We are fortunate to have Chris Brown from North Coast Church in the San Diego area at our Spring Conference in Waupaca on April 12th & 13th. Chris will be presenting "The Art and Practice of Communicating Effectively from the Pulpit" which he and Larry Osborne have presented several times in a two-day seminar at the cost of $399. Mark your calendars and plan on joining us in April. You'll be glad you did!
2013 Cadre Training: February 28-March 3 - Bill Allison will be leading the training on Becoming the Youth Leader Jesus Wants to Be. Planning, programming, and organizing are essential components of a great ministry. But God made you for more. Way more. The good news is you can become the leader Jesus wants you to be. Bring your Bible and we'll explore:
* How walking closely with Jesus overflows into your friendships
* What a Jesus-like disciplemaking way of life looks like for students and leaders
* Why discipleship is good but disciplemaking is better
* God's bullseye for disciplemaking
* Why relationships matter in disciplemaking
* How to be a disciple who makes disciples who make more disciples
You'll leave encouraged and equipped to be the youth leader Jesus wants you to be. Please send Rob Weise an email at
by February 13th and let him know if you're planning to attend and bringing a team. For planning purposes, he will need to know how many you are bringing. For more inforamtion click on the flyer or visit the Cadre website at cadreministries.com .
The Center for Family Development presents its annual marriage enrichment seminar with Bill and Pam Farrell. Join in February 22-23, 2013 at Highland Community Church in Wausau. For more details click on Understanding and Delighting In Your Differences!
Pastors & Wives Retreat at Timber-lee Christian Center February 25-26, 2013 - Steve Johnson will be speaking at the retreat this year on Remaining Healthy in Ministry: Five Strategies for Guarding Your Heart. For registration or information click on the brochure. There is constant pull in daily life, within ministry challenges, and from cultural expectations that seek to pull apart marriage, families, and ministries. Join this years retreat and expect to be empowered by hearing specific ways that you can protect your relationships, your vocations, and your vision for the future by guarding against the erosion of a healthy and balanced life. Steve offers an excellent assessment tool for couples attending the retreat called ENRICH. The discounted cost is $30 per couple and he encourages couples to complete the assessment before the retreat. It makes the reflection time more valuable and shows where changes are needed as well as encourages couples where they are doing well. If you are attending the retreat and are interested, email or call Steve Johnson at
Bethany EFC, La Crosse will be hosting the The No Regrets Men's Conference on February 2, 2013. The cost for attending the simulcast in La Crosse is $20.00 per attendee and this includes lunch. Tickets can be purchased by visiting Bethany's website at www.bethanyefc.org click on the "No Regrets" logo at the bottom of the home page and you'll be directed from there to purchase your tickets. For more information about the conference or questions concerning purchasing tickets, call the church at 608-781-2466.
Highland Community Church, Wausau will be hosting the The No Regrets Men's Conference on February 2, 2013. The cost for attending the simulcast in Wausau is $20.00 per attendee and this includes lunch. Information and registration available at