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Get to Know the Elder Forum

Check these answers out to some of our most frequently asked questions.

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Who is this Forum for?

The Elder Forum is open to elders, church staff members and lay leaders who are interested in learning or improving their understanding of eldership in the local church.

How much does it cost?

Pricing per person is as follows:
- Individuals: $59 per person
- Groups of Two: $59 per person
- Groups of Three or more: $49 per person

Price will increase $20.00 per person one month prior to event start date. Fee is non-refundable one week prior to start date.

Can I come for part of the Forum?

It is recommended that you stay the entire time. With limited spots, we would like to give priority to churches that are able to be present the entire allotted time. If you can't stay the entire time, don't worry - we will host this event again in the future!


Here is a sample schedule for what you can expect at the Elder Forum.


Start Time Activity
8:30 AM Check-in
9:00 AM SESSION 1: Why Eldership Matters
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM SESSION 2: Elder Selection
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Break
1:15 PM SESSION 3: Shepherding Each Other & Shepherding the Body
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM SESSION 4: Practical Matters
4:00 PM Q&A and Closing
4:30 PM Forum Ends

Throughout the forum, a light breakfast, a full lunch, and full dinner will be provided to each participant. Additionally, snacks and drinks during breaks will be provided. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.


The Westin Park Central is within walking distance to the church. To make a reservation at the Westin for this conference, you can call (972)385-3000.

The Residence Inn Park Central is also within walking distance to the church. To make a reservation at The Residence Inn, you can call (972) 503-1333.

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