Moving Clergy Retreat to be April 19-21


There will be a retreat for all Clergy and their families who will be moving to new appointments in June. The Moving Clergy Retreat will be April 19-21, 2015, at Sumatanga. Below is an overview of this important time designed to help equip clergy and families for their new, spiritual adventure.

Moving Clergy Retreat
For Clergy and Their Families

The Exciting Next Step On Your Ministry Journey

Change means God is at work in our lives.

For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope. Jeremiah 29:11

God loves us so much he moves us outside of our comfort zone. For it’s here that our greatest potential unfolds. It’s here our gifts are stretched and strengthened. It’s here we experience new glory and wisdom.

God is getting you ready for creative ministry. Using your gifts to lead people toward change and growth. And we are here to help equip you, your spouse and your family for this new, spiritual adventure.

On April 19-21 we will gather at Camp Sumatanga with you and your family. Clergy Spouses, children, and youth are invited to attend on Sunday afternoon. There will be groups both together and separate for spouses, children, and youth. We will all gather back together at the lake at 5:30 for a cookout before the clergy spouses and families depart for home. More details will be sent to you soon.

Here is the schedule for our time together.

April 19
2:30 p.m. Gathering & Worship
3 p.m. So Now We’re Moving
3 p.m. Begin with Family Time
3:30 p.m. Clergy & Spouses Together
3:30 p.m.
Children and Youth Groups
Will continue until 5 p.m.
4 p.m. Spouses
4 p.m. Clergy
5:30 p.m.

Cookout at The Lake
After Cookout, spouses and
families return home.
7:30 p.m.
Rest & Reflection at The Lake
Bring lawn chair. 

April 20
9 a.m. - noon 
Discovering the “You” in Your New Ministry
Led by Sheri Ferguson
2:30 - 5 p.m.

Developing “You” as a Leader in Your
New Ministry
Led by Dr. Rick Owen
7 p.m. Conversations With Our Bishop

April 21
9 a.m. - noon 
Deploying “You” in Your New Ministry
Led by Ron Martoia

We are excited to see what God has in store for you and your new ministry on this part of your spiritual journey.

Moving Clergy should contact their District Office for more details.

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