The event is specifically geared toward the African American experience in the Reformed tradition of Christianity. Since space is limited, we try to make registration available to this community first. However, we welcome other attendees to come and learn.
Is LDR a PCA event?
Yes, LDR is hosted by the African American Ministries under Mission to North America, which is part of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).
What does "LDR" stand for?
LDR stands for leadership, development, and resource.
Is LDR only for people interested in being pastors?
LDR is designed to help leaders at all stages discover how God is guiding them to faithfully serve within their vocational calling and giftedness. All believers interested in advancing the gospel through their influential leadership are encouraged to attend.
What about college and seminary students?
Students are particularly welcome! One of the goals of the LDR is to help college and seminary students gain insight and guidance about where God may be calling them.
Is the gathering for pre-teens and teenagers?
Yes! Students in middle and high school (grades 6 through 12) are encouraged to participate fully in LDR, including a youth track designed specifically for them. This track will take place during the two breakout sessions, lunchtime, and the networking session. (At least one parent or guardian must be registered for the Weekend.)
Register your student and indicate his or her grade in the space provided. The registration rate for students is the same. If this is a barrier, please email firstname.lastname@example.org first to request a reduced "family rate.")
Is childcare offered?
Yes, free childcare by qualified, trustworthy caregivers will be offered during the gathering for infants to grade 5. Space is limited, however, and placements will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. After you register, we'll send you a childcare request form. DEADLINE: June 30
Which meals are provided with registration?
Dinner (Friday & Saturday) + Lunch (Saturday)
Can you help me find housing & transportation?
Participants may make their own hotel arrangements or choose to stay with host families from local churches. We will also provide some transportation between venue sites. We’ll provide more information during the registration process. Update: Free housing is now full.
After LDR, how can I stay connected?
The African American Ministries is devoted to the flourishing of African Americans in the PCA. Join AAM to tell us more about you, your needs, and ways you’d like to get involved.
Where can I get more information?
Please email LDR@aampca.org if you have additional questions or concerns.