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Conference 2020

13–15 January 2020 (Mon–Wed)
The Hayes Conference Centre

Cathy Madavan
Cathy Madavan
Gavin and Anne Calver
Gavin and Anne Calver
Pete Everitt
Pete Everitt
Rich Robinson
Rich Robinson
Pete James
Pete James

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Courage

UPDATE ….. The Conference is now full for residential bookings – please contact the Fresh Steams Office if you would like to be informed of any cancellations. We have a few spaces left for non-residential at a special rate – see below.

What do you need at the start of the year? The Fresh Streams Conference offers spiritual refreshment through ministry, teaching, prayer and worship. What’s more, the food is great and the rooms are warm and comfortable!

Each January ministers, leaders, elders, deacons, worship leaders, youth, children and family leaders – whole church leadership teams – come to The Hayes and are inspired and invigorated.

You are invited to join them!

The conference begins with registration on Monday 13 January at 2pm, first session 3.30pm, and ends with lunch on Wednesday 15 January. Main sessions, workshops, prayer times, quiet space, fellowship, bookstall, newcomers’ reception… come along and discover it all!

Contributors

Cathy Madavan

Cathy Madavan

Cathy Madavan is a well known speaker, writer, coach and best selling author of books such as Digging for Diamonds and Living On Purpose. Cathy has an itinerant ministry speaking around the UK and beyond - known for her passion for God’s word, refreshing honesty and humour, her desire is to equip people to reach their potential in God, whatever challenges life presents. Cathy is on the board of the Kyria Network, which aims to champion, empower and release Christian women of influence in every sphere of life and she often speaks for the charity Care for the Family. She lives on the South Coast with her husband Mark, the Senior Leader of Waypoint Church, and they have two young adult daughters.

Gavin and Anne Calver

Gavin and Anne Calver

Anne Calver is a Minister at Stanmore Baptist Church. She is passionate about seeing people meet Jesus and released to grow into all their potential in Him. She has co-authored 3 books; 12 Disciples, Stumbling Blocks and Gamechangers. Anne is married to Gavin and has two miracle children: Amelie and Daniel. She loves spending time with her family, running, and digging deep into God’s Word. Gavin Calver is the Director of Mission at the Evangelical Alliance and the Chair of Spring Harvest. He has a burning passion to see the Gospel reach every person in the UK. Formerly the leader of Youth for Christ, Gavin's an ordained evangelist and regular public speaker, and has authored five books. Married to Anne, they have two children, Amelie and Daniel. He loves new challenges, is a passionate AFC Wimbledon supporter and was part of the team that broke the World Record for the longest 5 a side football match.

Pete Everitt

Pete Everitt

Pete is married to Hannah He became the minister of Yardley Baptist in May 2012. Before coming to Yardley, he ministered at Pershore Baptist Church as a youth worker and Tabernacle Baptist Church in Penarth in various ministry roles. He has studied at both Birmingham Christian College and South Wales Baptist College. Pete has a heart for discipleship, church transformation both locally and nationally and committed to seeing the gift of the Spirit being part of the everyday experience of following Jesus. He is active within the Baptist Together family involved with the millennials think tank and involved in the Heart of England Baptist Association as part of its minister’s conference planning group. He is on the national leadership team of the Fresh Streams Leaders network which exists to equip, inspire, connect, resource and give courage to leaders and leadership teams as we serve our churches and communities. Pete loves theology, plays the guitar and piano and is and amateur magician. He is also a school governor at the local junior school.

Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson

Rich is the Director of 5Qcollective, the training arm of 5Q, which is part of the 100M family. He also leads Catalyse Change, which provides training & coaching for church leaders and other organizations to equip and enable them around discipleship, leadership, mission and multiplication. Locally, he lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he works for Cairn, a ministry working with churches in the Celtic lands, training them to recapture discipleship & mission at the heart of their culture and practice. Rich was previously on staff at St Thomas' church, Sheffield in the UK for 12 years as the Missional Communities Team Leader. He's married to Anna, who is a writer & editor, and they have three children: Josiah, Esther and Samuel. They are passionate about living with integrity & intentionality as a family that follows & shares Jesus.

Pete James

Pete James

Pete served as a worship pastor for two churches over almost eleven years, and now uses his experiences to coach worship leaders and teams from across the UK. He also dedicates time to writing songs, teaching resources and producing music videos for children, teens and adults under different artist names. Pete lives on the South Coast where he draws inspiration for song writing from the sea, countryside and town life surrounding him. He is married with two daughters and enjoys biking and board sports.

Venue: The Hayes Conference Centre

Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 1AU

The Hayes is set in beautiful Derbyshire countryside, easy to reach from the M1 and the A38. The rooms are hotel-standard, the food is plentiful and of a high standard. There is wifi freely available, and the bar is open in the evening!

Directions

By Road
The Hayes is only 5 miles from the M1. From Junction 28, take the A38 towards Derby. Leave the A38 at the marked exit for A615 Matlock/A61 Chesterfield and then take the B6179 towards Swanwick and Ripley at the island. At the traffic lights by the church in Swanwick, turn left towards Somercotes (B6016), then after 500yds, just past school buildings, turn right (sign posted ‘Conference Centre’) into Hayes Lane. The Conference Centre is straight ahead.

By Bus
From Derby, take the 9.1 or 9.2 to Mansfield and ask to be let off opposite the ‘Gate Inn’, Swanwick. Then walk down Hayes Lane; the Conference Centre is straight ahead – a 5 minute walk!

By Rail
Our local Railway station, which is 3 miles from the centre, is Alfreton Station on the Sheffield-Nottingham line. As trains are limited, it may be easier to travel to Derby Station and then journey on by bus or taxi from there. Enquire at the centre (01773 526000) on how to pre-book taxis which is the recommended option.

Price

  • £FULL — Single Occupancy ensuite
  • £FULL — Double Occupancy ensuite per person
  • £FULL — Single Non ensuite
  • £45 — Day visitor per half day
  • £150 — Special Conference Rate non residential

Half day visitors please specify morning or afternoon. Morning session begins after breakfast. Afternoon session begins after lunch.
Special non-residential Conference Rate includes breakfast, lunch and evening meals. There is a Travel Lodge and Premier Inn both near Alfreton which you can book yourself into.

Quotes and report from last time

A place of refreshing and reviving which was badly needed

Spent dedicated time out with God, in the presence of some lovely people and great input. It was relaxed and challenging!

Vibrant worship, warm fellowship, inspiring teaching

How to book

Booking for the conference will open in August 2019

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