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Church Professionals Annual Retreat

November 12, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - November 14, 2023 @ 11:30 am

The Presbytery of Scioto Valley annual Church Professionals Retreat is scheduled for November 12-14, 2023. Especially designed for pastors and church educators.

Please note, you will have to be vaccinated to attend this event.


  • Sunday, November 12, 2023 (arrive at 4 p.m. or later, dinner at 6 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2023 (we finish at 10 a.m.)


The Rev. Dr. Kimberly Wagner, Assistant Professor of Preaching, Princeton Theological Seminary

Dr. Wagner is passionate about helping church professionals and communities navigate an ever-changing world and church. Her work focuses on preaching, teaching, and ministry in the midst and wake of trauma—particularly collective trauma—and the resources of Scripture and faith to respond to these moments.

Her new book, Fractured Ground: Preaching in the Wake of Mass Trauma, looks at our role in response to trauma from violence, natural disasters, and disease.

Come, enjoy the gifts of fellowship with colleagues, the beauty of Hocking Hills and the new conference center, and the teaching and ministry of Kimberly Wagner.


Hocking Hills Retreat CenterHocking Hills State Park., Logan, Ohio. Located in Southeastern Ohio, Hocking Hills State Park is a national and internationally acclaimed State Park. Stunning in every season, Hocking Hills features beautiful towering cliffs, thrilling waterfalls, and deep, hemlock-shaded gorges. Whether it’s wildflowers adorning the forest floor in springtime or vivid foliage in the fall, hikers and nature lovers alike have plenty to enjoy in this awe-inspiring park. Hocking Hills State Park is a state park in the Hocking Hills region of Hocking County, Ohio, United States. In some areas the park adjoins the Hocking State Forest. Within the park are over 25 miles of hiking trails, rock formations, waterfalls, and recess caves. Wikipedia

For immediate information contact Tom Rice at 614-885-5355 x127 or trice@wpcnow.org



November 12, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
November 14, 2023 @ 11:30 am
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Hocking Hills Lodge and Conference Center
20020 State Route 664 South
Logan, 43138 United States
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