Pastors and Wives Retreat

Our 2019 Pastors and Wives retreat will be at the Highlands Camp and Retreat center in Allenspark, CO from October 31-November 2. Early registration is $209 which includes meals all day Friday through Breakfast on Saturday.

For more information and registration, Contact Pastor Dale Pierce,, 970-571-4959.

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2019 Motor Cycle Tour

June 3-6

Ride with us through Eastern Wyoming and the Black Hills of South Dakota as we visit, pray with and encourage pastors and churches in the north eastern section of the Rocky Mountain District. Each day on our journey we will stop at several of our churches for fellowship, encouragement and prayer. You can share a room with another on our tour, or arrange for your own accommodations. There is no fee for this event, but you are responsible for all your own expenses including food and lodging.

For planning purposes, please register for this event: Registration

NOTE: You can join us for whatever days you desire, you do not have to ride the entire event. You may also join us even if you do not ride a motor cycle, following the group in your own chosen form of transportation.

June 3 will be travel from Monument, CO to the Black Hills, June 4-5 will be touring in the Black Hills, and June 6 will be returning through Wyoming to Colorado. Group Captain will be staying at one central motel June 3-6, as shown in the brochure, but everyone is free to choose their own lodging and join the group as able.



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2019 Annual Conference

High Impact Teams: Where Healthy Meets High Performance

Lance Witt from Replenish Ministries will be our keynote speaker at our 128th Annual Conference April 9-10, 2019. We are looking forward to the training he will bring us, helping our churches to continue to equip for healthy and productive Gospel Ministry.

Mountain View EFC in Greeley will be our host this year.

No matter how big an organization or its budget, we all do ministry with a team, whether paid or volunteer.  Building teams is more art than science.  If you have ever been part of a great team, you know it is something special.  You never accidentally become a great team.  No group of individuals ever drifts into becoming a high-impact team.

When there is good chemistry, and everyone is operating from their sweet spot, and the objectives are clear, and kingdom progress is being made… it is incredibly fulfilling and fun.

On the flip side, we are also painfully aware what happens when there is dysfunction in the team…there is stress, tension, politics, and posturing.  It’s not much for anybody and we end up squandering our divine assignment.

At our conference  we will discover the synergy that results when teams are healthy and high-performing.  The best teams have a dual focus on relationships and results.

During our conference, you will discover how to…

  • raise your team’s productivity by 30%
  • implement trust builders and avoid trust busters
  • remove organizational clutter and establish clear priorities
  • get comfortable with uncomfortable conversations
  • appropriately hold people accountable for results
  • grow better Christians, not just better leaders
  • create a life-giving team culture
  • increase team performance through personal emotional health

While there are many other options, here is information on three hotels that are offering us group rates — which will be available to conferees on a first-booked, first-served basis — with a cut-off date of March 8th:

Homewood Suites — 2510 46th Ave, Greeley (2.3 miles from Worship Center)
We have 10 King Studio suites at $149/night (+ 10.01% taxes) for two persons.

Call the hotel directly (970-330-1706) and ask for the “Mountain View Evangelical” Group Rate

Candlewood Suites — 3530 W 29th Street, Greeley (3.2 miles from Worship Center)

We have 13 King Studio & 7 Queen Studio suites reserved at $109/night (+ taxes) 

Call the hotel directly (970-330-2333) and ask for the “EFCA RMD Conference” Rate OR use the following link to book online:

Country Inn & Suites — 2501 W 29th Street, Greeley (4.1 miles from Worship Center)

Deluxe Queen & King Rooms at $85/night (+ taxes) 

Call the hotel directly (970-330-3404) and ask for the “Corporate lodging rate for EFCA RMD Conference”

Registration for this conference is now closed.

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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**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). 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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