SUMMERY: Retreats are one of the most important events we can do in youth ministry. Yet so often as Pastors we can get caught up in the “I don’t have a big enough youth group to do ______”.


  1. Who do you want to take on the retreat this year?
  2. What resources do you have available to you?
    • Write everything out
    • think outside of the box
    • Think people, places, things, cities, attractions etc…
  3. What obstacles are preventing you from going on a retreat?

NEXT STEP: Based on the answers to the questions above what kind of retreat could you plan this coming year? You should check out our guide to a Year Long Planner .


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