February 20, 2015



All meals will be in the Susie Gray Dining Hall, Scarritt-Bennett Retreat Center. All sessions will be held at the GBHEM offices, Kern Bldg.

Teams will use Mentors as Instruments of God’s Call by Justo Gonzalez to guide their reflections. English and Spanish versions of the pdf document are available.

Friday – August 24, 2018
2:00 pm Mentor Gathering – MENTORS ONLY
3:00 pm Arrival & Check-in (Scarritt-Bennett Center)
5:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm SESSION 1
Pre-Retreat Survey
Check Distribution Process
Organize into Small Groups
Personality Types (MBTI Inventory, MBTI Preferences, MBTI Spirituality Types)
Annual Conference BOM Information (JTOM Directory)
Practice BOM Interview Questions (Disciplinary Questions)
Preview Saturday’s Schedule
9:00 pm Evening Prayers
Saturday – August 25, 2018
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Morning Prayers
8:45 am SESSION 2
Lingering Questions
Practice Interview # 1 (Observation Worksheet)
Interview # 1 Analysis
Interview Tips, Tricks, and Helpful Hints (Interview Tips)
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm SESSION 3
Practice Interview # 2
Interview # 2 Analysis
How to Organize Your Call Story (Organizing Your Call Story, Affirmation Worksheet)
Preview Sunday’s Schedule
5:15 pm Evening Prayers
5:30 pm Dinner
Sunday – August 26, 2018
7:30 am Breakfast and Check-out of Rooms
8:30 am Morning Prayers
8:45 am SESSION 4
Lingering Questions
Overview of the Ordination Process (Ordination Process Overview)
Continuing to Discern Your Call
Plan for Your Next Step
Upcoming JTOM Responsibilities
Post-Retreat Survey
11:45 am Mid-Day Prayers
12:00 pm Depart