Middle School Winter Retreat

 Theme: Rest
February 22-24

     Speaker: Travis Sybert
– Middle School Pastor @ North Coast Church in Vista, CA

This year we want to help students process their stress/anxiety/depression in healthy ways. We want students to begin experiencing the rest & peace Jesus offers and promises.

costs & details:
Students:  base cost $125 ($60 deposit)             Staff: cost $105 ($60 deposit)

location: YMCA Camp of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO www.ymcarockies.org**Estes Park Center . You must provide staff for your group – enough male staff for your male students, and enough female staff for your female students.

**The YMCA has space for us, but they will also need to book the spaces we will not use. Therefore, it is imperative that you follow the deadlines listed below to make sure you are guaranteed the spots that you want**

your timeline:
Friday, November 16th:
-Please email Kendra Grove with whether you are coming or not. This is simply a “yes” or “no.” (Please call if you have any questions about the retreat).

-efcarmdretreats@gmail.com or 720-600-9025

Friday, January 11th:  -Email rough numbers to Kendra Grove  -Include:
(1) if you are bringing a group or not
(2) approximately how many staff and students total you think you will bring

Friday, February 8th:  -Email final numbers to Kendra

-Your email/phone call should include 7 things:
-number of female staff                          -number of male staff               -total staff
-number of female students                 -number of male students       -total students
-total amount (deposits) to be sent

 Friday, February 15th:
-Kendra must receive your non-refundable deposits in the mail on 2/15 to confirm your spots.  ($60 for every student & $60 for every staff) 

Checks should be made payable to the “Rocky Mountain District”

Mail to: Calvary Bible Church
Attn: Kendra Grove   615 Evans St. Erie, CO 80516

After February 8th:  you may add students as space is available by calling or emailing  Kendra up until Friday, February 16th.
Please do NOT come with extra students or staff without contacting Kendra first.
We cannot guarantee that beds are available for them (and we would hate for them to have to sleep outside in your church bus or van…).                                                                                                              

Your balance is due when you arrive at the retreat. We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Winter Retreat Registration

MS Retreat Program Info ’19


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Fall Summit Audio

We  are so thankful to Dr. Dennis Magary for his deep theological teaching with practical personal challenge and application to our lives at the 19th Annual Fall Summit. Here are the links to his handout and to the audio of his teaching.

Speakers Notes

Session 1: Improving your Planning

Session 2: Guarding Your Perspective

Session 3: Deepening Your Resolve

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Fall Summit 2018 – Leading With God’s Plan and Provision

Welcome to our Fall Training and Equipping Summit, 2018
Location:  Red Rocks Fellowship, Littleton
September 27

In Session 1 we will give attention to our ability to plan (Proverbs 16:1-9).  Good planning is a key component of good, responsible leadership; but do I simply assume that my plan is God’s plan?  As for my life and my ministry, do I want what God wants for me more than what I want for myself?  Do I make my plans with the desire that God’s plan will be accomplished?

In Session 2 we will explore what it takes to appropriate God’s perspective in the service we render and the leadership we provide (Proverbs 24:23-34).  The passage will guide us through God’s perspective on justice, priorities, retribution, and work—not a one of which is not part of everyday life in the church, especially in the life of one providing leadership.  Appropriating and living out God’s perspective in these four domains of life is critical to effective service and God-honoring leadership.

In Session 3 we will consider the challenge of being ever-mindful of God’s provision (Proverbs 30:1-9)—not only when things are going well, but when they are not.  In the closing session, we will focus on the sufficiency of God’s Word and the adequacy of God’s provision for effective, godly leadership.

Dr. Magary has served as an instructor in Bible at Trinity College and as a teaching assistant in Biblical Hebrew at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He also was a visiting instructor at Trinity for several years before assuming his present position. Along with his extensive experience as an educator, he has served in a variety of ministries, including the role of assistant pastor.

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

Dr. Magary’s areas of expertise include Hebrew, Old Testament, and computer applications for Old Testament studies. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew.
Chair of the Old Testament and Semitic Languages Department
Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages

2018 Fall Summit Brochure

Online Registration for this conference is now closed.


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Celebrate The Resurrection, Then Walk Where Jesus Walked

Celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord next Easter, then leave the following Sunday to walk the paths He walked and sail on the waters he traversed. Join me for this life changing experience as we tour Israel together. You will be joining some pastors and church leaders from the Rocky Mountain District.

My tours have a few features some other tours lack. As an experienced tour group leader, I am limiting the size of our group so I can have interaction with everyone on our tour, and so we will not be overcrowded as we visit each site in Israel. We will all be traveling on one coach, not multiple buses filled with scores of travelers. Each evening we will debrief with one another. Though we will see more than we are able to assimilate, covering all of Israel’s geography, we will stay in two centrally located four star hotels, so we are not moving every night to a new bedroom.

If you have never been to Israel, this tour will deepen and enrich your relationship with the Lord in a way you could never imagine. The dates are April 28 – May 7, 2019 and the cost is $3350 per person, double occupancy.

Click Here for the daily itinerary.

This event is completely booked, and we are not accepting any additional registrations.

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2018 Annual Report

Our 2018 Annual Report is now available and downloadable through this link: Annual Report

Our fiscal year is April through March

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