Rostered Leaders Conference Retreat

Join us for a rostered leader conference retreat January 30th-February 1st. The retreat will focus on The Gospel of Matthew, with featured speaker Matthew L. Skinner, a Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary.

Conference Retreat: The Gospel of Matthew with Matt Skinner
Boulder-Broomfield, Metro South, North Colorado

January 30-February 1, 2017

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Location: Highlands Presbyterian Camp
1306 Business Hwy 7, POB 66,
Allenspark, CO 80510

Phone: (303) 747-2888

Retreat Information and Schedule

matt skinner headshot About Matt Skinner

Matthew L. Skinner is Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary. His books include Intrusive God, Disruptive Gospel: Encountering the Divine in the Book of Acts (Brazos Press, 2015) and The Trial Narratives: Conflict, Power, and Identity in the New Testament(WJK Press, 2010). Motivated by an interest in helping people explore the Bible’s connections to faith and life, he has contributed to a number of commentaries, encyclopedias, and other resources to assist pastors, teachers, and students in their study of Christian scripture. Every week he co-hosts the Sermon Brainwave podcast on Working Preacher. He is an ordained teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and can be found online at


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Monday, January 30, 2017

Noon Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Welcome / Presentation Introduction:  Matt Skinner
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Coffee Break / Move into rooms
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Presentation:  Matt Skinner  (includes a 10 – 15 minute break)
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Supper
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Evening Vespers
7:30 – ? Fellowship Fun and Rest

Tuesday, January 31

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Presentation:  Matt Skinner
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 – noon Presentation:  Matt Skinner
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Presentation:   Matt Skinner
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Individual rest, relaxation, recreation and reading
5:00-6:00 pm. Conference Time
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Supper
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Evening Vespers
7:30 – ? Fellowship Fun and Rest

Wednesday, February 1

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Closing Thoughts  and Text Study with Matt Skinner
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Coffee Break / Pack up
11:00 a.m. – noon Closing Communion Worship
Noon Leave (feel free to organize yourselves for lunch on the way home!)

Conference Retreat Registration Form

Registration for rostered leaders from Metro South and North Colorado Conferences.

    * fees include room, food, program/speaker fees, meeting spaces
    * Most rooms have 4 single beds
    * Single Rooms are available. You can even have roommates from other conferences - fun! Do not sign up a roommate unless you know that they will be attending for sure - it affects the price structure. There are more single rooms available than last year as well.
    *There are funds available to support anyone who needs a scholarship. Please contact your dean! 
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