170th Ekklesia - Family Program

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Registration is appreciated by July 13, 2018.

Our Dallas Host Committee is finalizing the details of a family program, designed to let significant others and kids attending the Ekklesia meet one another and experience some of the best of what Dallas has to offer.

We invite all planned and potential family program attendees to join the 170th Ekklesia Family Program Facebook Group. Join today to connect with other attendees, learn more about the Ekklesia and get updates leading up to the event!

Planned events include:

Daily Family Breakfast: Thursday, July 26 - Saturday, July 28

Family breakfast allowing guests to connect with one another and make plans for their time in Dallas. 

Magnolia Market: Friday, July 27

Group outing to Chip & Joanna Gaines' famous decor store: the Magnolia Market in Waco. Transportation provided. 

Bush Library: Saturday, July 28

Tour of the George W. Bush Library Presidential Library and Museum & luncheon. Whether Republican or Democrat, visitors enjoy touring the art gallery,  9/11 display, First Ladies exhibit, No Child Left Behind education center and native Texas gardens. 

Additional suggestions for family members to explore the Dallas area will be provided. Family members are invited to attend the Opening Banquet, Recognition Luncheon, Gilley's Concert & Barbecue and Closing Banquet. 

Family Program Event Registration

Other Attractions in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Dallas offers a lot to see and do! Considering coming early or staying after the Ekklesia? Looking for ideas? See what VisitDallas suggests! 

  • Dallas Aquarium
  • AT&T Stadium
  • JFK Memorial
  • Six Flags

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170th Ekklesia Daily Schedule (tentative)

 Thursday, July 26, 2018

 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm: Registration

 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm: Graduate Leadership Forum 

 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Opening Ekklesia Banquet 

 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Model Initiation

 Friday, July 27, 2018

 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Business Session

 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Housing Conference 

 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Recognition Luncheon

 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Project Phi Gam

 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Committee Meetings & Educational Sessions

 - 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Gilley's Concert and Barbecue featuring country artist/songwriter Cory Morrow (Texas Tech 1995)

 Saturday, July 28, 2018

 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Business Session

 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch on your own

 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Business Session

 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Ekklesia Closing Banquet

 Sunday, July 29, 2018

 - ALL DAY: Departures



Contact Rob Caudill, Senior Director of Graduate Development & Operations, via email or (859) 255-1848.