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Conference 2020

The 2020 Issues, Etc.
“Making the Case” Conference
Chicago, IL

Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13, 2020


Dr. Albert Mohler of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. Robert George of Princeton University
Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist
Mark Hemingway of RealClearInvestigations
Rev. Hans Fiene of Lutheran Satire
Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller of Has American Christianity Failed?
Rev. William Weedon of The Word of the Lord Endures Forever

Concordia University-Chicago
7400 Augusta St.
River Forest, IL


Only cancellations via email or mail will be honored.
Send email to or mail to P.O. Box 83, Collinsville, IL 62234

Cancellations received on or before May 15 will be refunded 75%. 
Cancellations received after May 15 will not be refunded.


Friday, June 12

3:00 pm – Live Broadcast of Issues, Etc.
5:00 pm – Dinner
6:30 pm – Dr. Albert Mohler, Making the Case against Secularism
7:15 pm
 – Break
7:30 pm – 
Rev. Bryan Wolfmueller, Making the Case for the Trinity
8:15 pm – Break
8:30 pm – 
Q & A with Dr. Albert Mohler
9:00 pm – Compline: Prayer at Close of Day

Saturday, June 13

8:30 am – Matins
9:00 am – Rev. Hans Fiene, Making the Case for the Obedience of Christ
9:45 am – Break
10:00 am – Mark and Mollie Hemingway, Making the Case for Christian Political Engagement
10:45 am – Break
11:00 am – Pr. Will Weedon, Hymn Sing 
11:45 am
 – Lunch
1:15 pm  – Dr. Robert George, Making the Case for the Constitution & Civic Virtue I
2:00 pm – Break
2:15 pm – 
Dr. Robert George, Making the Case for the Constitution & Civic Virtue II
3:00 pm – Break
3:15 pm – Speaker Panel Q & A
4:00 pm – Dinner
5:30 pm – Divine Service


Lodging in CUC dormitory room is available.
Contact Pete Becker at
Double $65-80
Single $45-55
Traditional and suite room arrangements available
Access to air conditioned rooms is limited,
and will be granted in the order applications arrive.


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hillside
200 South Mannheim Road, I-290, Exit 17
Hillside, IL
If calling 708-544-2700, mention the code “MTC.” 
Special rate applies to reservation made before May 10, 2020.

Hampton Inn O’Hare Airport Schiller Park
3939 North Mannheim Road
Schiller Park, IL

Carleton of Oak Park Hotel
1110 Pleasant Street
Oak Park, IL
For reservations, call (708) 848-5000.
Ask for Dana  or Katie in Sales. 
Mention Group #3150 to receive the discounted rate. 
Office hours: M-F, 9-5 CST

Thanks to Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s sponsorship,
child care is free for children ages 1-12.

Are you bringing children to the Conference? Click here.

Vendor space is filled for this conference.

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