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The 59th Annual
Summer Pastors’ School




Spring Leaves

Hastings College

Hastings, NE

June 7 - 13, 2015






“This is the one and only week in the year when I can relax and learn and refresh myself. I totally leave everything at home. I meet wonderful people from other presbyteries. Without this School, I’d be lost.” – Ms. Sandy Bach, CRE, Cleveland, Oklahoma  

  More Photos! 



  • Director and Adjunct Faculty
  • When and Where
    The 59th School for Pastors will be held on July 7-13, 2015 at Hastings College.
  • Eligilibility
    Teaching Elders currently serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) in some capacity in one of these states: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Commissioned Ruling Elders (CREs - formerly CLPs) serving a Presbyterian congregation in these states are also encouraged to register.
  • Selection
    Teaching Elders who have not previously attended receive priority for scholarships. Other participants are awarded according to a ranking based on their last year of attendance. Priority is given to pastors in active service.
  • Spouses
    Accommodations will be provided for couples only where both husband and wife are serving the Presbyterian Church (USA) and both applications are accepted.
  • Participant Travel
    Travel costs are the responsibilities of each participant. Limited travel grants are available to participants from outlying states upon written request.
  • Summer School Photos
    School for Pastors 2013 Photos
  • Summer School Testimonials
    School for Pastors 2013 Testimonials

       "All right Gary, you done a Good Job, Good Job!
per Reverend Dr. Jerry L. Cannon
2013 School for Pastors




2015 Events


 Winter Pastors' School
Feb. 2 - Feb. 5
Hastings College


Hastings Chapel



Heartland  Lectures

2015 Date TBD

Kansas City, MO 


Heartland Center 



Nelson Lecture

2015 Date TBD

Thompson Alumni Center, UNO

Omaha, NE 


  Thompson Alumni Center


Summer Pastors' School

June 7-13, 2015

Hastings College

Hastings, NE


  Hastings Hazelrigg

Church Administration Institute

 2015 Date TBD