CRM Annual
Conference

CRM Annual
Conference

A YEARLY GATHERING

Each year the Center for Rural Ministry hosts a conference at Grove City College for pastors and lay leaders.

Each year the Center for Rural Ministry hosts a conference at Grove City College for pastors and lay leaders.

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Thriving in Ministry

CRM Annual Conference
September 6–7, 2024

Grove City College
100 Campus Drive
Grove City PA, 16127

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2024 CONFERENCE

2024 CONFERENCE

Workshop Tracks

Save the date for our next annual conference at Grove City College, September 6–7, 2024.

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COUNSELING

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PREACHING

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YOUTH & CHILDREN

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Dean Weaver

Spring Break Mission Trips

PLENARY SPEAKER

Dr. Weaver is the Stated Clerk/President of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church having been elected at the denominations 40th General Assembly.

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TJ Freeman

Internship Spotlight

CONFERENCE SPEAKER

Internship Spotlight

TJ has served as the senior pastor of Christ Church since 2012. He is a founding board member of The Brainerd Institute, a resource to equip men for rural ministry through pastoral residency, conferences, articles, and a podcast.

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Melissa Affolter

Spring Break Mission Trips

Counseling Speaker—"Personhood, Peace, & Wholeness," A Two-Part Talk

Melissa has served in counseling and women's discipleship for over twenty years, in local church settings and non-profit organizations. She holds a bachelor's degree in History and previously worked as a teacher, curriculum writer, and research editor.

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Chris Ansberry

Internship Spotlight

Preaching Speaker—"Preaching Through the Book of Proverbs"

Internship Spotlight

Dr. Chris Ansberry is Associate Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College. He received his Ph.D. from Wheaton College and served eight years as Lecturer in Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew at Oak Hill Theological College (London, UK).

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Josiah Hall

Spring Break Mission Trips

Preaching Speaker—"Tips for Preaching Gospel Narratives" Workshop

Dr. Josiah D. Hall grew up in Kenya, where his parents served as missionaries. He received a Ph.D. in Religion (New Testament emphasis) from Baylor University.

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Kim Greenleaf

Internship Spotlight

Youth & Children Speaker—"How to Evaluate and Choose a Children's Ministry Curriculum"

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Kim has been on the ministry team at Washington Alliance Church part time for twelve years, and one of her greatest passions is kids and families and seeing them find Jesus irresistible.

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Jennifer Hollenberger

Spring Break Mission Trips

Youth & Children Speaker—"Engaging in Special Needs Ministry," Co-Presented with Alicia Terhune

Dr. Jennifer Hollenberger is an Associate Professor of Social Work and the Director of the BSW Program at Grove City College. Jennifer has 15 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Pittsburgh.

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Alicia Terhune

Internship Spotlight

Youth & Children Speaker—"Engaging in Special Needs Ministry," Co-Presented with Dr. Jennifer Hollenberger

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Alicia Terhune, MA, is passionate about meeting the diverse needs of children and families affected by disability, especially within the Christian church. She and her husband Bob are raising 4 children, 2 of whom have developmental disabilities.

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CRM CONFERENCE ARCHIVES

The CRM Annual Conference is a yearly touchpoint and gathering place for pastors and lay leaders.

The CRM Annual Conference is a yearly touchpoint and gathering place for pastors and lay leaders.

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Leading Like Jesus

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The Resilient Local Church

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Better Together

Conference Feature

Conference Feature

In this talk from our 2022 conference, pastor and author Brad Roth draws on Scripture and the Rule of St. Benedict, offering reflections on the attitudes and postures that can help us minister with resilience in our local contexts.

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Conference Resources

Conference Resources

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Project on Rural Ministry Hosts Local Pastors



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