for Congregations

Retreat Centers

  • Amigo Centre: Pastors are invited to spend time in retreat at Amigo Centre, Sturgis, MI, using the walking trails and the Nature and Activities centers. Amigo offers a reduced price per night for the room for a pastor (no extra charge for spouse); meal costs are discounted if meals are already being served. Call (269) 651-2811 or email

  • The Hermitage: The Hermitage, Three Rivers, MI, offers 62 acres of rolling hills as a place of retreat, as well as resources for spiritual direction. Guest rooms and cabins are available.

  • Pathways Retreat Center

Worship Resources


There are a number of Service Resources involving work with:

  • Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
  • Mennonite Mission Network
  • Mennonite Voluntary Service
  • Service Adventure
  • Youth Venture


Seminary Resource List:

  • !Explore (AMBS)
  • Everence Sharing Fund Matching Grants
  • School for Leadership Training (EMS)
  • Summer Institute for Spiritual Formation (EMS)

Staffing Resources

Conference provides resources and staffing to help congregations fulfill their mission:

  • Guidance to find qualified pastoral candidates and training opportunities for current leaders
  • A community of peers, connecting regularly to dream, pray, and discern
  • Access to staff, specialized teams, and other resources not otherwise available to most churches

Financial Resources