Urban Camp Meeting

Next Year's 2020 URBAN CONVOCATION, October 9-10

Urban Camp Meeting June 20-22, 2019







Theme: Time to ENGAGE

"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost..." Matthew 28:19 Kjv



Elder Jonathan Henderson → June 20, 21, & 22 → Worship Services (Gymnasium)

Lydia Elle → JUNE 21 ¦ 10 AM & 1:00 PM → SeminarsFEEL IT DON'T FUEL IT  ¦  HOW REJECTION SERVES YOU (Gymnasium)

June 20-22, 2019

Thursday 7-9 p.m.

Mayfair SDA Church
6940 El Dorado Street • Stockton

Friday 9a.m.-9p.m. - Sabbath 8a.m.-9p.m. - Social

 Christian Life Center
9025 West Lane, Stockton




Mission Trip Stockton ¦ Habitat for Humanity

3 ON 3 bASKETBALL 2019
Volunteers needed 1
Volunteers needed poster_3
immanuel temple health van
Engage Choir Rehearsal update

Biographies (in order by schedule)

Dr. Marc Woodson

Dr. Marc Woodson


Dr. Marc Woodson was elected president of the Northern California Conference on Sept. 30, 2018. Previously, he had served as NCC executive secretary since 2007. A native of Southern California and a product of Adventist Christian education, Woodson has an associate degree in communication and a bachelor’s degree in theology from Oakwood University, a master of divinity degree from Andrews University, and a doctorate in ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary.

An ordained minister, Woodson has served in various capacities for over 20 years - as a campus chaplain, youth pastor, associate pastor, and senior pastor at the Mt. Rubidoux church in Riverside, California. Before coming to Northern California, Woodson served the Southeastern California Conference as the associate youth director, where he supervised local church youth pastors, trained youth and young adult leaders, and planned youth events.

Elder Jonathan Henderson
Elder Jose Marin
Elder Damian Chandler
Elder Edwin Brown
Elder Gregory Johnson
Dr. Eddie Heinrich
Elder Melvyn Warfield
Elder Chanda Nunes
Anthony Whigham
Aaron Brieno
Valda Dounveor
Chef G.W. Chew
Dr. Kathy M. Batchelor
Kathy Slater
Jackie Johnson

Time to ENGAGE

“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost…” Matthew 28:19 KJV


Thursday Evening

Northern California Conference President Dr. Marc Woodson

Youth: Vallejo Central Church Pastor Elder Jonathan Henderson


Morning: Northern California Conference Executive Secretary Elder Jose Marin

Seminars: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Lunch, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Evening: Sacramento Capitol City Church Senior Pastor Elder Damian Chandler

Youth: Vallejo Central Church Pastor Elder Jonathan Henderson


Friday Seminars

• Laity Training on Immigrants’ Rights and Resources
Aaron Brieno, Legislative Director for California State Senator Ben Hueso (Senate District 40)

• “Living Beyond Losses” How to manage the losses in your life
Valda Dounveor

• Educating the Palate
Chef G.W. Chew

• Engaging in Rest: The Power of Rest for Ministry Effectiveness
Dr. Kathy Batchelor


Morning: Oakland Market Street Pastor Elder Edwin Brown

Personal Ministries: Stockton Valley Community Pastor, Elder Gregory Johnson and Northern California Conference Youth Director Elder Eddie Heinrich

Divine Service: Oakland Grand Advent Pastor Elder Melvyn W. Warfield Jr.

NCC Urban Camp Meeting Mass Choir: Elmhurst Music Director,  Brian Nervis

Youth: Vallejo Central Church Pastor Elder Jonathan Henderson

Ordination Service: District Pastor of Oakland Immanuel Temple and Pittsburg churches, Pastor Garrett B. Anderson

Afternoon Concert: Anthony Whigham

Vespers: Sacramento Capitol City Associate Pastor Elder Chanda Nunes

Other Information

Security Team Leaders:

  • Roger Williams, Eureka and Orleans churches District Pastor
  • Lorris Washington, Capitol City church Deacon

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED, please contact:

  • Greeters Coordinator, Sable Hughes → sablede1@gmail.com
  • Ushers Coordinator, Deborah Haynes → dhaynes29@gmail.com
  • Deacons Coordinator, Ryan Brown → rybrown8@gmail.com

Youth and Children

  • ENGAGE Youth Conference, Urban Youth Ministry Leadership, Youth Pastor George Tuyu, Coordinator (Gymnasium)


  • Cradle Roll (Main Sanctuary Complex) Kathy Slater, Coordinator (Oakland Immanuel Temple member). Parents must be present.


  • Kids Camp (ages 6-12): Jackie and Lee Johnson (Oakland Market Street members) Thursday 7 p.m. Registration at Stockton Mayfair Church
  • Youth Chapel Christian Life Center (Main Sanctuary Complex) for Word and Worship then assemble in Classrooms 3rd and 4th  (Gymnasium complex)

 Rates at local hotels:

  • *La Quinta Inns Stockton -$104 Standard -$109/w Microwave and Refrigerator (*new rates)2710 W March Lane, Stockton - t: 209-952-7800
  • Hilton Stockton -$139.002323 Grand Canal Boulevard, Stockton t: 209 956-1306  

RV Parking:

Self contained RV's may parking overnight in the Christian Life Center Lot (9025 West Lane), NO SEWER, NO ELECTRICITY, NO WATER available.

Sponsored by NCC African American Ministries