NEDA Conference 2017


"Overflow:  Leader Development In The Way Of Jesus"  


The 2017 Annual Conference of the New England District Association will be held on October 17 – 18, 2017, at
Westfield Evangelical Free Church, Westfield, MA


Our speakers this year will be:  Dr. Scott Solberg (Senior Pastor, Wethersfield EFC, CT), Sam Huggard (NEDA District Superintendent) and Rev. Fritz Dale (EFCA).

 Annual Report package


Schedule (subject to minor changes)

Tuesday, October 17th:

9:00-10:00AM    Registration/Check-In (coffee, etc. available in Cafe) No registrations during worship - if you arrive late you are invited to come join us in the sanctuary, but stop by the registration table afterwards to check in.



9:00AM          Registration/Coffee & Refreshments                                                              Welcome Center, Café

10:00AM        Worship, Teaching Session I (Sam Huggard)                                                Sanctuary

12 Noon          Lunch                                                                                                                     Larsen Hall

1:00                 Roundtable Small Group Discussions                                                              Larsen Hall

2:30                 Break (coffee & refreshments)/Visit the Vendors!                                       Café

3:00-3:30       Optional Informational Vendor workshops: (choose one)

                * Utilizing Technology in Ministry (John Kimball, Beaumeadow Group)        Classroom (A)

                * Retirement Planning for Pastors (Ross Morrison, FCCM)                               Classroom (B)

                * How You and Your Church can help: ReachGlobal Crisis Response                Conference Room (C)

               * Pastors’ Wives Networking – meet & greet, no agenda!                                    Youth Lounge (D)

 4:00                 NEDA Business meeting                                                                                   Sanctuary

5:30                 Dinner                                                                                                                    Larsen Hall

7:00                 Worship, Teaching Session II, Communion (Fritz Dale)                            Sanctuary

 Wednesday October 18th

                        Breakfast (on your own/at hotels); coffee available in café.

9:00AM          Worship, Teaching Session III (Scott Solberg)                                             Sanctuary

10:15               Break (coffee & refreshments)/Visit the Vendors!                                       Café

10:45               Teaching Session VI, Interactive Panel Discussion Q &A                          Larsen Hall

12 noon           Lunch: Box lunch - Stay and eat or grab ‘n go                                           Café


Sign up today using the form below. You will receive an email invoice within a few days  in order to make payment.


Pre-Registration: $50. Walk-In Registration is $60

Registration is a flat fee which includes conference sessions, lunch and dinner on Tuesday and lunch on Wednesday (no adjustments if you come for only part of the conference or skip meals). Housing and breakfast are on your own. This fee is waived for NEDA pastors' wives if husband will be attending.


Housing Options


Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Westfield, MA   $109+tax per night for king/queen/double room. Put WEV in the Group Code box when making your online reservation. *** UPDATE: Cut-off date to receive this rate was September 16, 2017, but you might still be able to get a room at their regular price. Click here for hotel link

Quality Inn, Westfield, $93+tax per night. We have no group contract, this reservation would be on your own. Click here for hotel link and information.




Attire: Casual and comfortable

Westfield EFC is handicapped accessible

Childcare will not be provided


**UPDATE: All vendor/Exhibitor space has been reserved, no more spaces available. 

Vendors & Exhibitors: All vendors must pre-register, no walk-ins. Space is limited and is therefore reserved for EFCA ministries, affiliates, missionaries and other existing ministry partners. There is no additional cost for your space, but you will need to register and pay the registration fee for yourself and any other person who will be at your booth. You will receive additional information prior to the conference about set-up time, your assigned location, and other important details.