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CONFEDEX 2017 - Teaching the Faith: Marriage and Family


December 2-4, 2017
San Antonio, Texas

Teaching the Faith: Marriage and Family

Welcome to CONFEDEX 2017 as we meet at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak. This year we will explore the theme Teaching the Faith: Marriage and Family. Our CONFEDEX group has asked to better understand and engage the changing culture around us, the students we teach and the families we serve. We hope you can join with your brothers and sisters in Christ for this event!

Registration Information

As you begin the registration process, please know that the conference planning committee thanks and praises God for your ministry and service to our Lord and His Church! We have an exciting program of learning, fellowship and Bible study in store for you! 

Please note that registration and payment is due no later than November 20. If you must cancel after registering, refunds of registration fees will be given at 50% of fee paid until November 21. After November 21 no refund will be given.

CONFEDEX member registration: (fees for 2017):
Member registration fee: $200 (Includes program, fees, breaks and meals)
Emeriti registration fee: $125 (Includes program, fees, breaks and meals)
Spouse meals fee: $75
Participation on Saturday / Sunday: $125 (Includes program and two meals)
Participation beyond Sunday: $200 (Includes program, fees, breaks and meals)


Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio North Stone Oak
823 North Loop 1604 East

San Antonio, TX 78232
Telephone: (210) 494-2420

Hotel registrations made at this link:

More hotel information:

Each individual guest must make their own reservations at the web address above or by calling 1-800-325-0720 by November 17, 2017. Room rate: $99.00 per night, plus tax.

Parking at the hotel, breakfast, and internet access is complimentary. For your flight planning into San Antonio, please plan to arrive at San Antonio International Airport Saturday late morning and depart Monday late afternoon. The hotel is about eight miles from the airport.

For information on the San Antonio area, please see, or

Program Highlights

CONFEDEX 2017 begins on Saturday afternoon at 1pm for Placement Directors and 4pm registration for attendees.

Conference speakers include Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, Rev. Ryan Peterson and Rev. Mark Kiessling.

Saturday includes placement directors meeting, worship and dinner.

Sunday includes breakfast at the hotel, Bible study, CUS placement discussion, lunch, time with Matt Bergholdt and three theme presentations. The evening is yours (the Riverwalk is about 15 miles from the hotel).

Monday following breakfast and morning Bible study, we will have a session, ONM sharing, lunch, topic discussion, Confedex business, and sending by 1:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio in December. May God richly bless your ministry and service in His name, to His honor and glory, and the blessing of many.

Your CONFEDEX planning team: Galan Walther, Trip Rodgers, DJ Schult

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