsman and Victorian style homes. The Gonzaga area is beautiful as well.
Check out the following sites for availability:

Conference Schedule

*Church Leadership Only

3:00 PM
Church Leadership arrival & hotel check-in – Hotel RL
5:00 PM
Early Conference Check-in/Registration for Church Leadership – Hotel RL
6:00 PM
Dinner & Fellowship for Church Leadership – location TBD
9:00AM – 3:00PM
Church Leadership Meeting – Hotel RL
5:00 PM
Conference Check-in/Registration – Spokane Convention Center
7:00 PM
Conference Kick-off Worship Service - children's ministry / child care provided
8:00 AM
Conference Check-in/Registration for those who did not make it Friday night
9:00AM – 10:00AM
breakout classes – Spokane Convention Center
10:30AM – 11:30AM
breakout classes – Spokane Convention Center
11:30AM – 1:30PM
Lunch Break and Tentative Teen Event – TBD
1:30PM – 2:30PM
breakout classes – Spokane Convention Center
3:00PM – 4:00PM
breakout classes – Spokane Convention Center
4:00 PM
classes complete for Saturday/Dinner Break/evening activities – downtown Spokane
7:30-11:00PM
Singles & Campus Mixer – Spokane Convention Center Roof Deck
10:00 AM
Worship Service – children's ministry / child care provided
12:00 PM
Close approx 12PM