Dates: November 20th-23rd

Speakers: Ron Lowery & Dale Epp

Come enjoy delicious meals and hours of solid Biblical teaching! His Hill's annual Thanksgiving Conference is always a great time of refreshment and fellowship. Sessions begin Tuesday evening and continue through Friday morning.

As always, the conference sessions are free to attend (please register if you plan to attend)! We would love to have you for the entire time, but if you're unable, feel free to join us for just a session or two. 

If you are interested in reserving accommodations or would like to come for meals, or if you would would like local hotel suggestions, please contact our office!

Ron Lowery

Ron Lowery has been married to Maryanne for 32 years and they have two wonderful children, ages 13 and 7. Ron has been in Christian ministry for 38 years, pastored churches for 20 plus years, served as the Principal of Capernwray Bible School New Zealand, and was an adjunct professor for Moody Bible Institute in Spokane, Washington, and Southwest Texas Junior College, Crystal City, Texas. He has preached and led conferences in several countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Ukraine and Vietnam as well as in the USA. 

Topic:  The Beatitudes.

Dale Epp

Dale Epp lives under the gaze of Mt. Peel on the South Island of New Zealand. Originally from Canada, Dale has been with Torchbearers for 24 years.  He and his wife Patti first spent several years on staff at His Hill before moving to NZ in 2003 to pioneer and lead the Bible school there for 11 years.  Dale is now a speaking and teaching Field Representative for Capernwray NZ, as well as a self employed builder.  He is the Founder and Director for ‘Jumpstart’ - a growing camp ministry in NZ aimed at home-educated teens.  Dale enjoys spicy food, strong coffee, and spending time in the NZ outdoors with Patti and their 2 teenaged children. 

Topic: Moses and the exodus.

Activities and Amenities

Our tennis, basketball and sand volleyball courts, as well as our gym, are available for your use during the afternoons of the conference.

You will have the opportunity on Wednesday afternoon to enjoy the beautiful Hill Country on a leisurely bike ride or at our high ropes course. Please sign up in the bookstore by Wednesday after breakfast. The cost is $10.00 per person, per activity. Space is limited. 


Housing is available on our property or you may choose to stay at a local bed and breakfast. Click register below to see prices for our accommodations. Please note: His Hill buildings are smoke free and pet free.

child care 

Child care is available free of charge during each session for children 8 and under. Children 9 and up are asked to sit in the sessions with their parents.


Parking is available across from the Chapel, in the office parking lot, in front of the Dining Hall, and outside Emmanuel dorm.


Wi-Fi is available in our office lounge.


Check this page after the conference to listen to and download sessions.


Tuesday, November 20

2:00-5:00pm           Registration

6:00pm                    Supper

7:30pm                    Ron Lowery

Wednesday, November 21

8:00am                   Breakfast

9:15am                   Dale Epp

11:00am                 Ron Lowery

12:30pm                 Lunch

6:00pm                   Supper

7:30pm                   Dale Epp  

Thursday, November 22

8:00am                   Breakfast

9:15am                   Dale Epp

11:00am                 Ron Lowery

1:00pm                   Thanksgiving Dinner

6:00pm                   Supper

7:30pm                   Ron Lowery  

Friday, November 23

8:00am                    Breakfast

9:15am                    Dale Epp

11:00am                  Ron Lowery

12:30pm                  Lunch