Clergy Orders Retreat - October 21-23, 2014

A time to rest, renew and rise with new strength for vital and transforming ministry.

Read the event brochure (pdf).


Hotel Information

The retreat will be at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, CO. To make your hotel reservation please call 1-800-525-2253 and identify yourself as part of the “ROCKY MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH” group. The group discount will apply to all reservations made before Friday , October 3, 2014. After this date, rooms will be released from the room block. The hotel will continue to accept reservations after that date at the prevailing room rate, subject to availability.

Room types and rates available for the 2014 Clergy Orders Retreat:

  • Hotel $93.00/night (two beds, full bath, small sitting area with efficiency refrigerator & microwave)
  • Studio $93.00/night (queen bed, sleeper sofa, efficiency kitchen, spa tub)
  • Colorado Suite $103.00/night (queen bed, sleeper sofa, efficiency kitchen, spa tub, fireplace, private balcony)
  • One Bedroom Suite $113.00/night (queen bed, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony)
  • Two Bedroom Suite $156.00/night (three queen beds, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, fireplace, private balcony)

Keynote Speaker

This year our keynote speaker will be Bishop Robert Schnase, who serves as episcopal leader of the Missouri Conference of The UMC. Bishop Schnase is the author of the bestselling books Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Practicing Extravagant Generosity, and Seven Levers: Missional Strategies for Conferences. Before his election as bishop, Schnase served for fifteen years as senior pastor of First United Methodist Church in McAllen, Texas. He has also served in Harlingen, Texas and in Great Britain. Bishop Schnase is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Perkins School of Theology.

The Clergy Orders Retreat is sponsored by the Board of Ordained Ministry.

Looking for activities to do during the Clergy Orders Retreat? Click here for a list of ideas.


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