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Seattle, WA, 98104
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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

2/3: Pastors' Oasis Renewal for Pastors


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2/3: Pastors' Oasis Renewal for Pastors

When pastors embrace the significant link between being and doing, it influences their leadership in the church; the body of Christ is built up, and a skeptical world has a much better opportunity to be impacted for good and for God.
— Dr. Rod Wilson

A unique one-year experience designed exclusively to nourish pastors at the deepest levels of their souls.

Do you find Pastors’ conferences are good for absorbing information about the “how-to’s” of pastoral ministry, but not as helpful for feeding your soul for the long-haul of ministry?  Do you sense that so much of today’s resources for pastors focus mostly on what you do, yet ignore the reality that our ability to minister flows less out of what we do, but rather out of the foundation of who we are in Christ?

Pastors’ Oasis will:

  • create a sacred space for personal renewal and examination
  • help cultivate a deeper understanding of both God and self
  • invite you to journey with a small group of pastoral colleagues
  • help you flourish in holiness and health
  • foster a better understanding of the link between who you “are” and what you “do”
  • refine spiritual rhythms and practices that support ongoing growth and renewal


Pastors’ Oasis takes place during three (3-day, 2-night) weekday retreats at the beautiful Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at The Palisades in Federal Way, Washington. You will enjoy your own private room and bath, take in sweeping views of the Puget Sound, have ample time to walk quietly along beautiful trails, and eat delicious food.

2016 Retreat Dates

February 3-5 (Wednesday Dinner through Friday Lunch)

June 7-9 (Tuesday Dinner through Thursday Lunch)

November 1-3 (Tuesday Dinner through Thursday Lunch)

Following each Retreat, participants will receive a personal and confidential one-hour Skype/phone interaction with a mentor of choice. 


$2,265 Cost includes all 3 facilitated retreats with private room at The Palisades; all meals & snacks; and 3 one-hour individual mentoring sessions. (Scholarships are available – please inquire.)

In order to preserve the unique benefits of a small-group atmosphere,space is limited to 16 participants. A non-refundable $250 deposit will hold your registration. Registration is due no later than January 20, 2016. Full payment by check or credit card will be due before the first gathering February 3, 2016.

To register, go to, email or call 425-361-7953.

Learn more.

Earlier Event: January 31
1/31-2/3: Pastors Unplugged @ Menucha
Later Event: February 4
2/4: Interfaith Advocacy Day