Refresh Retreat: The Cove Aug. 18-20

Aug 18, 2023 - Aug 20, 2023 • Asheville, NC

This event is sold out.

Refresh Retreats are three-day retreats designed to bring deep encouragement and strengthening to bivocational/normative-size (churches with less than 200) church pastors and wives, church staff, and lay leaders. Teaching topics include spiritual, physical, emotional, and financial health; as well as leadership, prayer and evangelism.

Pastor Alone – $49 (includes lodging)
Pastor & Wife – $99 (includes lodging)

Payment is non-refundable 30 days before event.

The registration price includes two nights lodging, all sessions, nightly programming, two dinners with dessert, one lunch, two breakfasts, conference materials and a NAMB gift packet.


Friday, August 18
3:00-5:00 P.M. Registration
6:00-7:00 P.M. Welcome & Dinner
7:30-9:00 P.M. Worship & Program

Saturday, August 19
8:00 A.M. Breakfast Buffet
9:00-12:00 P.M. Sessions
12:00 P.M. Lunch
Afternoon Free
6:00-7:00 P.M. Dinner
7:30-9:00 P.M. Worship & Program

Sunday, August 20
8:00 A.M. Breakfast Buffet
9:45-11:00 A.M. Worship & Program
11:30 A.M. Dismiss

Running Late
If you arrive late (after 6:00 p.m.) on Friday evening, please stop by the registration table, and one of our staff members will assist you in retrieving your registration packet and gifts. We will do our best to accommodate any late arrivals with a meal.

Dress Code
Casual dress is fine! Some people will wear slacks and a button-up shirt to the evening dinners, and some will be in jeans or shorts the entire time. Speakers will most likely teach in jeans and even wear them to dinner, so it really depends on what you are most comfortable wearing. It’s a retreat, so please dress casually and enjoy yourself.

Special Dietary Needs
If you or your spouse have serious dietary needs (food allergies, gluten intolerance, etc.), please email Katie Bellso we can pass on your information to the hotel chef for times that we will have meals together as a group.

For More Information
For any questions concerning the retreat, the online registration process or if you need further assistance, please call the North American Mission Board at (800) 634-2462, Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET). You may also email [email protected] for assistance.

In order to help keep attendees and staff healthy, NAMB will follow CDC recommendations for gatherings and events. We ask that if you have had a fever greater than 100.4, cough, runny nose, sore throat or trouble breathing within 24 hours prior to the event, please stay home.