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Alliance Council2015May 26-31

Long Beach Skyline


Join the Alliance family in Long Beach, CA on May 26-31, as we gather to worship our risen King, experience His renewing power, and celebrate what He is doing in our midst. Be with us as we follow His lead into our next chapter of Acts 1:8 ministry.

council 2015 overview

From keynote speakers and worship services to seminars and ministry strategy sessions, each event in the schedule is designed to minister to you. Connect with old friends, mingle with Alliance international workers, and take part in strategic discussions for the future of The Alliance.


You will be refreshed, encouraged, and challenged by speakers such as those listed below.

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Francis Chan

Pastor and best-selling author Francis Chan will speak at the Tuesday evening service. Francis is a church planter in San Francisco, California, and was well-received by Alliance youth at two LIFE conferences.

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Leith Anderson

Rev. Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals, will address Council attendees Thursday evening. Leith has authored more than 20 books, including A Church for the Twenty-First Century.

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Joni Eareckson Tada

Mrs. Joni Eareckson Tada will speak about Christ our Healer Saturday morning. Founder and chief executive officer of Joni and Friends International Disability Center, Joni, a quadriplegic, is an international advocate for people with disabilities.

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John Stumbo

John Stumbo is president of the U.S. Alliance. During nearly four decades of Alliance ministry, John served as a pastor, vice president, district superintendent, and evangelist before his election as president in 2013.


Monday, May 25

  • International Ministries Pre-Council
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Council Committees

Tuesday, May 26

  • Seminar—“Becoming a Praying Church”―Dr. Dave Butts and Mr. Jon Graf
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Seminar (Sneak peak to message)―Rev. Francis Chan
  • New Delegate Orientation
  • Evening Service—Rev. Francis Chan

Wednesday, May 27

  • Prayer Meeting
  • State of the Church—President John Stumbo
  • Ministry Strategy Session
  • Evening Service

Thursday, May 28

  • Morning Service
  • Seminars
  • Prayer Gathering (Revival)
  • Ministry Strategy Session
  • Evening Service—Rev. Leith Anderson

Friday, May 29

  • Ministry Strategy Session (if needed)
  • Seminars
  • Prayer Gathering (Families, Marriages, Children, Prodigals)
  • Ministry Strategy Session
  • Election for Board of Directors
  • Seminars
  • Evening Service—CELEBRATION OF JESUS—Mr. Charles Galbreath

Saturday, May 30

  • Morning Service—CHRIST OUR HEALER―Joni Eareckson Tada
  • Seminars
  • Evening Service—CHRIST OUR SANCTIFIER―Communion―President John Stumbo

Sunday, May 31

  • Morning Service—CHRIST OUR COMING KING


Online registration

Alliance Council 2015 will be open from October 6, 2014 through April 24, 2015

  • Accredited Delegate (voting) $149
  • Corresponding Delegate $99
  • *Closes Saturday, April 24 @ 11:00 a.m.

On-Site Registration

On-site registration at the Long Beach Convention Center will begin Monday, May 25 at 1:00 p.m.

  • Accredited Delegate (voting) $189
  • *Closes Friday, May 29 @ 12:00 p.m.
  • Corresponding Delegate $129
  • *Closes Saturday, May 30 @ 11:00 a.m.
  • NEW this year! Weekend Attendee $10
  • * Opens Friday, May 29 @ 2:00 p.m.
Important information for Accredited Delegates

Registration for Accredited Delegates closes at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at the Registration Booth in the Long Beach Convention Center. Any delegate who wishes to vote in the elections must be on site to register no later than 11:30 a.m. on Thursday.

location - long beach, ca

Other Attractions


  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Islands
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Chili’s
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
  • Gladstone’s Long Beach
  • Tokyo Wako
  • Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que
  • And more!

travel and housing

Flight Information

The three major airports are Los Angeles (LAX), which is 23 miles to the Long Beach Conference Center (LBCC); John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), which is 24 miles to LBCC; and the Long Beach Airport (LGB), which is 6 miles to downtown. LAX and SNA have low cost carriers such as Southwest. LGB has four air carriers: Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, JetBlue Airlines and US Airways. Please note when considering which airport to fly into that both LAX and SNA offer lower shuttle cost, while at LGB you will have to secure a private shuttle service.

Hotel Information


    200 S. Pine Ave.
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    T: 1-562-491-1234
    Additional Information
    • Single Occupancy $149 + tax
    • Double Occupancy $149 + tax
    • Triple Occupancy $174 + tax
    • Quadruple Occupancy $199 + tax
    • $22/per day self parking
    • $24/per day valet parking
    • *$9 if attending hotel function
    • $24 overnight

    333 E. Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    T: 1-562-436-3000
    Additional Information
    • Single Occupancy $139 + tax
    • Double Occupancy $139 + tax
    • $18/per day self parking
    • $21/per day valet parking

    111 E Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    T: 1-562-437-5900
    Additional Information
    • Single Occupancy $149 + tax
    • Double Occupancy $149 + tax
    • $18/per day self parking
    • $23/per day valet parking