The Salvation Army Eastern Territory is planning the 2020 Vision Congress to be held June 11-14, 2020 at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg PA. Salvationists from across the Territory will gather for these momentous days of worship, teaching and refocusing on God’s vision for the communities in which they serve.
The General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle will be the special guest speakers at the 2020 Vision Congress. They will be a part of the Messengers of the Kingdom Session’s commissioning, ordination and appointments.
June 11-14, 2020
The 2020 Vision Congress will take place at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg PA. Most of the activities of the Congress will be under this one roof. No need to shuttle your people back and forth. We want you to come and stay for the whole day! There will be many simultaneous events and activities to choose from. A menu of options!
There will be five united sessions which will feature our excellent territorial groups, as well as, selected individuals and groups from across the territory. There will be corporate worship, artistic expressions of the Gospel and Bible teaching by The General in a 7000-seat arena.
The InnoVision Center is a space in which participants of all ages can explore the identity and purpose of Salvationism through a variety of interactive and multi-sensory displays, activities, and experiences . The journey from the past, through the present, and into the future will focus on the overarching vision of “the glory of God and the salvation of the world,” illustrating how this mission is accomplished through the process of continuous adaptation and innovation. These experiences lead to an incubator where participants are invited to consider, commit, and testify to God’s future vision for their lives.
This small arena will host a variety of worship concerts throughout the weekend featuring groups from our corps, our divisions and our territorial groups, such as the New York Staff Band, Eastern Territory Staff Songsters, Move, TAM and much, much more. If you are looking for a place to worship alongside a brass band, this is the place. If you are looking to be ushered into God’s presence through the singing of songs, this is the place. If you are looking to sit back and enjoy our fine artists and dancers while basking in the greatness of our God, this is the place.
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Officers’ Councils, Messengers of the Kingdom , OnPoint Talks, Women’s Worship Event, Young Adult Gathering, Teen Meeting, Debut of New Documentary “HOPE”, Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Kids’ Meetings, Child Care, Indoor Playground, Trade, & Food On-site
Be at the main entrance at 4pm on Friday, June 15thfor an exciting opening of the 2020 Vision Congress!
In the Main Hall, attendees will be welcomed to the Congress by a variety of ways to connect with each other including areas for coffee and conversation, interactive stations and food.
The Ordination, Commissioning, Commencement and giving of appointments will be an important part of the Congress.
Officers’ Councils will be held at the Hershey Lodge on Friday, June 15thfrom 9am – 11am at Hershey Lodge. The General will address his officers.
This relaxed and focused event for women will feature worship, drama and a message from Commissioner Rosalie Peddle challenging women to celebrate the story of God and the impact He has made in our own individual stories. Come enjoy the fellowship and fun!
Men will have the opportunity to gather together for breakfast, prayer and The Word.
A showcase of relevant and engaging talks on topics of current interest to Salvationists. Our version of Ted Talks! These talks will be followed by conversations with our speakers in a relaxed setting.
This red-carpet ticketed event will feature a new documentary produced by The Salvation Army Eastern Territory Media team focused on Human Trafficking.
USE TRADE will be onsite with a Super Store to service all uniform and supply needs. They will also support break out events with market-specific kiosks to further resource and inspire Congress delegates.
Food trucks, concessions and coffee bars will be available all weekend under the PA Farm Complex roof.
Parents and kids of all ages: join us at the playground for fun for the entire family! Featuring age-specific play areas, all members of the family are invited to come during free times to have fun and let loose together!
Come be renewed and refreshed through an evening of worship, prayer, community and creativity in this unique “Build Your Own” experience geared toward young adults ages 18-35.
Calling all teens ages 13-17 for an afternoon session filled with food, games, and fun! Get ready for your chance to win awesome prizes and dance along with our DJ! Dinner and dessert provided.
While the parents are away, the kids will play! Children ranging from 6-weeks to 12-years old are invited to join the Children’s program at Congress 2020. We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with KiddieCorps On-Site Child Care! For over thirty years, KiddieCorp has been the choice of top meeting planners for professional childcare at nationwide events.
Over 1 million square feet under one roof! And we will be filling almost all of it with music, worship, teaching and opportunities for meaningful connection!
The PA Farm Show Complex located in Harrisburg, PA is easy to get to and offers all we could want for the 2020 Vision Congress in June 2020. Come experience worship and holiness teaching in the 7000 seat Large Arena. Come hear a respected Salvation Army speaker in an OnPoint talk. Come listen to a divisional music and arts group in the 900 seat Small Arena. Or just sit and have a cup of coffee with a friend in the Main Hall.
Thursday, June 11, 2020
|9:00am – 12:00pm||TEC with The General and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, Lodge|
|4:30pm – 6:30pm||Silver Star Dinner, Hershey Lodge|
|7:30pm – 9:00pm||Commencement, Hershey Lodge|
Friday, June 12, 2020
|9:00am – 12:00pm||Officers’ Councils (with infant care), Hershey Lodge|
|4:00pm||Grand Opening of 2020 Vision Congress
PA Farm Show Complex
|4:00pm – 7:00pm||Registration for Congress,
Main Hall, PA Farm Show ComplexInnoVision Center, On Point Talks, Worship Center, Food & more
|7:30pm – 9:00pm||United Session One: REVEAL|
|9:30pm – 11:00pm||Young Adult Gathering|
|*Trade Super Store will be open from 4pm–10pm.|
Saturday, June 13, 2020
|7:30am – 9:00am||Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Hershey Lodge|
|8:30am- 10:00am||Day Of Congress Registration|
|10:00am – 11:30am||United Session Two: REDIRECT
|11:30am – 6:30pm||Main Hall, InnoVision Center, Worship Centers, On Point Talks, Trade, Indoor Playground, Food and more|
|3:00pm – 4:30pm||Women’s Worship Gathering
|5:00pm – 6:30pm||Long Service Dinner
Teen Meeting with Food
|7:00pm – 9:00pm||United Session Three: RESPOND
Sunday, June 14, 2020
|7:30am – 9:00am||Prayer Meeting|
|9:30am – 11:30am||United Session Four: REIMAGINE
Commissioning, Ordination & Appointment Service
|12:00pm – 2:00pm||Main Hall, InnoVision Center, Worship Centers, On Point Talks, Indoor Playground, Food and more|
|2:30pm – 4:00pm||United Session Five: REVIVE|