Presence & People Conference

Presence and People is a 5-fold ministry conference launching at Sonrise this October 2019. Our vision for Presence and People is to see churches, ministries, and believers be about both the presence of God and about reaching people in practical ways. We are coming together for this time to receive training, expand our vision and receive impartation. The Presence is all about prayer, awakening, and revival. It’s about giving God space in our lives, homes, and churches to do the supernatural work that can only be done as we wait on Him in prayer and worship. The People is all about how we impact our cities and the people in them in practical and tangible ways through serving and disciple-making. We are bringing in apostolic and prophetic leaders to speak and minister in our sessions that will build you up and inspire your faith. This year’s conference will also have a special emphasis for intercessors to receive a spirit of prayer and travail that will make a difference in our neighborhoods and nation. If you are a church place or workplace leader that would like to connect with other like-minded leaders please inquire about our apostolic network meetings that will run in tandem with this conference.

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What to Expect

Power encounters with the word and worship.  We will hear from Doug Stringer from Somebody Cares Ministry as well as Joseph Mattera of Mattera Ministries and the US Coalition of Apostolic Leaders.

Registration is non-refundable but fully transferable to someone else - all transfers handled between parties. There is no childcare available during conference and tickets must be purchased for all children 12 and older.


Doug Stringer

Founder, Somebody Cares

Dr. J. Doug Stringer is the Founder and President of Somebody Cares America and Somebody Cares International, a global network of chapters, centers, affiliate, and partner churches and organizations working together to bring hope and healing to their communities through Prayer initiatives, Compassion outreaches, and Cooperative efforts.

The collaborative network has grown rapidly and now impacts communities and cities around the world. What began as an outreach to the inner city and homeless in Houston, Texas in 1981, has become a clarion call for us to cross our ethnic and denominational barriers to be a tangible expression of Christ to our communities. His years of ministry experiences have taken him to numerous communities and nations; from urban to foreign fields; from garbage dumps to the palaces and halls of government leaders.

Joseph Mattera

U.S. Coalition of Apostolic Leaders

Dr. Joseph Mattera is an internationally-known author, consultant, and theologian whose mission is to influence leaders who influence culture. He is the founding pastor of Resurrection Church and leads several organizations, including The U.S. Coalition of Apostolic Leaders and Christ Covenant Coalition. Dr. Mattera is the author of 11 bestselling books, including his latest “Poisonous Power,” and is renown for applying Scripture to contemporary culture. To order his books or to join the many thousands who subscribe to his newsletter go to

Dan Hammer

Senior Apostolic Leader - Sonrise Christian Center

Dr. Dan C. Hammer is a true servant-leader and visionary with a passion to reach the unloved with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Dan is committed to intercessory prayer and uncovering the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the lives of believers. Recognized as an apostle and member of the International Coalition of Apostles, Dan has traveled the world helping plant and develop churches, schools, and orphanages in many nations including Mexico, India, South Africa, Uganda, Cuba, Turkey, Italy, Israel, Thailand, Fiji, Poland, and Russia. Dan is the founding Pastor of Sonrise Christian Center. He did undergraduate work at Seattle Bible College. He completed his Master’s and Doctorate at Bakke Graduate University. Dan and his wife Terry have three adult children and five grandchildren.

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