Pastoral Evangelism and Leadership Council 2019

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Date & Location: December 8-11, 2019. 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.

Super Seminars:
Chaplain's Track - Paul Anderson
Evangelism in a Changing Community - Rupert Bushner
Family and Intergenerational Evangelism - Kimberly Mann
Holistic Evangelism - Robert Edward
Leading the Church to Seek the Outpouring of the Holy Spirit - Tricia Payne
Urban Evangelism - Ron Williams

Boot Camps. These two Boot Camps run from 9:00 am-12:00 pm on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The cost to attend a Boot Camp is $20. All Boot Camps will run concurrently in different buildings.

Boot Camp One: Best Practices and Programs for Effective Evangelism and Church Planting
Presenters: Jose Cortez and the NAD Evangelism Department

Boot Camp Two: Developing and Delivering Effective Sermons
Presenters: Keith Morris and Gamal Alexander

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

Featured Speakers: Emil Peeler; T. Ron Weegar; Carlton Byrd; Clifford Jones; Daniel Honore; Maurice Watson; Michelle Hill; and Daniel Kelly.


Sunday, December 8, 2019
12:00 pm-9:00 pm - Registration & Check-in
6:00 pm-9:00 pm - Opening Session

Monday, December 9, 2019 & Tuesday, December 10, 2019
8:00 am-1:00 pm - Registration & Check-in
8:00 am-9:00 pm - Sessions

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
8:00 am-9:00 am - Devotion
9:30 am-12:00 pm - Boot Camps



Registration Fees: The registration fees are per person. 

$29 Early-bird Full Attendee/Graduate/Undergraduate Students now through July 31, 2019
$49 Regular Full Attendee/Graduate/Undergraduate Students August 1, 2018 through December 3, 2019

$25 Spouse (Pastor and Spouse Combined Only) now through December 3, 2019

$21 One-Day-Only now through December 3, 2019

$20 Boot Camp now through December 3, 2019

To guarantee your place, please register ASAP. Register online or call AdventSource at (800) 732-7587. AdventSource will process registrations for this event through December 3, 2019. 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 Wednesday, December 3, 2019.

Lodging: Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel & Spa, 800 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801. Each attendee is responsible for booking their lodging online, or by calling (256) 539-7373 for a special discounted rate of $125 per ngiht, plus tax, for up to four per room. This rate is good through November 1, 2019. 

Or you may register 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

Drury Inn & Suites Huntsville at the Space and Rocket Center
93 Wynn Drive NW
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: (800) 325-0720
Discounted Rate: Please use "2358235" to get a discounted rate through November 30, 2019
Complimentary hot breakfast

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 8, 2019, from 12:00-9:00 pm; or on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 8:00 am-1:00 pm. You may pay the full attendee registration fee of $69, 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 October 31, 2019. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date.

  • 5120 Prescott Ave
  • Lincoln NE 68506
  • United States