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We come together every September with one thing in mind: to learn from each other in the context of our relationships.
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    Intentional discussions and community building

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    Dedicated program for ages 3-17

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It was curiosity that brought us to The Gathering, but it was authentic relationships that kept us coming back.
Vinh Chung

Vinh Chung

You can multiply your impact by collaborating and learning from a community of givers.
Michele Dudley

Michele Dudley

Some of the greatest relationships that I have exist within this community.
Bob Caldwell Jr.

Bob Caldwell Jr.

Board Chair, Participant
The Gathering is a concentrated group of high capacity, Kingdom-driven individuals. It enables me to connect with those folks over best practices and ideas and to be there as a friend and build real, authentic relationships.
Nick Bonner

Nick Bonner

The Gathering is a sacred space for our family, a rare catalyst for friendships, conversations, and perspectives we have not found anywhere else.
Ryan Skoog

Ryan Skoog


The Round Table

Essays on faith, philanthropy & stewardship

Catch and Release

September 28, 2022

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

When Nothing Remains

September 21, 2022

What do we do when there is no longer any shred of remorse or regret?

Introducing Christine Lee Buchholz

July 14, 2022

We welcome an outstanding new member to our team

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