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MINISTRY LEADERS RETREAT

2020 MINISTRY LEADERS RETREAT

OCTOBER 19-21

Accommodations & Sessions:


THEME:

MLR 2020



RETREAT SCHEDULE 2020

MONDAY, OCTOBER 19th

4:00 p.m. ~Hotel Check-In

Supper on your own

6:30-7:00 p.m. ~Registration (Baker’s Hall Conference Room)

7:00-9:00 p.m.  ~SESSION 1: ADVERSITY: Finding Firm Footing in a Wobbly World

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20th

Breakfast on your own

9:00-10:15 a.m. ~SESSION 2: TRIALS: Responding to the Impossible

10:15- 10:30 a.m. break

10:30 -11:45 a.m. ~SESSION 3: RESILIENCE: Developing Staying Power

12:00 p.m.  LUNCH ON YOUR OWN, GIFT CERTIFICATES PROVIDED

NOTE: Tuesday afternoon free time & supper on your own.

7:00-8:30 p.m. ~SESSION 4: RHYTHMS: Establishing Life-giving Practices

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21st

Breakfast on your own

9:00-10:30  a.m. ~SESSION 5: REPRESENT: Honoring God When the Heat is On 

10:30 a.m. Check Out  

Homeward Bound


EVENT DETAILS:

Rundlestone Lodge, 537 Banff Ave Banff, AB      1-800-661-8630 or 403-762-2201

Rundlestone Lodge has adopted extensive new measures to safeguard, protect and care for their valued guests and employees.  All protocols have been developed following the guidance of the AHS, PHAC, AHLA & HAC, as well as local health and government authorities. 

Effective Friday 31st July 2020, the Town of Banff has passed a by-law where wearing masks is mandatory in hotel common areas. As such we require all guests to wear a mask whenever you are outside of your guest room.

Replenish: Since March, it seems our world has been turned upside down.  At the very least, the foundations of what we knew to be stable in our lives have been shaken, and we've needed to adapt to a new normal that itself seems constantly to be shifting.  Scripture reveals to us that these kinds of situations happened to God's people many times throughout history, and that it is possible to thrive in the face of changing circumstances.  This retreat will zero in on how we can adapt to the adversity we face, how we can respond to seemingly impossible situations, how we can build resilience into our lives, how we can solidify rhythms that are life-giving, and how we can represent Jesus well when our feet are being held to the fire.

Session Speakers:

George Lutzer: George is married to Shauna and they have two sons, Zac and Jaxon, who are both enjoying their studies at the University of Alberta.  For 23 years, George served the Grace Point Church of God before stepping into the role of Executive Director CCOGM in February 2020.  George has a passion to see people find faith in Christ and come alongside them, helping them understand God’s Word, walk in Jesus’ way, and be empowered by God’s Spirit to do the good works God has prepared in advance for them to do.  In his free time, George loves to spend time with family and friends while enjoying good food.  He also loves to travel to foreign destinations, scramble up mountains, ride his motorcycle and play golf.

Margaret Clarke: Margaret is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist and Assistant Professor of Counselling at Briercrest Seminary. Margaret has been married to Tim for 29 years and they have two sons, Jackson, who is married to Cailey, and Mackenzie.  Margaret is currently completing her Ph.D. in Educational Administration at the University of Saskatchewan. Her doctoral dissertation, Understanding Clergy Resilience, seeks to understand the current nature of Canadian clergy resilience and wellness and to support data informed clergy resilience development through post-secondary training, ongoing professional development and individual care. As a clergy spouse for 25 years and also a counsellor, Margaret approaches the topic of clergy resilience from both a personal and professional interest.

(Note: All sessions will take place at Baker’s Hall Conference Room ~ main level Rundlestone Lodge)