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Sabbath Rest:
A Time for Reflection and Renewal

A retreat experience for those in ministry

Princeton Theological Seminary
Erdman Center
April 22-25, 2014

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About the Retreat

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Sabbath Rest is a retreat for pastors who have been in ministry for 7 – 10 years. Come reflect on the meaning and purpose of your life and calling. Hear Sabbath wisdom from several traditions to stimulate new perspectives. Enjoy fellowship and community with others on the journey. Develop a plan for personal renewal that will continue beyond the time of this retreat. The retreat will include presentations and time for personal reflection. Come to Princeton this spring for a time of rest, relaxation, renewal, and connection. Sabbath Rest is offered in partnership with the Institute for Life and Care.

Retreat Sessions will include or address:

  • Invitation to renew and relax
  • The Four Dimensional Self
  • Sabbath Wisdom
  • Relationships
  • Meaning and Purpose
  • Creativity
  • Lectio Divina
  • Walking Meditation or Labyrinth
  • Compassion Fatigue and Burnout

Retreat Leaders

Kelby Cotton 2Kelby Cotton has been in leadership positions for over 30 years including rural and inner city pastorates. He earned his Master of Divinity degree at Princeton Theological Seminary and has an extensive teaching background in spiritual formation as well as the intersection between science and religion. Kelby serves as faculty for the Institute for Life and Care.


Schawn Kellogg 1 Schawn Kellogg finds joy in joining others on their journey of self-discovery and transformative spiritual growth. Schawn is a Deacon in the United Methodist Church and appointed to St. Andrew UMC in Highlands Ranch, CO, where she serves with her spiritual gifts of leadership, teaching, shepherding and hospitality. She earned her Master of Divinity from Iliff School of Theology. Schawn serves as faculty for the Institute for Life and Care.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014
1:00     Registration
2:00     Welcome
4:00     Break
4:15     Session
5:30     Closing
5:45     Dinner

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:30     Breakfast
8:30     Morning Session
12:30   Lunch
1:30     Session
3:30     Break
3:45     Session
4:30     Conclude, Dinner on your own

Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:30     Breakfast
8:30     Session
9:45     Break
10:00    Session
12:30    Lunch
1:30     Session
3:00     Break
3:15     Session
4:30     Conclude, Dinner on your own

Friday, April 25, 2014
7:30     Breakfast
8:30     Session
11:30   Retreat Concludes

Registration and Lodging

Please read the registration and cancellation policy here before registering.

The cost for the program is $298, and includes program, Tuesday dinner, Wednesday breakfast/lunch, Thursday breakfast/lunch, Friday breakfast.

Onsite lodging is available for an additional $65/night (single room, private bath) or $55/night (single room, shared bath). Retreat attendees are encouraged to stay on campus at The Erdman Center.

ButtonTo register, please click here.  For more information or with questions, call the Erdman Center at 609-497-7990 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Contact Information

Continuing Education
Princeton Theological Seminary
20 Library Place
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-497-7990
Email: [email protected]