Leading Well Learning Retreat - Arizona - November 19 -22, 2019

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Spirit in the Desert

7415 East Elbow Bend

Carefree, AZ 85377

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JOIN US . . .

for a four-day training experience for pastors, diaconal ministers and church leaders that offers practical learning, Sabbath rest and collegial support.

November 19 - 22, 2019
Tuesday (12 noon) - Friday (11:30am)


[For Early Arrival, please make arrangements directly with Guest Services at Spirit in the Desert, (480) 488-5218 or cyndy@spiritinthedesert.org.]


LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Renew yourself through worship, prayer, rest and fellowship.
  • Practice living and leading well as you build on your gifts and strengths.
  • Inspire team members to be creative, collaborative and conscious of God's presence in their lives.
  • Learn ways to interpret your ministry context and adapt to changing ministry environment.
  • Gain wisdom from your colleagues around a variety of ministry issues.


LEARNING SESSIONS

DAY ONE - Tuesday

  • Reflections and stories about living well
  • Reflections and stories about leading well
  • Learning to be present and curious

DAY TWO - Wednesday

  • Listening to Scripture and each other
  • Naming God's activity
  • Storytelling as the basis for discipleship
  • Storytelling as the basis for stewardship
  • Embedding storytelling into our churches

DAY THREE - Thursday

  • Embracing disruptive changes as doors to deeper mission
  • Anticipating and preparing for disruption
  • Rethinking our congregational norms

DAY FOUR - Friday

  • Creative crowd-sourcing session
  • Using crowd-sourcing in our congregations
  • Naming our ONE THING and ONE WORD

WHO WOULD BENEFIT FROM THIS EXPERIENCE?

  • Pastors of small and large churches who desire to raise up spiritual elders.
  • Diaconal ministers and program staff who work with ministry teams.
  • Diaconal and health ministers who support wellness ministry initiatives.
  • Newly called ministry leaders who seek to rethink and reimagine ministry in new ways.
  • Judicatory leaders seeking develop healthy cultures and systems in faith communities.


LEADING WELL FACILITATORS

Your facilitators for the Leading Well Learning Retreat include:

  • Jim LaDoux, Retreat Host, Facilitator & Coach
  • Matthew Short, Worship Leader & Chaplain
  • Tammy Devine, Facilitator, Worship Leader & Spirituality Coach
  • Michael Larson, Musician, Musician, Artist, Thought Leader and Retreat Facilitator


COSTS | WHAT'S INCLUDED?

All-inclusive Program Fee includes tuition, event preparation, participant materials, housing (if desired), 9 meals and on-site hospitality.

Per person fees vary based on the type of accommodation chosen.

Per person, double accommodations, shared bathroom: $850
Per person, *single occupancy, shared bathroom: $950 (*Available for Medical Reasons Only!)
Per person, commuter (off-site housing; 9 meals and hospitality included on-site): $650
Special rate for non-participating spouse in shared room: $450

Two Payment options: (SCROLL DOWN ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE to view ALL "ticket" options.)
  • A $100 deposit will be collected at the time of registration to hold your spot.
    You will receive an invoice for the remaining balance. Payment may be made by check in one or two installments. A minimum payment of 50% is due on or before September 1, 2019. Any remaining balance must be received on or before October 15, 2019.

  • You may charge the FULL AMOUNT to your credit card when you register.

For Approved Siebert Grant Participants: Please register using the "SIEBERT" options. NO DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED for Double accommodations. A deposit of $150 is required for those requesting a Single room (for Medical Reasons Only!).

NOTE:
The number of single rooms available at Spirit in the Desert is limited. Rooms will be reserved on a first come-first served basis for those with legitimate medical needs. Off-site accommodations are also available (commuter rates apply). See information below to make those arrangements independently.

Sleep Inn, North Scottsdale
Anne Turner, Area Sales Manager
ZMC Hotels, LLC | 7575 E Redfield Suite 213 | Scottsdale, AZ 85260
T: 480-719-3292 | C: 520-419-9102 | F: 480-596-3363 |E: Aturner@zmchotels.com
www.zmchotels.com <http://www.zmchotels.com/>

Hampton Inn, Phoenix/Anthem

42415 N. 41st Drive, Anthem, Arizona, 85086,
USA TEL: +1-866-690-7291FAX: +1-623-465-9299

(Prices on Expedia, and other services, are often less than on the Hampton site.)

Hampton Inn & Suites, Phoenix North/Happy Valley

2550 West Charlotte Drive, Phoenix, Arizona, 85085,
USA TEL: +1-623-516-9300FAX: +1-623-516-9301
(Prices on Expedia, and other services, are often less than on the Hampton site.)

For those staying at Spirit in the Desert:
For Early Arrival, please make arrangements directly with Guest Services at Spirit in the Desert, (480) 488-5218 or cyndy@spiritinthedesert.org. Payment for early arrivals will be collected by Spirit in the Desert.

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Carefree, AZ 85377

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