QB Convention 2020

Tuesday 14th April to Friday 17th April 2020

This retreat is for Queensland Baptists’ Pastors’ and Spouses’ and their families. Convention commences on Tuesday evening at 6pm, 14th April 2020 and concludes on Friday 17th April 2020. It features sessions with a variety of Keynote speakers, elective sessions, time for prayer and networking, and fun for the whole family!

 THE KEY SPEAKERS

A Variety of Key Speakers

Key Speaker Session 1 – Jason Elsmore Jason has been in church ministry for 24 years in New South Wales and Queensland. He has led Gateway as their Senior Pastor for 11 years, and is the author of Jesus the bloke.  Jason has been appointed to the newly created and significant position of Director of the QB Movement (DOM) for a period of five years starting from January 2021.

Key Speaker Session 2 – Kylie Butler – Kylie has served as pastor, leader and coach with many organisations. Kylie’s passion is to help people take the next step. Kylie is currently the Managing Director of Christian Coaching Institute, and is credentialed by the International Coach Federation, and is a Professional Certified Coach who has logged over 1600+ coaching hours.

Key Speaker Session 3 – Stewart Pieper – Stewart was appointed the Director of QB Services (DOS) for Queensland Baptists, after serving as the Acting General Superintendent of QB. He is also a member of the QB board. Stewart has been a Baptist minister for over 17 years, and has pastored both as an Associate Pastor and as a Senior Pastor in regional churches. 

Key Speaker Session 4Tim Piesse -Tim serves on the team at Crossway Baptist Church in Victoria as the National Training Pastor, with an emphasis on equipping churches and leaders in missional discipleship. He has a passion to see leaders living out the words, works and ways of Jesus, making an impact in their communities.

WHATS ON?

Please note that the programs are in draft stage, and may be subject to change

Click Here to Download the full Convention Program

Click Here for the Kids and Teens Program

Appreciation Dinner 

This is a FREE Dinner for Pastor's, Spouses and Children, featuring a special guest speaker.

Children aged 8 and over will enjoy dinner by the pool, supervised by QCCC staff. Children aged 7 and under will be part of the "Stars Group", and enjoy dinner at Letham Lodge with the QB Kids and their families Leadership Group.

Buffet Meal at Mapleton


Where: QCCC - Dining Room
70 Obi Obi Road, Mapleton (Meet in the Main Lobby for a 6pm start).
Dinner: Buffet Style 
Dress: Smart Casual Wear
Guest Speaker: Dave Nilsson - Dave was a catcher for major league baseball team the Milwaukee Brewers from 1992 to 1999, and is a Christian speaker.

QB Convention - Day 1

Included:
All meals (Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Buffet Dinner) and Beverages (water, coffee and tea) - Barista QUALITY Coffee included!

Proposed Program - Please note this program is still being finalized
and is subject to change.

Wednesday Night will be our Family Fun Night (Trivia) - Get your teams together and come up with a fun team name! We will have free popcorn and slushies! We will have a variety of multiple choice questions for all ages!

View the QB Convention 2020 Program

QB Convention - Day 2

Included: All meals (Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Buffet Dinner) and Beverages (water, coffee and tea) - Barista QUALITY Coffee included!

Proposed Program - Please note this program is still being finalized
and is subject to change

View the QB Convention 2020 Program

Leadership Day

Included:
Breakfast, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Beverages (water, barista coffee and tea). This is a FREE event, and all are welcome. This day is included in your convention registration. If you ONLY want to attend Friday as a delegate or non-delegate, click on the button below to register just for this day.

Leadership Day

The Leadership day program is open to all – members of Assembly especially, as well as other interested members of the Baptist family.

The Annual Assembly is chaired by the Chair of the Board, or another Member of Assembly appointed by the Board, should the Chair be unavailable for the Annual Assembly.

Only the persons whose names are entered on the roll of Members of Assembly will be entitled to speak or vote at meetings of the Assembly.

If you need more information on Leadership Day, please click here to visit the QB website

It is important to bear in mind that registered pastors are automatically members of Assembly and do not need to be appointed as delegates of their church.

Delegates must be appointed by their church – generally through a members meeting – be members of that church and be baptised by immersion. The names of the delegates must be advised to QB in writing by the Secretary.

