Events


Leader Training Spring 2019

Leader Training Weekends will enhance and further equip you as you work through your story and empower your local participants to find freedom in their lives. These events are designed for those who have a knowledge of the Journey Group process and leader experience or a desire to lead groups locally.  This event provides interactive training sessions, time spent with other leaders in care groups, and refreshing moments of reflection and community that will leave you challenged and inspired.  Training and materials will focus on group processes that are applicable to ...

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April 14-18, 2019 – The Journey at Maranatha

For over 20 years, people have gathered at the shores of Lake Michigan to experience the Journey. This unique, all-inclusive setting offers worship, lodging, meals, teachings with Open Heart’s lead team of trainers, a chance to be baptized in Lake Michigan, and an evening of celebration festivities to conclude the time. During downtime, walk the bluff overlooking the lake, feel the spray of water from the waves and explore the little lake towns nearby. This 5-day training (Sunday evening-Thursday evening), is designed for anyone seeking soul-care and growth in leading ...

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April 22-26, 2018 – The Journey at Maranatha

For over 20 years, people have gathered at the shores of Lake Michigan to experience the Journey. This unique, all-inclusive setting offers worship, lodging, meals, teachings with Open Heart’s lead team of trainers, a chance to be baptized in Lake Michigan, and an evening of celebration festivities to conclude the time. During downtime, walk the bluff overlooking the lake, feel the spray of water from the waves and explore the little lake towns nearby. This 5-day training (Sunday evening-Thursday evening), is designed for anyone seeking soul-care and growth in leading ...

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THE JOURNEY AT MARANATHA

For over 20 years, people have gathered at the shores of Lake Michigan to experience the Journey. This unique, all-inclusive setting offers worship, lodging, meals, teachings with Open Heart’s lead team of trainers, a chance to be baptized in Lake Michigan, and an evening of celebration festivities to conclude the time. During downtime, walk the bluff overlooking the lake, feel the spray of water from the waves and explore the little lake towns nearby. This 5-day training (Sunday evening-Thursday evening), is designed for anyone seeking soul-care and growth in leading ...

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LEADER TRAINING WEEKEND

Leader Training Weekends will enhance and further equip you as you work through your story and empower your local participants to find freedom in their lives. These events are designed for those who have a knowledge of the Journey Group process and leader experience or a desire to lead groups locally.  This event provides interactive training sessions, time spent with other leaders in care groups, and refreshing moments of reflection and community that will leave you challenged and inspired.  Training and materials will focus on group processes that are applicable to ...

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Last Journey at Maranatha until October 2015

We are excited to announce that we will be holding Regional Journey events in Texas (February) and Atlanta (April).  An opportunity to get more details and register for these events will come in October, so stay tuned to our news and updates, so you can register right away. We know that coming to Maranatha is something many of you enjoy each year.  We wanted you to be the first to know that there will not be another Journey at Maranatha event after this October until next year, October 2015. There are still spots available for both the Leader Training Weekend and ...

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An Event That Could Change Your Life: The Journey at Maranatha – Oct. 6-11

The Journey at Maranatha will both challenge and inspire as you grow with God and others.  For many, this event has been a milestone experience where God has met them, taken them to a new place on their spiritual journey, and significantly improved their ability to walk alongside of hurting people. Here is what a few recent participants have said about their Journey experience... "My walls crumbled and I was able to find healing in so many areas of my life that I hadn't before."  "I have been using The Journey material for a few years. I was greatly impacted by ...

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One Day Workshops

These workshops are designed to provide churches or other organizations with a customized Open Heart’s experience that fits your specific goals.  Topics available for One-Day Workshops include:  small group dynamics, introduction to the healing journey, facilitating the working stage of a small group; teaching on story, contempt, shame, ambivalence or sexuality; and training for youth leaders and parents on noticing signs of abuse and protecting your children. Hosting an Open Hearts  Event Open Hearts Ministry partners with churches and other organizations ...

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