YOUR LEADERSHIP CAN TURN YOUR PARISH AROUND
Join us at the Amazing Parish Summit
August 26 – 28, 2024
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort I San Antonio, TX
Join the rally of pastors and parish leaders transforming their parishes for an Apostolic age.
RETURNING TO THE SUMMIT?
If you’ve joined us for a Summit before, have built a cohesive team, and are ready to go deeper into mastering the leadership of a healthy parish, consider joining us for our returning team track!
You’ll get to experience all main keynote presentations as well as breakout sessions tailored to your needs as an experienced team. Not sure which track is right for you? Connect with a member of the AP team for more information.
“I now know why this is called a Summit instead of a conference. This was by far the BEST encounter I have ever attended in my faith and work environment!”
ONLY THE PASTOR
CAN TAKE THE FIRST STEP
The journey toward becoming an amazing parish does not begin by attending this summit or with a group of people sitting around a table discussing the future direction or mission of the parish.
It happens when the pastor, sitting alone, prayerfully decides that he will be a leader.
AMAZING PARISHES ARE LED BY HEROIC LEADERS WHO ARE:
Faithful to the teachings of Jesus and His Church and full of faith that God has called and chosen you to renew his Church.
HUNGRY FOR GROWTH
Hungry to be transformed into the leader God wants you to be so that you can have greater impact in your community.
Ready to overcome fears, obstacles and behaviors that prevent you and those you lead from bearing fruit.
EFFECTIVE LEADERS DON'T LEAD ALONE
Learn how to develop a cohesive leadership team around you, centered in prayer and committed to transforming the parish into a hub of prayer and evangelization.
“The Summit was phenomenal. A real gift from God. There’s a lot of great desires on my heart for the parish from here on out and it was so good to have my leadership team be formed in all of this.”
IF YOU'RE READY TO TRANSFORM YOUR LEADERSHIP AND BEAR MORE FRUIT, THE SUMMIT WILL BUILD UP:
Challenge you to deep personal growth as a leader through examining your motives for leading, the factors that impact your confidence, and the priorities you set in your day to day ministry.
Connect you to a movement of pastors and parish leaders who are convicted that God has chosen them to spearhead renewal.
Assist you in building a healthy and cohesive leadership team unlike any other council or working group which will have a high impact on the culture of your parish.
Offer you the tools and training to transform the culture of your parish from passive, reactive, and maintenance-minded to one of unceasing prayer and active discipleship.
I'M UP FOR THE CHALLENGE!
WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?
While the full summit schedule is still in development, please refer to the following for planning purposes:
Monday, August 26
3:00 pm I Check-In (Dinner on own)
6:00 – 9:00 pm I Kick-Off
“The Summit presented a level of excellence that we aspire to at the parish level. The way in which the event was sprinkled with spirituality was truly outstanding.”
Tuesday, August 27
8:00 am – 9:30 pm I Mass, Summit Sessions, Adoration & Confession (All meals and snack break included)
Wednesday, August 28
8:00 am – 4:00 pm I Mass, Summit Sessions (Breakfast, lunch and snack break included)
We have secured a discounted room rate of $189 at the JW Marriott Hill Country. Booking information to come soon!
The Summit is designed for a pastor to attend with his parish leadership team (PLT). Due to the unique role of a leadership team, there are particular guidelines for the members. Don’t invite people to the summit just yet, even if you’re pretty sure you want them to be on the team. After working with hundreds of teams, our coaches have learned a lot about what makes an effective leadership team and we are ready to help you select the ideal candidates for this role.
Early Bird pricing, June 1 – March 31:
$1,500 for a team of 5 (Pastor + PLT)
Standard pricing, April 1 – Sell Out:
$2,000 for a team of 5 (Pastor + PLT)
The true cost is around $3,500 for each team, but thanks to the generosity of Amazing Parish benefactors who have a deep desire to support your leadership, we are able to keep the summit fee affordable. The registration fee covers all summit sessions, materials, and meals for your leadership team. It does not include the cost of travel or lodging.
No parish should miss the opportunity to attend the summit due to the cost of the registration fee. In the past, parishes that have needed financial assistance have received help by reaching out to Catholic organizations in their parish/diocese. If your parish is still struggling to afford the summit fee, email or give us a call to discuss how we can help get you there.