Mercy Conference and Retreat Center would like to extend this special invitation to clergy, musicians and worship leaders to join us for this prayerful and dynamic Advent Preparation Workshop (using the Revised Common LectionarY, Year B), led by Dr. Emanuel Cleaver III and Paul Vasile, Oct 2-4, 2017.
Don't miss this opportunity to begin planning Advent and Christmas and to be inspired and renewed through the process!
Check-In: 3:00pm Monday
Registration: 4:30pm Monday
Program: 5:30pm Monday (dinner) - 11:45am Wednesday
Single Room, Workshop and Meals: $210
Double Occupancy Room, Workshop and Meals: $175/person
Commuter for Workshop and Meals: $100
Deadline for Registration with full payment is Sept. 15.
Two ways to Register:
1) Click here to print our registration form and pay via check (mail to Mercy Center).
2) Click here to register online using your credit card through PayPal.
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If you have questions regarding the registration process, please contact Sandy Meyer at 314.966.4686 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Emanuel Cleaver III is an engaging clergyman who has served as the Senior Pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Kansas City, MO since 2009. He is known for his dynamic sermon delivery. His weekly messages are truly inspired, as are other aspects of his ministry. He leads St. James in word and by example, urging them to always be mindful of the church's motto, "Connecting people with God in practical ways." Dr. Cleaver received his doctorate in ministry from St. Paul School of Theology.
Paul Vasile is a freelance church musician, consultant, and composer based in New York City. A multitalented musician and dynamic worship leader, he is committed to building, renewing, and re-shaping faith communities through music and liturgy. As the Executive Director of Music that Makes Community, Paul is passionate about modeling and sharing leadership practices that sustain the musical and spiritual life of faith communities. Paul is the Director of Music at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, he is an inspiring teacher, and he has been a guest lecturer and worship leader at Union Theological Seminary, General Theological Seminary (NYC), the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and The Chandler School of Theology. He has also curated notable concert series, arts events, and educational programs exploring the intersection of music and spirituality.