2023 Accelerator Events

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External Events

SoulWell

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

SoulWell is a 3-weekend series: Women--Jan 20-22, Mar 17-19, Apr 27-30; Men--Feb 17-19, Mar 24-26, May 4-7

Price

$1500 pay up front or $1650 payment option.

Location

Lakeview United Methodist Conf. Center near Palestine, TX

Southwest Connection

Brian & Carrie Mashburn; Don & Lashauna Morris; Jeromy Hunter; Gina Jenkins; Charla Padgett

 

Global Leadership Summit

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Aug 3-4, 2023

Price

$179

Location

Live-streamed, or Lubbock, or Chicago

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche, Kyle Wade, Misty Bourn

 

Apprentice Gathering at Friends University

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Sep 21-23, 2023

Price

$200

Location

Friends University 2100 W University Ave, Wichita, Kansas

Southwest Connection

 

ACU Summit

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Mar 30-31, 2023 and in October

Price

Early reg. $30 and regular reg. $50. The prices are being evaluated and may change.

Location

Abilene, TX

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche

 

Walk to Emmaus

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Women's-Feb 16-19 Men's-Apr 13-16 Women's-Oct 12-15 Men's-Nov 9-12

Price

$275

Location

2 Locations in the Texas Panhandle

Southwest Connection

Joe & Debbie Morrison, Debra Schardein, John & Londa Kletchka

 

Higher Ground

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Women--Feb 16-19; Men--Feb 23-26

Price

$100

Location

Alto, NM

Southwest Connection

Melissa Shaver

 

United Worship Conference

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Nov 2023

Price

TBD

Location

Little Rock, AR

Southwest Connection

Doyle Corder

 

The Hills' Womens Conference

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Sep 9, 2023

Price

TBD

Location

The Hills Church, 6300 Northeast Loop 820 North Richland Hills, Texas

Southwest Connection

 

The Hills' Men's Conference

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Jan 27-28, 2023

Price

Adult $65 and Student $35

Location

The Hills Church, 6300 Northeast Loop 820 North Richland Hills, Texas

Southwest Connection

 

Pepperdine Harbor

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

May 2-5, 2023

Price

$50 (+travel, housing, & food)

Location

Malibu, CA

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche, Doyle Corder, Jerry Morgan, Brian Mashburn, Adrian Morgan

 

Renovare Events

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

TBD

Price

TBD

Location

TBD

Southwest Connection

 

Enneagram Introduction

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Staff can help you find an Enneagram Introduction event. We suggest reading "The Road Back to You" as a starting place.

 

Hideaway Marriage: Good to Great (enrichment for healthy couples)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Mar 14-18, Sep 12-16

Price

Location

Palo Duro Canyon

Southwest Connection

Brad Thompson

 

Wild at Heart Event

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

TBD

Price

TBD

Location

TBD

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn

 

Joni & Friends (Special Needs Camp)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

June 21-25, June 28-July 2, and July 5-9

Price

$450 per person; or be a volunteer!

Location

Camp Allen in Navasota, Texas

Southwest Connection

Brad Thompson

 

Beloved & Beyond (Special Needs Camp)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

5-day camps run through the Summer

Price

$1110 for Campers $720 for Siblings or be a volunteer!

Location

Near Rosebud, TX

Southwest Connection

Rick Shaver

 

LCU Encounter (for youth)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

June 11-16, 2023

Price

$305-325

Location

Lubbock Christian University

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn

 

Father / Son Retreat

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

July 9-15 and July 23-29 These spots were filling up quickly.

Price

$1500 per son and father pair.

Location

Fathers and Sons stay in a beautiful, fully furnished Bunkhouse on a ranch in Stevensville, Montana.

