Personal spiritual retreats designed specifically for pastors, ministry leaders and spouses. Join others as you cultivate a deeper walk with God, develop and practice the principles of soul care, and build authentic community.
Soul Focus Retreats (Scheduled )
Each half day retreat will include breakfast (in-person sessions only)*, teaching, prayer, silence and solitude for listening, personal reflection, and small group interaction.
2023 Dates: Join us in person Thursdays March 9, May 11, September 21 and November 16
Please see our Events page for more information and to register for specific retreats or a Soul Focus Journey Group.
Cost: Soul Focus in-person cost is currently $40 per person. Online format the cost is $20 per person. Can’t afford the cost? We encourage you join us and contribute what you can generously afford.
Payment can be made by cheque payable to Thrive Ministries or e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail cheques to: Thrive Ministries, PO Box 28013, Lakeport, St. Catharine’s, Ont. L2N 7P8
*Breakfast is not included in online retreats
Soul Focus Retreats (Custom for your leadership group)
We would be happy to work with you to design a Soul Focus retreat for your staff or leadership group.You can choose one of our suggested topics or we can build a custom retreat for you. Contact us to discuss specifics for your group and cost.
Each retreat includes teaching, spiritual practices, personal time of solitude and silence, group sharing and prayer ministry time.
Some suggested topics;
Awakening to the Presence of God in Everyday Moments
Come as You Are
The Wall – When God Interrupts
Cultivating a Spiritually Alive Walk with God
Down and Out (Based on Exodus 3:7-8)
Hidden Hindrances (Based on 2Kings5:1-15)
Jesus, Who do You Say I Am?
Finding Jesus on the Road of Life
Simple Faith Series
Combine 2 or 3 of the following spiritual practices to create a custom retreat designed to help you draw nearer to God.
Thrive provides one on one confidential coaching about the challenges of ministry. Some of the possible areas are life balance, conflict, burnout prevention, bullying/mobbing or healing from past experiences.
A Christ-centered journey that helps participants thoughtfully address dysfunctional behaviors, gently attend to emotional upheaval, wisely deal with false beliefs and lovingly ease emotional and spiritual wounds.
Thrive’s Renewing the Flame series has proved to be invaluable for Christian leaders in avoiding the all too common issue of burnout. This life changing material can be discussed one on one or in a seminar setting.
Groups of 4 – 6 individuals or couples who are looking for authentic community with others in similar ministry leadership roles. These groups are places where you can find support, friendship, appreciation, respect and accountability.