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Pastors Conference

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Thursday, March 14, 2024
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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Ambrose University
150 Ambrose Circle SW

Ambrose Pastors Conference is an annual gathering designed to empower and uplift those in pastoral ministry. At Ambrose, we appreciate the courage and care it takes to lead in the world of pastoral ministry. That's why our theme for this year is "Handle with Care," an exploration of navigating the demands of ministry.

Get ready to be inspired by our remarkable lineup of speakers, featuring David Fitch, "Handling Power with Care"; Bryce Ashlin-Mayo, "Handling Your Calling with Care"; and Sarah Coleson-Derck, "Handling Scripture with Care."

Whether you choose to join us in person or connect online, we're excited to have you join us. And for those embarking on a journey to be part of this event, don't forget to take advantage of our exclusive hotel discount, available when you register. We hope that you will join us for what is sure to be a insightful and inspiring event. 



Wednesday, March 13

  • 7:00 P.M. Off-the-Record (Sponsored by Ambrose Alumni department)
    Plan to join us on Wednesday evening to connect with Conference Speakers, fellow ministry leaders, and Ambrose faculty. (Sponsored by Ambrose Alumni department)

Thursday, March 14

  • 8:30 A.M. Welcome Reception
  • 9:00 A.M. "Handle Your Calling with Care" - Rev. Dr. Bryce Ashlin-Mayo
    Worship hosted by Ambrose Firehouse Band
  • 10:30 A.M. Coffee
  • 11:00 A.M. "Handle Power with Care" - Rev. Dr. David Fitch
    Worship hosted by Ambrose Firehouse Band
  • 12:30 P.M. Lunch
  • 1:30 P.M. Workshops #1
  • 2:15 P.M. Workshops #2
  • 3:00 P.M. Coffee and Snacks
  • 3:15 P.M. "Handle Scripture with Care" - Rev. Dr. Sarah Coleson-Derck 
    Worship hosted by Ambrose Firehouse Band 
  • 5:00 P.M. Dismissal


Tickets  Price
Early Bird Admission (closes January 14) $59
Early Bird Group Admission (up to 15 people from the same church)


Regular Admission (after January 14) $89

Speaker Bios

David Fitch

David Fitch is Lindner Chair of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary, Chicago. He is an ordained pastor in the Christian and Missionary Alliance. He is married to Rae Ann and they have one college attending son named Max. He’s been part of eight church plants. He teaches, pastors, speaks, writes, coaches and leads conversations on the church in mission and its engagement with the cultural issues of our day for the gospel. He’s been featured in Christianity Today, OutReach Magazine,, Missiology, and other magazines and journals. He is the author of nine books including and his forthcoming book entitled Reckoning With Power: Why the Church Fails When it’s on the Wrong Side of Power. (Brazos Press, 2024).