The Southwest Focus Retreat, the regional gathering for Charis Fellowship leaders in the southwestern United States, is meeting this week at the Camp Lawrence Daley Conference Center at Camp Mt. Crags in Calabasas, Calif., a few short miles west of Malibu, Calif.
Phil Sparling, executive director of the Charis Fellowship who is also the pastor of Grace Community Church, Auburn, Calif., is leading the sessions.
Worship is being led by Jason Dunn, worship leader at Los Altos Grace Brethren Church, Long Beach, Calif., along with Phil Helfer, pastor at the Los Altos church.
Friday evening kicked off with hearing from Charis Fellowship ministry leaders who are in attendance. Following dinner, the group spent time discussing Scripture, splitting into smaller groups for discussion and prayer.
The retreat continues thorough Wednesday morning.
Click here to see photos from Monday evening.