All Church Conference
May 26–28, 2017
Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center
At the All Church Conference, the entire First Pres community comes together—old and young, married and single, long-time members and first-timers, adults, youth, children, young adults, and seniors. Build new friendships and deepen old ones as we play, eat, and worship together.
We are excited to welcome back Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah as our featured speaker. Dr. Rah, who joined us in 2013, is Milton B. Engebretson Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. He is formerly the founding Senior Pastor of Cambridge Community Fellowship Church (CCFC), a multi-ethnic church living out the values of racial reconciliation and social justice int he urban context. Dr. Rah currently serves on the board of World Vision and Evangelicals 4 Justice. Dr. Rah has been a main stage speaker at the Urbana Student Mission Conference, the Congress on Urban Ministry, the Urban Youth Workers Institute Conference, the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary National Preaching Conference, the Fuller Missiology Conference, the Justice Conference, and Verge, Catalyst, and Calvin Worship Conferences. He is the author of numerous books including The Next Evangelism, Many Colors, Prophetic Lament, co-author of Forgive Us, and Return to Justice.
Dr. Rah received his B.A. from Columbia University; his M.Div from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; his Th.M. from Harvard University; his D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Th.D. from Duke University. Dr. Rah, his wife Sue and their two children, Annah and Elijah live in Chicago.
Honesty Before God | Lamentations 1–2
Hope in the Midst of Chaos | Lamentations 3
When the People Pray for Themselves | Lamentations 4–5