Thursday, October 13
7 - 9 PM

Engaging Our Divided Nation

During this exclusive, two hour evening, your church will join tens of thousands of Christians to be equipped on how to engage this unique, American moment. Our six world class presenters will educate, inspire and offer people of faith creative ways to respond to the difficult challenges facing our local communities.


Host At Your Church at a later date

Q Commons provides an opportunity for your church community to join live as thousands around the world are challenged to stay curious, think well, and advance good in the current cultural landscape.


Your church can lead the way during a critical moment in American life by hosting this Q Commons evening event on October 13th. Our experienced Q team provides you with a turn-key event experience featuring a full two-hour program (six talks), a custom website and promotional materials to help you get the word out for this free event. With little time or technology requirements, this simple to host HD broadcast lets us partner to ensure your people are informed on relevant topics at a time when they need it most.

Q Commons Speakers

David Brooks

Cultural Commentator, The New York Times

Your Role Matters

Annie F. Downs

Author

Creating Culture that Unites

Jeremy Cowart

Social Entrepreneur

Bridging the Race Divide

Chuck Mingo

Pastor

What You Will Receive:

Website

Direct your church's attendees to the personalized website that advertises the full event. This is where they can RSVP and access all the details of your Q Commons Event.

Website

Promo Video

The promotional trailer will help your community grasp what Q Commons is all about and clearly present the topics that will be discussed during the simulcast.

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Digital Materials

This digital resource pack will help you communicate using a flyer and social media graphics to invite those in your church.

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HD Broadcast

On October 13, you will receive the full Q Commons simulcast program delivered in HD through your internet connection. You are not required to have any special equipment beyond basic A/V functionality.

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Event Materials

You will have access to turnkey event materials such as a host script, name badge template, event slides, and more.

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Reserve Your Site License

We’ve made this Q Commons experience accessible and affordable so that every church concerned with our cultural moment can participate. For a very low-cost investment, you can equip your people and participate with tens of thousands of other Christians in a historic conversation.

$475: 1-500 Avg Attendance $775: 500+ Avg Attendance

Q Commons Schedule

October 13, 2016
7:00PM Vision & Opening Remarks
7:05PM Responding In Our Divided Moment, RAVI ZACHARIAS
7:20PM How Should Christians Think About Voting?, ROSS DOUTHAT AND KIRSTEN POWERS PANEL
7:40PM Race, Righteous Anger and Resolution, LECRAE
7:50PM Response Conversations
8:10PM Your Role Matters, Annie Downs
8:25PM Creating Culture that Unites, Jeremy Cowart
8:40PM Bridging the Race Divide, Chuck Mingo
8:50PM A Time of Prayer, Darren Whitehead
9:00PM Conclude

Frequently Asked Questions



IS Q COMMONS TAKING A POSITION ON THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

No. QIdeas is a 501c3 organization that is precluded from supporting any specific political candidate. Our role this evening will be to challenge people of faith to engage the process, understand how faith ought to inform our voting and to consider what role politics plays in providing solutions in our communities.

IS Q COMMONS AN EXCLUSIVELY CHRISTIAN EVENT?

Q Ideas is rooted in Christian values and doctrine. Q Commons will be focused on equipping both those of the Christian faith as well as those who do not identify as Christian on how to thoughtfully engage culture and advance the common good in their communities.

WHAT IS Q COMMONS?

Q Commons allows pastors and community leaders to convene people of faith around shared themes and content relevant to our cultural moment. Hundreds of cities and churches will host this evening event, creating a unique moment of unity and reflection for the Church.

WHAT IS Q?

Q equips Christians on how to thoughtfully engage our cultural moment. Through immersive learning experiences where no topic is off limits, leaders are encouraged to think, process and consider their approach on the most difficult cultural conversations they will face. Our method of learning is simple: exposure, conversation, and collaboration. Q is not for passive listeners, but for active leaders hungry to shape the future of culture.

ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED TO ATTEND Q COMMONS?

We recommend participants be 18 years old, however minors are always welcome to attend with adults.

DO YOU OFFER A CANCELLATION POLICY FOR SITE LICENSES?

There are no refunds once a site license has been purchased. Full refunds are allowed within 24 hours of the time of purchase. Partial refunds will be available before February 15th totaling to 60% of your purchase amount.

WHAT OTHER CHURCHES AND CITIES ARE HOSTING Q COMMONS?

On October 13, over 150 locations will host Q Commons. From city-wide events to college campuses and private church events (what is described on this website), tens of thousands of Christians will be unified and equipped on how to engage our cultural moment. We do not provide a listing of private church hosts, however, you can see a full listing of our public Q Commons city locations at QCommons.com by clicking on the “Cities” tab in top navigation bar.

WHOM DO I CONTACT ABOUT SPONSORSHIP?

If you are interested in becoming a sponsorship partner please email [email protected] with your organization or business and your contact information.

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR Q 2017?

To sign up for the Q national gathering April 26-28, 2017 in Nashville go to Qideas.org/2017. There is limited seating and it will sell out, so make arrangements now if you plan to attend.

WHEN IS THE NEXT Q COMMONS?

Q Commons is an annual gathering hosted in October. The next Q Commons date will be provided during the event on October 13, 2016. Events held outside of the United States or Canada may have varying dates that follow the above dates.

WHOM DO I CONTACT IF I HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

For all additional questions please email [email protected]


"…the signature annual gathering of next-generation Christian leaders."

"This sixth annual Q Conference..[is] a distinct kind of Christian conference, one that seeks a respectful, constructive conversation on a host of issues confronting the nation."

"Q is the epitome of… sophistication and orthodoxy."