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Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the EBF Youth and Children Workers' Department and the EBF Mission and Evangelism Commission Core Group I am happy to announce that the registration for our next conference is now open!

As we already announced we are going to have a joint event bringing together the vision, enthusiasm and challenges of leaders serving in different areas towards a common goal.

What : rEVOLution!

Reshaping discipleship, church and mission for all generations

When : March 22-25 , 201 7 (the conference begins on Wednesday evening, March 22 and ends at noon on Saturday , March 25 )

Where : Vienna, Austria

Cost : In order to secure comparatively equal access to the conference for representatives of all countries within the EBF, we set different conference fees depending on the region. Please see the attached file " 2017 Conference F ees ". The conference fee could be paid either by bank transfer or in cash at the conference. 

Accommodation : The conference fee covers accommodation in twin rooms for 3 nights and meals on the days of the conference (starting with dinner on Wednesday and ending with lunch on Saturday ). Conference participants will be staying at IBIS Budget Vienna Messe and meetings will be held at the church located at a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

You can check the website of the hotel: http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-7098-ibis-budget-wien-messe/index.shtml

Registration : To register for the conference you need to fill in the Registration form – Vienna 2017 not later than January 10, 2017. If you have any questions or comments please contact Yanita Georgieva at yanita.d.georgieva@gmail.com  

Financial assistance : Some funds are available for financial assistance. Please contact:

 Yanita Georgieva at yanita.d.georgieva@gmail.com   for EBF Y&C  or Ian Bunce at ibunce@romfordbaptist.org.uk for Mission and Evangelism.

Visas : Please visit the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Austria to check if you need a visa: https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en

If a visa is required, contact me ASAP to start the application process. Please be aware that we cannot cover any visa-related costs.

Your input in the conference : Please be prepared to share with others about your ministry as there will be several workshops and small group discussions . Stories and pictures are always welcome!  The conference is also a convenient time to pay the annual contribution of your union/youth organisation directly to the EBF Y&C treasurer.

EBF Y&C ExCo : Some of the positions at the EBF Y&C Executive Committee will be up for election in January. You will receive more information about the election process in a separate e-mail.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me.

Looking forward to meeting you in Vienna ,

Yanita Georgieva
Secretary of the EBF Y&C


Youth and Children Committee Executive Members

The European Baptist Federation has for many years been led by various elected representative committee members from EBF nations. This executive takes upon itself to offer an annual conference and training resources for the Baptist Family of churches and unions from the EBF nations.