Welcome to Spirit in the Desert

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Spanish Lessons - Stimulate Your Brain with an expert instructor

Time away at Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center...

a perfect way to enjoy God's creation in the Sonoran desert.


What's Happening

Equipping for Leadership in God's World

Formerly known as the ELCA Head of Staff event, this event is now for all leaders.

Explore personal life callings, passions, meaning and purpose.

Executive Skills for Pastors, Learning from the World of the MBA

In partnership with the California Lutheran University School of Management.

Courage to Live: Harvesting the Bounty of Our Lives
Seasonal Retreats from the work of Parker Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal

Mark Allan Powell - Surprising new insights about Jesus' ethics and teaching

Jim Martin-Schramm - Care of creation

Words of Wisdom to Help You Be Well from Tammy Devine. Tammy's monthly column invites you to consider how your faith and health are intertwined.

We are beginning a major programmatic initiative: Helping people renew their callings from God ... empowering them to live a life of meaning and purpose in their 3rd Chapter of Life.