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GCC 2017
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March 15-16, 2017

Prairie's Annual Missions conference is one of the highlights of our year! All conference events are free to students, staff, and community.

Schedule

Wednesday, March 15
10:00 AM | Session 1 | Dr. Bogunjoko
7:00 PM | Session 2 | Dr. Bogunjoko

Thursday, March 16
9:30 AM | Session 3 | Majd AlAjji
10:30 AM | Session 4 | Prayer Rally
1:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:00 PM | Seminars | Various Speakers
7:00 PM | Session 5 | Dr. Bogunjoko

Recordings of main sessions will be made available online.
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Dr. Joshua Bogunjoko
Dr. Joshua grew up in Nigeria in a family that mixed Christianity with animism, while his wife, Dr. Joanna Bogunjoko, grew up with Muslim and nominal Christian people. Joshua studied pharmacology at the University of Port and then medicine, graduating in medicine in 1988. It was in his first year of medical school that he felt the Lord’s call to missions, and it was then that he committed his heart to serve the Lord in cross-cultural missions.

The couple started their ministry at a mission hospital in Galmi, Niger. Joshua worked with an HIV/AIDS project and Joanna in a Nutrition Rehabilitation Project. In 1999, they went to Briercrest Seminary where Joshua earned a MA in Leadership and Management. On their return to Galmi, Joshua took on the position of Chief Medical Officer and then Director of the hospital. He filled this role until their move to the SIM International Office in 2006 when Joshua became the SIM Deputy International Director for Europe and West Africa.  Today Dr. Bogunjoko is the International Director for SIM.
Joshua and Joanna are blessed with a daughter and a son.  

Their ministry scripture is Psalm 67, particularly verses 1-2, “May God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face shine upon us, that Your ways may be known on earth, Your salvation among all nations.”
If you would like to learn more about him, please click here.

Madj AlAjji (MDiv)
Refugees Sponsorship Coordinator - Canadian Baptists of Western Canada

Location
Rick Down Athletic Centre (RDAC) 403 6th Ave N, Three Hills, AB
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Information & Questions
Phone: 403.443.5511
Email: gcc@prairie.edu

Meals
Sanford Hanson Dining Room
A la carte with prices ranging from approx. $2.50-$14.00
Cash, debit or credit card payment accepted.
You are also welcome to bring a sack lunch and eat with the students.

Maxwell Centre Atrium Café
Bakery items (muffins, cinnamon rolls, assorted cookies)
Soup of the day
Beverages (Tazo teas, Seattle’s Best coffee, espresso, frozen drinks, etc)

Accommodations
There are a limited number of dorm rooms available. Please call 403.443.5511 ext. 3733 or email gcc@prairie.edu for availability. Accommodation alternatives in Three Hills include the following:

Bed & Breakfast
Touch of Dutch - 403.443.2709

Hotel
Best Western Diamond Inn - 403.443.7889
Super 8 - 403.443.8888

Motel
Rest Easy Motel - 403.443.2188
Lamplighter Inn - 403.443.5919

Missions Heritage
Birthed in our distinctive missions heritage, Prairie's annual missions conference focuses on the outward commitment of the Christian to answer the call of Christ. Our goals for the Conference are to challenge all members of the Prairie community:

  • To embrace the biblical message of the global mission of God through anointed preaching. God’s mission originates in His nature, finds initiative in His divine will, and is expressed in the mandate of Christ to “go and make disciples of all nations.” God has called, equipped, and empowered the Church to participate as His servant in the responsibility and privilege of His mission.
  • To expose the community to the current works of God in global mission. God is continuing in His mission today through the worldwide witness of congregations to the gospel of Jesus Christ in every culture.
  • To engage in all realms of personal responsibility and influence to join God in His mission. The faithful Christian servant is to participate in the mission of God through willing submission to God’s unique design and calling.

Read more about Prairie's history and commitment to world missions.