TGC Iowa exists to provide a platform for pastoral fellowship around a gospel-centered theology and to widely promote gospel-centered ministry throughout our state. To this end, we want to invite you to join us for our Regional and Local Gatherings this year.
Our Regional Gatherings will be semi-quarterly gatherings of pastors to come together for burden bearing and prayer, discussing ideas and issues richly, and deepening our relationships through conversation. Along with prayer and conversation, each gathering will be largely filled with facilitated discussion that includes 1) overview of the biblical foundation and historical development of the topic, 2) discussion of the readings, 3) conversation regarding practical implications/applications in your life and ministry.
This year’s Regional Gatherings will be held at Faith Bible Church in Cedar Rapids from 8:30am-12pm on:
- October 18, 2023
- February 21, 2024
- April 17, 2024
A small continental breakfast will be served. Lunch will be encouraged for further fellowship after the event. Each meeting attendee will have a curated packet of readings (up to 100 pages) to read and consider delivered to them well in advance of the meeting. There is no cost to attend these events. We only ask that you come prepared to contribute to the conversation.
Our City Groups are local gatherings of pastors with the purpose of further cultivating pastoral fellowship. They are not unlike the core of what we’ve done as a chapter for the past several years and will include sharing, prayer, and dialogue guided by books, articles, and other TGC-aligned resources. Our current local gatherings are held in Cedar Rapids and Kalona. They meet in September, November, January, March, and May.