Summer Conference

“It never ceases to amaze me how my week there empowers, challenges, and delights me.”

—2011 Summer Conference attendee

Join us in 2017!

July 17-22, 2017
Misión Mazahua
Toluca, Mexico

We are excited to announce that in 2017 we will be holding our annual conference at Misión Mazahua in Toluca, Mexico. This will be our first conference held in Mexico! Keep checking back for more details.

BPFNA Hires Ximena Ulloa Montemayor as Program Manager for first Summer Conference held in Mexico

Born in Monterrey, Ximena (Mena) has lived in Mexico City since she was 6 years old. Mena is a current board member and talented musician who has long-standing ties to BPFNA. The 2017 Conference will be held at Misión Mazahua, a hacienda that provides services and support to the local indigenous Mazahua people.

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Watch this video to learn more about Misión Mazahua!









Reasons to come to Summer Conference:

"This is my 'booster shot' to keep me going the rest of the year. Also I know you only get caliber speakers and resource leaders." —2015 Summer Conference attendee

  • Excellent and challenging programs on a variety of ways to practice peacemaking in your own communities.
  • Connections to a progressive Baptist community.
  • Appropriate peacemaking programming for children and adults of all ages.
  • Peacemakers come from all over North America to attend.
  • (For young adults) a vibrant, active, and passionate young adult group.

Upcoming Conference Schedule

We're excited to announce the locations of our next several Summer Conferences -- a.k.a. Peace Camps. We are especially thrilled to let you know about our first-ever conference outside of the US and Canada -- we'll be at Misión Mazahua near Toluca, Mexico in 2017. We hope you'll join us!

If you have suggestions for sites past 2018, please email Scott Hayes at scott@bpfna.org.

2017 July 17-22, 2017 I Misión Mazahua I Toluca, Mexico

2018 July 2-7, 2018 I Keuka College I Keuka Park, NY

2019 Location and date TBD I Western Canada or United States

Additional Summer Conference Resources

Click here for worship materials, reflections, songs, videos, and more from previous Summer Conferences.

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