Retreat Centers

The Southwest Conference UCC offers clergy retreats each year at various retreat centers within our region. These retreat centers can be reserved by groups for other types of retreats. We have put together a list of these retreat centers, their contact information and a basic description of each center from their websites.

Franciscan Renewal Center
5802 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253

480-948-7460 / 800-356-3247

"The Franciscan Renewal Center is Arizona’s premier retreat & conference center for non-profit organizations. Professional meeting space with the latest technology, free Wi-Fi, comfortable lodging, and fresh and delicious meals will help make your meeting a successful one."

Redemptorist Renewal Center
7101 W. Picture Rocks Road
Tucson, Arizona

520-744-3400 / 866-737-5751

"The mission of the Redemptorist Renewal Center is to be a place where the contemplative spirit of the human person may be discovered, fed and nurtured. For nearly 50 years, the Center has served as a haven for contemplative prayer, study and practice for the local and universal Church, as well as for people of different faith and religion striving to live in this spirit."

Spirit in the Desert
7415 E. Elbow Bend
Carefree, AZ 85377


"A holy place where people experience hospitality and renew their callings in the world. ... Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center welcomes people of all faiths to experience the pure beauty of God's creation in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona."

Ghost Ranch
HC77 Box 11
Abiquiu, NM 87510

505-685-4333 / 877-804-4678

"In this special place of red canyons, majestic mesas and amazing skies, Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu has been host to a number of meetings, conferences, and special workshops for various groups from around the world."