FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO IS ORGANIZING THE CONFERENCE?
The conference is organised by City Church, Lagos in partnership with Acts29 and Redeemer City to City. The latter two are international church planting organisations (see more about them below).
WHAT IS CITY CHURCH?
City Church is a ‘Gospel-centred urban church’ in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. It exists to ‘catalyse a gospel-centred movement that renews the city of Lagos spiritually, socially and culturally’ through church planting. You can find more information at our website.
WHAT IS ACTS29?
Acts29 is a diverse, global family of church-planting churches characterised by theological clarity, cultural engagement and missional innovation.
WHAT IS REDEEMER CITY TO CITY?
Redeemer City to City is a leadership development organization founded by Timothy Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church with a mission to help leaders build gospel movements in cities. Its vision is for a world-changing, city-renewing, gospel-centred global church. Find more information at their website.
WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION FEE?
This edition of the conference is free. Please do not make any registration payments to anyone.
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION?
Conference registration closes on 4th November 2019. Registration enables us to know how many people are expected to turn up and therefore make adequate preparations.
WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE VENUE?
The venue of the conference is Elizabeth Hall, Citilodge Hotel, 1, Goshen Estate Road, Lekki, Lagos.
HOW CAN I GET TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE?
Citilodge Hotel is adjacent to Petrocam Fuel Station, Elf Bus Stop, Lekki, Lagos. Elf Bus Stop is the next bus stop after the Second Roundabout (Marwa Junction) along the Lekki-Epe Express Way. If you’re coming by public transportation, you can take a bus to Lekki/Ajah (from the terminals at either CMS, Obalende, Iyana Oworosoki or Oshodi) and alight at Elf Bus Stop. If driving just take the first right turn off the express way after the second roundabout. Alternatively, please follow this link for Google Maps location.
HOW CAN I ACCESS THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE?
The schedule of the conference can be found at the conference website, www.renewlagos.com.
WHEN WILL THE TALKS BE POSTED?
We plan to upload plenary talks and panels on or before 2 weeks of the conference’s end.
WHAT IS THIS YEAR’S OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HASHTAG?
#RENEW19 is the official conference hashtag.
ARE THERE CONFERENCE RESOURCES?
Yes, there will be conference resources. A conference podcast will be curated for the main talks, there will be some book giveaways as well as books for sale at the conference.
WHO CAN ATTEND?
The conference is for current/aspiring pastors, church planters, church leaders and all those in Christian Ministry who desire a deeper understanding of the centrality of the Gospel for Christian life and ministry.
CAN I BRING MY WIFE/SON/MINISTRY PARTNER, ETC. ALONG?
Only those who register online or have been contacted via email can attend the sessions or benefit from accommodation. Children or non-ministry personnel are discouraged from attending the conference as they will most likely find the content to be inaccessible to them. Childcare will not be provided.
WILL MEALS BE PROVIDED?
Lunch will be provided for registered attendees on both conference days. Any other meals or snacks during or after the conference will be at the expense of the attendees.
I AM STAYING OVER. WHERE CAN I GET SUPPER?
Those who are staying onsite can get dinner at Citilodge Hotel. However, there is no shortage of restaurants and diners in the Lekki Area. If you would want to explore other options, please speak with the Conference Volunteers on site.
WHY ARE THERE DIFFERENT LANYARD COLOURS AT THE CONFERENCE?
There are different lanyard colours at the conference to designate the functions of respective persons. Attendees will use green lanyards; conference volunteers will wear black and speakers and resource persons will wear white. Please note that these different colours are for ease of access and identification and not because some persons are more special than others.
I HAVE A QUESTION THAT HAS NOT BEEN ANSWERED
Most of the information and help you require will be provided via this page. However, if you have any other specific questions, you may contact either of these emails: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.