Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Surge Women in Leadership 2 Day Conference

Waging Peace in a Hostile World
Surge Women in Leadership 2 Day Conference

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God." Matthew 5:9

We are living in anxious and polarized times. Anger, fear, and language that distances us from each other permeates American culture. Our homes, churches, workplaces, and city are in need of women who press into the hostility around them and with courageous compassion display God's peace.

Peacemaking isn't taking a middle road on issues and it is not avoiding difficult topics. Peacemaking is an intentional decision to discern and embody God's heart in the midst of division and conflict while displaying Jesus to all involved. Join us for Surge's first conference for women and consider what it means to use the leadership spaces God has given you to be a peacemaker in all areas of your life!

Friday, October 18th 6-9PM
Saturday, October 19th 9AM-3:30PM
$35/person

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Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

Surge Women in Leadership 2 Day Conference

Waging Peace in a Hostile World
Surge Women in Leadership 2 Day Conference

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God." Matthew 5:9

We are living in anxious and polarized times. Anger, fear, and language that distances us from each other permeates American culture. Our homes, churches, workplaces, and city are in need of women who press into the hostility around them and with courageous compassion display God's peace.

Peacemaking isn't taking a middle road on issues and it is not avoiding difficult topics. Peacemaking is an intentional decision to discern and embody God's heart in the midst of division and conflict while displaying Jesus to all involved. Join us for Surge's first conference for women and consider what it means to use the leadership spaces God has given you to be a peacemaker in all areas of your life!

Friday, October 18th 6-9PM
Saturday, October 19th 9AM-3:30PM
$35/person

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Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

August Church Planting Incubator Cohort

August City to City Church Planting Incubator Training

Note: This is a cohort you must already be registered to participate in. Planting a church and want more info of how to join this learning community? Contact info@surgenetwork.com

Location: Roosevelt Community Church (921 N. 1st Street)

Schedule:

10am-11:40pm Networking and Gathering - (facilitators: Aaron, Kimberly, and Dennae)
11:40-11:45 5 min stretch break
11:45-12:30 Developing a Plan to Equip Your Core Team with Missional Habits - (facilitators: Dennae & Kimberly)
12:30-1:15pm Lunch break & team prayer for one of the church plants
1:15pm-3pm
Examining our Relational Capacity- (facilitator: Gavin)

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August Women in Leadership LUNCH**
Aug
8
11:30 AM11:30

August Women in Leadership LUNCH**

We will resume meeting on Thursday August 8th, but we will be changing the gathering to a lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As summer winds down we’ll be spending time talking about a reset or fresh start. Summer is usually a time for vacations and getting away from it all. Taking time off for rest and relaxation is necessary, but it’s not always easy getting “back into the swing of things.” We'll discuss what a reset means for us and what scripture says about making things new. We'll also spend some time reconnecting after a few months off.

“No one tears a piece of cloth from a new garment and puts it on an old garment; otherwise he will both tear the new, and the piece from the new will not match the old. And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the new wine will burst the skins and it will be spilled out, and the skins will be ruined. But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins.”

—Luke 5:36-38 (NASB)

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August All Region Surge Gathering
Aug
7
11:30 AM11:30

August All Region Surge Gathering

August All Region Gathering

Peter Watts will be with us from Los Angeles talking about “Good News for a Mad City.” Peter is doing some great work helping bi-vocational church planters start churches in low-income communities. Peter is also the author of the new book "Prodigal Father" which narrates his 30 year journey of forgiveness and reconciliation after finding his own biological father on skid row after 30 years. His life and ministry is encouraging and we hope to have some good conversation with each other about how we can collectively work toward developing leaders in our congregations to display Jesus in all  parts of our city. 

About Peter Watts:

In 2008 Pastor Watts and his family planted The Rock Church where he pastors and he is the current Regional Vice President of World Impact. After 20 years in public education Peter went to Fuller Seminary where he completed a Masters in Theology and currently is a doctoral candidate at Fuller Seminary studying under Dr. Soong-Chan Rah in the school of Theology with an emphasis on Urban Ministry.  Pastor Watts has been married for 24 years to Dr. Didi Watts and has three children Jasmin (27), Avery (23), and Imani (19). 


