Special Events

Nurturing Pastoral Leadership & Development



Educational Retreats & Colloquies

These annual events will offer all clergy the opportunity to join together with partners from different backgrounds to learn and reflect on transitional times in their ministry. During the event, there will be opportunities for discussion, reflection and learning. The TWT Program Coordinator is open to suggestions for questions and topics to be addressed at a future event. 


Upcoming Event:

Leading in a Liminal Season -  Susan Beaumont

Rev. Susan Beaumont is a coach, consultant and the author of How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You are Going: Leading in a Liminal Season.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 

Details: Breakfast & Registration 7:00 am-8:00 am, Program 8:15 am-4:30 pm   (6 Contact Hours)

Location: Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center, 14 Mechanic Street, Southbridge, MA

Costs: $125 (includes full breakfast, full day with Susan Beaumont, lunch buffet & snacks)

For Complete Details: Leading in a Liminal Season with Susan Beaumont Flyer or visit the event page:  Susan Beaumont Event

Registration Form: www.togetherwethrivegrant.org/beaumont2020




Affinity Groups

Clergy Affinity Groups are facilitate by a topic expert and will provide the opportunity for meaningful relationships between similarly-positioned clergy around a topic or theme. Groups will be formed and programming will be crafted based upon each group’s own unique ministerial focus.  These Affinity Groups are conducive to creating a safe space in which clergy can learn and grow through deep sharing and honest reflection.


Upcoming Affinity Groups 


The Art of Preaching  

Focus:  The discipline and art of preaching as a way of touching lives, addressing today’s spiritual hunger and nourishing the preacher's soul.  The group is open to all styles and experience levels.   

Group Leader: Rev. Susan Cartmell

Location: TBD according to geography of participants

Costs: $250 per year (for 4 gatherings)  Contact

Registration: Contact the Program Coordinator (Ramsey-mabroukh@sneucc.org) 


Anti-Racism in Ministry  

Focus: Learning, support and accountability for pastors engaged in Anti-Racism work in their ministry setting. 

Group Leader: Dr. Donique McIntosh & TBD

Location: TBD according to geography of participants

Costs: $250 per year (for 4 gatherings)

Registration Form:  Contact the Program Coordinator (Ramsey-mabroukh@sneucc.org)