Conferences

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Shepherding Conference Follow-Up [Virtual]

Speaker(s): Mike Bryan and Kaz Ortiz

Encouraging, instructing, and challenging Christian brethren who have an interest in the health and growth of the Lord’s people and His church.

Join us for a one-night virtual event designed to follow up on the Shepherding Conference.  The purpose of this evening is to encourage one another in the Lord and enjoy time meditating on His Word.  Two brothers will share short devotionals, and we will pray together.
Speakers:  Mike Bryan and Kaz Ortiz
What?  Devotional thoughts from Psalm 119 and prayer time
When? Thursday, February 11, 8:00-9:45 pm
Who?  Men who are currently serving as shepherds in the local assembly and any brothers who are concerned about the care of the local assembly
Cost:  Free, with donations accepted
Program Director:  Tom Irwin
Board Representative:  Bruce Hulshizer
Register now!
Questions?  Contact Tom Irwin at tmirwin79@gmail.com.

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Summit Week

Speaker(s): Jim McCarthy and Jabe Nicholson

Summit Week is a week of high quality training for young adults who seek to be better equipped for service and leadership in the Lord’s work. 

Who?  Young adults ages 16-35 who have never been married

What?  A week of excellent Bible teaching and practical training, combined with fun and fellowship with other young people

When?  Beginning Friday, June 18, 2021

Cost?  $130 for the week (attendees may also register for individual days at a cost of $45 per day)

Speakers

  • Jim McCarthy, from Lubbock, TX
  • Jabe Nicholson, from Starkville, MS (via Zoom)
  • Dan Weaver
  • Craig Shakarji

Schedule

Summit Week will begin on Friday evening, June 18, with registration in the Inn lobby. If possible, please arrive at the Inn between 7:00 and 8:30 pm, since the front desk will be staffed during this time. We understand that this may be difficult for those traveling long distances, however, so in that case there will be other opportunities to check in.

The program ends after breakfast the following Friday, June 25, with a mid-morning departure.

Program Director: Craig Shakarji

Board Representative: Dan Weaver

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August Bible Conference

Speaker(s): Adults: Various speakers | Children: Phil Guikema

Providing a spiritually profitable time for families, couples, youth, and single adults, filled with sound Biblical teaching, Christian fellowship and Gospel messages.

Who?  Families, couples, youth, single adults, seniors, and you!

What?  Time to relax, and enjoy Christian fellowship.  Bible teaching and gospel messages geared for adults and separately for children.

When?  Saturday, July 31 – Saturday, August 7, 2021

Program Director: Mike Anderson

Event Lead: Bruce Hulshizer

Speakers

  • Chuck Henderson
  • Tom Irwin
  • Rob Sullivan
  • Rex Trogdon

Schedule

The conference will begin on Saturday evening, July 31, with a meeting at 7:15 pm, and will conclude on Saturday morning, August 7, with a message and brunch.

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Registration is now open for the August Bible Conference. When you open the registration page, note that there are several options for attending the conference. You may choose among several choices for accommodations, or register as a commuter (free with individual meals available for purchase).

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Labor Day Conference

Speaker(s): Mike Attwood

Ending the summer with a spiritually profitable time for families, couples, and young people by providing sound Biblical teaching, Christian fellowship and the Gospel message.

Register Early! Accommodations are limited!

Who?  Families, couples, youth, single adults, seniors, and you!

What?  Relax and enjoy Christian fellowship, Bible teaching and gospel messages, and a wide range of activities for all ages.

When? Friday, September 3 – Monday, September 6, 2021

Program Director: Brian Patrick
Event Lead: Tim B

Schedule

The conference will begin on Friday evening, September 3, with a meeting at 7:15 pm, and will conclude on Monday morning, September 6, with a message and brunch.

Friday, September 3

7:15pm Ministry Meeting & Children’s Meeting
8:30pm Activities and Fellowship

Saturday, September 4

9:30am Ministry Meeting and Children’s Meeting
Activities and Fellowship throughout the morning and afternoon
6:15pm Prayer Meeting – Men and Women
6:45pm Ministry Meeting and Children’s Meeting
8:30pm Activities and Fellowship

Sunday, September 5

9:30am The Lord’s Supper
11:00am Ministry Meeting and Children’s Meeting
Activities and Fellowship throughout the afternoon
6:15pm Prayer Meeting – Men and Women
6:45pm Ministry Meeting and Children’s Meeting
8:30pm Activities and Fellowship

Monday, September 6

8:30am Ministry Meeting & Children’s Meeting

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GWH accommodations and meals for the Labor Day Conference have reached capacity, so registration for these options is now closed. However, we would still love for you to be a part of the conference! There are on-site campsites available, or you can join us as a Commuter. Registration for these options is still open. If you plan to attend in either of these capacities, please register so that we’ll know you’ll be on the grounds. Please contact frontdeskgwh@gmail.com for a list of local hotels and restaurants close by and a conference schedule, including ministry session and children’s meeting times.

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Shepherding Conference

Speaker(s): Sam Thorpe and others

Encouraging, instructing, and challenging Christian brethren who have an interest in the health and growth of the Lord’s people and His church.

The purpose of the Shepherding Conference is to provide help to men who are currently serving as shepherds and also to encourage younger men in the work of shepherding.
We are inviting elders and men of all ages who have a concern for God’s work in the local assembly to come for the Shepherding Conference at Greenwood Hills.  Sam Thorpe will be sharing instructions and exhortations found in the book of 2 Timothy that are pertinent in the days in which we live.  There will be a virtual option for Sam’s messages.
Several other brothers will be sharing what God is doing in local ministries and outreaches.  In addition, we will enjoy times of fellowship, prayer, and discussions.
The conference will begin with lunch at 12:00 noon on September 23, and will end with lunch on September 25.
Speakers:  Sam Thorpe and others
Theme:  Instructions for the Man of God in Perilous Times (2 Timothy)
When? Thursday, September 23 – Saturday, September 25, 2021
Who?  Men who are currently serving as shepherds in the local assembly and any brothers who are concerned about the care of the local assembly
What?  Join us as we study together the preparation of a shepherd and his work, pray together and fellowship together
Cost:  $130 per person
Program Director:  Tom Irwin
Event Lead:  Bruce Hulshizer

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Memorial Day Conference

Speaker(s): Adults: TBA | Children: TBA

If you love our Labor Day Conference, you won’t want to miss this holiday weekend Bible conference. Come join us for a great kickoff to the summer!

Start your summer with the Memorial Day Conference at Greenwood! This long weekend is a fantastic time of fellowship, beneficial Bible teaching and a missions minded focus. Enjoy fellowship with other believers and get an opportunity to meet missionaries from all over the world. The conference offers Bible teaching sessions for children and adults as well as activities around the grounds of GWH.

Who?  Everyone–Families. Singles. Couples. All ages.

What?  Come hear sound Bible teaching for adults and children.  Enjoy fellowship with other believers and get the opportunity to meet and fellowship with missionaries from around the world!

When? Friday, May 27 – Monday, May 30

Program Director: Justin Joseph

Event Lead: Dan Weaver