May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Registration Now Open
Join us for this encouraging and refreshing event! The 2023 Annual Gathering will include plenary speakers, workshops, corporate worship, corporate prayer, fellowship, networking opportunities, special interest groups, and time to connect and celebrate all that God is doing in our ministries.
Evening Plenary Speakers
Ron Hamilton – CCCC Conference Minister
Dale Hummel – Senior Pastor, Wooddale Church – Eden Prairie, MN
75th Anniversary Banquet
Be sure to join us on Monday, July 10, 2023, for the Anniversary Extravaganza Banquet. Doors will open at 5 pm, and there will be games, gifts, entertainment, fellowship and dinner banquet.
Our celebration evening will culminate with a worship service and the Lord’s Supper. This will be an opportunity to review our history and worship together as we follow God into the next 75 years of Kingdom work.
Every attendee of the 4-day Annual Gathering will receive a ticket to the banquet as part of their registration fee. BANQUET-ONLY tickets are offered for anyone who would like to celebrate with us, but cannot attend the regular AG. Hotel reservations at our CCCC rate are available for all.
2023 Annual Gathering Location
The 2023 Annual Gathering will take place at River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Avenue South in St. Cloud. Hotel accommodations are at the Best Western/Kelly Inn – 100 4th Avenue South, St. Cloud. Phone: 320-253-0606.
The DEADLINE to register is June 27th. Register now before prices increase on June 6th.
Ready to join us in St. Cloud? Click the orange box to the right – and be sure to book your accommodations as well.
Note: online registration is preferred, but you can download a paper registration form HERE and mail it to the office.
Click HERE to complete a scholarship application to help with registration fees.
Back for 2023 – Programs for Kids and Youth!
This year, the Nursery/Children’s Program will be conveniently located in the Bell/Alexander rooms (near the adult workshop classrooms) inside the River’s Edge Convention Center. Your little ones will be lovingly cared for and entertained by experienced Children’s Ministry Leaders from Avon Community Church. They will also experience daily Gospel teaching from MN Child Evangelism Fellowship missionaries.
The Youth Program will be led by Ben Horstmann and Charles Warga, CCCC Youth Directors serving churches in central Minnesota. They will have their own space in the “Husky Room”, located on the 2nd floor of the Best Western. Along with daily Gospel teaching, students will experience various activities which are unique to Minnesota—Tubing down the Platte River, visiting a Zoo featuring Minnesota animals, Regional Parks,
walking trails, and Tailgating.
Forward Together— Let’s have some FUN learning more about God and His creation throughout each day! We look forward to seeing you there!
Note: an optional Wednesday Tubing trip is available for any 5th-12th graders registered for the full, 4-day AG for an additional cost of $40. When you register for AG, you’ll be able to add this at the end of your registration
Bonus Trip – Mississippi River 5-mile Canoe or Kayak Trip
On Monday, enjoy a 5-mile, group float/paddle trip from Island View Park to Clearwater, MN. This is a beginner friendly, flatwater paddling experience with no classed rapids. Typically a 1-2 hour paddle in July, with shoreline and sandbars to stop, stretch, enjoy a snack, throw a ball, hunt for agates, etc. Prior to your trip you will receive a map session, and short safety video before getting issued lifejackets and paddles, then hopping on the shuttle to your starting point.
*You must be registered for the full, 4-day AG to take advantage of this trip!
More information about our trip hosts can be found here: https://www.cwoutfitting.com/river-trips.htm
-Children under 12 years old, sitting in the middle of the canoe, are free with 2 paid paddlers.
-Prepare to bring your own water and snacks
-Start times will vary and will be on a first come, first served basis.
When you register for AG, you’ll be able to add this at the end of your registration.
$39/ person: Canoe/Tandem kayak
$49/ person: Solo kayak/SUP