C3 Leadership Retreat

Leadership Retreat with Date (1)

Do you desire change in your life and hope for something better this New Year?   Paul wrote, "Be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is-his good, pleasing, and perfect will." 

Can you imagine your transformed life leading to "God's good, pleasing and perfect will"?

Each year at the C3 Leadership Retreat, the community of leaders in commerce, folks like you, gather to influence our culture. It is here that lives are impacted and in result homes, relationships, work, and our very lives in Christ are transformed.

Registration is open now!

Dr. JoAnn Flett

Dr. JoAnn Flett is the Executive Director of the Center for Faithful Business (CFB) at Seattle Pacific University. Dr. Flett is a frequent speaker, collaborator, and organizational consultant, teasing out the intersection of faith and business that promotes human flourishing. She was a 2019-2020 Fulbright Teaching Scholar to Trinidad and Tobago. Her research interests are B-Corps, Faith and Business, Entrepreneurial Support Organizations, and Leadership Development.

Joann Flett

Dr. Gary Gulbranson

Dr. Gary Gulbranson is the Senior Pastor at Friendship Church in Palm Desert, Calif. Gary served our community for 27 years as the Senior Pastor of Westminster Chapel in Bellevue. Before his move to California, Gary was in a C3 Forum. He is the author of Mastering Biblical Counseling and has written numerous articles for various magazines and periodicals. Dr Gulbranson has also been a professor at the Graduate School of Moody Bible Institute and served on the Alpha USA Board.

Gary Gulbranson

Scott Krippayne

Scott Krippayne is an Emmy-nominated songwriter & producer based in the Seattle area.  With 16 #1's, 22 other Top 10 singles, and over 500 songs recorded, Scott has enjoyed a productive career with success in multiple genres.  His songs have appeared on releases by Demi Lovato, Bebe Rexha, Jordin Sparks, Smash Mouth, Kool & The Gang, Kutless, and Joy Williams (of The Civil Wars) among others. In addition to having various songs used in films, Scott also penned the theme song for the Nick Jr. hit series Paw Patrol and has song placements on ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Netflix, MTV, VH1, Disney, and more.



10 a.m. Registration Opens 

10:30 a.m. Morning Worship – Dr. Gary Gulbranson 

12 noon General Session #1 – Dr. JoAnn Flett  

12:30 p.m. Lunch 

1:30 p.m. General Session #2 – Dr. JoAnn Flett 

2:45 p.m. Free Time 

5 p.m. Happy Hour 

6 p.m. Evening Session – Dr. Gary Gulbranson 

6:45 p.m. Dinner  

7:45 p.m. Private Concert - Scott Krippayne 

8:45 p.m. Fireside 



7:30 a.m. Solitude 

8:30 a.m. Morning Session – Dr. Gary Gulbranson 

10 a.m. Brunch 

11 a.m. General Session #3 – Dr. JoAnn Flett 

12 noon Closing Reflections 

1 p.m. Retreat Closes 


Alderbrook Resort and Spa is the perfect getaway. It is Western Washington's premier boutique hotel, sitting on Hood Canal with unique views of the Olympic Mountain's southern flank. Alderbrook sits outside Union, surrounded by trails and filled with five-star service. See you there!