Well-Being Respite

​Well-Being Respite is a unique learning opportunity that offers spiritual renewal for members in a convenient, partial-day, remote format. Respites are offered twice each year, in addition to the annual Well-Being Retreat, a multi-day, immersive in-person experience. Both support wholeness for members.

Well-Being Respite
"Having just finished the August respite, I can see how important it is for me to do this regularly. Normally, I am caring for the church, my family, and my community. This gives me an opportunity to care for me." 

"I am thankful for … the framing of the workshop in worship and prayer from start to finish, creating a safe and loving atmosphere for learning."

— Well-Being Respite attendees

Well-Being Respite is a unique online opportunity to step away from your daily routine and come to the well for spiritual renewal, mental stimulation, thoughtful conversation, and meaningful engagement with colleagues in life and ministry as you contemplate God's movement in our individual and collective experiences.

Available to all members of the Benefits Plan of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)*, Well-Being Respite is a virtual space to pause, learn, reframe, and connect. Each offering focuses on a different dimension of wholeness — financial, spiritual, vocational, and health — and how the current landscape shapes our understanding and application of it.

Each respite comprises the following:

  • worship
  • an engaging workshop
  • a panel discussion
  • break-out conversation with other participants

The event concludes with a charge and blessing as you return to the rhythm of your day. 

*Includes all active and retired plan members and their spouses, as well as surviving spouses.

Upcoming respite schedule

Scheduled topics and primary presenters for each respite are as follows. Registration for each respite will open a few weeks before the event. Check back for your opportunity to register for these unique online opportunities that support wholeness.

​Title​RegistrationPrimary presenter
May 2024​
Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It​TBD​​

Recordings of Well-Being Respites are available as standalone courses in Board University's e-learning content library, which you can access by logging on to Benefits Connect.


These events are offered at no cost to Benefits Plan members, including all active and retired plan members and their spouses, as well as surviving spouses.


Email us with any questions.