Monday, January 22, 2018 at 11:30 AM CST
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM CST

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Metigoshe Ministries - Christian Center 
10605 Lake Loop Rd E
Bottineau, ND 58318

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Sherie Heine 
Western North Dakota Synod-ELCA 

2018 First Call Theological Education Retreat 

We look forward to seeing you at the annual retreat for rostered ministers in their first 3 years of ministry. Our topics this year include Healthy Group Dynamics, Parish Administration, Pastoral Identity, and Pastoral Acts.

The retreat will begin with lunch on Monday, January 22nd and end with lunch on Wednesday, January 24th.  A full schedule will be posted as it is finalized. 

The registration for the retreat is $225 per rostered leader, which includes housing, meals and presenter costs. It is expected that your congregation will cover your expenses for participation.  Families are welcome to join us for an additional fee.  Cost for spouse or child ages 9+ is $155, cost for children ages 4-8 is $78, and children under age 4 are free.

Please remember that participation in this retreat is an expectation of all ELCA rostered ministers in their first 3 years of call.  If you have questions, please contact the synod office.