Every ministerial student, licensed minister and ordained minister who is appointed on staff is expected to be at this event. If you have other staff who are considered pastors, but are not credentialed, you can register them as well. Only a genuine emergency should keep you from coming. Email Courtney Hughes with that emergency at 

Register online below or click here for the hard copy. Register by January 14, 2020!


Winter Retreat sessions will be held at Central Church located at 1001 New Beginnings Dr., Henderson, NV 89011. 

Tuesday, February 11

9AM-12PM and 7PM-9PM (retreat sessions)

1:30PM-4:30PM (workshop sessions at the hotel)

Wednesday, February 12

9AM-12PM (retreat sessions)

Meals are on your own. The hotels we have a group block at do offer complimentary breakfast. Light snacks will be available during the sessions. See below for hotel information.

But the word of God grew and multiplied.

Acts 12:24



Holiday Inn Express-441 Astaire Dr., Henderson, NV 89014

709.992.9292, Website

$119 + taxes/night

Hampton Inn & Suites-421 Astaire Dr., Henderson, NV 89014

709.992.9292, Website

$109 + taxes/night

You can call them and let them know you're with the Northwest District for Winter Retreat. The hotels are next door to each other, so it doesn't matter which one you reserve at. The rate includes a complimentary breakfast, a complimentary Managers reception (Mon-Wed), and complimentary wifi and parking.

The reservation cutoff date is January 14, 2020, so make your reservation before then! 


The district is providing shuttle transportation from the hotels to Central Church and back for the sessions. The shuttle will run one hour before and after the morning sessions and evening session.

You will need to find your own transportation around town for meals and to/from the airport. Uber and Lyft are available in the area. 


Childcare is provided at Central Church for infants thru 6 years old and only offered during the sessions. The cost is $8.00 per session, per child. There will be 5 sessions. If you are planning on using this service, please prepay; include with your registration form, so that adequate caregivers can be hired.


PRICES: $75/couple, $40/individual 


Payments can be made to The Northwest District of the Wesleyan Church and mailed to the District Office (402 W. Brundage Ln., 

Sheridan, WY 82801) or you can pay online at HERE.

(processing fees will apply).

If you need childcare, please include that amount with the registration amount. The cost is $8.00 per session, per child. 

There are 5 sessions.

mileage checks

This year reimbursements will be different than in the past. 

The amount designated for Winter Retreat mileage will be divided amongst the appointed pastors (ministerial students, licensed pastors and ordained ministers) and retired pastors who attend Winter Retreat and will be given only to those who are the driver of your party or to those who fly. Each of those retired and appointed pastors will receive around $300. 

Mileage checks will be given out after the last session of Winter Retreat.


  • Pastor mike boden

    Senior Leader, Central Church Ministry Experience: 34 Years 
    Mike Bodine serves as the Senior Leader of Central Church. In his over 30 years of full time ministry, Mike has served in churches in Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and for the past 17 years has loved serving in “Grace City.” Mike’s strategy for church growth not only makes an impact on Central locations but is also helping churches around the world reach their full potential. Mike and his wife, Lisa, reside in the Las Vegas area where they love spending time with their family and being Pops and Lovey to their 12 precious grandkids.

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