Fall Convocation 2017
October 27 @ 5:00 pm - October 29 @ 12:30 pm
Registration is Open
Events Office opening times: Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 12:30 pm; 1:30–5:30 pm
On-site Registration: Wednesday, October 10, 2017, 4:30–6:00 pm
Steven Grabiner is president of Outpost Centers International, a global network of supporting ministries. Ten years directing Riverside Farm Institute has made Zambia his second home. Steven uses his administrative experience to help leaders worldwide. He travels extensively, conducting seminars on the book of Revelation, apologetics, and leadership principles. He lives with his wife, Vivian, in Tennessee, while their three children are serving in different parts of the world. His recent book, Revelation’s Hymns: Commentary on the Cosmic Conflict, explores how the battle over God’s right to rule is a major theme in Revelation.
Friday, October 27
Sabbath, October 28
Sunday, October 29
On Campus Lodging
Our on-campus lodging is very limited. Therefore, guests must call ahead and secure lodging with a deposit equal to the first night’s fee. First night’s deposits are nonrefundable after a setted date. Guests must provide their own bedding and towels. To secure your lodging, contact the events coordinator at 540-672-1996 ext 232.
Lifestyle Center. The rooms have both air conditioning and heat. There are two rooms that are handicap accessible with queen beds, the other rooms have double beds. The bathrooms are shared. It is $50 per night per room.
RV Site has water and electricity. It is $20 per night.
Dorm Room & Staff Homes. The rooms in the respective male and female dormitories are shared with up to 3 persons per room when available. The bathroom is also shared. It is $15 per night per person.
Rustic Cabin. The cabins are simple one-room bunk houses which accommodates up to 10 people. It has a ceiling fan, electricity, and heat for the cold nights. It is $5 per night per person.
Rustic Tent Site is $20 per night for sites with water and electricity and $10 per night for sites without water and electricity (a shower house is provided for those in cabins and tents).
Tickets are required for all meals and are nonrefundable. Purchase tickets at the Registration Desk during registration hours or at the cafeteria during mealtimes, except during the Sabbath. If you have food allergies, be aware that our meals are vegan but are prepared with nuts, nonirritating spices, herbs, and gluten. We cannot cater to special diets.
Breakfast: 7–8 am
Lunch: 1–2 pm
Children (ages 5-12): $6.00 **
* An incentive will be offered for guests who register early for meals (before onsite registration begins). They will be charged $8. However, meals purchased on the day of on-site registration and after the event has started will be $10. Children meals will equally increase from $6 to $8.
** Children under age 5 are free with adult meal purchase.
Children / Youth Programs
We offer programs for children and youth. Young people under 18 must have an adult take responsibility for their safety and behavior. Swimming or playing in the lakes and ponds is prohibited. Bicycles and skateboards are prohibited. This is for everyone’s safety.
Please visit our FAQ page.