Events

Church College Ministry Retreat 2016

When:
November 3-4, 2016
Where: Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Bastrop, TX
Conference Registration:
Earlybird $75 before October 3rd
$85 after October 3rd
 Registration is open now!
Click here to register 
Lodging at the Hyatt is full. Here are some other hotel options in the area: 
Hampton Inn & Suites 

A retreat expressly for those in our state who minister to college students in the local church. Whether you're in college ministry full time, part time or as a volunteer, the Church College Ministry Retreat is a great opportunity to get away and get to know others who are ministering to college students in the local church. We'll share ideas and resources, pray together and of course, visit together over some great meals. Bring your staff and volunteer leaders and bring your spouse! 

Hope you can join us this November!

*Program is November 3-4 but the discounted room rate starts November 2nd in case you would like to come early. A group plans to play golf Thursday morning. Let Ginger Bowman know if you would like to participate, ginger.bowman@texasbaptists.org

Tentative Retreat Schedule 

Thursday
12:00 p.m. Registration begins
1:00 p.m. Opening session, Ginger Bowman
1:30 p.m. Worship together, Jonathan Galvan 
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Devoted: Group Discussion & whiteboard
3:35 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Devoted: Group Discussion & whiteboard
4:30 p.m. White Board Sessions in Affinity Groups
5:15 p.m. Break for Dinner
5:30 p.m. Carpool to Restaurant in Bastrop
8:30 p.m. Smores at the campfire, games, etc.

Friday
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Worship, Jonathan Galvan, Devotion 
9:45 a.m. Devoted: Group Discussion & whiteboard
10:15 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Devoted: Group Discussion & Wrap up
12:00 p.m. Dismiss


Want to Play Golf on Thursday

Join other leaders for a round of golf on Thursday. The resort has given us a special rate for Thursday morning! To reserve a time, contact Chris Skoglund at chris@firstcorpus.org




Youth & College Ministry Lunch 2016     

Coming to Youth Conclave in Arlington?  You're invited to join us for a FREE LUNCH  on Tuesday,October 11th during TX Baptist Youth Ministry Conclave at Texas Land & Cattle Steakhouse in Arlington.  If you're doing both Youth and College Ministry in your church, this is for you!  Join us for a free meal and a time of networking.  Reservations for lunch are required.  Click here to make your reservation!



Past Events

Church College Ministry Retreat 2015
 for Leaders in Church College Ministry


When: November 5-6, 2015
Where: Hyatt Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Bastrop, TX

Join us for a two day retreat expressly for those in our state who minister to college students in the local church. Whether you're in college ministry full time, part time or as a volunteer, the Church College Ministry Retreat is a great opportunity to get away and get to know others who are ministering to college students in the local church. We'll share ideas and resources, pray together and of course, visit together over some great meals.

Bring your staff and volunteer leaders and bring your spouse! Our great room rate has been extended through Friday night so you can enjoy an extra day of relaxation at this beautiful resort.  Hope you can join us this November!

Retreat Schedule

Retreat Schedule 
Thursday
12:00 p.m. Registration begins
1:00 p.m. Opening session- Ginger Bowman
1:30 p.m. A Week in the Life of Your College/Young Adult Ministry
2:15 p.m. Group Discussion
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Essentials for Effective College Ministry
3:45 p.m. Essentials for Effective College Ministry Leaders
4:30 p.m.   White Board Sessions in Affinity Groups
5:15 p.m.   Break for Dinner
5:30 p.m.  Carpool to  Restaurant in Bastrop
8:30 p.m.  Smores at the campfire

Friday
8:00 a.m.   Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Devotional & Prayer time
9:45 a.m. When a new student walks into your college ministry...
10:15 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. White Board Sessions & Wrap up
12:00 p.m. Dismiss 

More info contact Ginger Bowman(214)577-7866 or ginger.bowman@texasbaptists.org.


Youth & College Ministry Lunch 

Coming to Youth Conclave in Arlington?  You're invited to join us for a FREE LUNCH  on Tuesday,October 13th during TX Baptist Youth Ministry Conclave at Texas Land & Cattle Steakhouse in Arlington.  If you're doing both Youth and College Ministry in your church, this is for you!  Join us for a free meal and a time of networking.  Reservations for lunch are required.  Click here to make your reservation!


April 27, 2013 
Who: This “train-the-trainer” experience is ideal for those facilitating Habitudes small groups, faculty teaching the Habitudes Course, staff using Habitudes with groups on their campus, coaches using Habitudes with their athletic teams or anyone who wants to become effective at training leaders using Habitudes. This one-day intensive is the ideal preparation for you to teach all Habitudes books in the series for your group. This training event is not intended for people who would want to teach the material as a paid vendor, locally or nationally. Our goal is to prepare effective facilitators to use Habitudes on their campus or within their organization.
  • What: Habitudes One Day Training. We are partnering with Growing Leaders to provide a training/certification event with Dr. Tim Elmore in Habitudes!
  • When: Saturday, April 27, 2013 
  • Time:  8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m.  (breakfast & lunch provided)
              Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Texas Baptists Building, 333 N Washington, Dallas, TX 75246
  • Why: Become a certified facilitator in the Habitudes series and get the following tools to help your students develop as they pursue Christ: 
    • A Train-the-Trainer experience enhancing your creativity and productivity as a trainer
    • Habitudes DVD Media Kit (Includes Training DVDs, PowerPoint and teaching notes)
    • Habitudes Teacher’s Guide (includes creative ideas, activities, stories)
    • Wholesale discount on Habitudes resources (40% off retail)
    • An annual phone conference with Dr. Tim Elmore or another Growing Leaders Trainer
    • A certificate designating you as a Habitudes facilitator for your organization
  • More: What are Habitudes? Basically, they are images that form leadership habits and attitudes. "Specifically designed for Generation Y, they are a fun, creative and engaging way for the next generation to learn and practice leadership. Habitudes teaches timeless character and leadership principles through  the power of an image, a conversation and an experience." Click here to learn more about Habitudes. Click here to learn more about Dr. Tim Elmore.