2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering Registration is OPEN!

Mark your calendars! Registration opens Feb. 20 for the 2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering, July 20-23 in Phoenix!


Gathering highlights:

  • 100 workshops offered over four workshop blocks
  • 85,000-square-foot interaction center with over 30 exhibits
  • Beer and hymns
  • Banquet celebrating women’s ordination


Featured guests and speakers, including:

  • The Rev. Michael Curry, presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church
  • Krish Vignarajah, CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
  • The Rev. Karoline Lewis, chair in biblical preaching at Luther Seminary

Early registration (Feb. 20-May 20) is $245. Booking a hotel is your responsibility. Once you register, you will be provided with links to the three gathering hotels, each with a room rate of $139/night plus tax.

In addition to the main gathering, join us for one of three pre-event gatherings:

  • Young rostered ministers
  • Deacons
  • Women pastors, 50th anniversary of ordination

Have a question about the gathering? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, which will be updated regularly with new information.

We hope to see you there!

As a rostered minister in the ELCA, you are invited to join colleagues at the 2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering under the theme “Rekindle the Gift Within You” (2 Timothy 1:6).

This an opportunity to gather with colleagues across the church for fellowship, renewal, continuing education, Bible study and refreshment of your spirit.

Learn more! Watch the video.


Rekindle the Gift Within You: 2020 Rostered Ministers Gathering

Phoenix, Arizona
July 20-23, 2020
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Key Dates:

  • Feb. 20 – May 20, 2020: Early-bird registration
  • May 21 – July 6, 2020: Regular registration

Pre-Event Gatherings:

  • July 19-20, 2020: Deacons
  • July 19-20, 2020: Women’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of ordination
  • July 19-20, 2020: Young Rostered Ministers

Post-Event Gatherings:

  • July 23-25, 2020: Federal Chaplains
  • July 23-25, 2020: Directors for Evangelical Mission

More information will be available soon. Please save the date!