Stepping Through the Gates Retreat

April 13-15, 2018

Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center

Hodges Rd. Charleston, WV

From 184 take Oakwood Rd. exit 58 A. Turn right onto Rt. 119. Go about 1 mile on 119 S. Turn left on Hodges Road across from Wells Furniture John XXIII is at the end of the street. From 119 Turn right on Hodges.

Having faced the fact that WV has such a problem with drug addiction, we have dedicated this retreat to bringing deliver­ance to the captive.

Proverbs 24:11 “Deliver those who are drawn toward death, and hold back those stumbling to the slaughter.”

Area Leadership Team President – Priscilla Weaver

VP of Retreats & Lighthouse Development – Fleeta Dickey

VP of Administration – Debbie Knotts

VP of Finance – Sarah Weaver

Worship lead by Christopher Dickey

Gifts to the city for Hero House, a men’s drug recovery home: Cleaning and laundry supplies, men’s personal care items, or money.


Friday 3:30-6:00 Registration

7:00 General Session – Priscilla Weaver

Saturday A.M. – 7:30-8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – General Session – Debra Davis, Founder of One Voice

10:15-10:25 – Break

10:30-noon – Panel Discussion: Stacy Ball, Beverly Holstein, Trena Dingess, Others

Saturday P.M.

1:30 P.M. – TBA/DVD of Conference

5:30 P.M. – Dinner

7:00P.M. – General Session

Sunday A.M.

9:30 – Soaking

10:15 – General Session – Rebecca Gould, SPC leading War Room Prayer


Prices are per person and set by Saint John XXIII Pastoral Center. Included: two nights lodging, three meals Saturday, breakfast Sunday.
Single Occupancy – $169.00
Double Occupancy – $149.00
Triple/Quad Occupancy – $125.00
Dorm Occupancy – $101.00

One night including three meals
Single – $101.00
Double – $91.00
Triple/Quad – $79.00
Dorm – $76.00

Note: Due to Health Department regula­tions, there will be no food from out­side served after the meetings. You may bring snacks for your own room.

Priscilla Weaver has served in Aglow International since 1996 both as a Light house and Area Team Leader. Since 2002, she has served as President of the Area Leadership Team. She is the National Day of Prayer Coordinator for Boone County and teaches at Christian Faith Academy in Van, WV.

Since 2002 she has been the primary care giver for her husband , Jerry, who suffered a catastrophic stroke that year. She learned to trust God more through the multiplied changes in their lives and finds Him to be mighty, faithful, and loving.

Christopher Dickey, son of Mike and Fleeta Dickey, is the founder and pastor of Encounter Worship Center near Grafton, WV. It is his desire to make disciples who encounter the presence of God and live in the goodness and power of the Holy Spirit.

Leading worship and teaching and training worship leaders has been his passion from an early age. In preparation for that call, Christopher earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Fairmont State University specializing in guitar. Christopher has lead worship since he was fifteen years old, serving as staff worship leader at Center-branch Assembly of God for five years prior to pioneering Encounter Worship Center.

He is the vocal director for Taylor County, directs, the GHS show choir known as the Entertainers, TCMS choirs, and All-county Chorus in hopes of inspiring young musicians to pursue passion and purpose through music.

Debra Davis is a leader, speaker, mentor, retired teacher and a prayer leader. She and Jeff, her husband of 42 years, have three sons. Debra, with her husband’s support, is Founder and CEO of One Voice, Inc. established in 2005. It is a nonprofit public charity helping families and communities suffering from substance abuse.

In 2005, God began a new work in Debra by impressing upon her the importance of unity in the body of Christ. Through One Voice, she called a community of pastors together on October 1, 2005 to pray for pastors, their families, their congregations, and their communities every Saturday morning. That lasted almost 6 years. This dedicated prayer time has developed into a prayer network that crosses state and county lines. Debra has been invited to pray over
land in NY,TN, OH, KY, FL, GA , WV. She has been instrumental in bringing communities together to educate, train, and mentor through community forums.

On August 8, 2012, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin honored Debra for her dedication to service at the annual Governor’s Service Awards banquet. She is in the process of completing her first book, My Journey of Grace and has been recognized in the January 2017 Women of Distinction Magazine.

Debra earned her Master Degree in Education from West Virginia University and retired from a 30 year love of teaching in August2017.

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