Registration for the 2023 Rural Ministry Conference is open through March 30.
This ecumenical conference will take place April 16-18 at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Center in Dubuque with the theme “Flourishing: Land, People and Community.” It is sponsored by Wartburg Theological Seminary in conjunction with the International Rural Churches Association and will be an opportunity to meet with others from around the world who are engaged in rural ministries.
Keynote speakers will be the Rev. Dr. Gil Waldkoenig, who will present “Soundscapes of Grace in Creation and Ministry,” and Heather Major, Ph.D., who will present “Embodied, Contextual and Rural.” Several breakout workshops and a Bible study will also be offered.
Host an International Delegate
Local congregations and families are invited to host one or more international delegates for a rural immersion experience April 15-16. Many of the delegates are willing to preach or share what rural ministry is like in their home countries. Learn more about this hosting opportunity.
Register by March 30, 2023
The standard registration rate is $200 per person. The fee is $50 for those who would like to sign up for only the workshops on Monday, April 17. Discounted hotel rates are available through March 13.