UMC Clergy Spouses’ Retreat

Welcome to a sanctuary of renewal and connection designed exclusively for the devoted spouses of United Methodist clergy. Camp Wanake invites you to join our Clergy Spouses' Retreat – a weekend of solace, fellowship, and rejuvenation amidst the serene beauty of nature.

  • A Haven for the Heart: Find respite from the demands of ministry life as you immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of Camp Wanake. This retreat is a haven crafted with care, providing clergy spouses with a space to recharge, reflect, and connect with kindred spirits.
  • Shared Stories and Encouragement: Engage in open conversations with fellow spouses who understand the unique challenges and joys that come with supporting a clergy member. Share stories, offer encouragement, and build connections that go beyond the weekend.
  • Retreat and Renewal: Enjoy moments of personal reflection by the lake, amidst the trees, or in cozy retreat spaces. The retreat is designed to offer you the time and space needed to renew your spirit and embrace the peace that Camp Wanake's surroundings provide.
  • Fireside Chats: Gather around the warmth of a crackling fire for intimate fireside chats. Discuss shared experiences, offer wisdom, and form lasting bonds with spouses who share the same journey. The flickering flames become a backdrop to stories of resilience, faith, and community.
  • Nature Walks and Relaxation: Reconnect with nature through walks and moments of quiet reflection. Camp Wanake's natural surroundings become a source of inspiration and a place to find serenity away from the demands of daily life.
  • Comfortable Accommodations: Enjoy comfortable lodging, delicious meals, and the full amenities of Camp Wanake. The retreat is designed to provide a nurturing environment where you can focus on self-care and connections with fellow clergy spouses.

WHAT IS PROVIDED Lodging for 2 nights, 5 meals and snacks, unlimited coffee and team, Sunday worship & more.
WHAT TO BRING: Bedding plus a twin-size sheet, personal items & your favorite mug!

  • Nursing babies are welcome
  • Handicap accessible

Ready to embrace a weekend of rejuvenation and connection? Register for the United Methodist Clergy Spouses' Retreat at Camp Wanake and allow the beauty of this retreat to revitalize your spirit.


MARCH 1-3, 2024

CHECK IN: Friday - 5:00 pm | CHECK OUT: Sunday - Noon



Call: Jeanette Burkhardt - 330-756-2333 | Chuck Farone - 440-749-1656