District "Journey" Meetings - 2023

We are planning to gather across the USA in our regional sessions … and we are very excited!

Fellowship in the body is a precious thing, especially when circumstances make it less frequent and increasingly difficult.  But vibrant connection IS essential.  Our face-to-face meetings together may be infrequent, but that is what makes them all the more special, and important.  The USA Conference Superintendents are finalizing plans for our 2023 gatherings across the conference, and are looking forward to seeing you all in one of those sessions.

For those who may be new to us, beginning in 2011 we have warmly called these gatherings or sessions ‘Journey’ meetings.  The name was chosen to distinguish them from a business-heavy meeting such as our quadrennial General Conferences, but regardless of what they may be called, these District Sessions are vitally important to our connection as partners.  This year, we will enjoy a slightly more relaxed schedule, with more opportunities for fellowship. 

More than ever, it would be wonderful for pastors to encourage key laypeople from each church to come.  This year, we are hosting a collaborative LEADERSHIP SUMMIT in each location, and we need help from all of you as we seek to discern specific strategies for our key priorities over these next three years.

Some Specific Location Information:

March 23-24  |  MEMPHIS, TN

Featured Speakers: Russ & Jennifer Cochran, Jeff Stockett, Ben Wilkins, Max & Judy Edwards

Hotel Information / Suggestions: 

     Courtyard by Marriot  2785 New Brunswick Rd, Memphis TN 38133  (901) 450-6320    

     Holiday Inn & Suites   2751 New Brunswick Rd, Memphis TN 38133  (855) 516-1090  

     Hampton Inn & Suites  2935 N. Germantown Rd, Bartlett  TN  38133  (901) 382-2050 

Area Attractions: National Civil Rights Museum, Graceland, Memphis Zoo, Botanic Garden                                                                                                        

April 20-21 |  LAKE ELSINORE, CA

          Featured Speakers: Jim & Dori Halbert, Jeff Stockett, Mike Ghoslin, Max & Judy Edwards

          Hotel Information / Suggestions:  (coming soon)

          Area Attractions: Historic Downtown, Canyon Hills Park, Hot Air Ballooning, San Diego is nearby

May 25-26  |  MOSES LAKE, WA

          Featured Speakers: Russ Cochran, Jeff Stockett, Tad Stinson, Max & Judy Edwards

          Hotel Information / Suggestions:  (coming soon)

          Area Attractions: Grand Coulee Dam, Columbia Basin Farmers Market, Dry Falls, Soap Lake

June 8-9  |  RUTHERFORD COLLEGE, NC

          Featured Speakers: James Coulston, Jim & Dori Halbert, Mark Smith, Max & Judy Edwards

          Hotel Information / Suggestions:  (coming soon)

          Area Attractions: Mount Mitchell, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Caverns, Chimney Rock

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