A Guided Retreat for CBOQ Pastors and Spouses

As the deer pants for streams of water,   so my soul pants for you, my God.  My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.

Psalm 42:1-2

Comments from previous participants:

“I liked the freedom to follow God’s leading in the shape the day took”

“It allowed me to make space to hear what God was saying to me”

” Exercises were helpful in connecting with the Lord in a meaningful manner.”

“It was good and refreshing, extremely enriching and worthwhile!”

At the core of Emmaus Formation Center is the ministry of spiritual direction. Spiritual direction is between the spiritual director, the directee and the Holy Spirit with the ultimate goal of seeking spiritual formation.

9:30 am Introductions
Morning Message and Practice
10:30 am Spiritual Practices
(Spiritual Direction available)
11:50 am am Introduction to Soul Groups
12:00 pm Lunch with your Soul Groups
1:00-3:30 pm Spiritual Practices
(Spiritual Direction available)
3:30 pm Soul Groups
4:00 pm Closing

May 6, 2024

In person locations and 0n-line

When can I go and meet with God?  In the midst of your life right now, how is your desire for God?  Are you struggling to be with God?  Take a day to pause and renew yourself in God with other pastors.  Many CBOQ pastors and church leaders have been refreshed by Soul Day.

The time will begin  with a spiritual practice.  We will have time to be with Jesus on our own and in community with other pastors. Spiritual direction will be available. Soul Groups are flexible for parents who would like to end early.

Soul Day is a day set aside for pastors and their spouses to be with God and to be in community other pastors. Throughout the year, pastors and ministry leaders are leading others spiritually. Soul day is for pastors to be guided through practices to encourage rest, renewal, friendship, and spiritual practices. Soul Day is not about getting things done but to simply be with Jesus.

If you would like to host a one day in person gathering at your church please contact Paul Lam.


  • First Baptist Church Kingsville
  • Spring Garden Church

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