CMCA 2023 Summit Schedule 

Thursday, May 18

(pre-summit optional activities, separate registration required)


Summit Registration/Check-In Open

Barrows Auditorium Lobby


Chicago Pizza/Salad Dinner

Wilson Suite, Billy Graham Hall

Pre-registration required, Capacity is limited.


Seminar: How to study the Bible with currently or formerly incarcerated individuals

Barrows Auditorium

Bob Ekblad 

Author, Pastor, Co-founder, Co-director Tierra Nueva

free event sponsored by Correctional Ministries Institute

Friday, May 19th

8:00 am

Registration/Check-In Open

Barrows Auditorium Lobby

8:45-10:25 am

Film (Pardoned by Grace)

Barrows Auditorium


Opening Plenary Session

Barrows Auditorium

Angulus Wilson, Keynote Speaker

Chaplain Wheaton College, former Director Institute for Prison Ministries

Jon Jones, Worship Leader

Worship Leader, Community Christian Church, Naperville



Anderson Commons

1:15-2:45 pm

Workshop Session 1

Billy Graham Hall

2:45-3:15 pm


Billy Graham Hall

3:15-4:45 pm

Workshop Session 2

Billy Graham Hall

5:00-6:00 pm


Anderson Commons

6:30-9:00 pm

Concert & Dessert Reception

Barrows Auditorium, Billy Graham Hall

Eric Genuis-Pianist, Composer, Speaker

Concerts For Hope

Saturday, May 20th

Please note: There is a race on Saturday May 20th at 8am and Washington Street will be closed from 7:30-9:30am.  If you are driving to Billy Graham Hall take President Street instead.

9:15-9:30 am


Barrows Auditorium

Jon Jones

9:30-10:35 am

Plenary Session II

Barrows Auditorium

Mark Inch, Keynote Speaker

Ret. Secretary of Corrections, Florida

Jon Jones, Worship

10:45-12:15 pm

Workshop Session 3

Billy Graham Hall




Anderson Commons


Workshop Session 4

Billy Graham Hall


3:00-3:30 pm

Closing Session

Barrows Auditorium

Vanessa Gardner, Keynote Speaker

Founder, President Reentry Consultants of America

Jon Jones, Worship