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Regional Pastor Conferences

Regional Pastor Conferences

See also General Pastors Conference 2018

2018 South Region Pastors Conference

Topic: A Continuing Conversation on Law and Gospel Print information form (Updated 9/4/2018)

Dates: September 24 through 26, 2018

Presenters: Rev. Dr. John T. Pless and Rev. Dr. Mark Mattes (Updated 9/4/2018)

Location: Starved Rock Lodge &  Conference Center, Utica, Illinois

Registration: Print Registration Form (Updated 9/4/2018) Please make check payable to south Regional Pastoral Conference and send it with completed registration form by August 31 to Rev. James Barbey, SRPC, Living Heritage Lutheran church, 1200 W. US Hwy. 34, Suite A, Plano, IL  60545-1793.

Lodging: Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center, Utica, Illinois, 800-868-7625, www.starvedrocklodge.com.  All attendees are responsible for making their own room reservations. Block of rooms is reserved under “South Regional Pastoral Conference. Lodging deadline is Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Planning Committee:

Rev. James Barbey, SRPC Registrar
Living Heritage Lutheran Church
1200 W. US Highway 34, Suite A
Plano, IL 60545

Rev. David Juhl, SRPC Chairman
Our Savior Lutheran Church
118 N. Pine Street
Momence, IL 60954

2018 North and West Region Pastors Conference

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 9 through 10, 2018

Presenter: Our presenter this year will be author, speaker, creator of The Renaissance ServiceTM, and co-founder of icktank, Heather Choate Davis. Heather was just re-elected to a second term on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Southwest District of the LCMS.

Location: Lake Lawn Resort, Delevan, Wisconsin

Lodging: PLEASE book your own rooms at Lake Lawn. This is not included in the registration for the conference itself. To do so, call Lake Lawn at 1 (800) 338-5353 and ask for the “NID North & West Region Pastors’ Conference” rate. Room reservations MUST be complete by Friday, September 28, 2018, to receive the discounted rates.

Registration: Please visit our Online Registration Page to formally register for the conference. If you have any trouble with this, please contact: Pastor Matthew Hoffmann, Registrar, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Park Ridge, 224- 585-3101 PastorHoffmann@StAndrewsLutheranSchool.org

Planning Committee:

Conference Chair: Pastor Tim Bayer, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, St. Charles,   Tim.Bayer@StMarksChurch.church

Registrar: Pastor Matthew Hoffmann, St. Andrews Lutheran Church, Park Ridge, PastorHoffmann@StAndrewsLutheranSchool.org

2018 East Region Pastors Conference

Topic: The Church’s Mission: Confessing Christ as Individuals & as Congregations

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 through 17, 2018

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Steven D. Schave, director of LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission (UICM) and director of LCMS Church Planting for the Office of National Mission; and Rev. Dr. Mark A. Wood,  director of LCMS Witness & Outreach Ministry and as director of the LCMS Revitalization initiative.

Location:  DeKoven Center, 600 21st Street Racine, Wisconsin.

Registration: All pastors, vendors, and other attendees, please register online. All excuses and questions about registration should be directed to Rev. Kevin M. Koester, PastorKoester@gmail.com or 708-485-6987.

Planning Committee:

Rev. Mark D. Post, Chairman
Rev. Steven Anderson, Vice Chairman
Rev. Kevin Koester, Registrar
Rev. John Moeller, Treasurer
Rev. Matt Zickler, Secretary
Rev. Chris Browne, Program Committee
Rev. Matt Gunia, Program Committee
Rev. Rich Heinz, Program Committee

Conference locations

DeKoven Center in Racine, Wisconsin, is the site where East Region pastors meet.

South Region pastors set their conference in the scenic Starved Rock State Park in Utica, Illinois.

Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin, is host location for the North and West Region combined conference.