Experiential / Participatory / Image-rich / Communal
What does a community need to thrive? Leadership.
Canterbury Retreat and Conference Center hosts the E.P.I.C. Seminars with the intention of bringing together leaders from across our community—people willing to invest their time, energy and resources for the good of the whole—to build a city on a hill that shines forth in an conflicted, sometimes dark and often polarizing world.
We need leaders …
- in the Business / Marketplace / Commerce sector – Agriculture to technology, landscaping to restaurants, lawyers, doctors accountants—local business leaders—all are essential in the life of a community, creating an atmosphere of cooperation and bringing needed goods and services to the people.
- in the Civic / Institutional arena – Whether in education or government, these leaders serve the common good, bringing structure and stability. Law enforcement, first responders, local officials and municipals all serve the people. Schools enrich the life of a community, increasing the “brain trust” and lending support for creativity, discernment and wisdom among the people.
- in Non-Profit / Religious service – There is a spiritual life of a community that needs nurturing as well. The church stands in a place to tend the “flock,” to care for people in need, to celebrate and, when necessary, to comfort. Community ministries that supply food for the hungry, help the homeless, and counsel the distraught are needed. These leaders help raise the vision of community to a higher place and inspire people towards right living, giving moral substance to the community.
The E.P.I.C. Seminar Series is interactive. It’s not designed for leaders to attend, but rather to participate. It’s a conversation.
E.P.I.C. will gather one day a month, from 11:30am to 1:00pm—90 minutes to hear a brief presentation and to have discussion. Topics include Building Community, Thinking Globally/Serve Locally, Get the Train Going/Traction to Grow a Community, and more.
Leaders, will you join us? Your community needs you.