BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ARC (Association of Related Churches) is excited to announce that it will hold Gather, an ARC regional one-day event, on October 17, 2023. The third-annual event is free to attend and will be held in cities throughout the United States.
You do not need to be an affiliated ARC church or member to attend. Those who wish to attend the event are asked to register, which can be done on the individual participating city pages on gather.arcchurches.com. All pastors, church leaders, and their teams are invited to the event.
Each location participating in the Gather event will feature roundtable discussions, breakout sessions, and dynamic speakers focused on different areas of ministry and leadership. The goal of the event is to provide a space for all pastors to build relationships with other people in ministry within their region, while also receiving resources that can help their local church thrive.
Participating cities for the October 17 Gather event include Antioch and Palm Desert, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Houston, and Dallas Fort Worth area, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Boston, Massachusetts; Columbus, Ohio; Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville, Florida; Fredericksburg, Virginia; Greenville, South Carolina; Minneapolis, Minnesota; New York City; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Seattle, Washington; and Wilmington, North Carolina.
Each of the participating cities has a separate page on the Gather website. Clicking through to the individual city pages reveals information about the venue where the event will be held, contact information, information on nearby airports, hotels, and dining, and the ability to register for the event.
The Wesleyan Investment Foundation will serve as the Vision Partner for this year's ARC (Association of Related Churches) Gather event.
Strategic Partners include Compassion, Convoy of Hope, Hand of Hope, and Vapor Ministries. Planting Partners include 5 Words Media, Master's Plan Church Design & Construction, One Hope, and Overflow. Impact Partners include Highlands College, WorldServe International, and World Vision.
In addition to the October 17 Gather event, ARC Canada will be holding its Gather events from September 25-28. They will be held in Toronto, Ontario, on September 25; Winnipeg, Manitoba, on September 26; Calgary, Alberta, on September 27; and Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 28.
The Gather event falls in line with the mission of ARC (Association of Related Churches), which is to never do ministry alone. The organization, which has been around for more than 20 years, exists to see a thriving church in every community so they can reach people with the message of Jesus.
About ARC (Association of Related Churches)
ARC (Association of Related Churches) is a cooperative of independent churches from different denominations, networks, and backgrounds who strategically resource church planters and pastors to help them reach people with the message of Jesus. ARC exists to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus. Since its beginning in 2000, ARC has grown into a global organization and has helped plant more than 1,000 churches.