Dates and theme announced for 2012 event

Wayne and Janet Barrier, organizers for the Maywood Missionary Retreat, announced yesterday the dates and theme for the 2012 event.

Held annually at the Maywood Christian Camp, the dates for this year are May 10-12.

The theme will focus on “Priorities for Missions Today.”

With the confirmation of speakers, the names and topics will be announced soon.

The retreat is open to all Christians interested in missions. The event serves missionaries, supporters, prospective missionaries, and interested Christians in churches of Christ.

The retreat is sponsored by the World Evangelism School of Missions and the Double Springs (Ala.) Church of Christ.

Photos and special report

Don Petty just published a special report of the Maywood Missionary Retreat, with a collection of pictures, on his “Planting the Original Seed” ezine. Check it out HERE. The tally for the event was 92 in attendance.

The next event, says Don, is planned for May 10-12, 2012. Make your plans to participate!

2011 Retreat is around the corner

We would like to invite you to the 5th annual Maywood Missionary Retreat to be held May 12-14 at Camp Maywood in Hamilton, Ala.

Speakers and topics include:

Jeff Jenkins – “How to Motivate Congregations to Seriously Support World Evangelism”
Stacy Ferguson – “South Pacific Experiences”
Robert Martin – “Long Term Commitments to a Field”
Don Petty – “Will You Prepare to Go Gather People to Worship God?”
Colin McKee – “Indonesia- The Future”
Loy Mitchell – “Africa – Progress in an Economic Disaster”
Louis Rushmore – “Missions Program Literature”
Ricky Gootam – “India – Retention Methods”
Jody Apple – “Missionary Training”
Jeremy Barrier – “Thinking Big: Strategic Missions”
Wayne Barrier – “Integrated Methods”
Gordon Hogan – “Lessons Learned from 50 years in Southeast Asia”
Joey Barrier – “China – A Plan”

We will begin moving into the cabins on Thursday from 12 until 2 p.m., with the first session scheduled for 2 p.m.

The sessions will end on Thursday after a country music performance at 8 p.m. Friday begins with a session at 9 a.m., and concludes after teens and ladies classes on Friday night at 8 p.m.

The retreat is sponsored by the World Evangelism School of Missions and the Double Springs (Ala.) Church of Christ.

Please see the attached schedule for more information: MISSIONARY RETREAT-2011-1

We hope to see you there!

Wayne and Janet Barrier
3000 County Road 10
Florence, AL 35633
256-766-2807
256-768-1007 fax