CREC Council 2021

Join us in Monroe, Louisiana for Council 2021. We look forward to an event that will be an encouragement to our CREC pastors, elders, wives and visitors. There will be a Bach Choral Concert, several speaking sessions, great food, drink and fellowship, and CREC vendors. You’ll want to be there.

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Theme: ``Fight the Good Fight``

1 Timothy 6:11-12 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.

CREC Council Starts in:

Join us for three days of fellowship, meetings, music, and encouragement.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Schedule of Meetings, Sessions, Council & Hospitality

5:30PM - 7:30PMChurch Foyer

Check-in

Get your name tag and hospitality items in the church foyer at the registration table.
6:00PM - 7:25PMFellowship Hall

Welcome Reception

Drinks and Refreshments
7:30PM - 8:00PMSanctuary

Concert: “Magnificat in D” (J. S. Bach)

Geneva Academy Senior High Choir under the direction of  Jarrod Richey. Featuring guest soloists and orchestra.
8:00PM - 8:30PMSanctuary

“Why to Fight”

Stuart Bryan

Plenary Speaker

7:00AM - 7:30AM

Breakfast

(On Your Own)
7:30AM - 8:15AMFellowship Hall

Coffee and Pastries

(On Site)
8:30AM - 8:50AMSanctuary

“When to Fight”

Uri Brito

Plenary Speaker

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Presbytery Meetings

Anselm, Augustine, Athanasius, Hus, Knox, Tyndale, & Wycliffe

(Breakout In-Person & Zoom)

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Ladies’ Museum Tour & Lunch

Biedenharn Museum & Gardens

(Garden District of Monroe, Louisiana)

NOON - 12:40PMFellowship Hall

Lunch

(On-Site)
12:45PM - 1:00PMSanctuary

“Who to Fight”

Dave Hatcher

Plenary Speaker

1:00PM - 3:30PMSanctuary

Presbytery Meetings

Anselm, Augustine, Athanasius, Hus, Knox, Tyndale, & Wycliffe

(Breakout In-Person & Zoom)

3:30PM - 5:30PMSanctuary

International Presentations

IMC-Bogumil Jarmulak, JEEP, Teaching Leaders International (TLI)-Joost Nixon
7:00PM - 9:00PMOff-Site

CREC Council Dinner

Vantage Tower - Rooftop Gardens

Downtown Monroe, Louisiana

8:30PM - 8:45PMVantage Tower

“How to Fight”

Douglas Wilson

Plenary Speaker

7:00AM - 7:30AM

Breakfast

(On Your Own)
7:30AM - 8:15AMFellowship Hall

Coffee and Pastries

(On-Site)
8:30AM - 8:55AMSanctuary

“Finish the Fight”

Virgil Hurt (Presiding Minister)

Plenary Speaker

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Presbytery Meetings

Anselm, Augustine, Athanasius, Hus, Knox, Tyndale, & Wycliffe

(Breakout In-Person & Zoom)

NOON - 12:40PMFellowship Hall

Lunch on Site

(On-Site)
12:45PM - 2:00PM

Church Recruiting

Gregg Strawbridge
12:45PM - 2:00PM

Church Planting

Rob Hadding
2:00PM - 2:20PMSanctuary

“Where to Fight”

Rich Lusk

Plenary Speaker

2:30PM - 5:00PMSanctuary

Council Meeting

Visitors are welcome.
5:00PM - 6:30PM

Dinner

(On Your Own)
7:00PM - 8:30PMSanctuary

Council Worship Service

"Fight the Good Fight"

Steve Wilkins (Church of the Redeemer)

7:00AM - 7:30AM

Breakfast

(On Your Own)
7:00AM - 7:30AMFellowship Hall

Coffee and Pastries

(On-Site)
8:30AM - 8:50AMSanctuary

“What to Fight”

Bill Smith

Plenary Speaker

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Council Meeting

Visitors are welcome.
NOON - 12:45PMFellowship Hall

Council Delegate Lunch

(On-Site)
12:45PM - 1:00PMSanctuary

“Fight in Faith”

Rob Hadding

Plenary Speaker

1:00PM - 5:00PMSanctuary

Council Meeting

Visitors are Welcome
7:00PM - 9:00PM

CREC Social Event

Hors D’oeuvres and Libations

Bayou Landing (Monroe, Louisiana)

2021 COUNCIL SPEAKERS

Sessions themed on ``Fighting the Good Fight``

  • Brito

    Uriesou

    Brito

    Providence Church (Pensacola, FL)

  • Bryan

    Stuart

    Bryan

    Trinity Church (Coeur d'Alene, ID)

  • Hadding

    Rob

    Hadding

    Christ Church (Pace, FL)

  • Hatcher

    Dave

    Hatcher

    Trinity Church (Kirkland, WA)

  • Hurt

    Virgil

    Hurt

    Providence Church (Lynchburg, VA)

  • Lusk

    Rich

    Lusk

    Trinity Presbyterian Church (Birmingham, AL)

  • Smith

    Bill

    Smith

    Cornerstone Reformed Church (Carbondale, IL)

  • Wilkins

    Steve

    Wilkins

    Church of the Redeemer (West Monroe, LA)

  • Wilson

    Douglas

    Wilson

    Christ Church (Moscow, ID)

Register for 2021 CREC Council

Whether you are a council delegate, presbyter, visitor, or vendor, there is one registration form for the 2021 General Council.

Conference Vendors

Thanks to these vendors for taking part in the 2021 CREC council meetings

2021 COUNCIL VENUE

Church of the Redeemer in West Monroe, Louisiana

Venue

715 Cypress Street

West Monroe, Louisiana, 71201, USA

Phone: (318) 323-3061

Email: office@redeemertwincities.org

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Destination From

Destination To

October 25-28

Church of the Redeemer

West Monroe, Louisiana

Travel & Accommodations

Church of the Redeemer in West Monroe, Louisiana

Airport / Flights

The Monroe Regional Airport services flights from American, Delta, and United Airlines multiple times each day.

Airport Identifier: MLU – Monroe Regional Airport The airport is approximately a 10-minute drive from the church.

(Southwest Airlines flies into Jackson, MS which is a little over two hours from West Monroe, LA)

Travel

West Monroe, Louisiana is separated by the Ouachita River from Monroe, Louisiana. Interstate 20 runs through our area. We are 5 hours drive from Dallas and 2 hours drive from Jackson, Mississippi.

Accommodations

We have a block of rooms reserved for 2021 Council:
  • Holiday Inn Express (West Monroe, LA)
  • Hampton Inn (West Monroe, LA)
  Arrival Date: October 25   Departure Date: October 29