Pastor & Leader Retreat 2021

Camp Maranatha, Big Lake

October 5-7, 2021

Registration Fee: $175 (full retreat); $105 (one night); $50 (Wednesday only)

The 2021 Pastor & Leader Retreat will be held once again at Camp Maranatha in Big Lake, Alaska. This is an open invitation for all Alaska Conference ministry partners (meaning credentialed pastors, lay leaders, CYAK, ACC, KICY  and all ministry personnel) to gather for encouragement, sharing, spiritual refreshment and fun, beginning with dinner on Tuesday, October 5 at 5:30 and wrapping up with lunch on Thursday, October 7. Kevin Butcher will be our guest speaker for the retreat. “I’m passionate about helping others avoid this dead-end path of striving and burnout…to see pastors, Christian leaders and churches rooted in the love of God and equipped through authentic mentoring and connection,” Kevin shares. To learn more about Kevin’s ministry, check out

In response to increased COVID spread, we will be requiring all participants to bring a negative test result from within 72 hours of the beginning of the retreat. We will also ask each person to complete a health screening upon arrival.

2021 Pastor Leader Retreat

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               KEVIN BUTCHER
J. Kevin Butcher was a lead pastor for 35 years—the last 16 in urban Detroit. He is founder and executive director of Rooted Ministries, which comes alongside isolated, wounded, and discouraged pastors and their families to help them experience the deep love of God through abiding in Jesus. Kevin is the author of Free: Rescued from Shame-Based Religion, Released Into the Life-giving Love of Jesus and Choose and Choose Again: The Brave Act of Returning to God’s Love. He is a graduate of Taylor University and Dallas Theological Seminary and has written numerous articles and shared the message of the Father’s love around the world. Kevin is married to his best friend, Carla, and has three grown daughters, two sons-in-law, and four grandchildren.