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May
24
9:00 AM09:00

Surge School Training

Surge School Training

Interested in learning more about Surge School?
Need help implementing it in you church?
Join us for a 1 day intensive to dive in a learn more about Surge School.

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May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Phoenix Q4 Surge School Intensive and Commissioning

This event is for Surge School Students Only.

Quarter 4 Intensive & Commissioning:

May 9th 6-9pm

Speakers: Amy Sherman

Description: In our final quarter, we will dig into how can we can see work as a way to bring glory to God and serve our neighbors. We will explore how we can be more intentional in our work lives, and facilitate a discussion about the best practices for vocational discipleship. This intensive will provide Surge Students an opportunity to learn how they can help deepen their theology of work and be more intentional in their work lives.

 

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May Women in Leadership Breakfast
May
9
8:30 AM08:30

May Women in Leadership Breakfast

The Women in Leadership gathering is a monthly gathering for women serving in ministry. Each month we have discussion, teaching, and prayer focused on leadership in the local church. Join women directing ministries, shepherding in congregations, leading non-profits, or leading in the marketplace all with a shared desire to love Jesus, see our city flourish, and contribute to our neighbors experiencing poverty or injustice to be loved holistically. 

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May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Tucson Q4 Surge School Intensive and Commissioning

This event is for Surge School Students Only.

Quarter 4 Intensive & Commissioning:

May 8th 6-9pm

Description: In our final quarter, we will dig into how can we can see work as a way to bring glory to God and serve our neighbors. We will explore how we can be more intentional in our work lives, and facilitate a discussion about the best practices for vocational discipleship. This intensive will provide Surge Students an opportunity to learn how they can help deepen their theology of work and be more intentional in their work lives.

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May All Region Surge Gathering
May
1
11:30 AM11:30

May All Region Surge Gathering

All Region Gathering

Pastors and Ministry Leaders,
I love when we get the chance a few times a year to gather all from our different regions to be together, learn together, and eat a meal. I am really looking forward to this last lunch before our break and hope you can join us. These Surge gatherings are times we are privileged to show hospitality to one another as we learn more about what God is up to in the lives and ministries of our fellow co-laborers.

Please RSVP, feel free to bring your entire team or a pastor you know is new to their role or our city. 

Speaker: Brian Dye
Brian desires to be part of a national movement of disciple-making and church planting in urban centers of America. He serves as the Director for The Legacy Conference and is also an elder of Legacy Christian Fellowship, a church planting movement seeking to launch a house church in each of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods by 2020. He has served as Mentorship Director at GRIP since 2011. Brian has been married to his best friend and ministry partner, Heidi, since July 2000.

His Final Words (Matthew 28:16-20)
Jesus chose 12 ordinary individuals with ordinary occupations and made them into fully devoted disciples that would impact the world. In his final words before leaving the earth, he calls his newly formed disciples to do the same. They were not to find disciples to give ministry roles too; they were to make disciples to give ministry roles too.

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Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Women in Leadership Dinner

Women In Leadership Ladies!

You are cordially invited to a night of fellowship and sharing a meal at The Gladly on April 24, 2019. Our friends at Thrivent are sponsoring this night and we are so thankful! We look forward to seeing you there. Please RSVP so we can get an accurate headcount for seating and food.

When- 4/24/19 6-8 p.m.

Where- The Gladly 2201 E Camelback Rd. Phoenix 85016

*** Sorry but this event is now full, we had limited seating***

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April Women in Leadership Breakfast
Apr
11
8:30 AM08:30

April Women in Leadership Breakfast

The Women in Leadership gathering is a monthly gathering for women serving in ministry. Each month we have discussion, teaching, and prayer focused on leadership in the local church. Join women directing ministries, shepherding in congregations, leading non-profits, or leading in the marketplace all with a shared desire to love Jesus, see our city flourish, and contribute to our neighbors experiencing poverty or injustice to be loved holistically. 

