June 10 – 11
We are so excited to announce that this year Rise Conference is back!
Rise Conference is a time for us to unite together as one church, for one incredible weekend. United in vision, united in passion and united in purpose! Our desire for Rise Conference is for people to be equipped, encouraged and empowered to rise up and be a positive influence in their world.
The dates for this year’s Rise Conference are June 10-11, make sure you get these dates in your diary. It’s going to be one not to miss!
Rise Conference will include incredible times of worship, inspiration, equipping and impartation, as well as our Rise Kids Fest.
We’ll be joined by guest speakers Ps Stuart and Julie Keir from !Audacious Church, Manchester, so you know it’s going to be an incredible weekend!
Ps Stuart and Julie Keir
!Audacious Church, UK
Pastors Stuart and Julie Keir are great friends of Influence Church and we are looking forward to welcoming them back to Influence Church for RISE Conference!
Pastor Stuart is the General Manager of AOG GB, leading the staff team, as they support and equip the ministers and Churches while outworking the vision of the National Leadership Team. He is one of the Pastors of !Audacious and travels extensively speaking and coaching for Charities, Churches, and Businesses on issues of leadership and transformation. He also works regularly with Local and National Government to create partnerships between the Church and civil society.
As a Pastor and Psychotherapist, Julie brings a unique message that is biblically based, psychologically informed and Holy Spirit empowered. Julie is passionate about equipping and inspiring people to be mentally healthy and is a sought after speaker on this topic.
Stuart and Julie have 3 adult children and a dog named Lord Samuel of Light; they call him Sam. We are looking forward to hosting Pastors Stuart and Julie at RISE Conference and are looking forward to what they bring to us!
Ps Ben and Gale Dowding
Influence Church, UK
As Senior Pastors of Influence Church, Ps Ben and Gale are both committed to building a relevant, growing and influential local Church that sees the purposes of God fulfilled across the North of England. They are both passionate about helping people to encounter God and be equipped to be a positive influence for the kingdom of God through their lives.
All sessions will take place at the Richmond campus of Influence Church.
Influence Church, Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4AS
What are the parking options for the venue?
There are a number of options for parking in Richmond close to the venue, below is a map with available car parks.
During the day, we recommend using Nuns Close Car Park, located on Hurgill Road, DL10 4UN. It is just a minute walk from Influence Church and costs £4.50 for the whole day. Other local car parks are limited to just 2 hours.
During evening sessions you can park in Nuns Close Car Park for free (after 6pm).
You can book Car Parking using the RingGo app. The location number for Nuns Close Car Park is 31800.
I can’t attend the whole conference, are evening tickets available?
For those who are unable to attend the full conference, day and evening tickets will be released nearer to RISE Conference. If you are just wanting to join us for Saturday, you can take advantage of the early-bird ticket pricing when booking. Day and evening tickets will be released once the early-bird tickets end, these will be marked at the full conference price.
We want to make Rise Conference as accessible to families and children as possible, so that’s why we’ve created a fantastic children’s programme for your children on the Saturday. This programme is for children aged 4 – 11 years. For children under 4 years old, there will be a parenting room available throughout conference for you and your child to use.
On Friday evening there will be no children’s programme running alongside the conference.
More details for Rise Kids Fest can be found here.
What is there for young people during the conference?
On Saturday afternoon there are specific sessions and socials planned for all the young people booked into conference. These youth sessions will take place between the end of the lunch break and the start of the final evening session of conference. Our Elevate youth leaders will be in contact with further details for parents.