Pastor's Retreat and Study Week - Shoemaker Center for Church Renewal

We are not offering this retreat in August 2020

Thank you for understanding our commitment to your health means the summer 2020 retreat is cancelled.  Stay tuned for information about the next Pastor’s Retreat and Study Week.


The Pastor’s Retreat and Study Week is an invitation from the Shoemaker Center for Church Renewal to bring your own project to Gordon-Conwell and join pastors from around New England and beyond for a week-long study leave.

  • Five days and four nights on retreat
  • Full access to campus facilities (library, media center, etc.)
  • Times of corporate worship and prayer
  • Lunch and roundtable discussions with Gordon-Conwell faculty



Registration includes five lunches on campus with, faculty discussion leaders, and coffee and snacks throughout the day.

Early Registration                                                  $150
Regular Registration                                             $175
Spouse (with full Registration)                           $ 80

Time & Location

The program will take place at the Hamilton campus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Snacks are provided throughout the day in the Ockenga Atrium. Lunches are provided in a private room for focused discussions.


Participants make their own housing arrangements. If you would like to stay with TownPlace Stuites, a local hotel, we have reserved a room block with a special rate.

Confirmations & Cancellations

You will receive an email confirmation upon registering that acts as your receipt and registration confirmation. If you do not receive it in your inbox, please check your junk mail folder.

If your spouse is joining you for the week and would like to participate in the program, please register them under the spouse rate. Lunch and snacks are included in the cost for the spouse rate.

Due to the planning involved with the program, cancellations are only eligible for a refund thirty (30) days before the event. If you cancel registration thirty days before the event, you are eligible for a full refund.

DMin Track

The Pastor’s Retreat and Study Week runs concurrently with a Doctor of Ministry Writing Program. Some events will include the DMin Thesis Writing Workshop participants.

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