Pacifica Synod
Theoasis 2023




Tuesday, October 17, 2023 to Thursday, October 19, 2023


Registration open through 10/6/2023 8:45 PM EST

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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!



“Bound by Grace, Bound by Race: What does this mean?”



  • Tuesday, October 17 - Registration opens at 12:00 p.m., with Theoasis programming beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, La Quinta
  • Thursday, October 19 - Theoasis ends by 12:00 p.m., following closing worship.


Program Fees
Rostered Leaders/Lay Staff/Ministry Partners:

Retired Rostered/Interns/Candidates/Non-Rostered Spouse:

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


Scholarship Information
A limited number of registration scholarships are available, up to the full registration fee. To request a scholarship, CLICK HERE to access an online scholarship application. The application deadline is September 5. Applicants will be notified by September 9 as to the outcome of their request. Once notified, recipients must register by October 1 to receive the scholarship credit.


Hotel Information

Theoasis takes place at the Embassy Suites, La Quinta (not Palm Desert), located at 50-777 Santa Rosa Plaza, La Quinta. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the hotel. The discounted rate deadline is September 15 OR until the group block has sold out, whichever comes first. PLEASE BOOK EARLY as we cannot add discounted rooms once the room block is full. You may reserve a room online HERE or by calling 760.777.1711 and using Group Code PSS.


Golf Tournament
An optional golf tournament will be held the afternoon of Wednesday, October 18 at Palm Desert Country Club (77-200 California Drive, Palm Desert). The cost is $85 per person. To register for the golf tournament, please select the Golf Tournament option found on the Theoasis registration page.


For more information, including speaker and scholarship 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 or by email at