ABCNJ Asian Pastors and Lay Leaders Retreat September 10, 2012

I would like to invite you to the 2012 Asian Pastors and lay leaders retreat which will be hosted by Evergreen Baptist Church in Teaneck NJ. Rev Joshua Pyon, who is the senior pastor, and the congregation will be preparing delicious Asian refreshments upon our arrival and a great Korean style luncheon for us. The retreat will be Monday, September 10, 2012 -10AM-3PM. Our retreat theme is “Who are your friends”,  John 15:13-15. The major focus of this retreat will be to hear your suggestions regarding Asian Churches cooperation and working together in Partnership with the region. Our Keynote speaker is Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer, Executive Minister and Senior Pastor of ABCNJ.  Also, Karen Jackson-Weaver, Ph.D (ABCNJ  Associate Regional Pastor for New Church Development), Rev. Dr. Elmo Familiaran (ABCNJ Associate Regional Pastor), and Rev. Florence Li (American Baptist Home Mission Society) will share their ministry with us.

Thank God that we are able to have this retreat to worship together with prayer, fellowship, and sharing with each other in partnership with Christ.

Attached is a copy of the agenda. Please come celebrate our work together.  If you have any questions, please contact me by clicking here.


Evergreen Baptist Church, 1321 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666



  • 10:00 AM – Registration, refreshments, fellowship
  • 10:20- 10:40 –  Praise service, Rev. Sung Kyun An (The Lord’s Baptist Church)
  • 10:40 -11:00 – Welcome and introductions
  • 11:00 -12:00 – Keynote speaker- Rev. Dr. Lee B. Spitzer
  • 12:00 - 1:00 – Lunch – prayer by Rev. Joshua Pyon/sharing about Islam Mission
  • 1:00 - 2:00 – Leadership stories.
  • 2:00- 3:00 PM – Discussion: Working together for a better ministry.
  • Benediction – Rev. Felix P. Tingson, First Baptist Peddie  Memorial Church