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Well-Being Retreat

Well-Being Retreat offers Benefits Plan members and spouses a unique opportunity to explore wholeness through the spiritual, health, financial, and vocational aspects of their lives. Participants are able to customize the retreat experience by selecting educational workshops and guided activities that best support their journey to well-being.

Well-Being Retreat 2017 was held August 21-23, 2017 at Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center on Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Hosted by the Board of Pensions’ Board University, in partnership with the Presbyterian Foundation and its subsidiary, New Covenant Trust Company, Well-Being Retreat 2017 drew 90 participants from 26 states!

Here’s what a few of our participants have said about Well-Being Retreat:

“Came away very refreshed, very encouraged, and very comfortable with the Board of Pensions' and the Foundation's support for pastors and leaders.”

“This event really has to be one of the best I have ever attended. It not only helped me with some of my own ‘stuff,’ it gave me some great ideas to bring back to the local church. I can’t stress enough the importance of the workshops for self-care and for church care, a good balance of both.”

“The planning and presenting committee did a great job. It had a welcoming and comfortable feel. Everyone was totally approachable. Thank you for an informative and well-run conference.”

We hope to see you at Well-Being Retreat 2018. Please visit this page again in the spring for information regarding specific dates and location, program content, speakers, activities, and more!


Well-Being Retreat has been offered in different regions of the country in order to make the event accessible to Benefits Plan members. Details regarding the location of Well-Being Retreat 2018 will be made available here as plans are finalized. 


The program content for Well-Being Retreat is focused on the various components of wholeness, which include spiritual, health, financial, and vocational well-being. This is a wonderful opportunity to step away from daily responsibilities and enhance skills that can improve your life and sustain your service to the Church. At the same time, experience personal and professional renewal through guided activities and conversations with colleagues and clergy in a tranquil setting.

As plans are finalized for Well-Being Retreat 2018, program updates and related information will be posted to this page and communicated through Board Connections (an electronic newsletter, published monthly by the Board of Pensions).


While there is no conference fee to attend Well-Being Retreat, attendees are responsible for their travel, lodging, and meals. Specific details regarding the cost of accommodations and meals for Well-Being Retreat 2018 will be posted here, as details are finalized.

How To Register

All Benefits Plan members will receive an email invitation when online registration for Well-Being Retreat opens in spring 2018, and a reminder email will be sent prior to the close of registration. Information about registering for Well-Being Retreat 2018 will also be communicated through Board Connections.

During the online registration process, you will select — from a wide range of options — those workshops and activities that best fit your individual needs, and make a credit card payment for lodging and meals.


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