adelante (aðeˈlante)

adv.   ahead, forward 


1. forward!

2. come in!

3. go on; go ahead!

de aquí en adelante: henceforth; hereafter

más adelante: later, further on, further ahead

Welcome to Adelante!


Adelante is a six-month program of renewal and assessment offered to full-time Rio Texas Conference clergy every eight years, counting from the date of commissioning, ordination, or licensing. The purpose is to give space and resources for clergy to reflect on their call and to plan their next steps toward growth and health, professionally and personally. Access further program information here.


  • Beginning July 2019 - Complete questions for reflection and pre-work assessments.

  • September 3-4, 2019 - Opening Retreat: Determine steps toward renewal and growth for the next six months. Registration link sent via email.

  • September 2019 - January 2020 - Access available resources for development and check in with selected peers along the way.

  • February 4, 2020 - Closing Retreat Day: Celebrate progress and map out goals and plans for the next 2-5 years.

  • By May 2020 - Submit written plan to District Superintendent for discussion and support.