APC members value honest and affirming dialogue, collegiality and continued
enhancement of pastoral skills and competency, all directed towards
identifying and addressing the spiritual needs and welfare of their
communities, both nearby and globally. Our members seek to give and
receive support from their colleagues, both in personal gatherings and
through meaningful connections made possible by today's technological
The Academy of Parish Clergy is an international organization of clergy
serving in faith communities of all sizes and in a variety of locales.
Join us for a time of renewal at our Annual Conference!
February 19-21, 2013
Canterbury Retreat Center
Oviedo (Orlando area), Florida
Keynote: Preaching at the Intersections of Faith, Suffering, and Hope, by Dr. Thomas Long
Announcement of Top Ten Books of 2012, Writing Contest winners, and Parish Pastor of the Year
For more details, or to register online, click HERE
Begin your conference time with a spiritual retreat
Beginning at 7:00 pm Sunday, February 17 and concluding with an agape lunch on Monday, February 18, Willard Roth, from the APC's College of Fellows, will lead a retreat based on writings of Henri Nouwen where inward, outward, and upward polarities - or psychological, ministerial, and theological tensions - will be contemplated. To download the retreat schedule, click HERE
Win travel and registration to the Annual Conference, and be published in the APC journal Sharing the Practice! Enter the First Call Pastors Writing Contest READ MORE...
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See this issue's Table of Contents and read select articles and book reviews