THURSDAY EVENING (5:00 – 8:30pm)
5:00 Registration – Dinner
6:00 Worship
6:30 Introductions
7:00 Welcome to Tucson & Agenda Review

Historical Overview – Faith Emphasis
8:30 End of Session

8:00 Bible Study
9:00 1st Plenary - To Transform a City – Dr. Eric Swanson
10:30 Breakouts:

  • Immigration/Refugee        
  • Homelessness in Tucson

Noon Lunch

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Northminster Presbyterian Church

2450 E Fort Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85719


The Border Southwest CCDA Regional annual gathering is proud to be collaborating with CCDA member organization Community Renewal this year. We hope you will look into joining us for this collective event in which we come and hear about how God has worked to bring his Kingdom to Tucson, Arizona.

1:30 Plenary - City Transformation as a Platform

                    - Dr Eric Swanson 

3:00 Breakouts:

  • Race Relationships and Racial Reconciliation in Tucson
  • Exploitation of the Vulnerable and Weak in our Community  
  • Church & School Partnerships

7:00 Inter-Racial Worship
7:45 Plenary - Avoiding Burnout - Randy Reynolds

8:00 Bible Study
8:30 Worship & Prayer
10:00 Prayer Walk/Breakout

  • Addiction
  • Foster Care

11:30 Ending Celebration & Prayer


Keynote Speaker

Registration fee: $100.00

Scholarships are available - Please contact us at for assistance.

Eric Swanson

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Eric has a passion for engaging churches worldwide in the needs and dreams of their communities toward the end of spiritual and societal transformation. He served with Cru for twenty-five years before joining Tango, an investment and tech company that focuses on technology that enhance wellness, relationships and spirituality. For the past 15 years Eric has also worked with Leadership Network where he has lead initiatives for externally focused churches, global missions, marriage ministry, and ministry creativity. He holds Doctor of Ministry degree in Transformational Leadership in the Global City and is an adjunct professor at Denver Seminary. Eric is co-author of four books including The Externally Focused Church and To Transform a City: Whole Church, Whole Gospel, Whole City along with numerous articles on churches that are transforming their communities. Eric has been married to Liz for 40 years, has three married children, eight grandchildren and resides in Longmont, Colorado.