The Church Planters Forum & Retreat is held each June in McVeytown, PA . It begins Wednesday evening and concludes Friday evening (a 48 hour event). It is a gathering of church planters and others who have a desire to be involved in church planting. On Friday the program is specifically designed for church leaders, support teams, and others with influence in the community. Download the 2022 program here.
The Church Growth Seminar is a one-day event held each August. This seminar is designed to inspire individuals and churches to become more effective and committed to evangelism, disciple-making, and church planting.
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Purpose and goals
of Church Planters’ Forum and Retreat
- To provide a forum for kingdom Christians to strengthen a vision for indigenous church planting around the world, including church planting in or near North American cities.
- To provide a setting for church planters to learn from each other and avoid pitfalls common to this work in God’s kingdom.
- To provide an atmosphere that will revive and bring fresh vision to church planters who are experiencing burnout or disappointment.
- To develop relationships among church planters that will discourage suspicion and competition.
- To provide a non-urban retreat for urban workers and families.