The mission of the Shoemaker Center is to engage ministry leaders for lifelong personal and corporate renewal through rest, growth, and community through various programs.

Conferences and Programs

Engaging Ministry Leaders for lifelong personal and corporate renewal. Pastors and lay people can rest, learn, and return, encouraged, to their various ministries.

Center for Preaching

Focused resources, including the Pulpit Talk preaching podcast and Preachers’ College, to enrich and encourage those in pastoral ministry.

Ockenga Fellows Program

A two-year program designed to identify and nurture high-potential, early-career pastoral leaders in New England during a critical time of ministry development.