Click Here to Register for Leadership Day

Please note this program is still being finalized
and is subject to change:

View the QB Convention 2020 Program

VENUE

Fabulous for families, the QB convention will be held at QCCC Mapleton
(70 Obi Obi Road Mapleton) in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

Click Here to go on a 360 degree tour of QCCC Mapleton

STAY ONSITE AT QCCC:

Accommodation Options

10-bed cabin (with en-suite)– Very Limited Supply ($120 per night)

Standard Room (with en-suite) Sleeps up to 5 people – Limited Supply ($120 per night)

Standard Room (without en-suite) – Sleeps up to 8 people – Limited Supply ($100 per night)

Budget Dormitory Options (shared single gender rooms – not suitable for children) $15 per bed per night.

Please note you will need to bring your own linen (sheets, pillow, blanket and towels) If you would prefer, QCCC can organise a linen pack for $35 per person.
There is a limited number of rooms with en-suites. Please see the Registration Form for available Options.
Please note: There are no caravan or camping spaces available on-site at QCCC.

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Recreational Facilities

Onsite Activities

The following onsite facilities are available to use during your stay;

  • Swimming Pool Complex 
  • Children’s Playground 
  • Table Tennis
  • Full Size Tennis Court
  • Volleyball
  • Nature Display 
  • Canoes 
  • Bush Walk 
  • Coin-operated Sauna
  • Laundry Facility.

Please note there are no booking requirements for the above facilities.

Waterslides and Pool Complex

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please note the Pool Complex and Waterslides are only available during daylight hours.

Sporting Equipment

If requiring any sports equipment, you will find this located in the smaller courtyard next to Reception. This cupboard is locked, however, you will receive a key to access the equipment upon your arrival at Reception.

Please respect our equipment and use only in Outdoor Areas. Please keep in mind you may also be sharing the site with other guests and to not monopolize the equipment provided.
Once finished please return the equipment borrowed and report any damages to Reception.

What to Bring? 

If you have not ordered a linen pack, you will need to bring your own linen (fitted sheet, sleeping bag or blanket, pillow, towels). Please note that if you are participating in QCCC activities you will need enclosed shoes and practical clothes. Please also bring sunscreen, hat, and insect repellent, and swimmers. 

View the full Details of What to Bring


mapleton-caravan-parkOFF-SITE

The Mapleton Cabins & Caravan Park—just across the road—offers:
Air-conditioned cabins and bush chalets for up to six people with fully equipped kitchens, ensuite, TV, DVD, & private decks. Powered and un-powered sites

For Mapleton Cabins & Caravan Park bookings and enquiries, please contact:
Ph 07 5445 7135
Email 
www.mapletoncabinscaravans.com.au
Go to http://www.hinterlandtourism.com.au/ for more accommodation options.

PRICES AND REGISTRATION

 

Full Two Day Convention (and Appreciation Dinner and Leadership Day)
Adult Tickets $180, Child Tickets (ages 5+) $90
Wed 15th & Thurs 16th April
All Meals and Beverages
All activities and electives Barista made coffee
Free unlimited outdoor activities
Kids Activities
Pool and Slides
Kids under 5 are FREE!
One Day Only Convention
Adult Tickets $90, Child Tickets (ages 5+) $45
EITHER Wed 15th OR Thurs 16th April
Includes all Meals and Beverages
All activities and electives Barista made coffee
Free unlimited outdoor activities
Kids Activities
Pool and Slides
Kids under 5 are FREE!
Leadership Day Only
FREE
Friday 17th April
Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea included
Free Barista Made Coffee
Activities for Kids
 
 
 
Appreciation Dinner Only
FREE
Tuesday 14th April
Free Dinner for QB Pastors, Spouses and Families
Dinner and Beverages included
Entertainment
Special Kids Dinner
 
 

Contact Us:
For general Enquiries regarding convention, including registration and accommodation please contact:
Administration on 07 3354 56oo or email: admin@qb.org.au

For Leadership Day queries, please contact QB admin on 07 3354 5600 or email admin@qb.org.au

Please send all correspondence to QB Convention 2019, PO BOX 6166, MITCHELTON QLD 4053


Please Support our Sponsors:

Passionfruit Ministries
Barnabas Fund Australia
Baplink
QCCC