Center for Clergy Excellence: Renewal Track

Program Structure

The core element is a series of three 4-day, 3-night retreats. Each retreat combines spiritual formation and professional development designed to renew and re-tool. A primary emphasis will be on experiences that are translatable to and repeatable in one's own ministry setting.

The dates for the inaugural cohort are (all programs are Monday-Thursday):

  • August 5 - 8, 2019
  • January 6 - 9, 2020
  • May 11 - 14, 2020

Renewal Track Retreats

The retreats will be held at Pecometh’s Riverview Retreat Center and will cost $399 each, double occupancy ($573 per retreat, single occupancy). Participants are encouraged to cover the cost using their continuing education allowances of $800 per year. 2.0 CEU's are awarded for each retreat.

Retreat Topics are:

August Retreat           Family Systems 1                      
  Self Care
January Retreat Family Systems 2
  Time Management
May Retreat Family Systems 3
  Myers-Briggs

Participants will also be offered the opportunity to participate in monthly electronic group coaching sessions for support, accountability and collaborative learning. These optional, one-hour sessions will be offered in September, October, November, February and March of the program year.

Typical Retreat Schedule

Retreat Schedule  
Day 1 (3.0 contact hours)  
1:30 - 3:00 pm Worship and Welcome
3:00 - 5:00 pm Session
5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 pm Evening Worship & Listening Circles
   
Day 2 (6.0 contact hours)  
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Worship/Spiritual Disciplines
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Topic 1
12:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch & Free Time
2:00 - 4:00 pm Topic 2
4:00 - 5:00 pm Reflection Time
5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 pm Evening Worship & Listening Circles
   
Day 3 (6.0 contact hours)  
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 am Worship/Spiritual Disciplines
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Topic 1
12:00 - 2:00 pm Lunch & Free Time
2:00 - 4:00 pm Topic 2
4:00 - 5:00 pm Reflection Time
5:00 - 6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 pm Evening Worship & Listening Circles
   
Day 4 (5.0 contact hours)  
9:00 - 10:00 am Worship/Spiritual Disciplines
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Topic 1
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 pm Topic 2
3:00 - 4:00 pm Closing Worship