Retreats & Site Visits

Site visits introduce participants to effective practitioners of faith-based, risk-taking ministries, and to learn from their experience. Retreats offer overnight experiences of reflection and spiritual growth.


RETREAT: San Luis Rey Mission Retreat Center

Friday, March 17, 7 PM – Saturday, March 18, 3 PM

Go deep this Lent with an overnight retreat.
Richard Smith, a retired United Methodist pastor, has extensive experience through the Academy of Spiritual Formation.

Tuition: $125/private room, $100/shared room, includes lodging, breakfast, lunch. Leadership Intensive participants free


Last day to register: February 15, 2017

SITE VISIT: Via International

Saturday, May 6, 9 AM – 3 PM

Via International is a local non-profit organization with 40 years of experience engaging people to participate in community development initiatives. The site visit will include lunch, and a walking tour of San Diego’s historic Chicano Park.

Elisa Sabitiniis the Executive Director and Rigoberto Reyes is the Director of Community Development for Via International.

Tuition: $35/individual, $60/pair, includes lunch. Leadership Intensive participants free.


Last day to register is April 30


John Fanestil

Pastor of Faith Cultivation & Leadership Development, Dean of Apostello Academy