2013 Washington Summit Itinerary

Sunday, July 21, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. CONVENTION CENTER

   
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration Check-In

   
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Praise and Worship

 
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Daughters for Zion presents
Teaching Session & Prayer
Pastor Cheryl Morrison, CUFI Region 3 Director, will lead a teaching session on how to pray for Israel followed by a prayer service led by Pastor Lynne Hammond, National Director of Daughters for Zion and CUFI Region 8 Director, and Rev. Billye Brim, CUFI Region 5 Director.

   

Monday, July 22, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. CONVENTION CENTER

   
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Check-In

   
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Camp CUFI Ages 5-12 Registration Required

   
10:00 AM -11:30 AM

Opening Plenary
Presenters:
CUFI Executive Board

Pastor John Hagee - Founder and National Chairman of Christians United for Israel
Gary Bauer - President of American Values
David Brog - Executive Director of Christians United for Israel
Bishop Keith A. Butler - Founder and Pastor of Word of Faith International Christian Center in Southfield, MI.
Pastor Happy Caldwell - Founder and Pastor of Agape Church in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Pastor Mac Hammond - Senior Pastor of Living Word Christian Center, in Brooklyn Park
Michael Little - A member of the Board of Directors and serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. (CBN).
Pastor George Morrison - Senior Pastor of Faith Bible Chapel

   
11:30 AM -1:00 PM

Open Lunch Break
CUFI Café available inside the convention center for food and drink purchases.

   
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Break Out Session One

I. Israel 101 – The Basics of the Arab Israeli Conflict
An excellent choice for first time attendees. This informative session will teach you the history of the Israeli-Arab conflict and the day-to-day challenges facing Israel and the peace process. If you want a deeper understanding of current events in the Middle East, this break-out session
is for you.
Presenters:
David Brog - Executive Director of Christians United for Israel
Dr. Kenneth Stein - Director of the Institute for the Study of Modern Israel of Emory
Pastor Victor Styrsky - Eastern Regional Coordinator of CUFI

II. Committed To Israel's Destruction: Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas
Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas' goal is the destruction of Israel and the West; their despicable methods matched by few in the course of history. Yet how much do we know about terrorism's modern trifecta? During this breakout session, leading experts will discuss the means by which Iran and her terrorist proxies aim to achieve their genocidal ends.
Presenters:
Frank Gaffney - Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy
Cliff May - President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Erick Stakelbeck - Correspondent/Terrorism Analyst on CBN News

III. Targeting the "Sunday People"
An often overlooked headline from the Middle East is the persecution and ensuing exodus of Christians from the Arab nations. As the threats to Israel continue to grow, so do the threats against Christians as well. In this breakout session you will hear top experts discuss the heartbreaking stories and inspiring courage of Christians facing martyrdom on a daily basis throughout the Middle East.
Presenters:
Pastor Steven Khoury - Pastor & Vice President of Holy Land Missions
Lela Gilbert - Writer, Journalist and Author
Jordan Sekulow - Director of Policy and International Operations for the American Center for Law and Justice

   
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Break Out Session Two

I. Myths and Facts: Refuting the Negative Myths About Israel
Have you ever heard an accusation against Israel that you knew was false, but were not knowledgeable enough to respond? Covering hot-button issues like Israel's actions in Gaza, the West Bank security fence, and battlefield ethics, this session presents Israeli military experts and decision makers who will reveal the truth behind the headlines and empower you to respond to Israel's accusers with confidence.
Presenters:
David Brog - Executive Director of Christians United for Israel
Elliot Chodoff - Political and military analyst
Sgt. Benjamin Anthony - Veteran Israeli combat soldier

II. Iran: Eye of the Storm
Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terror and on the cusp of developing nuclear weapons. The dangers of this regime cannot be understated but they must be understood. During this panel, three leading experts on terror and the Middle East will explain the strengths, weaknesses and dangers of Tehran's tyrants.
Presenters:
Clare M. Lopez - Strategic policy and intelligence expert
Erick Stakelbeck - Correspondent/Terrorism Analyst on CBN News
Gary Bauer - President of American Values

III. The Biblical Mandate to Stand With Israel
Genesis 12:3 mandates that those who bless Israel will be blessed, but entire Bible is a Zionist document. During this panel Christian leaders will discuss God's commandment that we stand with Israel and His everlasting relationship with His chosen people.
Presenters:
Pastor Jay Bailey - Solid Rock Church, Columbus, GA
Pastor Scott Thomas - Free Life Chapel, Lakeland, FL
Pastor Cheryl Morrison - Faith Bible Chapel, Arvada, CO

   
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Pastors' Reception
Invitation to all Pastors attending Summit to meet Pastor Hagee and the CUFI leadership.

   
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Chairman's Club Donor Banquet
Open to individuals, churches or ministries who have donated $1,000 or more to Christians United for Israel since July 2012. If you desire to attend the Chairman's Club Banquet, please contact the CUFI office (210) 477-4714 or via email at info@cufi.org.
Presenters:
Senator Ted Cruz -(R-TX)
Governor Mike Huckabee - 44th Governor of Arkansas

   
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Informative Movie

   

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. CONVENTION CENTER

   
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Check-In

   
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Camp CUFI Age 5-12 Registration Required

   
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

A View from the Hill
Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann - (R-MN)
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. - (D-GA)
Congressman John Barrow - (D-GA)
Senator Lindsey Graham - (R-SC)
Congressman Doug Lamborn - (R-CO)
Congressman Tom Price - (R-GA)
Congressman Peter Roskam - (R-IL)

   
10:0 AM - 12:00 PM

Talking Point & Civics 101 Seminar
David Brog will present and explain topics of discussion for our Congressional visits.

   
12:00 0M - 1:00 PM

Regional Meet & Greet
Meet your Regional, State and City Directors from your region. You will also meet with the other delegates from your Congressional District who will join you on your visit to the Hill.

   
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Open Lunch Break
CUFI Café available inside the convention center for food and drink purchases.

   
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Middle East Briefing
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (via satellite)
Gary Bauer
- President of American Values
Majority Leader Eric Cantor  (R-VA)
Elliot Chodoff - Political and military analyst
Malcolm Hoenlein -Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Executive Vice Chairman
Colonel Richard Kemp - Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan 
Israeli Minister of Tourism Uzi Landau, Ph.D.
Dan Senor - Author of Start Up Nation and political adviser 

   
4:30 PM 6:30 PM

Open Dinner Break
CUFI Café available inside the convention center for food and drink purchases

   
7:00 PM-9:30 PM

A Night To Honor Israel
Pastor John Hagee
Ambassador Ron Prosor
Glenn Beck

   

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
CHRISTIANS UNITED FOR ISRAEL DAY ON CAPITOL HILL

   
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registered attendees will meet with their elected officials throughout the day and present the Biblical positions of our support for the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.