2021 TX Classic Encore

May 14 – 16, 2021

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the DOXOLOGY event created for pastors and their lay leaders.  The information below will offer you a brief overview of our time together.  We will be enjoying several days of study, fellowship, worship, conversation and discussion.  

Location: Cedarbrake Renewal Center, 5602 Hwy 317 N, Temple, TX 76502 (near Austin).  Website here

Retreat Schedule: Event check-in begins at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, the 14th, and the conference begins at 3:00 p.m.  The event closes at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, the 16th.  The event schedule can be found here.

Registration & Lodging:  Both current series and grad pastors may register themselves and their lay leaders from this event page.  First you will need to “Create a Login” or you will need to “Sign In” (if you are a returning registrant).

Registration is open through Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Current Series Pastors:  We have reserved Cedarbrake Renewal Center lodging for all current series pastors.  A good number of lay leaders will also be lodged on campus.  Remaining current series lay leaders will be lodged off campus at a nearby hotel.  We will send a lodging confirmation note in the weeks before the Encore.

The expenses for each pastor and one lay leader are covered in your Classic series tuition.  Additional lay leaders will cost either $275 (single occupancy room) or $250 (double occupancy room) per person.  Lay leaders are also invited to attend as commuters, at a cost of $240 per person.  Costs cover: Registration fee, instructional materials, evening reception, lodging, and meals. (Commuter fee does not cover breakfast or lodging).

Grad pastors:   All grad pastors and/or their lay leaders will register as commuters for the event at a cost of $240 per person.  This fee includes registration, instructional materials, evening receptions, and meals (except breakfast).

*All commuters may reserve lodging at the Hampton Inn Temple, TX where we have set aside a block of rooms for $86/night + tax. Click here for hotel information.  Call 254-770-5400 through 5:00 p.m. April 29th to reserve, mentioning the DOXOLOGY block.

Objectives for the Encore Event

-Pastors and lay leaders will review servanthood models and strategies that equip them to respond to very real parish challenges.

-Engaging modules and presentations will renew and assist parish leaders to serve their congregation with new appreciation for and zeal to support their pastor’s ministry.

-Facilitated conversations with other pastors and lay leaders will invite mutual encouragement, support, inquiry and lively sharing.

Covid 19 Cancellation Guidelines: The Cedarbrake Renewal Center in Temple, TX expects to be open and available to serve us for the DOXOLOGY Encore.  In the event that something should change causing Cedarbrake to be unavailable to us for this retreat, DOXOLOGY will provide you with a refund, or apply your tuition to another Classic event.  All questions welcomed NEwert@doxology.us