Last week, pastors and leaders from Ohio and Indiana gathered with ministry leaders from national and cooperating ministries for the Central Focus Retreat. The 36-hour retreat focused on the theme of “Mission” and was held at Deer Creek State Park in Mt. Sterling, Ohio.
Each session started with a time of worship led by Matt Carter, worship director at Grace Church in Wooster, Ohio (Nick Cleveland, senior pastor). Attendees then participated in the breakout discussion of their choosing. Topics included ministering to people under 30, leadership development, recruiting and training volunteers, and more.
Attendees also enjoyed a time of fellowship in the afternoon where they could engage in disc golf, golf, hiking, or hanging out at the lodge.
The East Focus Retreat begins this Monday in Ocean City, Md. Pray for safe travels, fruitful discussions, and encouraging fellowship for those attending.