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East Valley April Surge Lunch
Apr
4
11:30 AM11:30

East Valley April Surge Lunch

Communicating the Beauty of Christian Sexual Ethics

Sex is everywhere in our culture, yet an intimidating subject for many Christians to talk about. We may be convinced God's vision for sex is true, but is it also good and beautiful? We'll explore some fresh language, imagery, and concepts from Scripture, to help us communicate biblical sexual ethics winsomely, narratively, and beautifully to a culture that is highly skeptical of the Christian vision.

Speaker: Josh Butler
Joshua Ryan Butler is Pastor of Teaching and Direction at Redemption Church (Tempe, AZ) and author of The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War and The Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That’s Dying to Bring Us Home. Joshua enjoys helping people who wrestle with tough topics of the Christian faith, as well as reading, hiking, and playing guitar. Joshua's wife Holly, daughter Aiden, and sons James and Jacob enjoy spending time with friends over great meals, and exploring the scenic beauty of the romantic Southwest.

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Downtown April Surge Lunch
Apr
3
11:30 AM11:30

Downtown April Surge Lunch

Communicating the Beauty of Christian Sexual Ethics

Sex is everywhere in our culture, yet an intimidating subject for many Christians to talk about. We may be convinced God's vision for sex is true, but is it also good and beautiful? We'll explore some fresh language, imagery, and concepts from Scripture, to help us communicate biblical sexual ethics winsomely, narratively, and beautifully to a culture that is highly skeptical of the Christian vision.

Speaker: Josh Butler
Joshua Ryan Butler is Pastor of Teaching and Direction at Redemption Church (Tempe, AZ) and author of The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War and The Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That’s Dying to Bring Us Home. Joshua enjoys helping people who wrestle with tough topics of the Christian faith, as well as reading, hiking, and playing guitar. Joshua's wife Holly, daughter Aiden, and sons James and Jacob enjoy spending time with friends over great meals, and exploring the scenic beauty of the romantic Southwest.

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West Valley April Surge Lunch
Apr
2
11:30 AM11:30

West Valley April Surge Lunch

Communicating the Beauty of Christian Sexual Ethics

Sex is everywhere in our culture, yet an intimidating subject for many Christians to talk about. We may be convinced God's vision for sex is true, but is it also good and beautiful? We'll explore some fresh language, imagery, and concepts from Scripture, to help us communicate biblical sexual ethics winsomely, narratively, and beautifully to a culture that is highly skeptical of the Christian vision.

Speaker: Josh Butler
Joshua Ryan Butler is Pastor of Teaching and Direction at Redemption Church (Tempe, AZ) and author of The Skeletons in God’s Closet: The Mercy of Hell, the Surprise of Judgment, the Hope of Holy War and The Pursuing God: A Reckless, Irrational, Obsessed Love That’s Dying to Bring Us Home. Joshua enjoys helping people who wrestle with tough topics of the Christian faith, as well as reading, hiking, and playing guitar. Joshua's wife Holly, daughter Aiden, and sons James and Jacob enjoy spending time with friends over great meals, and exploring the scenic beauty of the romantic Southwest.

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March Women in Leadership Breakfast
Mar
14
8:30 AM08:30

March Women in Leadership Breakfast

The Women in Leadership gathering is a monthly gathering for women serving in ministry. Each month we have discussion, teaching, and prayer focused on leadership in the local church. Join women directing ministries, shepherding in congregations, leading non-profits, or leading in the marketplace all with a shared desire to love Jesus, see our city flourish, and contribute to our neighbors experiencing poverty or injustice to be loved holistically. 

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Feb
28
9:00 AM09:00

Spiritual Formation Day

Spiritual Formation Day

The topic of spiritual formation continues to come up amongst pastors and leaders within the Surge Network. In response, we have look forward to hosting a day for discussion and discovery around the role of spiritual formation in relationship to our walk with Jesus. It is our prayer that this day and time together, will create the space necessary to consider how spiritual formation and Jesus fit into what you as a pastor/leader are already seeking and doing. It is our hope that this will be a time that stretches you and encourages you to seek Jesus and experience Him more fully.

This event is limited to 15 people.

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