Essential Church Learning Community

Do you ever go to large conferences and walk away thinking, “Man, I just wish I had more time to reflect and process with some of the folks I made friends with”?

We do too.

Which is why we started The Essential Church Learning Community (ECLC). Rather than hosting a large conference with big name speakers and lots of activity (we do love large conferences, mind you!), we wanted to create a more intimate and relational environment for like-minded and like-hearted pastors and leaders to gather and wrestle together with the challenges of ministry.

Twice a year we gather on the campus of New Life Church in sunny Colorado Springs for two days of robust discussion. Sessions involve a short presentation followed by table and large-group conversation centered on participants’ experiences and recommended best practices.

Join us for our two sessions in 2022: February 15-16 and September 20-21 at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, CO. This February we will have conversations around the topic of the private personal life of a pastor and why it matters. For pastors that finish well, they discover practices, habits, and disciplines in order to position themselves in their private world to finish well.

Registration cost covers both ECLC gatherings—February and September. Join us.

Nearby Hotels

DRURY INN
1-800-325-0720
1170 INTERQUEST PARKWAY
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80921
CLOSEST HOTEL TO NEW LIFE CHURCH

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HYATT PLACE
719-265-9385
503 WEST GARDEN OF THE GODS ROAD
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, 80907

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EMBASSY SUITES
719-955-6807
7290 COMMERCE CENTER DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO 80919

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GREAT WOLF LODGE
844-553-9653
9494 FEDERAL DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80921

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COMFORT INN NORTH
719-262-9000
6450 CORPORATE DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80919

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SPRINGHILL SUITES
719-896-2320
1320 REPUBLIC DRIVE
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO 80921

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Area Attractions

SEVEN FALLS
S CHEYENNE CANYON ROAD
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80905

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GARDEN OF THE GODS
1805 N 30TH STREET
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80904

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CAVE OF THE WINDS
100 CAVE OF THE WINDS ROAD
MANITOU SPRINGS, CO 80829

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RETURNING TO WHAT MATTERS MOST

Essential Church: A Ministry of New Life Church