We are praying for YOU!

Dig Into God’s Word

Spend time hearing from God

Keynote Speaker

Rev. Alonzo Johnson will be sharing God’s word with us.

Sabbath Together

Saint Simon’s is a great place to come, rest, and be refreshed.

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Conference Year 2020 – We’re Back At Saint Simon’s

Join us and re-energize with worship, relaxation, & prayer at our 33th Annual Conference & Retreat!

Association of Smaller Congregations

Sponsored by the Synod of the South Atlantic, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Dates: March 13-15, 2020
Mission: Small Tents, Big Mission
Key Scripture: Matthew 16-28

Keynote Speaker: Alonzo Johnson
Location: Epworth-by-the-Sea, St. Simons Island, GA

Alonzo Johnson is the Presbyterian Mission Agency Coordinator for the Self Development of People. A minister and educator ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA, with over 20 years’ experience working in congregational, urban ministry, youth ministry and academic settings. He is skilled in research, teaching, written and oral communication. In him you will discover a strong interest in existential, Neo-Orthodox, liberation, and postmodern theologies, Christian education and pastoral care. Creating, designing, planning and implementing workshops and events centered around spirituality, education, leadership development, sociocultural issues and pastoral care make him a key source for constructing the tents, big and small, to fulfill the Big Mission. His passion for creating, engaging and challenging arts-education ministries for youth and adults makes him an engaging presenter and facilitator.

The Association of Smaller Congregations (ASC) was organized in 1987 to serve congregations in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina having fewer than 200 members.  The group seeks in their conferences to lift up these smaller congregations, offering tools and support, promoting their unique strengths and needs, and providing opportunities for fellowship, education, creative thinking and sharing.  For more information and registration find us online and join the conversation on Facebook.

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[email protected]    www.presbyasc.org   706-373-9480

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Conference Schedule – 2020

Conference Schedule  (subject to change)

3:00 – 5:30 pm  Registration
5:30 – 6:45 pm   Supper
6:45 pm               Opening Worship and Prayer Circles

7:00 – 8:20 am  Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 am  Gathering Praises
8:45 – 10:00 am  Keynote Address
10:30 – 11:45  Workshop Session I
11:45 – 1:00 pm  Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm  Workshop Session II
2:30 – 3:00 Prayer Circles
3:00 – Optional Choir Practice
3:00 – til  Optional Activities
4:00 – 5:00 Workshop Session III
5:30 – 7:00pm  Dinner at Epworth
7:00 – Game Night

7:00 – 8:00 am  Breakfast & Checkout
8:10 – 8:40 am  Closing Prayer Circles
8:45 – 10:00 am  Track Session Deep Dive
10:00 – 10:15 am  Break
10:15 – 10:45 am  Business Meeting
10:45 – 12:00 noon  Worship & Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
Noon – Conference ends with lunch

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Epworth by the Sea

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