Join Founder Curtis A. Martin for an Uplifting Weekend


You’re invited to a time of relaxation and inspiration in the Golden Isles of Georgia. Connect with Catholics who share your heart for revitalizing the Church in America. Together, we’ll enjoy intimate moments of prayer and devotion. And we’ll share in a bold vision for building a brighter future for our faith—led by young people equipped to multiply workers for the Kingdom.

You’ll be joined by special guest speakers and entertainers. Plus, afternoons are yours to explore the Southern charms of Sea Island.


Discover Southern Elegance


Set in Georgia’s idyllic Golden Isles, The Cloister at Sea Island is the high-water mark of coastal charm and sophistication. Here, river, ocean and marsh meet for an unforgettable setting of natural beauty—highlighted by five miles of pristine private beach. The service and amenities are superb, ranging from horseback riding on the beach to rejuvenating in the Forbes Five-Star Spa and Fitness Center.

Special Guests



Arthur C. Brooks is the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Public and Nonprofit Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School. He is the author of 13 books, including Build the Life You Want with coauthor Oprah Winfrey. Arthur speaks to audiences all around the world about human happiness.




Jonathan Roumie is an actor, director, producer, and voice-over artist best known for his award-winning role as ‘Jesus’ in The Chosen, the critically acclaimed streaming TV series about the life of Christ. Most recently, Jonathan starred on the big screen in Lionsgate’s box-office hit Jesus Revolution playing the real-life, enigmatic hippie street-preacher Lonnie Frisbee.




Emeril Lagasse is a celebrated chef known for his iconic “Bam!” He is the chef/proprietor of nine restaurants, and he has hosted more than 2,000 shows on the Food Network. Emeril was named Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard Foundation for his philanthropic work supporting children’s educational programs.




Matt Maher has become a staple in the artistic and songwriting community since his major label debut in 2008. A nine-time GRAMMY® nominee and three-time GMA Dove Award®-winner, he has garnered multiple radio successes with songs such as “Lord, I Need You” and “Christ Is Risen.” Matt’s latest album is titled The Stories I Tell Myself.




Oz Pearlman is one of the most sought-after mentalists in the world, with clients ranging from A-list celebrities to heads of state and Fortune 500 companies. He recently won an Emmy Award for his special on NBC called Oz Knows. You might also recognize him as a finalist on America’s Got Talent, from Jimmy Fallon, or his nearly 100 other television appearances on all the major networks and numerous cable channels.



The host committee for our Founder’s Forum looks forward to sharing in the inspiring words of our special
guests with you!

Mr. & Mrs. J. Paul and Frances Breitbach | Ms. Judy Dunn | Mr. & Mrs. Robert and Polly Flanigan | Mr. & Mrs. James and Angie Harrison, III | Mr. & Mrs. William and Kathy Mumma | Mr. & Mrs. Jim and Molly Perry, Jr. | Mr. & Mrs. Tom and Glory Sullivan | Mr. & Mrs. Tom and Beverly Tauke | Mr. & Mrs. Tim and Cathy Thoman

What you see is only a fraction of reality. Lift up your eyes to the vastness of the night sky; the thousands of visible stars are a miniscule part of the entire universe. Reality is not limited to perception.

The reality is that God is working in magnificent, invisible ways. For 25 years, FOCUS has made the invisible visible as missionaries and supporters go on mission together to win hearts at college campuses, neighborhoods and workplaces, while also building disciples of Christ to send out and change the culture.

The Church is growing and becoming more visible. Let’s lift our eyes in wonder and share in the inspiring future that is ahead of us!


Complimentary. It would be our pleasure to treat you to the entire weekend, including hotel, breakfasts and dinners.

Your only costs will be your transportation, parking and/or valet fees, lunches and any free-time expenses.



Thursday: Registration and welcome reception followed by dinner and opening session.

Friday and Saturday: Morning and evening sessions, with the afternoons open for free time.

Sunday: Closing activities and brunch, with wrap-up by noon.



To receive registration details, please call us at 970-744-9445, or click on the button below if you're ready to register. Space is limited, so please respond as soon as possible.


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