TCKs in a Changing World – Navigating the Currents of Change

20th-24th May 2019

Location: Freizeitheim Friolzheim (see map below)

Main Speaker: Jackie Mann

Whether it be in the areas of faith, sexuality, geopolitics or technology, our world is changing faster than any time in human history. Join us as we brainstorm together on how Third Culture Kids can thrive in today’s changing world.

The EuroTCK 2019 flyer is available to download.


Jackie Mann

Although I now live and work in the middle of England I come from the West Country city of Bristol, with its distinct accent. It was here that I enjoyed my school years both in the classroom and also on the sports field. My life had no room for Jesus until at seventeen when I heard the gospel for the first time through events put on at a friend’s church – that changed everything! Over the years since I have lived in South Wales and Oxford before settling in Leamington Spa just after the turn of the century. Prior to taking on a post responsible for training at a local church in Warwick (Myton Church) I had the privilege of working with the British IFES movement (UCCF) for ten years and then Friends International (UK) that equips the local church to reach international students. Across all these roles I have grown a passion for equipping Christians to reflect biblically on the culture around them so they can both live distinctively and reach out. Whilst Leamington is a long way from the sea I love to relax on deserted beaches, plus enjoy any combination of the following: good coffee, red wine, leisurely evenings with friends, log fires, films, the absorption of a jigsaw puzzle!’


Residential Guests

Price: €220-€290 per person, dependent on the type of room booked (see booking form below).
Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Room arrangements:

The centre is made up of single, double and dormitory bedrooms. Shower and toilet facilities are accessible on a shared corridor. However a limited number of twin/double rooms are en suite (stated on the booking form). There are also a limited number of single rooms (none are en suite). You will need to book early to guarantee availability of these rooms.

When booking: Spaces are per person for all rooms.


Day Guests

€45 a day, including lunch and dinner. Perfect if you can’t make the whole event!

When booking: Please specify in the Comment box which day(s) you wish to attend for catering purposes.


At the Event:

Registration is open from 14.00pm on Monday 20 May.
First session starts at 16.00pm.
Conference ends immediately after breakfast on Friday 24 May.

Travel should be planned accordingly if you do not want to miss any of the sessions.


You can pay offline via an invoice which will be sent to you.
For queries, please contact us at:


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Single Room - Early Bird €270.00
Twin/Double - Early Bird
(With private bathroom/toilet.)
Twin Room - Early Bird €230.00
Dormitory - Early Bird
(Accommodates 2 to 4 people.)
Day guest €45.00


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Report on EuroTCK 2017 - Window to the World of the TCK

EuroTCK 2017 met from May 11-15 at the beautiful Friolzheim retreat centre near Stuttgart Germany. The theme was Window to the World of the TCK and Christian Quartier the plenary speaker.

Over 70 delegates participated in various workshops, plenaries and white board sessions dealing with diverse issues such as:

  • Raising Sons and Daughters in a Muslim Context
  • The Role of the Father in Transition
  • Education pre and post field
  • TCKs and Relationships
  • The Value of Sadness

Christian´s plenaries were very well done and helpful in giving practical methods of dealing with issues that TCKs face.

We trust you will be able to attend our next conference. As work group leader I would like to publicly thank the work group for all their strong and diligent work to make EuroTCK 2017 a great success.

Guille Eddy

Euro TCK work group leader