JULY 6-18, 2014

Southern Adventist University and the School of Religion, together with the Southern Union Conference, invite you to attend a 13-day growth experience. Come enjoy time with your family, while strengthening your personal and professional life and learning more about holistic living.

To sign up for Recharge, contact your local conference ministerial director to see if your conference is participating.

For questions or more information, contact Barry Tryon or Star Stevens

at 1.800.SOUTHERN or 423-236-2988.


Effective Preaching for the
21st Century

Instructor: Douglas Jacobs, religion professor

Gaining Fitness, Energy, and Vitality
Instructor: Hulsey Wellness Center Personnel

Various Topics for Professional and Personal Growth (Ellen White, Creation/Evolution Issues, Leadership, Interpersonal Communication Skills, etc.)

Instructors:  SAU faculty and staff


  • child care provided
  • meals provided
  • lodging provided
  • professional development class
  • personal development class
  • workshop for spouses
  • presentations by marriage and family therapists
  • library research opportunities
  • kids’ activities
  • autorepair workshop
  • whitewater rafting
  • caving
  • rockclimbing
  • ropes course
  • art class
  • group worships


Morning Schedule

    - Breakfast

    - Family Worship

    - Professional and Personal Growth Classes

    - Lunch

Afternoon Schedule

     - Family activities and free time

     - Group activities and individualized program options 
          (art class, caving, auto-repair workshop, etc.)

     - Supper

Evening Schedule 

     - Group worship

     - Marriage and family presentations

     - Optional Evening Activities


"The whole two weeks were totally refreshing and revitalizing. I feel like I’m coming away with the courage to carry out the things I’ve learned."
–Spouse of Participating Pastor

"My expectations were exceeded. It was much more than I expected.The ministers were ministered to."
–Participating Pastor

"I expected academic class work and a busy schedule, but my expectations were totally disappointed. Recharge was fantastic! There was no boring class work and lots of time for family!"
–Participating Pastor