The dates and locations for major events in the future are listed below! Details, including themes, leader contacts, details and links to event web pages, and other information posted and linked here as they become available. All NMMW events are open to and inclusive of all men regardless of age, ethnicity, race and sexual orientation.  Check back as we add details as they become available.  This page will be revised as information comes in and now will not be restricted to a particular calendar year.

Bring a Buddy Events – Monthly; Check Website or your Email

“Bring a Buddy” events are short activities held approximately monthly in Santa Fe or Albuquerque that are designed to introduce new Men to the kind of work that we do to develop strong, healthy male relationships and introduce issues of interest to men in our modern changing world.  These events are always free. Details about location, time and topic will be posted on our main web page as they are available.

Winter Gathering 2020

  • Dates: In February 20 – 24, 2020
  • Location: Lawrence Cook’s Cabin in the Colorado
  • Theme: 20/20 Vision (details to follow)
  • Contact: Lawrence Cook ( and/or Uwe Schroeter (

Spring Retreat 2020

Because of the COVID 19 public health concerns, the NMMW Spring Retreat for 2020 has been canceled, and all registrations refunded.

  • Dates: April 17-19, 2020
  • Location: Hummingbird Music Camp (near Jemez, NM)
  • Theme: Mindfulness: Mining the Majesty of our Minds
  • Contact: Robert Bern (

Couple’s Gathering 2020

Because of the COVID 19 public health concerns, the NMMW Couple’s Gathering for 2020 has been canceled, and all registrations refunded.  We are currently planning to hold the retreat in the Spring of 2021.

  • Dates: May 22 – to May 24, 2020
  • Location: Story Ranch, the home of John and Cindy McLeod, near Las Vegas, NM
  • Theme: Feeding Our Third Body
  • Contact: Leaders Cindy & John McLeod (; 505-231-1914) and Mara Loner (; 310-869-3570) & Michael Grodsky

Summer Gathering 2020

Because the COVID 19 pandemic is not sufficiently under control, the National Forests are closed to ovenight camping at least through through the end of July and probably through the end of September.  This has forced us to cancel the Summer gathering until 2021.  We expect to reschedule for about the same time next year and expect to continue with the same leadership team.

public health emergency, we are planning to modify the event to be less of a formal gathering and more of an informal outdoor gathering, taking the appropriate social distancing measures.  More information will be forthcoming in July.

  • Dates: We are forced to CANCEL for July 24 – 26, 2020
  • Location: Jack’s Creek Group Campground near Pecos, NM
  • Theme: To be announced
  • Contact: John Bishop (

Fall Conference 2020

  • Dates: October 23 – 25, 2020
  • Location: Hybrid: Ghost Ranch Conference Center, Abquiu, NM and/or online with Zoom.
  • Theme: Wholeness and Vulnerability
  • Contact: Mark Ayers (

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