Events

Conferences listed here are offered by Dr. Willard’s students and ministry partners. We highly recommend all the conferences below, as well as their host organizations.

The Fellowship and Study Groups listed are organized by churches and small groups who are growing together in Christlikeness through the study of material Dallas and his fellow pilgrims have developed. To add your group, please send information about your meetings to Becky@dwillard.org, including the dates, time and location.

The Apprentice Gathering

The Apprentice Gathering is an annual conference for individuals longing to grow in their journey into Christlikeness. This 2.5 day event brings together more than 500 church leaders and laity to join in community to learn and grow as they continue to explore what being a follower of Jesus truly looks like.

Date: September 24-26, 2020

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Taking Discipleship Seriously: Understanding the Writings of Dallas Willard

This is the first of several seminars and retreats we are developing to take "on the road." Greg Jesson and Keith Meyer are ready to help your community of believers understand how to read Dallas's books and use them to become more Christlike. Attendees will have the...

Date: Schedule at your location

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The Apprentice Experience for Christian Formation

A 20-month certification program for both clergy and laity who earnestly desire to grow in their Christlikeness. Includes four 5-day residential sessions held in Wichita, KS, in the Fall and Spring of each year. 

Date: Begins Each Fall Semester

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Renovare Institute for Spiritual Formation

This two-year experience of becoming more like Jesus is a program of intensive study for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something not fully provided by either seminary education or local church life. Includes four 7-day sessions of residential teaching. 

Date: Begins Each Fall Semester, Registration Deadline is February 1

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Fellowship and Study Group in Santa Cruz, CA

Discipleship meetings using material from Dallas Willard books.

Date: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

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