National Young Pastors Gathering
Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (PDT)
Announcing additional speakers and the opening of registration for the invitation only Young Lead Pastors Gathering on Thursday, October 17, 2013!
Think conversation not conference, the schedule will have up to 2 hours of time to engage in conversation with like-minded pastors.
Brian Houston, Hillsong Church Sydney, Australia
Larry Osborne, North Coast Church, Vista, CA
Justice Coleman, Freedom Church, Chatsworth, CA
Daniel Fusco, Crossroads Church, Vancouver, WA
John Randall, Calvary Chapel San Juan Cap, San Juan Capistrano, CA
Sergio de la Mora, Cornerstone Church, San Diego, CA
Kyle Zimmerman, Mariners Church, Irvine, CA
Travis Ogle, Hope Church, Las Vegas, NV
Jeremy McGinty, The Movement Church, San Marcos, CA
Darren Rouanzoin, The Garden, Long Beach, CA
Mark Clark, Village Church, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Dave Bruskas, Mars Hill Church, Seattle, WA (new speaker)
Tim Chaddick, Reality LA, Hollywood, CA (new speaker)
Benny Perez, Church of South Las Vegas, NV (new speaker)
Mike Kai, Inspire Church, Honolulu, HI (new speaker)
Philip Nation, The Fellowship Church, Nashville, TN (new speaker)
Additional speakers will be added and speakers subject to change without notice.
This is a private invite-only gathering reserved for Young Pastors only. If you know of anyone who should be invited, please let me know so I can send an invitation.
Date: Thursday October 17th, 2013
Time: 8:30am to 3:30pm (coffee/bagels and check-in start at 8:30am)
Host: Mariners Church
Location: 5001 Newport Coast Drive, Irvine, CA 92603, 949-854-7600
Room: Upper Room (above the café/bookstore-apart of the worship center)
Individual Tickets Group Tickets (2-5)
Before Friday September 13th $69 $59
After Friday September 13th $89* $79*
After Friday October 4th $139* $129*
* Contact for special promotion code
This includes coffee, bagels, lunch and attendee gift bag. We will have an extended time to connect with others during lunch.
**** The number of attendees is VERY limited ****
How do I RSVP? Registration will be limited so don’t delay. Please use the Eventbrite website for registration.
What is the purpose? The purpose is for you to build relationships between other Young Lead Pastors and participate in challenging conversations.
What makes this event unique?
- Smaller size of audience allowing access to the speakers and networking among other pastors
- Opportunity to ask questions (limited Q&A time with selected speakers)
- Specific intentional time to network with other pastors, both in a structured and unstructured format
Who can come to these gatherings?
- Young Lead Pastors
- Young Campus Pastors
- Young Executive Pastors
- Young Pastors in Senior Leadership positions
who are mid 40’s and younger. Let me know if you have any questions about this. Or anyone who is interested in learning about Young Pastors in todays culture.
What type of churches are represented? Pastors come from numerous backgrounds/ denominations representing; Foursquare, ACTS29, Assembly of God, Baptist, Presbyterian, Nazarene, MFI, Covenant, Free Methodist, Christian, Non-denominational and others.
What is the format? Fast paced, variety of speakers, times for strategic conversations in multiple forums. Every gathering event connects like-minded pastors and provides valuable, practical content to fuel your day-to-day ministry.
Some quotes from last year’s gatherings
“My brain hurts, and it's challenging my heart. Great day guys” @chadgoucher
“Great insights this am from inspirational SoCal leaders and great friends” @TonyGWood
“Today I am privileged to hang out with 40’ish other lead pastors under 40 & some great church leaders. Hoping to learn & make some new friends. “@nathankollar
“Spending a day w/Dallas Pastors at @watermarkchurch. Vulnerability. Honesty. Brokenness. Passion. Vision. Conversation” @rossparsley
“Hanging with young lead pastors in Bothell, pumped to connect and get to share” @danielfusco
Everyone needs partners in life no matter the situation. I have a few partners who really do believe in you and the local church. They love to support gatherings like this and when you get a moment please thank Slingshot Group, Compassion International and David C Cook for their partnership.
Cancellations: There will be no refunds given for cancellations made or for no shows.
On-Site Registration: Please bring a copy of your ticket for registration to the event. Registrations may be transferred from one person to another, please provide that information at check-in day of event. Registrations are not transferable to future dates or future events. Advance ticket registrations only, no tickets will be available at the door the day of the event.
Waiting List: When the event is full, we will begin a waiting list. Names will be added to the waiting list in the order that they are received.
I anticipate you will have a few questions, so please feel free to ask away.
When & Where
For questions about the Gathering, please contact Wade Olinger at 425-283-8499.