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Leading Well Learning Retreat - Florida - January 22-25, 2019

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Duncan Conference & Retreat Center

15820 South Military Trail

Delray Beach, FL 33484

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JOIN US . . .

for a four-day training experience for pastors, diaconal ministers and church leaders that offers practical learning, Sabbath rest and collegial support.

January 22 - 25, 2019
Tuesday (12 noon) - Friday (11:30am)

[For Early Arrival or Late Departure, please make arrangements directly with Duncan Center, (561) 496-4130 or dmcclain@duncancenter.org.]


  • Refine your capacity to work effectively with staff and volunteers.
  • Explore your gifts, strengths and values, and their implications for how you lead.
  • Practice what it means for you to live and lead well.
  • Learn ways to interpret your ministry context.
  • Take time for worship, prayer, rest and fellowship.



  • Orientation for new Leading Well participants
  • Leading Well: Why Am I Here? What Am I Wrestling With?
    What is God Up To, in Me, in My Community, in the World?
  • Becoming a Healthier Leader


  • Communicating and Collaborating Among Ministry Teams
  • Naming & Claiming Strengths - Part 1


  • Managing Polarities
  • Changing Your Church's Culture
  • Naming & Claiming Strengths - Part 2


  • Sharing Wisdom throuugh Crowdsourcing
  • Designing Your Leadership Formation Plan


  • Pastors who lead a ministry staff team.
  • Diaconal ministers and program staff who work with paid and volunteer team members.
  • Diaconal and health ministers serving congregations to support wellness ministry initiatives.
  • Those who are newly called to lead a ministry team and are interested in sharpening their leadership skills.
  • Judicatory leaders seeking to support congregations in developing healthy cultures and systems.


Your facilitators for the Leading Well Learning Retreat include:

Learn more about Leading Well and the 3-year curriculum for the learning retreats at Leadingwell.net.


The all-inclusive Program Fee includes tuition, event preparation, participant materials, housing (if desired), 9 meals and on-site hospitality.

Per person fees vary based on the type of accommodation chosen.

Per person, double accommodations, shared bathroom: $825
Per person, single occupancy, private bathroom: $925
Per person, commuter (off-site housing; 9 meals and hospitality included on-site): $625
Special rate for non-participating spouse in shared room: $425
Two Payment options: (Scroll down on the registration page to view all "ticket" options.)
  • A $100 deposit will be collected at the time of registration to hold your spot.
    You will receive an invoice for the remaining balance. Payment may be made by check in one or two installments. A minimum payment of 50% is due on or before November 1, 2018. Any remaining balance must be received on or before December 15, 2018.

  • You may charge the FULL AMOUNT to your credit card when you register. A registration processing fee of $7.95 will be added to the total fee; we will cover the cost of credit card processing when you charge the full amount.

For Approved Siebert Grant Participants: Please register using the "Siebert" options. NO DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED for Double accommodations. A deposit of $125 is required for those requesting a Single room.

The number of single rooms available at the Duncan Center is limited. Rooms will be reserved on a first come-first served basis. Off-site accommodations are also available (commuter rates apply). See information below to make those arrangements independently. Special discounted rates will available for Leading Well participants.

* Residence Inn, Marriott, Boca Raton, FL

525 NW 77th Street, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 USA
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Special "Leading Well" Rate: To Be Confirmed
Phone: +1-561-994-3222
Special Rate expires on Friday, December 30, 2018.

For those staying at the Duncan Center:
For Early Arrival or Late Departure, please make arrangements directly with the Duncan Center, (561) 496-4130 or dmclain@duncancenter.org .

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