Daily Program

 

10:00am Rego Day One

10:30am Morning Tea

11:00am Morning Session with Bible Talk

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Strand Groups

3:30pm Afternoon Tea

4:30pm Workshop Electives

6:30pm Dinner

7:30pm FREE Evening Session with Bible Talk

9:00pm Supper

 

Strand Groups

1:30pm each afternoon

Strand Groups give you the skills to understand and teach the Bible.

 

Strand 1: Understanding & Applying a Bible Passage

Strand 2: Biblical Theology: An Overview of the Whole Bible

Strand 3: Thinking Theologically: What the Bible says about…everything!

Strand 4: Effective Leadership

Strand 5: Unpacking a Bible Book (a different book each year)

Youth: Strands 1 and 2 will have groups for students in years 10 - 12. 

 

Start with Strand 1 and work through them in order each year. Next Gen and AFES NTE prior learning recognised.

Strand 2 is recognised prior learning for Youthworks SRE Accreditation Training Module 5: Bible Foundations.

Workshops

4:30pm each afternoon

Training on topics relevant to ministry in South West Sydney.

Tuesday

Marriage (session 1 of 2)

Suffering (session 1 of 2)

Thinking about paid ministry

Interacting with the Orthodox Faith

Wednesday

Marriage (session 2)

Suffering (session 2)

Apologetics - How did we get the Bible?

Same-Sex marriage

Thursday

Singleness (session 1 of 2)

Suffering (session 1 of 2)

I feel spiritually dry (session 1 of 2)

Prayer

Friday

Singleness (session 2)

Suffering (session 2)

I feel spiritually dry (session 2)

Prayer (same as Thursday)

Euthanasia

*Note: Some workshops are offered over two days to allow greater depth of discussion. Some workshops such as Suffering and Prayer have been offered twice to allow more people to attend

Pastor’s Workshop

4:30pm-6:30pm Wednesday and Thursday

$30 including dinner for both sessions
(or free if you bring 10 people from your church to SWEATCON).

SWEATY Kids

11:00am - 6:30pm each day (excluding meal times)

SWEATCON Minis

Walkers to Kindy

SWEATCON Kids 

Years 1- 6

Age appropriate programs of games, singing, crafts and bible stories to help them learn how much God loves them in Jesus.

A space will be available for younger children to take naps as needed under the supervision of the leaders.

 

Infants

Infants too young for SWEATCON Minis are welcome to accompany their parents throughout the conference.
A a cry room is available during the morning and evening sessions for infants to be supervised by their parents.


Safety

All SWEATCON volunteers in the children’s programs have verified WWCC numbers and up-to-date Safe Ministry training.

Children will need to be signed in and out by their parent/guardian before and after each session and meal time.