9:00 AM AGST District Retreat w/ Dr. Kevin Watson
         Fall Retreat Theme:  “Small Groups in the Local Church”
  •          Date: Monday, September 10
  •          Time: 9 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  •          Location: Thomson First UMC, Family Life Center
  •          Speaker:  Dr. Kevin Watson, Assistant Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, Candler School of Theology
  •          Recommended Reading: The Class Meeting – Reclaiming a Forgotten and Essential Small Group Experience, by Dr. Kevin Watson
  •          Lunch will be off-site.  Enjoy lunch with friends at a restaurant of your choice and then return together for the afternoon session.  We will provide a list of restaurant recommendations nearby.
  •          Those attending all day will receive 5 CEU’s
  •          Full-time clergy are expected to be in attendance.  Part-time clergy are encouraged to be in attendance.  All laity are welcome.
  •          There will be NO cost for the retreat