Pastoral Evangelism and Leadership Council 2018

Date & Location: December 2-5, 2018. Oakwood University Church, 5500 Adventist Boulevard NW, Huntsville, AL 35896.

Description: For nearly 40 years PELC has provided inspiration and continuing education for pastors and church leaders. It is the largest and longest running conference of its kind in the Adventist Church with over 1500 leaders in attendance. This conference is designed to provide world-class training for religious leaders. Workshops and plenaries are conducted during the day and community workshop services are held at night. Our theme this year is W.H.O.L.E. Putting the pieces together: Worship, Home, Outreach, Leadership, Evangelism. We will explore the principles for balanced living for leaders.

Who Should Attend: All pastors, administrators and local church leaders are invited to attend.

Featured Speakers: Ian Sweeney; Alexander Bryant; James Perkins; Kim Bulgin; John Coaxum; Richard Martin and Ben Jones.

Boot Camps: The four Boot Camps run from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The cost to attend a Boot Camp is $20. All Boot Camps will run concurrently in three different buildings.

Effective Church Administration and Strategic Planning: Learn how to put the systems in place to help your church reach its potential.
Presenter: Seth Yelorda

How to Lay a Solid Foundation in a New Church or District: A good start can make or break a new pastor. Learn the keys to establishing a lasting relationship with a local church. 
Presenter: Joe Grider

Preaching Prophecy and Doctrine: A can't miss presentation by an Adventist giant. How to effectively tell the old story to a new generation.
Presenter: Henry Wright

The Power and Potential of Women in Ministry: Both male and female leaders will benefit from the principles explored in this presentation. Explore the practical ways that women in ministry can develop healthy churches.
Presenter: Dilys Brooks


Sunday, December 2, 2018
12:00 pm-9:00 pm - Registration & Check-in
6:00 pm-9:00 pm - Opening Session

Monday, December 3, 2018
8:00 am-1:00 pm - Registration & Check-in
8:00 am-9:00 pm - Sessions

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
8:00 am-1:00 pm - Registration Check-in
8:00 am-9:00 pm - Sessions

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
8:00 am-9:00 am - Devotion
9:30 am-12:00 pm - Boot Camps



Registration Fees: The registration fees are per person. 

$39 Early-bird Full Attendee/Graduate/Undergraduate Students now through July 31, 2018
$49 Regular Full Attendee/Graduate/Undergraduate Students August 1, 2018 through November 27, 2018

$25 Spouse (Pastor and Spouse Combined Only) now through November 27, 2018

$21 One-Day-Only now through November 27, 2018

$20 Boot Camp now through November 27, 2018

$15 Monday Lunch and Learn now through November 27, 2018

To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. Register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through November 27, 2018. All major credit cards accepted.

Paying by Check? 1) Please complete each online registration page with your personal information and registration details. You will be prompted to create an AdventSource account if you do no already have one. If you need to register another person simply click on "register another person" to complete their registration. 2) Please mail the completed registration page with your check or money order, paying exact registration fee, made payable to AdventSource to the address listed below. No partial event registration payments will be accepted. 3) In order to receive a discounted rate your payment envelope must be postmarked with the date that rate ends.

Special Note: Failure to provide each completed registration form with your contact telephone number will delay the processing of your registration. If AdventSource is not able to get complete information within three days of receipt, your registration check will be returned.

AdventSource Event Registration
5120 Prescott Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68506-5433

Mail-in Registrations: All mailed-in registrations must be received by noon Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Lodging: Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging at one of the hotels listed below. Regular hotel rates apply.

Courtyard Huntsville University Drive
4804 University Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35816
Phone: (256) 837-1400

Embassy Suites Huntsville Hotel & Spa
800 Monroe Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: (844) 265-5056

Hampton Inn & Suites/Huntsville Research Park Area
7010 Cabela Dr
Huntsville, AL 35506
Phone: (256) 971-1850

Hilton Garden Inn Huntsville/Space Center
4801 Governors House Dr
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: (256) 430-1778

Meals: No meals are included with the registration fee. Please plan to take care of all meals on your own at the Oakwood University cafeteria or the local bistro.

Directions: Click for a Map | Weather

Nearest Airport: 
Huntsville International Airport
Nashville International Airport

Ground Transportation:
Huntsville International Airport Transportation
Nashville International Airport Transportation

On-site Event Registration & Check-in: You may register and pick up your event material on Sunday, December 2, 2018, from 8:00-9:00 am and 12:00-9:00 pm; or on Monday, December 3, 2018 from 8:00 am-1:00 pm. You may pay the full attendee registration fee of $59, or $25 Spouse (must include a full event registration) or a $21 One-Day-Only registration with cash, credit card, or a check or money order made out to ORCM (Office of Regional Conference Ministries).

Children: As a courtesy to other attendees, and to maximize your benefit during this event, we ask that you make other plans for the care of your children. 

Dress: Business casual.

Additional Questions: You may contact Gretchen Scott (256) 726-7357 or Email for additional information.

Refund Policy: You may request a refund minus a $15 processing fee, per registrant, through November 1, 2018. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date.

  • 5120 Prescott Avenue
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States