As part of our expansion of Ministerial Relief & Assistance, and in renewing our commitment to walk with clergy throughout all stages of ministry, we cordially invite you to: The Gathering – A Retreat for Clergy. The Gathering is a biennial conference promoting the mental, spiritual, and financial wellness of Disciples clergy.
Registration is limited to only 500 total attendees, so register today to secure your spot!Register Now
About the event
The conference will open on Tuesday with worship and preaching by Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, President & CEO from the Deaconess Foundation, St. Louis. Our worship leaders are Dr. Bill Thomas and Andra Moran.
Dr. Matt Bloom, PhD, professor at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, will be the keynote speaker. He has expertise in working with a variety of nonprofit organizations and currently leads the Flourishing in Ministry and Wellbeing at Work research projects. Matt will share the latest research on the well-being of clergy and practical insights about how to build and sustain your well-being.
- $100 – if your home congregation average attendance is less than 100
- $150 – if your home congregation average worship attendance is 100 or greater
- $150 – for spouses of clergy
*Registration fee includes the conference, two breakfasts, one lunch, and two nights at the InterContinental New Orleans. Additional discounted nights are available immediately before and after the event if you’d like to extend your time in The Big Easy.
Registration fees may be increase as we get closer to the event, so please register online today!