SLCET Chaplain Retreats


It all started when...

Our online interns wanted to meet each other in person and SLCET wanted to increase the bond between online interns across the miles. So we offered a retreat annually for our online interns. The experience was powerful and now our in person interns attend the retreats also.

Now, our retreats are scheduled twice a year in the spring and the fall. Attendance at one Chaplain Retreat is mandatory to successfully complete 1 or 2 units with SLCET and attendance at 2 retreats is mandatory for successfully completing 3 or 4 Units with SLCET.

2019 Fall Chaplain Retreat in Pine, CO: October 11-13th

Please join us for a relaxing, contemplative and learning experience. Chaplains and Chaplain Interns will gather to share, learn, engage in spiritual practice and be loved up!

Whether you are in your CPE Internship or working in the field or between "expressions" of your ministry we want you to join us. As a chaplain you provide support that empowers others. The Ministry of Presence can be daunting and overwhelming. To support your longevity and  well-being it is important to learn to Keep Your Love Alive. Come join peers and colleagues in this dynamic retreat experience in beautiful Pine, Colorado.

Commune in nature with your peers and share, relax and learn. Give and get support to and from those that really "get" you. Our theme is Keep Your Love Alive so we will focus on ways to cultivate keeping Love Alive in your life and in your ministry. 

There will be:

  • Sharing

  • Spiritual Practice

  • Recreation

  • Growth Exercises

  • Didactic seminar

  • Workshops

  • Case Study Presentations

And for those of you who attend our Online CPE Program, a chance to meet and bond with your distant peers and to meet chaplains and interns from the Colorado area.


Your cost for the retreat starts at only $350 for a quad room (double occupancy is also available) and includes materials, meals* and lodging at  A Mountain Retreat in Pine, Colorado.



Friday, October 11, 2018

1:00 PM - Check-In; Snacks available. Please note that you cannot enter the Retreat Center prior to 1 PM Mountain Time on Friday, October 11th and we need you to arrive no later than 2:45 PM Mountain Time.

3:00 PM - Orientation and Sharing

6:00 PM - Dinner

7:30 PM - Opening Ceremony

9:00 PM - Free Time

Saturday, October 12, 2019

7:00 AM  - Meditation

7:15 AM -  Breakfast

8:30 AM  - Ritual/Exercise

9:00 AM -  Seminar/Workshop

11:30 AM  - Spiritual Practice

12:00 PM  - Lunch

1:15 PM   - CPE Peer Group Presentations

4:15 PM   - Break

4:30 PM   - Group Hike (weather permitting)

6:00 PM   - Dinner *                                                                                                                 At a local restaurant and is not included in your retreat cost.

8:00 PM   - Movie - Optional                                                                                            The rest of the evening is free time. The Fireplace is available for S'Mores and gathering.

Sunday, October 13, 2018

7:00 AM  - Meditation

7:15 AM  -  Breakfast

8:30 AM  -  Workshop and Spiritual Practice

10:00 AM - Closing Ceremony

12:00 PM -  Lunch

We request that you schedule your travel plans to stay through lunch on Sunday. You can plan on being able to leave the retreat lodge at 1 PM on Sunday. Please note it is an hour and 15 minute drive to the Denver Airport. Details in the above schedule is subject to change.