Click here for a tentative conference schedule.

Requirement for Attendance
At least one key lay person must attend with the pastor. Please call the Embers office for exceptions at 205.776.5399.

Conference Location
Redeemer Presbyterian Church
8605 Fulton Street, E
Ada, Michigan  49301

Prior to September 1, the cost is $190; after September 1 the cost is $220 per person.  Please submit a $25 per person, non-refundable deposit with registration. Friday lunch is included.

Registration Discounts
1) Early Bird Registration—Register for $190 (must register before September 1 and pay in full at time of registration) ($30 off).
2) Multi-Attendee/Same Church—First two registrants pay $190 each, third and following registrants pay $140 each ($50/each discount) (must register before September 1 and pay in full). To receive this discount, please call the Embers office at 205.776.5399 or email
3) Alumni Pastor Discount—Register for $90 (must have previously attended an Embers Conference, register before September 1, and pay in full at time of registration) ($130 off).
4) Seminary Student Discount—Register for $110 ($110 savings). Please register on the website and submit a $25 per person deposit. To register without making a deposit, contact Lee Atherton at 205.776.5399 or

Partial scholarships are available to qualified applicants. Please 
contact the Embers Office for an application.

Watch for future accommodations information. 

Conference attire is casual.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations submitted a month prior to the conference will be refunded in full, minus a $25 deposit. There will be no refunds two weeks prior to the conference, but registrations are transferable. To cancel your registration, please email or call 205.776.5399.

​​1. OnlineClick here to fill in the Online Registration Form. Please note that you are not officially registered until you send your deposit, but this will reserve your spot for 15 days.

2. By Email—Email to request an electronic registration form.

3. By Phone—205.776.5399.

4. By Mail
Download this form and mail with deposit to:
Briarwood Presbyterian Church
2200 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243

Cancellations made one month prior to the conference if paid in full will be refunded minus a $25 processing fee. After that cancellations will not be refunded, but registrations are transferable.

To be registered, registration must be paid in full. A registration form sent without payment will hold a spot for the attendee for 15 days.

©2016 Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA


Ada, Michigan • September 27–29, 2018

    2200 Briarwood Way
    Birmingham, Alabama 35243

​    205.776.5399

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