Costs & Information

Spiritual Discernment as Christian Leadership

George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
May 31 — June 3, 2009

Plenary Speakers

Lloyd John Ogilvie – Spiritual Discernment and the Missional Empowerment of the Church
N. Graham Standish – Corporate Discernment: The Key to Becoming a Blessed Church
Paul Anderson – Dynamics of Discernment — Biblical and Practical
Ruth Haley Barton – The Spiritual Preparation of the Discerning Leader
Peter Bouteneff – Discernment Through the Ages—The Consensus Fidelium Then and Now
Leith Anderson – Effective Pastoral Leadership — Discerning and Implementing the Divine Will in Unity

Plus ...

  • Numerous workshops, panel discussions and poster presentations by leading authorities on discernment
  • Presentations by the Congregational Discernment Consultation (Sheryl White, Frederick Schmidt, Mark Ellingsen, Victoria Curtiss, Chuck Orwiler, Jessica Moffat-Seay, Cleophus LaRue, Pete Hartwig)
  • Personal afternoon retreat at Camp Tilikum optional, $10 extra; free for those staying for the Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership Retreat.

Registration, Meals and Materials

Full Registration: $349
Including nine meals, refreshments and all materials (guaranteed admission)

Sessions-only fees (excluding meals/materials/lodging, etc.)
Single-Day Fee: $35
Time-Sessions Fee (morning, afternoon or evening sessions): $50
Sessions-only Fee: $120
George Fox University (student/alumni/employee) Fee: $100

To reserve a place, download registration form and e-mail or mail to Paul Anderson or Margaret Fuller, or register on site (limited availability)

Discounts of $50


College dorm rooms $45 for three nights (double occupancy); $90 for three nights (single occupancy)
Hotels and other options available in the area

Transportation to Newberg from Portland’s Airport

Portland Transportation Service: $65 one way; call 1-800-920-8510
Transportation provided by George Fox University ($25 one way, e-mail Margaret Fuller at or call 503-554-2651)

Sponsored by the George Fox University Congregational Discernment Project

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