September 27 - 28, 2023 Virtual

Explore your next most faith step virtually with FTE. DISCERN is a two-day retreat designed to help young adults discover their purpose, passion and call.

Applications + Nominations Open

Discover who God is calling you to be

Join Forum for Theological Exploration online for a two-day Virtual Discernment Retreat! Participants will gather from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. EST on September 27 and 28 to explore where God may be calling them. Through interactive plenary sessions, meaningful small group conversations and inspiring worship, attendees will awaken what's possible and discern their next most faithful steps.

Here's who we are looking for

We're seeking applications and nominations for 18-30 year olds who meet the following criteria.

  • Have potential for leadership in a Christian community
  • Are asking big questions about their meaning and purpose
  • Have not graduated from seminary at the time of application
  • Interested in making a difference in the world through the church.
  • Thoughtful, curious, and open to learning.
  • Inspiring others to action
  • Interested in leadership and guided by their faith and service.