The GATHERING is a new name and format for what has been our Fall Leaders’ Retreat. This event is designed to be our principle annual leaders’ event in Central Region. We have designed time for you to CONNECT with God and each other, options to RESOURCE you, and opportunity to ENCOURAGE you.
Reasons you should be at The GATHERING September 28-30, 2020:
Beautiful resort location which creates a great atmosphere.
Inspirational and instructional speakers and presenters.
Relationships with ministry colleagues and Open Bible leaders.
Registration includes hotel nights for Monday, Sept. 28 & Tuesday, Sept. 29, dinner on Monday, lunch on Tuesday, and all retreat sessions. Extra nights are available at $119/night (plus tax) and will be reserved during registration.
Lied Lodge is located on the 260-acre Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska. You can take a walk through the woods, escape to the orchards or stop by the Apple House Market. It’s a place of history with breathtaking views. At Lied Lodge you’ll find it’s the perfect place to connect, rest and have fun!
Gary Emery is a pastor to pastors. He has served as the Pacific Region Director since 2000. Gary, along with his wife Joneile, have enjoyed a lifetime of ministry in Open Bible as a youth pastors, church planters and senior pastors. Gary’s passion is to help leaders be healthy and effective. His greatest thrill is in the realm of church planting. Joneile is an accomplished watercolorist. Joneile and Gary have been married for 44 years. They and have two sons, a wonderful daughter-in-law and three beautiful grandkids.