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Consider Him who endured from sinners such hostility against Himself,
so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.

2014 Home Missions Leadership Retreat

Sometimes the busyness of serving in ministry chokes out the necessary practice of pausing to consider what the LORD Jesus has done and is doing around us and through us. In the bitterly cold winter of 2013-2014, AFLC Home Missions did just that. We invited Home Missions pastors, parish builders, lay leaders, and others to get away for a few days to Consider Him. The Retreat inspired the heart and offered practical application to the hands of these vital individuals.

The Home Missions retreat underwent a dynamic make-over this year.
>> It was two days longer than past years.
>> It was held in a new (and warmer!) location. Calvary Free Lutheran in Mesa, AZ were wonderful hosts!
>> It had a revised format that allowed for lots more personal interaction.

Here is what some of our pastors, parish builders, and lay leaders are saying about the Retreat

>> Reviews

Such a wonderful retreat!  Not just AZ and the weather, but Calvary's pastor and people, our HMC wives and their selfless serving, and the rich time in Word and worship and fellowship.  I came thinking I was going to be giving, but I was so impacted by the presence of God and the Lord's dealing with me in love and correction that I came away being powerfully refreshed in a way that I have not experienced in years.
- Home Missions Committee Member

The conference had dynamic presenters with powerful messages in each presentation. The theme in the morning meetings was praying to our Father who wants to meet with us and desires a relationship with us. The afternoon message stressed the importance of "listening" to the Father. We also learned how to see interruptions in ministry as a blessing.
- Home Missions Parish Builder