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Minister's Retreat 2018

Minister’s Retreat

September 14-15, 2018

Sponsored by the WV Ministries Credentials Committee

 

Location: Cross Point Church | 110 Crescent Road, Beckley, WV

 

Cost: Candidates in the ordination process are free (including lodging & meals)

All other credentialed ministers: Conferences are free (an offering will be received). $10 for the Friday meal (reservations are required). Lodging is on your own.

 

 

What is it?

Join us for a time of fellowship and training September 14-15 at Cross Point Church in Beckley, WV. The Minister’s Retreat is sponsored by the WV Ministries Credentials Committee and is open to all ministers and their spouse. This year’s featured speaker will be Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos. There will also be a special training session on Saturday morning with Rev. Dr. Gary Patton. There will be a catered meal on Friday evening. The cost is $10 per person and reservations are required (see details below). Meal is free for candidates in the credentialing process and their spouse.

 

 

Candidates in the Credentialing Process are required to attend the Minister’s Retreat. Lodging and meals for the candidate and their spouse are paid for by the Credentials Committee. Reservation is required by September 10, 2018. To register for the retreat candidates should contact Justin Davis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (304) 763-1118.

 

 

Lodging:

Credentials Candidates: Lodging for you and your spouse is paid for by the Credentials Committee. You must register by September 10 by contacting Justin Davis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (304) 763-1118. Lodging will be at the Comfort Inn, 300 Harper Park Drive, Beckley, WV.

 

All other ministers: Lodging is on your own. A special rate has been secured with the Comfort Inn in Beckley. Cost is $59.99. Comfort Inn’s phone number is (304) 255-5291. Ask for the Cross Point Church Conference rate when calling.

 

 

Friday Meal:

A special time of fellowship with a catered meal is being offered Friday evening. The meal is free for Credentials Candidates and their spouse. Cost is $10 for all others. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Justin Davis at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (304) 763-1118. Payment will be due at the door. Reservations are due by September 10.

 

 

Friday Ice Cream Social:

Cross Point Church is sponsoring an Ice Cream Social that will follow the Friday service. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with other ministers from around WV.


 

 

Retreat Schedule

Friday September 14

5:00-6:00 PM          Registration (for Credentials Candidates) (Lobby)

(Credentials Candidates check in to Comfort Inn First. Check in at the hotel can begin at 3:00 PM.)

 

6:00-7:15 PM          Dinner (Gym) Reservations required in advance.

(Cost is $10 & free for those in the credentialing process & their spouse)

 

7:30-9:00 PM          Worship & Session 1 (Auditorium)

(Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos)

 

9:00 PM        Ice Cream Social (Gym) FREE

(Opportunity to connect with Ministers from around WV)

 

Saturday September 15

6:00-7:45 AM         Continental Breakfast & Check out of rooms @ Comfort Inn (For those staying in a room) Breakfast opens at 6:00 AM at the Comfort Inn

 

8:00-8:30 AM         Early Risers Fellowship Time (Gym) (Doors open at 7:45 AM)

(Opportunity for coffee, pastries & fellowship with other ministers)

 

8:30-9:45 AM         Early Morning Training Session (Gym)

(Rev. Dr. Gary Patton)

 

9:15-10:00 AM       Late Risers Fellowship Time (Lobby)

(Opportunity for coffee, pastries & fellowship with other ministers)

 

10:00 AM     Worship & Session 2 (Auditorium) (Doors open at 9:45 AM)

(Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos)

 

 

Speakers

Main Session Speaker: Rev. Bill Konstantopoulos

Download speaker bio


 

 

Saturday Training with: Rev. Dr. Gary Patton


 

 

Downloadable Resources

Retreat Schedule

Minister’s Retreat Flyer

Credentials Candidate Retreat Letter (all of the details candidates need)

Minister’s Retreat Letter sent to all ministers 

Directions to Comfort Inn & Cross Point Church