Call2All Global Congress Long Beach, California
Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2011
What is a Congress?
Over the last 3 years the Call2all congresses have had proven results, accelerating Great Commission activity in several key areas. Including work among unreached people groups, in orality, expanding global prayer movements, church planting, and evangelism. This is done through training, networking and focusing.
Mark Anderson, President of GPN/Call2all says:
"I have a strong sense from the Lord that this California Congress will help bring each
of us into new levels of effectiveness. Opening up possibilities that we have never seen
and helping us to achieve the best results possible in our callings."
Where will this Congress be held?
The Congress will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center (see photo to the right.) Located in the heart of downtown Long Beach, the Center is within walking distance of the Call2all designated hotel, dining and shopping along picturesque bays and 5 1/2 miles of sandy beach.
Long Beach is just 25 minutes from the Los Angeles metro area.
Who will be there?
Building on our regional congresses we are inviting inviting leaders to participate from every nation. Roundtable breakouts will be organized around ‘sphere’s of society’ to focus on transformation in every area of society. (Business | Church | Media | Civic/Government | Education | Science/Technology.)
What happens at a Congress?
Closing day devoted to worship and prayer.
Plenary sessions from some of the world's top christian leaders, focused on how we can together complete the Great Commission in this generation, including reports on current progress.
Roundtable strategizing sessions, organized around spheres of life (business, media, government, education, science/technology) with guided, focused discussion towards Kingdom of God transformation in these spheres.
Closing commitment ceremony where organizations and individuals commit to Great Commission goals e.g. oral bibles teams to be sent/supported, houses of prayer started, churches planted, unreached people groups engaged with etc.
You should plan to arrive on time so you can register the morning of the 29th.
The opening session is at 1:00pm.
The Congress closes with a prayer/worship gathering which concludes at 10pm.
Different pricing options available for those from the Majority world, please check country groupings here to see which price applies.
until Nov 28
How do I register?
Register online below. Please note registration fees are non-refundable.
When registering you will be asked to indicate which sphere of life most reflects your interest or ministry:Religious/Church and Ministry Leaders/Missions Agencies| Marketplace/Business | Media, Sports and Arts | Compassion/Justice
Travel and Accommodation
Where should I stay?
To help with accommodation Call2all has arranged discounted rates near the Congress venue.
Special Discount Price Now Available - $90 per room per night flat rate. Make your reservation now. Rooms at this rate are running low, so you need to register as soon as possible.
Renaissance Long Beach Hotel
Ideally located in downtown Long Beach, just a few minutes walk from the Congress venue and many local amenities.
Airline reservation Desk * Business Centre *Car rentals (Hertz) * Cash machine/ATM
Coffee/tea in-room * Concierge desk * Evening turndown service * Fitness Centre, Swimming Pools * Foreign exchange * Gift/newsstand* Housekeeping service daily * * Newspaper delivered to room, on request * Newspaper in lobby * Parking (16 USD per day) * Phone calls: toll-free * Room service, 6:00 AM-11:00 PM * Safe deposit boxes, front desk * Valet dry-cleaning * Vending machines * Wi-fi
How do I make reservations?
To make a reservation at the Renaissance Hotel, click here.
Your Travel Arrangements
In order to attend the full congress you should plan to depart Sunday morning. You should plan to arrive in Long Beach by Monday night so you can register first thing on Tuesday morning.
You can fly directly into Long Beach if you desire. Long Beach Airport (LGB) is a convenient center for air travel into the Los Angeles/ Orange County area, offering several daily and connecting flights on Alaska Air/Horizon Air, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and US Airways/America West Airlines. Long Beach airport is just 10 minutes from the downtown area and the Renaissance Hotel.
Alternative area airports offer hundreds of flights into and out of the area and are only a quick 25 minutes from Long Beach. International flights may offer more flights and more flexibility if you fly into these airports. They include:
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is just 23 miles from Long Beach, a 25 minute drive.
Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 30 miles south of Long Beach, a 27 minute drive.
Airport Shuttle Service Information coming soon.
Other Transportation Options into Long Beach:
Major Highways: 710 Long Beach Freeway (north/south)
Major Highways: 710 Long Beach Freeway (north/south)
405 San Diego Freeway (north/south)
605 San Gabriel River Freeway (north/south)
110 Harbor Freeway (north/south)
Light Rail: Metro Blue Line: Long Beach to Los Angeles
Metro Green Line: Northern Redondo Beach to Norwalk
Metro Red Line: Union Station to Hollywood
Metro Gold Line: Union Station to Pasadena
Transportation while in Long Beach
Transportation in Long Beach is easy. Hop on the free Passport shuttle in downtown for a quick ride to restaurants and must-see Long Beach attractions.