Adventist Chaplains World Congress


Ultimate Planning Guide for the  2nd Adventist Chaplains World Congress “Faces of Chaplaincy Through the Years”   2014 Edition



Create a Personal Account – As part of the registration process, you will create a personal account. At the bottom of the page look for I need to create an account. Enter your first and last name and an email address that you check regularly. You will be assigned a login and temporary password. Once you log in, make sure you click on the link to change your password.

Hot Tip – Take action now and register to save $20!

Dates – The 2nd Adventist Chaplains World Congress runs Monday, June 29, through Wednesday night, July 1st. You will want to arrive on Monday, June 29 in time to attend the opening session at 7:00 p.m. Registration will be open from 12 noon to 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Lila Cockrell Theatre, located in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205.

Hot Tip – Take this chance to attend the opening weekend of the 60th General Conference Session of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Click here to learn more about the Session at 2015 GC Session.


Where Do We Meet?


Lodging – Lodging for the 2nd ACWC will be at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites, San Antonio Riverwalk, 303 Blum, San Antonio, Texas 78205.          • Room rates are $125.00 + taxes per night for up to four guests per room. This includes a complimentary, full hot breakfast.          • Complimentary WiFi is available.          • Check in at 3 p.m. Check out will be 12 Noon July 1st.          • You will be responsible for room costs and taxes; incidentals, and parking fees. Parking rates are:          Valet Parking (per day with in/out privileges) $25.00 + tax          Self-parking (per day with in/out privileges) $21.00 + tax

Hot Tip – Planning to attend the 60th General Conference Session, you MUST book a room in another hotel. Click here to learn more here.

I’m On My Way to San Antonio! Travel – The nearest airport is San Antonio International Airport. Ground transportation options are available (reference the San Antonio International Airport Transportation options). LaQuinta Inn and Suites Riverwalk is about 7 miles from the airport.

Hot Tip – Check airline fares often and book early!

Airport Shuttle – GO Airport Shuttle is San Antonio International Airport’s authorized and single shared-ride shuttle service. Shuttles depart from 7 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily to downtown hotels every 15 minutes. Passengers may purchase tickets at the airport’s baggage claim area or make a reservation online. Make sure you choose LaQuinta Inn Riverwalk when making your selection.

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Navigating the ACWC

On-site Event Registration & Check-in – You may register on Monday, June 29, from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; or on Tuesday, June 30, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please add an additional $20 to each registration fee if you plan to register on-site rather than taking advantage of the advance online registration. You may pay with cash, credit card, or a check or money order made out to the North American Division.

Children – As a courtesy to other participants, and to maximize your benefit during this event, we ask that you make other arrangements for the care of your children.

Dress  Business casual. For the Wednesday evening banquet, church attire/military dress uniforms (no combat uniform) requested.

ACWC Keynote Speakers – Monday night ­– Dilys Brooks, campus chaplain at Loma Linda University Tuesday night – Gerald Winslow, health care chaplain at Loma Linda University


The Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries team is excited to host you in San Antonio, Texas June 29 – July 1, 2015.

May you be nurtured spiritually, socially, and professionally!

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