A New Vision, A New Voice ~ The North Texas Conference
North Texas Clergy Retreat: October 16-18, 2017
Calm in the Storm: Clergy Retreat 2017
October 16-18, 2017
Join us from October 16-18, 2017, at the Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center for this year’s North Texas Clergy Retreat, titled “Calm in the Storm.” Featured speakers will include Rev. Susan Beaumont and Rev. Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr, with preaching by Bishop Mike McKee and Rev. Holmes. Worship Leadership provided by the Access band from First UMC of Richardson and the praise team from The Village UMC.
Early bird deadline is September 15, 2017.
Leading in a Liminal Season with Susan Beaumont
Susan Beaumont is a consultant, author, coach, and spiritual director. She has consulted with over one hundred congregations and denominational bodies across the United States and in Canada. Her ground-breaking work in the leadership dynamics of large congregations is widely acknowledged.
Susan is known for engaging the best of business practice, filtered through the lens of careful theological reflection. She moves easily between discernment and decision making and nurtures the soul of the leader along with the soul of the institution.
Rev. Beaumont is an ordained minister within the American Baptist Churches, USA. She currently attends a Presbyterian Congregation.
Rev. Zan Wesley Holmes Jr., pastor emeritus of St. Luke “Community” UMC in Dallas, served as Senior Pastor of St. Luke from 1979 to 2002. In addition, he taught and mentored students and ministers for 24 years as an adjunct professor of preaching at the Perkins School of Theology. While serving as a community activist and leader, Rev. Holmes served in the Texas House of Representatives and as a United Methodist District Superintendent.