Jon Tyson is lead pastor of Trinity Grace Church, a family of neighborhood churches throughout New York City. He is on the board of City Collective, a network of incarnational churches committed to multiplying missional church networks in the urban centers of the world. Originally from Australia, Jon moved to the U.S. 14 years ago with a passion to understand and help work out the future of the Western Church. He lives, works and serves in one of the largest cultural and missionary contexts of the world—the global city. Jon lives in Manhattan with his wife, Christy, and their two children.
Glenn Burris Jr. serves as president of The Foursquare Church and co-chair of the Foursquare Global Council. His commitment to build relationships around the world is one of Glenn’s highest values. Glenn has influenced countless leaders who have been identified, equipped and released to fruitful ministries, and he celebrates the success of others as distinct victories to the glory of God. Glenn and his wife, Debbie, have been married since 1975. They are the proud parents of two adult children, and grandparents of three grandchildren.
Randy Remington is senior pastor of Beaverton Foursquare Church, a vibrant, multi-ethnic, multi-generational and socio-economically diverse congregation in Beaverton, Ore. The church is defined by the phrase “family on mission.” Randy currently serves on the presidential task force, the missions committee, and the district advisory council of the North Pacific District. Randy and his wife, Sandy, have been married for 27 years and have three sons, ages 22, 20 and 17.
Fernando Castillo, a native son of Bogotá, Colombia, is lead pastor of C4 Christ Centered Community Church (Diamond Head Foursquare Church) in Honolulu. C4 s a multi-campus church reaching over 1,200 people a week, and has ongoing ministry in India, Japan and Taiwan. Fernando also serves as supervisor of the Hawaii District. He is married to Karen Larson, the daughter of Foursquare missionaries to Colombia. Fernando and Karen have two sons.
Margaret Feinberg is the acclaimed author of the new book Fight Back With Joy (Worthy Publishing), as well as Wonderstruck (Worthy) and Scouting the Divine (Zondervan). She is recognized as a powerful speaker and Bible teacher, regularly featuring at conferences such as Catalyst, Thrive and Extraordinary Women. A 21st-century culture shaper, she was recently named as a leading voice in the church by periodicals Christianity Today and Charisma. Margaret currently lives in Salt Lake City with her husband, Leif, and their superpup, Hershey.
Anthony Evans has been touring the world for the past 15 years. After several years serving as backup vocals for Gospel music star Kirk Franklin, Anthony released his debut album titled Even More, and began conveying his heart and message from the stage. Now with seven albums released, over 1,000 concerts performed, and an appearance on the hit NBC show The Voice, Anthony continues to build on what he knows the Lord has called him to do. His latest album, Real Life / Real Worship, debuted at the top of the billboard charts.
Tiffany Thurston was born and raised in Hawaii, and has been leading worship for the past 18 years. Starting on the worship team at her local church, New Hope Oahu (Oahu South Foursquare Church) in Honolulu, she later joined the staff as vocal director and creative director under the leadership of Pastor Wayne Cordeiro. In 2007, she entered full-time touring ministry as worship leader for the Revolve Tour, and later began singing with Christian recording artist Natalie Grant. In 2012, she moved back to Hawaii and started her own conference for teen girls and college women in 2013, called the BLOOM Conference. She currently lives on Oahu with her husband, Keoki.
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Sessions will be offered twice on Wednesday afternoon, so you’ll get twice the equipping.
There's a lot of fun in store for our younger family members.
Connection 2016 has plenty to engage your whole family, with options for babies six weeks of age and high school students alike. Monday night includes a special kids’ celebration and meal (kindergarten through 12th grade). Register now because space is limited.
High school students will participate in the general evening sessions (Tuesday + Wednesday).
Your voice is important. Make sure it is heard.
We need your input, and prayerful decisions, as we gather in two major business sessions at Foursquare Connection 2016. These meetings will take place during morning hours. In preparation, remember:
Connection will kick off with a bang this year as we enjoy Hawaiian hospitality, island entertainment and a great evening to intentionally strengthen our family relationships within The Foursquare Church.
Here’s what to expect and what you need to know:
During registration, select which of these gatherings you want to be a part of.
|African (French & English)||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|African American||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|Chinese||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|Indonesian||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|Korean||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|Native American||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|Messianic Rabbi's Caucus||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
Engage with our Hispanic Foursquare family in a powerful time of worship, teaching and celebration all in Spanish.
Join the fun on Tuesday afternoon, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Get ready to be inspired as we hear from Fernando Castillo, Jr., church planter, lead pastor, and supervisor of the Hawaii District.Haga clic aquí para ver el sitio web en español.
Begin your Connection experience by registering online or by calling 877.423.4633.
Foursquare Connection 2016 will be held at the Hawai'i Convention Center, located at 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii 96815.Contact Us
|9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.||Registration Open||Conv. Ctr., Foyer|
|5:00 – 8:00 p.m.||'Ohana Dinner||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|9:00 – 11:00 a.m.||Morning Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Business Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|2:30 – 4:30 p.m.||Conexión Hispana||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|2:30 – 4:30 p.m.||Multiethnic Connections||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|6:00 – 8:15 p.m.||Evening Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|8:00 – 9:00 a.m.||Q + A with Board||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|9:00 – 11:30 a.m.||Morning Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|1:30 – 2:30 p.m.||Training Session A||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|3:00 – 4:00 p.m.||Training Session B||Conv. Ctr., 3rd Floor|
|6:00 – 8:15 p.m.||Evening Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|9:00 – 11:00 a.m.||Business Session + Vote||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
|11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Closing Session||Conv. Ctr., 1st Floor|
There’s a room and a rate that are right for you. With several hotels close to Connection 2016, find the place that you can call home in Honolulu.
As if Foursquare Connection 2016 isn’t enough, there are ample other great attractions in the Honolulu area, some are even in walking distance.
Looking to go further afield? Try Tom Barefoot’s Tours for nearby tours, or search Yelp and Google for more local favorites. Want to extend your trip and experience more of Hawaii? Ask Destination Hawaii to help you create the best pre- or post-Connection experiences.
Keep it simple. Fly to Honolulu (HNL). It’s where we’ll be.
Need ideas on getting to the hotel? Check back for shuttle information.