Satellite Sites

Satellite Sites

Christian and mission groups, large and small, around the world are invited to participate in the upcoming Fourth Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization through a curated and connected satellite site experience.

Satellite Sites for the Fourth Lausanne Congress

This will allow tens of thousands of Christian groups to wrestle with the gaps in the Great Commission and how their church, NGO, workplace group, institution, mission agency, network, or team might partner towards filling those gaps.

While only 5,000 men and women will be able to attend the congress in person, millions more will be served by the satellite site model.  This means that groups from small churches to larger city networks have the opportunity not only to learn from the congress but even participate in the global platform Lausanne is launching to make thousands of strategic global partnerships possible.

The Opportunity

By participating as a satellite site, each group will receive a congress experience tailored to their needs.

The goal is to help host sites experience and learn from the congress, wrestle through the issues presented and how they affect their own local or global engagement, and finally to help them begin the process of connecting with others around the world for Great Commission collaboration.

Following the congress, should the site choose, hosts will be invited to participate in Lausanne’s global digital platform, connecting with others who share their passion and mission vision to collaborate together.

The congress in Seoul is not the end goal. Thousands and thousands of new Great Commission collaborations from 2024–2050 are what we are working towards.


The Benefits

Get to Know the Global Body of Christ
Get to Know the Global Body of Christ

Hosting a Lausanne Congress satellite site will expose your community to the global church. This will happen through a variety of updates and testimonies from brothers and sisters around the world as well as simply hearing speakers from all 12 regions of the world as they speak to various missiological and theological issues.

Engage with Contemporary Missiology

Hosting a Lausanne Congress satellite site will introduce your community to the most current thinking and practice in global mission today. Historically, it has been Lausanne gatherings that have first articulated or catalyzed action around issues like unreached peoples, cities, diaspora, the 10/40 Window, business as mission, and many more.

Engage with Contemporary Missiology
Read Scripture with the Global Church
Read Scripture with the Global Church

Hosting a Lausanne Congress satellite site will allow your community to join the global church both in reading the book of Acts together and listening as a global team of expositors preach through the major themes of this important book.

Local Communities with Global Impact

Hosting a Lausanne Congress satellite site will update your community on the current state of the Great Commission, and create space to wrestle in community over both your organizational and your community’s individual responses.

Local Communities with Global Impact
Challenged by Peers
Challenged by Peers

Hosting a Lausanne Congress satellite site will provide you access to testimonies from other communities as well as leaders from across the global church as they share their journeys, best practices, and offer case studies for partnership.

Access to Curated Resources and Engagement Opportunities for Satellite Hosts
  • Dive into the Book Acts with global scholars every day.
  • Explore global trends shaping the Great Commission from 2024 to 2050.
  • Gain regional insights through dedicated sessions on successful strategies, prayer, and collaboration.
  • Use a facilitation guide for lively discussions.
  • Connect with local sites for collaboration.
  • Join Lausanne’s global platform for mission collaboration.
  • Access resources to reimagine missions for your community.
  • Equip yourself with practical tools for impactful collaboration.
Access to Curated Resources and Engagement Opportunities for Satellite Hosts

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can host?

Any church, workplace group, school/institution, NGO, campus ministry group, mission agency, or other Christian group.  Hosts will range from a small group to megachurches, and everything in between.  Host sites must affirm the Lausanne Covenant and the historic Christian faith and ethic of which it is representative.

What does the programme look like?

The satellite sites program will mirror the on-the-ground programme for the Seoul 2024 Congress, capturing the salient moments of the gathering and delivering those to the sites.  Lausanne will also offer content unique to virtual participants.  While Lausanne will suggest a programme for host sites, each location will have freedom to shape their experience in a way that will best serve their needs.  Some sites may even invite a local or global mission partner to speak, however, Lausanne is not responsible for the viewpoints expressed.

What does a site leader do?

The site leader registers their location, recruits attendees for the site, and facilitates the actual program for their site. They may also oversee the provision of extra resources for their site such as meals, coffee, etc. The site leader is free to delegate any or all of these responsibilities.

What does it cost?

Each site will be required to pay a registration fee of $100.  We desire that no group be excluded, so if any feel unable to pay the fee, please contact  We invite those organizations and institutions with capacity to do so to give more, which will allow Lausanne to offer this opportunity to any community who desires to participate.  That might look like the following:

  • Each church is encouraged to consider giving the equivalent of $1 for each member. So, churches of 100 or more give at least $100.  Churches of 250 or more to give $250.  Churches of 500 or more to give $500 and so on.
  • Each network/organization/small group is, likewise, encouraged to consider what might be possible in light of their capacity.
What languages are resourced?

This will depend on what languages are requested by registered sites. The typical languages served by Lausanne are English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Russian.

What would a typical evening/day look like?

Each site will experience a blend of video teaching as well as small and large group facilitation and discussion.  Each site will determine a format that works best for them, however, Lausanne will provide curated options for the following timeframes:

  • 5-days, 3 hours per day
  • A weekend: Friday night, all day Saturday, and Sunday morning
  • 1 full day, 8 hours
Can more than one group meet together?

Many churches, for instance, will host their own satellite site, however, we would highly encourage churches/ministries in a shared geographic area to gather together. This may look like a city movement gathering, a denominational or presbytery gathering, a gathering of mission agencies or like-minded ministries, or a shared gathering of campus ministries. We would encourage each church, workplace group, school, or ministry to register separately even if they meet together, so that leadership from each group is being served by the pre-congress process and follow-up opportunities.

What if I have other questions?

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