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Is your congregation reaching its full potential?

Increase your emotional intelligence and gain greater self-acceptance and appreciation of others. Decode hidden messages unintentionally delivered through worship and ministries of the church which reinforce a stuck culture. Work with a trained mentor to turn insight into action. Empower a congregational leadership team with new hope and awareness.

HIW

  • Broaden your ability to get along with people who would normally drive you crazy!
  • Uncover the unspoken messages communicated to the congregation that hamper people’s spiritual growth.
  • Reduce the unintentional dynamics at play in your congregation that prevent change from occurring.
  • Dramatically increase the number of people actively engaged in ministry.
  • Disarm bullies and manage conversations with strong-willed individuals.
  • Improve your church’s finances by learning how to tap into people’s natural motivators for giving.
  • Boost your confidence to live out your calling well, even in a congregation that seems like a bad fit.
  • Experience renewed energy for ministry!

 

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Registration
Now Open For the Following Groups

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Plan on arriving 1 hour early for onsite retreats and 30 minutes early for retreats where you are staying at a separate hotel.  This will allow you time to check into your room and be ready to start at stated opening retreat start time.  Thank you!

 

 

NEW MEXICO – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

August 2018 – May 2019

  • Opening retreat:  Thursday, August 23, noon, to Saturday, August 25, noon, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Closing retreat:  TBD.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Wednesday of the month, 2 to 4pm MT.  (Online group meeting dates:  October 17, 2018, November 21, December 19, January 16, 2019, February 20, March 20, April 17.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

 

NEW ENGLAND – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

September 2018 – May 2019

  • Opening retreat:  Thursday, September 27, noon, to Saturday, September 29, noon, at Camp Mechuwana in Winthrop, Maine.
  • Closing retreat:  May 14-16, 2019, at Camp Mechuwana in Winthrop, Maine.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Tuesday of the month, 9 to 11am ET.  (Online group meeting dates:  October 16, 2018, November 20, December 18, January 15, 2019, February 19, March 19, April 16.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

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WYOMING – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

September 2018 – May 2019

  • Opening retreat:  Thursday, September 20,  to Saturday, September 22 at Best Western Plus in Casper, Wyoming.
  • Closing retreat:  May 29-31, 2019.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Tuesday of the month, 1 to 3pm MT.  (Online group meeting dates:  October 16, 2018, November 20, December 18, January 15, 2019, February 19, March 19, April 16.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

 

Registration Has CLOSED For the Following 2017-2018 Groups

 

NEW MEXICO – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

August 2017 – June 2018

  • Opening retreat:  Thursday, August 24 noon  – Saturday, August 26, noon at Mesa View UMC in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  You can book lodging with a special “Methodist Conference” rate at the Hampton Inn at 2300 Carlisle NE in Albuquerque; to get the discounted rate, you’ll need to ask for Joe Gallegos, 505-837-9300, Ext 103.
  • Closing retreat:  Monday, June 11, 10am to 5pm and Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 9am to noon, directly preceding Annual Conference.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Wednesday of the month 2-4pm MT.   (Online group meeting dates: October 18, 2017, November 15, December 20, January 17, 2018, February 21, March 21, April 18.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

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WYOMING – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

September 2017 – May 2018

  • Opening retreat:  Thursday, September 14, noon to Saturday, September 16, noon at the Best Western Plus at 651 Granite Peak Drive in Casper, Wyoming.  If booking lodging, make sure to use group code “Culture of Renewal” to get a discounted rate of $89.99.
  • Closing retreat:  Wednesday, May 16, 1pm – Friday, May 18, noon, in Casper, Wyoming.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreatsThird Tuesday of the month, 1 to 3pm MT.  (Online group meeting dates: October 17, 2017, November 21, December 19, January 16, 2018, February 20, March 20, April 17.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

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IOWA – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

September 2017 – May 2018

(For Iowa Annual Conference)

  • Registration deadline:  June 1, 2017.
  • Orientation webinar:  Tuesday, June 13, 10am to 11am MT.
  • Opening retreat:  Tuesday, September 26, starting at 10am, to noon on Thursday, September 28 at Pictured Rocks Camp, Monticello, Iowa.
  • Closing retreat:  Tuesday, May 22, starting at 10am, to noon on Thursday, May 24, at Pictured Rocks Camp.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Tuesday of the month, 11am to 1pm CT.  (Online group meeting dates:  October 17, 2017, November 21, December 19, January 16, 2018, February 20, March 20, April 17.) You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.

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NEW ENGLAND – PROGRAM DATES AND LOCATION

October 2017 – May 2018

  • Opening retreat:  Wednesday, October 4, noon – Friday, October 6, noon at Camp Mechuwana.
  • Closing retreat:  Wednesday, May 30, 2018, noon – Friday, June 1st, noon at Camp Mechuwana.
  • Monthly online group meetings between retreats:  Third Tuesday of the month, 9 to 11am ET.  (Online group meeting dates:  October 17, 2017, November 21, December 19, January 16, 2018, February 20, March 20, April 17.)  You’ll need an internet connection, a webcam and a phone.