Eastern Nazarene College | June 20-22, 2018


Dan Boone

Dan Boone currently serves a dual presidency with Eastern Nazarene College (since 2017) and Trevecca Nazarene University (since 2005), leading the two historic institutions toward a potential merger in 2019. Prior to his role in higher education, he was in pastoral ministry for more than thirty years, ministering to college students a significant portion of that time during his pastorates at College Church of the Nazarene (Bourbonnais, Illinois) and at what is now Trevecca Community Church of the Nazarene. Dan is a graduate of Trevecca, Nazarene Theological Seminary (MDiv) and McCormick Theological Seminary (DMin). He is the author of 16 books, has taught on the university and seminary level, and has been a featured speaker for many denominational events. He and his wife, Denise, have three daughters and seven grandchildren.

Javier and Annette Mondragon 

Javier and Annette Mondragon are the founders of Many Nations Church (formerly Grace Point South), a Nazarene congregation located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Both Annette and Javier received bachelor degrees in theology from Seminario Nazareno Mexicano in Baja California, Mexico, and both are ordained elders in the Church of the Nazarene. Javier holds a Master of Ministry from Olivet Nazarene University, is an Adjunct Professor of Community Development and Urban Ministries at Indiana Wesleyan University, and is the founder of Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center. They are the proud parents of two boys and a girl: Yisrael David, Johann Levi, and Lea Annalise.

David Busic

David Busic is a general superintendent in the Church of the Nazarene. Prior to his election to that office in 2013, he was president of Nazarene Theological Seminary. After being an associate pastor in Oklahoma and Kansas, he served as senior pastor for three Nazarene congregations: Vineyard Community Church (Livermore, CA), Central Church (Lenexa, KS), and First Church (Bethany, OK). He was ordained in 1991. While at Bethany First, David helped initiate and establish the Swaziland Partnership to help reduce the HIV/AIDS rate and assist vulnerable children in Swaziland, Africa. He is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University (BA) and Nazarene Theological Seminary (MDiv), and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity from Southern Nazarene University 2010. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Althea Taylor

Althea Taylor
Althea Taylor is executive pastor for Bronx Bethany Church of the Nazarene, Bronx, New York, and an elder in the Church of the Nazarene. She is a founding member of The Immigration Alliance, which seeks to equip community organizations and churches in building capacity for transforming their communities and providing trusted, affordable legal services for immigrants seeking to assimilate into the United States. She also is a board member of the Christian Community Development Association. She has served within the Church of the Nazarene as coordinator for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries USA/Canada and as a member of the Nazarene Women Clergy Council, Urban Strategic Readiness Taskforce, Global Social Justice Committee, and Connecting a New Generation committee. Althea holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration, a Master of Science in management of technology, and a Master of Divinity.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018
1:00 - 5:00 pm Registrant Check-in
Creativity, Confidence, and Companioning: Vital Development in Times of Change (2pm-5pm)
Register here for this FREE pre-conference conversation for women clergy and their encouragers

Discover the Wesleyan Holiness Digital Library
(repeats every 30 min until 4:30pm)
5:30 - 7:00 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: Dan Boone
9:00 pm Meet-Ups / Connections
Thursday, June 21, 2018
7:00 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am PLENARY SESSION: Althea Taylor
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm Mega Workshops on Human Sexuality - Dan Boone
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 - 4:00 pm Compassionate Ministries Local Area Service Projects
4:15 - 5:00 pm Update on the ENC-Trevecca Merger
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: Javier & Annette Mondragon
9:00 pm Meet-Ups / Connections
Friday, June 22, 2018
7:15 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 am Mega Workshops
  • What does Holiness Look Like in 2018 - Roger Hahn, Tim Hahn
  • Human Trafficking - Stephanie Flaherty
  • Unity in Diversity - Althea Taylor
  • The Church as a Place of Belonging: Ministry with Refugees and Immigrants - Lynn Bollinger
10:30 - 11:00 am Break
11:00 - 12:00 pm Workshops I
12:00 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm Workshops II
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 4:30 pm Workshops III
5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 pm EVENING WORSHIP: David Busic
Saturday, June 23, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 am Continental Breakfast & Check-Out


Check back soon to see a full roster of workshops offered at this PALCON. Some workshops will be offered in Chinese or in Spanish. In addition to workshops, the following PRE-CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITY is available to PALCON registrants:

  • Creativity, Confidence, and Companioning: Vital Development in Times of Change (A Conversation for Women Clergy and their Encouragers)
  • Register here (no cost)

Family Options

PALCON at Eastern Nazarene University includes options for children and teens, birth to 12th grade! Programming for children will commence with the evening service Wednesday and run through the evening service on Friday. Children will join their parents during mealtime.

  • This service will be available during all service and workshop times in the lower level of Wollaston COTN.
  • Trey and Candice Brooks from Equip to Engage will be leading this program during the daytime sessions with engaging and inspiring activities designed for this age group.  The evening sessions will be under the direction of Bev Keuther, Director of Children's Ministry at Wollaston COTN.
  • Under the direction of local leaders and NYI, teens will be challenged and ministered to through a variety of activities and special sessions designed just for them.

Build a great memory together as a family! Find out more here.


. This registration site is for adult registrations only. A confirmation email will be sent immediately upon payment.
PALCON Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Check (via PayPal)

NOTE: When registering each child, you will need to enter the confirmation number from the PALCON registration of the parent or guardian. This number is included in the confirmation email sent to the parent or guardian who has registered for PALCON. Payment is made directly to ENC and payment options may vary from those on the main PALCON registration site.

*Approved exhibitors must register at the site created for exhibitors by the PALCON office. Approved exhibitors needing further assistance may contact Krista Fischer at ksfischer@nazarene.org.


Professional and confidential personal counseling is available free-of-charge to all PALCON registrants during the conference. Appointments may be made in advance or during the event. Information on how to arrange an appointment during PALCON will be provided on this webpage at least 30 days prior to the start of the event.

Also available at each PALCON, The COMPASS Initiative team (see www.compassinitiative.org) is offering free-of-charge confidential conversations on concerns related to personal finances. Although members of The COMPASS Initiative team are not professionally licensed as financial advisors, they offer valuable experience in personal finances and access to excellent resources. Information on how to arrange an appointment with a team member during PALCON will be provided on this webpage at least 30 days prior to the start of the event.


Each PALCON features a variety of exhibitors whose mission is to resource the minister’s personal and vocational development and the ministry of the local church. Check back on March 1 for more information on exhibitors and be sure to connect with them during PALCON.