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Nordic Conference

Stockholm, Sweden
20-23 July 2018

We warmly extend an invitation to the saints from the churches all over the world to participate in the weekend conference in Stockholm, Sweden on July 20-22, 2018. We welcome you to join us in blending fellowship with one another in the Triune God. The detailed information, such as schedule, conference venue, accommodation and meals, is presented below. You may register for the conference online (see below).

Following the weekend conference, there will also be a sisters’ fellowship in two meetings, from 10:00-15:00 on Monday, July 23, including a lunch. All sisters who attend the conference are warmly welcomed to participate in this post-conference sisters’ time.

If you have any questions about the conference or the sisters’ fellowship, please contact us at forsamlingenistockholm@gmail.com. We pray that the Lord will bless this gathering for the building up of His Body and accomplishment of His eternal purpose.

The Church in Stockholm
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Meeting Place:
Scandic Hotel Upplands Väsby
Hotellvägen 1
19435 Upplands Väsby, Sweden

The hotel has free parking for cars, however one does need to pick up a parking permit at the reception.

If you arrive at Arlanda airport you do not need to travel to central Stockholm, you could travel directly to Upplands Väsby. Arlanda airport is located 17 km north of Upplands Väsby. There are frequent traffic of regional trains (pendeltåg) from the airport to Upplands Väsby station. Ticket price 120 (passageavgift) + 31 (ticket) =151 SEK. Scandic Hotel Upplands Väsby is about 2 km from Upplands Väsby station. We shall provide shuttle transport between Upplands Väsby and the hotel if we are informed of arrival time beforehand.

The hotel has a fixed rate of 345 SEK when getting a ride with Taxi Stockholm taxi (look for the logo Taxi Stockholm 150000).

For information regarding travel to and from the airport please visit: www.swedavia.se/arlanda/
Conference Schedule:
Friday 20 July17:00-19:00Conference registration
18:00-19:30Dinner at the hotel
19:30-21:30Meeting 1
Saturday 21 July10:00-12:00Meeting 2
12:00-13:30Lunch at the hotel
16:00-18:00Meeting 3
18:00-19:30Dinner at the hotel
19:30-21:30Meeting 4
Lord's Day 22 July09:30-10:15Lord's Table
10:15-12:00Meeting 5
12:00-13:30Lunch at the hotel

There will also be a Nordic brother’s fellowship meeting after dinner from 19:00 to 21:00 on the Lord’s Day 22 July. All the brothers attending the conference are welcomed to join us. Further details about this meeting will be announced at the conclusion of the conference.
Sisters' Fellowship Schedule:
Monday 23 July10:00-12:00Meeting 1
12:00-13:00Lunch
13:00-15:00Meeting 2
Translation:
The messages will be given in English, with side by side translation into Swedish/Norwegian.

If you need translation into any other language we kindly ask you to arrange it yourself.
Information for Families with Children :
There will be children´s meetings in the morning and afternoon during the conference weekend for children aged 3 or above. Please let us know if you are interested in serving in one of the meetings by emailing forsamlingenistockholm@gmail.com

There is a small spa area with a jacuzzi pool in the hotel basement.

There is also a very nice swimming facility (Vilundabadet) less than 5 minute walk from the hotel.
Accommodation:
Scandic Hotel Upplands Väsby
Hotellvägen 1
19435 Upplands Väsby, Sweden

We encourage all participating saints to stay at the Hotel Scandic Upplands Väsby, where all the meetings are held. Please reserve directly with the hotel by contacting them over
  • phone: +468 517 355 14 (opening hours Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm)
  • or e-mail: [email protected]

Please specify the booking code “46310696” or "Church in Stockholm". The booking code does not work with online booking, you need to make your booking by e-mail or phone! When booked with the code you will get the following rates which include breakfast:
  • Room with single occupancy: 720 SEK per night per room
  • Room with double occupancy: 920 SEK per night per room
  • Room with three guests: 1120 SEK per night per room
  • Room with four guests: 1320 SEK per night per room
  • Infants and toddlers sleep in a cot free of charge

PLEASE MAKE SURE, WHEN RESERVING YOUR HOTEL ROOM, TO LOOK FOR ALTERNATIVE RATES ON THE HOTEL WEBSITE WITHOUT USING THE CODE. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT A SIGNIFICANTLY CHEAPER RATE MAY BE AVAILABLE.

Sweden does not use Euro but Swedish krona (SEK). Note that 10 Swedish Kroners (10 SEK) is very approximately $1.2 USD, 1,1 EUR, or £0.8 GBP. Current exchange rates can be found on www.xe.com.

IMPORTANT: You need to make your own room reservation on the hotel website, in addition to registering with the conference (see below). Also please make your own arrangements to share your room with other saints if needed. If you are unable to find a roommate, please write us at forsamlingenistockholm@gmail.com, and we will try to connect you with other registrants. In your email please specify your gender, age group, and expected arrival and departure dates.

For those who would like to extend their stay until Monday, the same rates as above apply.

The same rates are also applicable if any saints would like to stay for a few extra days before or after the conference.
Conference Registration Fee:
There will be a Conference registration fee of 650 SEK per person for all conference attendees of age 13 and over. Those between 0-12 register for free. The conference fees will be used mostly for meals during the conference from Friday dinner to Lord’s Day lunch. There will be no reduction of conference fee for attendees who miss any of the meals.

For those staying through Monday, there will be an additional charge of 300 SEK to cover Lord’s Day dinner and Monday lunch.

The conference registration fee and additional charges need to be paid at the conference registration desk upon arrival. We prefer that you pay the fee by credit or debit card.
Registration and Deadline:
We are requesting the saints who plan to attend the conference to complete the online registration:

Please click here for online registration.

If you are not certain, you can still register now and confirm your attendance later. This will help us in our planning and preparation of this conference.

The deadline for registration is June 20, 2018.

All registration requests after the deadline will be charged a late processing fee of 250 SEK (about 30 USD).