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Don't miss the opportunity to hear some incredible true faith-filled stories at Standing Strong. You can still book online for Belfast. Bookings for Birmingham have now closed, but you can still get in on the door, on the day. More information below.

We are delighted to confirm the presence of one more amazing speaker, Maran - CEO and founder of not-for-profit organisation Al Hadaf - who will be sharing about her work with Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

'Miracles every week'

Pastor Jamal, who is also speaking at Standing Strong, says he and his church in Lebanon are witnessing ‘miracles every week' as they serve Syrian refugees.

Come and hear Pastor Jamal - together with other amazing speakers from the persecuted church worldwide - at Open Doors celebration Standing Strong. In fact, bring a busload - you'll be kicking yourself if you don't! Booking closes at midnight 1 October.

The day will be jam-packed full of inspiration and challenge from the persecuted church. Your faith will grow as you hear amazing stories of how God is at work. In addition to Pastor Jamal, our other guests include:

  • Pastor Abraham James*, chairman of CAN (Christian Association of Nigeria) in northern state
  • Pastor Sandeep Kumar*, Open Doors partner in India
  • Wybo, on Global Leadership Team of Open Doors International
  • Worship leaders: Dave Miller at Birmingham, Ryan Griffith in Belfast.


*Pastor Jamal will be appearing live at Standing Strong Birmingham and a recording of his talk will be shown at Standing Strong Belfast.

*All pastors' names changed for security reasons.

Lastest News on Bookings

Belfast: Online bookings are still open for Standing Strong Belfast on 21 October. Bookings close midnight 8 October.

Birmingham: Online bookings are now closed for Standing Strong Birmingham on 14 October but don't worry - you can still join us on the day and hear what God is doing around the world!

Tickets are available on the door priced £20 for adults and £12 for under 21s. Your ticket includes teas and coffees, but lunch will not be included. Packed lunches are not allowed by the ICC within the venue, so please come ready to buy food on site. There are plenty of restaurants and shops nearby in the mall.


Lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price. On arrival, please bring your ticket to be scanned at the registration desk where you will be issued with a wristband. Without a wristband you will not be permitted into the event. For further information on security arrangements, go through to the relevant booking page.

Saturday 14 October 2017Saturday 21 October 2017
International Convention CentreAssembly Buildings Conference Centre
Doors Open 09:00
Event Starts 09:30
Event Finishes 17:00
Doors Open 09:30
Event Starts 10:00
Event Finishes 16:00
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