This annual event for pastors and lay leaders is held each November at Amigo Centre, Sturgis, Mich. It is sponsored by IN-MI Conference and Amigo Centre.
The 2013 event will be held November 8-10. The theme will be “The Bible and the People of God,” presented by James Kraybill. Click here for more information or to download the 2013 brochure/registration form.
Themes in recent years have included:
2012: “Developing and implementing congregational vision in a post-modern world” with John Powell, Missions Advocate for Mennonite Mission Network.
2011: “Community Worship: An Encounter with the Holy” led by Sara Wenger Shenk, President of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminaries.
2010: “Heilsgeschichte: Salvation History” with Marion Bontrager, Bible Professor from Hesston College.
2009: “Finding our way: navigating the challenges of authentic engagement” with Dan Miller, lead conference minister for IN-MI Mennonite Conference
2008: “The Practical Side of Missional Imagination” with Alan Roxburgh
2007: “Looking in the mirror: The face of the church today” (exploring the results of the 2006 Membership Profile of Mennonite Church USA) with Donald Kraybill
2006: “Enduring issues that Mennonites have not (yet!) resolved: Living from the center of our being” with John D. Roth