National biennial meeting + evangelism & missions conference
When we reach across the street and around the world with the gospel, we impact lives for eternity. Imagine the transformation that would occur when your congregation is excited about making a kingdom impact in their neighborhoods and worldwide.





620 Southpark Dr.

Littleton, CO 80120


Efrem Smith

Pastor, author, motivational speaker and consultant

Efrem Smith was the founding pastor of The Sanctuary Covenant Church, a multi-ethnic church in Minneapolis, MN, He also co-founded and was President of The Sanctuary Community Development Corporation. Efrem served as the Superintendent of the Pacific Southwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church, providing leadership to 160 churches within California, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, and Utah. He also served as the President and CEO of World Impact, an urban missions organization committed to empowering urban leaders and planting churches in under-resourced communities. Currently, he is the Co-lead Pastor of Bayside Church Midtown, a thriving and multi-ethnic community in Sacramento, California.

Ivan Veldhuizen

Vice President of International Ministries, Converge

With missionaries and ministry partnerships around the world, Ivan’s goal is to lead initiatives that will move us toward fulfilling the Great Commission in his lifetime. Ivan served as a field associate with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for five years, bringing Dr. Graham’s vision for evangelism to 24 countries. He is a graduate of Bethel Seminary and formerly served as a Converge pastor for 28 years.

Justin Kendrick

Lead pastor of Vox Church

Justin Kendrick started Vox Church with a small group of friends in 2011. Since that time, Vox Church has continued to expand to reach more cities and more people with the love of Christ. Currently, Vox Church has 9 locations across Connecticut and Maryland. It is their dream to see churches started in every major city across the Northeast. Justin and Chrisy live with their four children in the New Haven area.


Jun 21

8 – 10 a.m.

Summit for the Nations
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

4 – 7 p.m.

Main Session
7 – 8:30 p.m.

Jun 22

Main Session
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Craig Smith

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Workshop Session 1
1 – 2:15 p.m.

Workshop Session 2
2:15 – 4 p.m.

4 – 7 p.m.

Main Session
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Speaker: Efrem Smith

Jun 23

Main Session
9:30 – 11 a.m.
Speaker: Justin Kendrick

Summit for the Nations // June 21

As part of the Reach Conference, you'll have the unique opportunity to join other church and missions leaders from across the country to celebrate gospel movements across the world and hear life-changing updates from Converge International Ministries global workers.

Summit for the Nations will equip your team with best practices in global outreach. You'll also learn about Converge's new regional initiatives and how your church can get involved.




620 Southpark Dr.

Littleton, CO 80120

General Admission
Price per person for entire conference.
Converge Missionary
Price for Converge missionaries and Converge global staff.
College Students
Available for students actively enrolled in a college or university.
Please call 630.890.3981 if you need assistance registering.