Spiritual Renewal and Hope

2023 United Methodist Clergy Retreat Directory

This resource is meant to provide guidance and suggested content that can adapted to both personal and group time. Prayerfully choose a format (half-day, full-day, or overnight).

Resources for Lament and Hope

The Leadership Development Team is looking for ways to infuse renewal and self-care into the tasks we are already doing. Here you will find a collection of prayers, exercises, and worship helps that can be used as part of any meeting, team building event, or planning session.

Spiritual Renewal Grant for WNC Clergy and Lay Ministry Professionals

The Western North Carolina Conference Leadership Development Team (LDT) invites you to get away to intentionally seek the presence of God in a space, and in a posture before God, that you can receive what God has to offer you away from the myriad of needs in your community!...

Retreats for Sabbath Rest and Renewal

Find places for leaders to get away for Sabbath rest and renewal. 

Western North Carolina Spiritual Directors by Districts.

This list of spiritual directors has been compiled on behalf of the Leadership Development Team.

School of the Spirit

School of the Spirit offers five 2-day retreats designed to equip, empower and nurture transformation through the ancient spiritual disciplines of Jesus and the early church.

Davidson Centre for the Professions Clergy Program

The Clergy Program is a unique, five-day comprehensive personal assessment that includes continuing leadership skills for clergy and church professionals of all faith traditions.

Sabbath Life

Small cohorts of ministry professionals gather one day each month over the course of a year to practice rhythms of Sabbath through work in the garden; worship, Holy Communion, and eating together faithfully; shared silence and rest; reflection together and prayer.