Southwest Connection

Kyle Wade

 

ACU Kadesh (10-12th Grade & entering College)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Jun 11-17, Jun 25 - Jul 1

Price

$310-360

Location

Abilene Christian University

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn, Kyle Wade, Ryan Porche

 

ACU Mpulse (7th-9th Grade)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Jul 9-14

Price

$300-350

Location

Abilene Christian University

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn, Kyle Wade, Ryan Porche

 

ACU Learning to Lead (4th-6th Grade)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Jun 18-23

Price

$300-350

Location

Abilene Christian University

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn, Kyle Wade, Ryan Porche

 

Camp Blue Haven (5th Grade-Graduation)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

7-day sessions throughout the summer

Price

1 week session: $250 2-week session: $450

Location

17 miles west of Las Vegas, NM

Southwest Connection

 

Wilderness Trek (High School & College)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Variety of dates depending on group/individual; see website

Price

Varies depending on adventure and # of days

Location

11 NM-50 Glorieta, NM 87535

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn

 

Right Now Conference

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Nov 1-3, 2023

Price

$199

Location

Dallas, TX

Southwest Connection

 

If Gathering

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Mar. 3-4, 2023

Price

Stream is $49 and attend is $199

Location

Stream online or find a host site

Southwest Connection

 

Glorietta, NM

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Several 5-day or 7-day sessions offered throughout the Summer

Price

Adults-$763, Teen (13-17) $625, Kids (4-12) $478, Toddlers (0-3) $158 Hotel Rooms $625 or RV Site $250

Location

Glorieta, New Mexico

Southwest Connection

 

Red River Encampment

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

June 24-27, 2023

Price

Event is free, but housing, food, and travel are needed

Location

Red River, NM

Southwest Connection

Bob Fenley

 

Bloom Conference for Women at Harding University

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Feb 17-18, 2023

Price

$55 (plus lodging, food, and travel)

Location

Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas

Southwest Connection

 

Disciple-Making Forum

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Apr 26-27, 2023

Price

$119-239

Location

Indianapolis, IN

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche

 

Undivided Heart Ministries

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Monthly Encounter Nights

Price

Free

Location

Local

Southwest Connection

Laura Porterfield

 

Baylor Summer Intensive with N.T. Wright

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

June 4-7, 2023

Price

$399 (plus lodging, travel, and food)

Location

Houston, TX

Southwest Connection

 

Gateway to Freedom (3-day retreat for men wanting to overcome sexual sin)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

Mar 17-19, 2023 Apr 21-23, 2023

Price

$997-early registration $1,197 (payment options available)

Location

Fischer, TX (near Austin)

Southwest Connection

Brian Mashburn

 

 

Southwest Existing Events

Men's Retreat

Date(s)

November

Price

Location

SWCC

Southwest Connection

Elise Hairston

 

Elevations (for youth)

Date(s)

June 4-10, 2023

Price

Location

Denver

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Basecamp (for elementary students)

Date(s)

July 31 - Aug 2

Price

TBD

Location

Plains Baptist Camp

Southwest Connection

Melissa Shaver, Kyle Wade

 

Spring Retreat (for youth)

Date(s)

Apr 14-16, 2023

Price

Location

TBD

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Fall Retreat (for youth)

Date(s)

October

Price

Location

TBD

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Freshmen Summit (for youth)

Date(s)

July 10-14, 2023

Price

Location

Cuchara, CO

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Mission Trip (for youth)

Date(s)

Mar 11-18, 2023

Price

Location

Honduras

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Duct Tape (for youth)

Date(s)

July 24-26, 2023

Price

Location

SWCC

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan

 

Summer Excitement (for youth)

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

June 18-23, 2023

Price

$295

Location

Lubbock Christian University

Southwest Connection

Adrian Morgan, Doyle Corder

 

 

Possible New Events Under Development

RelateStrong for Single Adults

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche

 

Way of Life Retreat

WEBSITE LINK

Date(s)

November 2023

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Ryan Porche

 

Marriage Retreat (Brad & Karen Thompson)

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Brad & Karen Thompson

 

Monestary

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Doyle Corder, Adam Gray

 

Med Rim Mission Trip

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Greg Ogburn, Brian Mashburn

 

Father / Daughter Retreat

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Kyle Wade

 

Prayer Retreat

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Kyle Wade

 

Push Retreat

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Jerry Morgan

 

Prayer Retreat

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

Jerry Morgan

 

Men's Retreat

Date(s)

Price

Location

Southwest Connection

 

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