Greetings in Jesus’ name!
When I planted our church I didn’t want to be independent – an island on my own. I desired the safeguards, and the potentials for encouragement, that come with being a part of a fellowship. But fellowship is like brushing your teeth, to really do its job it has to be consistent. There’s upkeep involved. Every pastor I know is busy, but we make time for what we value.
Let me remind you of a valuable opportunity for Calvary Chapel senior pastors. The Summit is an informal time where pastors gather to pray, sing, laugh, cry, vent, be honest, ask questions, share war stories, compare scars, and seek wisdom. The one activity we put on hold for three days is preaching. It’s a “no preaching” zone! We meet on a Monday for dinner, and leave after breakfast on Wednesday. In between we fellowship.
This year’s Senior Pastors Summit is at Shocco Springs Conference Center in eastern Alabama. The dates are November 4-6. Shocco Springs is in Talladega, about an hour from the Birmingham airport. For directions go to shocco.org.
The cost for the summit is $155 (double occupancy) or $195 (single occupancy). This includes two nights lodging, five meals (dinner Monday through breakfast Wednesday), and some manly snacks. Tuesday afternoon is set aside as free time. There’s basketball, tennis, and a golf course nearby if anyone wants to play.
Register online by clicking this link. The deadline is October 25. If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope to see you at this year’s summit.
Pastor Sandy Adams