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Professional Church Worker Conference and 85th Anniversary of the SED

April 8 - April 10

Location: Ridgecrest Conference Center – Black Mountain, NC

Registration Fee – $150.00

Register HERE!

(Meals and Anniversary Dinner Inlcuded)

Save the Date for our Spring Conference for churchworkers! This conference will be focused on wellness for you! During our time we will also have an SED 85th Anniversary Service and Dinner held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Asheville, NC.

The event will begin in the afternoon on Monday, April 8, and be completed before noon on Wednesday, April 10.

While the conference is only during this time you can stay an extra night before or after for traveling purposes or exploring at the same hotel rate that is offered to you during the conference at $169.00 per night.

Call Ridgecrest Conference Center to book your room – (828) 669.8022 – shared group code “SED Church workers”

Agenda Spring PCW 2024

Monday, April 8

  • 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Registration Opens
  • 4:00 PM: Check-in to hotel
  • 4:30 – 5:30 PM: Main Session – Welcome
  • 5:30-6:30 PM: Dinner at Ridgecrest
  • 7:00 – 8:00 PM: Breakouts
  • Free time

Tuesday, April 9

  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM: Breakfast at Ridgecrest
  • 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM: Free time
  • 9:15 – 9:30 AM: Opening Devotions
  • 9:30 – 10:30 AM: Main Session
  • 10:45 – 11:45 AM: Breakouts
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch at Ridgecrest
  • 1 – 2 PM: Main Session
  • 2:00 – 5:30 PM: Free Time
    • 2 – 2:30 PM: Open Discussion with Speakers in breakout rooms
    • 2:30 – 3:30 PM: Mini-golf Tournament (FREE)
  • 5:00 – 6:00 PM: A cocktail hour at Emmanuel Lutheran Church (optional)
  • 6:00 PM: Worship & Communion Service at Emmanuel
  • 7:00 PM: Anniversary Dinner

Wednesday, April 10

  • 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM: Breakfast at Ridgecrest
  • 8:15 – 9:15 AM: Free time
  • 9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: Morning Devotion
  • 9:30 – 10 AM: Presidential Report
  • 10 AM – 11 AM: Main Session
  • 11 AM: Blessing and Departure

Featured Speakers:

Rev. Mike Newman

LCMS Texas District President

Topic: General/Emotional Wellness

Rev. Dr. Matt Borrasso

Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lexington Park, MD

Topic: Intellectual Wellness

Rev. Andy Jones

Pastor at First Lutheran in Concord, CA

Topic: Spiritual/Physical (rest) Wellness

Megan Miessler

Counselour at Lutheran Counseling Services

Topic: Mental Wellness

Rev. Dr. Travis Guse and the SED Wellness Team and Coaches will be leading sessions and will have on-site coaching available.

More Breakouts and session titles to come.

 

“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15: 4

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April 8
End:
April 10
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