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Campus Ministers Retreat

May 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - May 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Arise: A Sabbath Retreat for Campus Ministers

CLICK HERE to register at Eventbrite by April 15.

May 29-31 (Wed pm – Fri am)

Hinton Rural Life Center, Hayesville NC

Purpose: To offer a spiritual formation opportunity for UM campus ministers and chaplains in the SEJ that’s focused on personal spiritual renewal and the nurturing of relationships and community with one another.


* Provide a time of Sabbath rest, renewal, and meaningful worship for UM campus ministers and chaplains to support them in their spiritual life and in their ministries.

* Facilitate learning and spiritual practices related to Sabbath and Celtic Spirituality that will revitalize and nurture their own soul-tending.

* Encourage community, cooperation, and co-missioning among participants.


* Meals and table fellowship

* Worship

* Personal devotional time

* Big chunk of personal Sabbath or “free” time


Wed May 29

4-6pm Arrive and settle in

6:00pm Dinner and table fellowship

7:15pm Welcome and Worship

9:00pm Coffeehouse Concert

Thurs May 30

8:30am Breakfast and Table Fellowship

10am Worship

11 Devotional Time

12pm SABBATH (“free”) time begins; lunch on your own

This is time to do whatever your body and soul need to refresh and recharge. Options: reading, outdoor Labyrinth, fishing, napping, canoeing, walking trails, disk golf; off-site options include rafting or tubing, horseback riding, trail hikes, arts/crafts, gardening, and more

5pm Small group prayer time

6pm Dinner and table fellowship

7:15pm Worship and Communion

Fri May 31

8:30am Breakfast and Table fellowship

9:30am Worship and Devotion

11am Blessing and Sending Forth

Retreat Leadership:

Retreat Leader – Rev. Karen Kluever, ordained UM deacon and Minister of Church Relations at Hinton

Worship Leader — Tom Conlon – musician, songwriter, recording artist, worship leader    www.tomconlonmusic.com

Communion Celebrant – Rev. Blair Tolbert, Chaplain at Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA

COST: $180

* Free time options, like tubing, are add-ons

* Scholarships available, based on financial need


CLICK HERE and register at Eventbrite.

Balance due April 15.

Questions? Contact Karen Kluever at 828-389-8336 or karen@hintoncenter.org


May 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
May 31, 2019 @ 11:00 am


Hinton Rural Life Center
2330 Hinton Center Rd
Hayesville, NC 28904 United States
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