March 22 - 24, 2024

Location: Extraco Events Center (map)
4601 Bosque Blvd • Waco, TX 76710

Congreso is celebrating 60 years of ministry! 1964–2024

Congreso is a student event that edifies the next generation in biblical teachings through workshops, speakers, and worship. The event gives opportunities for students to dive deeper into God's calling in their lives and focuses on the importance of higher education. Congreso also emphasizes the value of serving and sharing our Christian faith through community mission projects during the event.

$45 through March 3rd, 2024 with t-shirt included.

$50 after March 3rd, 2024 with no t-shirt.

$0 for Senior Pastor. Please email david.gonzalez[at]txb.org for code.

Participant Registration Sponsor Registration
Academic Scholarship Application Coming soon!

Congreso is designed for students (grades 6 and up). We will NOT have child care available for those 5th grade and below. Children who attend will be charged the regular student rate at time of registration.

Congreso Experience

Learn More

Jan 27, 2024 – Weslaco, TX
Feb 3, 2024 – Plainview, TX
Feb 17, 2024 – Marshall, TX
Mar 2, 2024 – San Antonio, TX

Speaker

Julio Guarneri

Executive Director

Texas Baptists

Worship

Chris Benities & Co.

Freedom Church, Fort Worth, TX

Concert artist to be announced.

Schedule

Extraco Events Center – Waco, TX
*Schedule subject to change*

• EEC – Extraco Events Center
• BASE – Business, Arts, Sports, and Entertainment

Friday, March 22

1:00 pm Registration
6:00 pm Doors Open at EEC
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Booths Open
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm First Evening Session

Saturday, March 23

9:00 am – 9:50 am First Workshop at BASE
10:00 am – 10:50 am Second Workshop at BASE
11:00 am – 11:50 am Third Workshop at BASE
11:50 am – 1:30 pm Lunch (Churches have lunch on their own)
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Mission Projects TBD (Limited Availability)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Dinner/Free Time (Churches have dinner on their own)
6:00 pm Doors Open at EEC
6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Booths Open
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Concert & Second Evening Session

Sunday, March 24

8:30 am Doors Open at EEC
8:30 am – 12:00 pm Booths Open
9:30 am – 12:00 pm Third Morning Session
12:00 pm Conclude

Hotels

**The listing of any hotel property does not constitute an endorsement by the Baptist General Convention of Texas.**

Holiday Inn & Suites Waco Northwest
1801 N Development Blvd, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 799-9997

Hampton Inn Waco
4259 I-35, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 412-1999

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Waco Northeast
4505 I 35 N Frontage Rd, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 633-4888

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Waco North
4257 I 35 N Frontage Rd, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 412-2535

Quality Inn & Suites
1508 I-35, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 799-9989

Comfort Suites Waco North
810 I-35, Waco, TX 76705
(254) 799-7272

Courtyard by Marriott Waco
101 Washington Ave, Waco, TX 76701
(254) 752-8686

La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham Waco Downtown
911 S 10th St, Waco, TX 76706
(254) 756-2929
BGCT Corporate code discount – 1000026808

Comfort Suites Waco
2700 La Salle Ave, Waco, TX 76706
(254) 537-0413

Element Waco
2200 Robinson Dr, Waco, TX 76706
(254) 452-3111

Candlewood Suites Waco
2700 S New Rd, Waco, TX 76706
(254) 662-0520

Americas Best Value Inn Waco
4201 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX 76710
(254) 772-9440

Tru by Hilton Waco South
2408 Marketplace Dr, Waco, TX 76711
(254) 294-4888

Hampton Inn & Suites Waco-South
2501 Marketplace Dr, Waco, TX 76711
(254) 662-9500

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Waco South
5701 Legend Lake Pkwy, Waco, TX 76712
(254) 732-1028

Hyatt Place Waco – South
5400 Bagby Ave, Waco, TX 76711
(254) 313-0800

Best Western Plus Woodway Waco South Inn & Suites
6808 Woodway Dr, Woodway, TX 76712
(254) 772-2227

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Woodway - Waco South
6003 Woodway Dr, Woodway, TX 76712
(254) 772-0200
BGCT Corporate code discount – 1000026808

Congreso 2023 Post-Event Media

Listen to last year's general sessions:

Session 1 – Learning to Be a Light For Christ
Spotify Simplecast
Session 2 – Bask in the Light of the Son
Spotify Simplecast
Session 3 – 'Illuminate' Communities for Christ
Spotify Simplecast

Contact

David Gonzalez
Congreso Coordinator, Evangelism

(214) 828-5119
david.gonzalez[at]txb.org

Congreso is sponsored by Texas Baptists and is supported by gifts through the Cooperative Program and Texas Baptist Missions Foundation. Congreso is also made possible through gifts to the Mary Hill Davis Offering® for Texas Missions.