How to pastor your city – not just your church 

A meeting for pastors and ministers’ group facilitators to encourage and inspire fresh vision and thinking. Run by the Shining Lights Trust.

Friday 21st September

8am Welcome and breakfast

8.30am Introduction: The need for a united city and national voice – Dave Mann

9am The potential of a united prayer movement – Colin Shaw (City by City)

10am  The DNA of a Ministers’ Group that brings change to the city – Seth Fawcett (Hope Centre Churches NZ, and Hope Centre Lower Hutt)

11am Morning tea

11.30am  Four short stories: 

  1. How a pastors’ group is seeking to know and bless the key players in their community.
  2. How a city pastors group is seeking to reconnect pastors’ in their city.
  3. How a rural pastors’ group has become a voice within their community.
  4. How a city pastors’ group has managed to maintain consistent unity over an extended period of time.

12.30pm Lunch

The cost of this pre-conference morning is $50 – including breakfast and lunch, and is only for pastors, and for city/town ministers’ group conveners.

To register (A) Please follow the normal registration process – but add $50 to the total, and mention that this is for the ‘pastors only morning’ in the ‘dietary needs’ notes area.

(B) Or email admin@shininglights.co.nz and we will invoice you for this.


To read more about what will be discussed see a blog here.