Pacifica Synod
Theoasis 2019

'Unleashing the Saints'


Monday, October 21, 2019 to Thursday, October 24, 2019


Registration open through 10/14/2019 8:30 PM EST

Early bird registration (a $25 savings) ends 9/21/19.

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THEOASIS - Theological Oasis for Church Professional Leaders

A joint church leaders' event for rostered leaders, professional lay church staff, youth leaders, church administrators, office managers, outdoor ministry leaders, worship leaders... ALL are welcome!



'Unleashing the Saints'


Bishop Yvette Flunder

Founder and Senior Pastor, City of Refuge United Church of Christ

Presiding Bishop, The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries


Michael A. Mata
Community & Faith-Based Program Designer/Administrator
Former Director of the Transformational Urban Leadership Program at Azusa Pacific Seminary




  • Monday, October 21 - Registration opens at 2:00 p.m., with Theoasis programming beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, La Quinta
  • Thursday, October 24 - TheOasis ends by 11:30 a.m., following closing worship.


Program Fees
Rostered Leaders/Lay Staff/Ministry Partners:
$225 Early Discount$250 Full Price

Retired Rostered/Interns/Candidates/Non-Rostered Spouse:
$150 Early Discount$175 Full Price


*Early Registration Discount of $25 available until September 21.

Please note: Spouses who attend must register and pay the program fees to receive event meals and participate in general sessions.


A limited number of registration scholarships are available, up to $50 maximum. Participants must register online by September 8 and choose the scholarship option. From there, additional instructions will be provided. Scholarship applicants will be notified by email by September 14. Final payment must be made by September 21 to receive scholarship discount.


Hotel Information

Theoasis takes place at the Embassy Suites, La Quinta (please note the location change from last year), located at 50-777 Santa Rosa Plaza, La Quinta. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the hotel. A discounted rate of $110 (plus taxes) per night is available through September 27, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. You may reserve a room online at this rate by following THIS LINK or reserve by phone, using Group Code PFS, by calling 760.777.1711.


Golf Tournament
A golf tournament will be held the afternoon of Tuesday, October 22 at Palm Desert Country Club (77-200 California Drive, Palm Desert). The cost is $75 per person. To register for the golf tournament, please select the Golf Tournament option found on the Theoasis registration page.


For a detailed agenda and more information, please visit our event website at









Embassy Suites, La Quinta

50-777 Santa Rosa Plaza

La Quinta, CA 92253


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About Us

Theoasis is a joint partnership of the Pacifica and Southwest California Synods, ELCA

For registration questions, please contact Terri Robertson at 714.692.2791, ext. 732.