Kindling The Fire

2019 Spring Kindling the Fire

March 18-20 

Pastors and worship planners, we all know the struggle. Planning weeks and even months ahead for worship allows you to be more creative, thoughtful, and prepared! But how do you make time and space in the calendar to do the planning? Kindling the Fire is your answer.  In a three-day, two-night stay at beautiful Camp Glisson in Dahlonega, GA pastors, preachers, and worship leaders will immerse themselves in Revised Common Lectionary readings of Scripture. Then through creative, collaborative worship design and experiences, you can expect to leave with preaching and worship plans for August 2019 thru Easter of 2020. Join us March 18-20, 2019 and (re)kindle the fire of worship planning and inspiration!

The Registration Fee is $200, which covers food, lodging, and materials.

For those that would rather attend only during the day and not spend the night, the fee is $150.


What Will You Do at the Retreat?

• Hear lectionary lessons read aloud by District Superintendents and church leaders  as you take notes and record your ideas
• Spend quiet time developing your themes, objectives, and images for each Sunday
• Identify potential preaching series within the lectionary
• Discuss themes, observations, and insights season-by-season for the months ahead 
• Coordinate your preaching schedule with vacation plans and other personal calendar considerations

What Will You Take Home?
• A plan for preaching August 2019 - Easter 2020.
• A coordinated worship calendar with themes and texts that can be shared with worship leaders, staff and key laity.

* New this year: Hands-on experience creating original altar-scapes and worship visuals to enhance your congregation's engagement in worship.