Q: I’ve never been before, what should I expect?
A: Winter Retreat an experience that’s designed to refresh & inspire our pastors, their spouses, staff, and lay leaders. We pray you are also encouraged, equipped, and challenged through experiencing this time away. Winter Retreat has a lot of free time built in for you to retreat and do something you enjoy, whether that's taking a nap, going on a date with your spouse, exploring the city, team building activities, etc.
Q: Who should attend?
A: All appointed ministerial students, licensed pastors, commissioned and ordained pastors should plan to attend. Church leaders and spouses are also invited.
Q: What should I wear?
A: Casual dress is acceptable including jeans.
Q: Is transportation provided?
A: Transportation is not provided. You are responsible for getting your own transportation.
Q: What meals are included?
A: During the morning sessions, light breakfast items will be offered. During the evening session, some type of dessert will be provided. Snacks and beverages will be available throughout the event. You are responsible for all other meals.
Q: Who gets a mileage check?
A: Appointed pastors will receive a mileage check for $300.00 following the last session at retreat, so if you are a ministerial student, licensed pastor or ordained pastor working at one of the churches in the district, you can expect a mileage check.