Bended Knee Men's Prayer Advance

Dates: January 25-27, 2018

Meeting Location: Shenandoah Baptist Church, 6520 Williamson Rd, Roanoke, VA 24019

Our Speakers: 

Dave Young


Dave Young






Otis Duhart    

Otis Duhart

Otis Duhart is a former football player for the Florida State Seminoles (1997-2001), under legendary head coach, Bobby Bowden. In February 2000, Otis asked the Lord to forgive him of his sin, and by faith, he trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. In 2005, God called Otis to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ.





Bob Alderman



Bob Alderman






 Lodging: We have a block of rooms reserved at the Sheraton Hotel, 2801 Hershberger Rd, Roanoke, VA 24017. This is the same hotel we used for the 2016 and 2017 Advances and it was highly praised by those staying there. The room price is $99 per night plus tax. You will need to call 540-563-9300 and ask for the "Christ Life Ministries Men's Prayer Advance" group rate. Or you can click on number 2 below in the Additional Resources and Important Links section to make your reservation online. You MUST make your room reservation by Dec. 28, 2017 in order to receive the special group rate. We are expecting record attendance for this event, so reserve your room early!

Meals Option: We will be offering a special meal option plan in the Shenandoah Gym again this year. These meals will be catered by Randy Scaggs, owner of Plantation on Sunnybrook restaurant in Roanoke. If you purchase this option, you won't have to drive off campus to eat and you will have the added benefit of fellowship with fellow Advance attendees. Thursday Dinner, Friday Lunch and Friday Dinner will be offered for a cost of $35 total for all three meals. **Due to seating limitations, this option will only be available to the first 450 people who elect to purchase this option, so purchase your meal option early.** Late-comers, and those who elect, can take their meals at any of the many area restaurants. In order to offer this option in the most cost efficient way, it is an all or nothing package. Refunds cannot be given for any unused meals. If you want to take advantage of this offer, be sure to select the "THREE MEAL OPTION" on the Registration form. Cutoff date to obtain the Meals Option is January 11, 2018. Purchased meals are non-refundable after January 11, 2018. If you have already registered and only wish to purchase the Three Meal Option, click on option 3 below and fill out the form, deselect the registration option, and click the Three Meal Option and submit the form for payment. Please note in the Additional Information box that you have already registered.

Advance Registration: If you register between September 26th and December 11th, your cost will be $99. If  you register between December 12th and January 2, 2018, your cost will be $109. If you register after January 2, 2018, your cost will be $119.

Special Discount: These special discounts can ONLY be obtained by downloading the PDF registration form (option 4 below) or using the form in the Advance brochure. YOU MUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ON THE FORM EXACTLY TO OBTAIN THE DISCOUNT - NO EXCEPTIONS.  If you become ineligible due to someone not attending, you will be required to pay any discounts received. Discounts cannot be combined. Pick the discount that works best for you.

Cancellation Policy: Canceled registrations are refundable (less a $20 processing fee) up to December 24, 2017. After that date, registrations (less a $20 processing fee) can be used by you or another person as a credit for any Advance within one year of this Advance. You may also substitute someone else for this Advance only without penalty. After January 27, 2019 any remaining credit will be forfeited. You must call our office in advance to notify us of any cancellation or substitution.

Tentative Schedule:

Additional Resources and Important Links:

1. View the 2018 Prayer Advance Brochure (pdf format)

2. Click here to reserve your room at the Sheraton Hotel online.

3. Click here to register online and to purchase the Three Meal Option.

4. Click here to download a copy of the registration form (pdf format)

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Christ Life Ministries, Inc.
PO Box 399 Vinton, VA 24179
Phone: 540-890-6100
Fax: 540-890-4133