Spiritual Formation in the Local Church Conference
Friends University’s Apprentice Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation will host its “Spiritual Formation in the Local Church” conference from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, in the Marriage and Family Therapy facility.

This event is designed to help pastors, clergy and lay leaders identify needs and obstacles to spiritual formation in the local church. The day will have an emphasis on developing reliable patterns of nurturing and shaping the soul of congregants including the use of the “Apprentice Series” pioneered and authored by Rev. Dr. Jim Smith.

The cost is $10 and includes lunch and a copy of the book "The Good and Beautiful God." The registration deadline is Thursday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact CJ Fox at 316-295-5519 or

Click here to download the Apprentice Pastor's Conference PDF.