PK Retreat 2.0

Join us July 16-19, 2014 at PLNU's campus for the 2014 PK Retreat! 

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Cost: $65 before June 1, $85 after June 1

To register, please visit:


Pastors and Leaders' Conference held at PLNU: July 28-31, 2014

A time to renew, retool, revision, refocus, and refresh! Meaningful workshops and speakers including Dr. David Busic, Dr. Henry Spaulding II, Dr. Scott Daniels, and Dr. Francis Chan!

For further information and to register, please*

*Please note, spouses must register separately and also with a different email address.

Seminars by the Sea

Offered several times a year on different topics ranging from "Shaping Ministry in a Shifting Culture" to "The Life of the Minister," this continuing education opportunity gives pastors a chance to escape to Point Loma for several days of knowledge and skill development.

Pastors Day [Spring 2015]

Pastors Day is our gift to pastors and was held on February 21, 2014 with guest speaker Rick Warren. Check back soon for information on our 2015 Pastors Day!

Pastors Reflection Retreat [Spring 2015]

Take a day to deepen your appreciation of the many ways God’s spirit is seeking to be alive in you, your leadership, and your ministry.  Larry Warner, of "b ministries" will guide this spacious prayer-filled day to provide you space, time, and the opportunity to just be with God.  Cost:  $10 

Pastoral Forums

Offered several times a year, Pastors Forums are opportunities for pastors to discuss with and learn from one another.* 

Below is a list of the forums we have offered in the past:


  • Finishing Well (for pastors in their last five years of ministry)
  • Beginning Well (for pastors in their first five years of ministry)
  • Children's Pastors
  • Youth Pastors
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Multi-Cultural Pastors
  • Women in Ministry


*Pastors Forums are available to Nazarene pastors by invitation. Please e-mail for more information.

Ministerial Candidate Workshop*

This weekend is uniquely designed to provide licensed ministers seeking ordination with a deeper understanding of their calling and personal development. Each Fall, the Ministerial Candidate Workshop is offered at PLNU through the Center for Pastoral Leadership. Check back soon for information on the 2014 Ministerial Candidate Workshop!

*NOTE: Attendees of this event must receive endorsement from their district in order to register for this event. A list of district coordinators can be found on our event page.

Strengths Events

Please visit our Strengths Page for updated information on our Strengths Summits, 101 and 201 events.

Nazarene Strengths Institute (NSI)

Looking for informaiton on the Nazarene Strengths Institute?  Visit our new website by clicking here.

Hotel Partnerships

Click here for a listing of the hotels that PLNU partners with.  All hotels listed provide a PLNU rate to attendees of CPL events.  Additionally, a percentage of the price you pay for your reservation is credited back to the University.

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