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January 2020

JAN232020
Workshop: Recognizing Human Trafficking
$10

Workshop: Recognizing Human Trafficking

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness month, we are pleased to host HopeWorks of Howard County for this educational workshop. Recognizing Human Trafficking – It is estimated that 4.5 million people are forced to participate in the commercial sex industry worldwide. However, sensationalized awareness campaigns and gross media representation often prevent us from identifying and supporting survivors of trafficking domestically and locally. This workshop defines modern-day human trafficking with an overview of trafficking in Maryland and Howard County. Participants will…

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JAN252020
Mind Body Medicine
$60

Mind Body Medicine

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mind Body Medicine focuses on the interactions between mind and body and the powerful ways in which you can participate in your own health and healing using intervention strategies and techniques. Thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and attitudes can affect and shape every aspect of our biological functioning. How we care for our bodies can affect how we think and feel and what we believe. This retreat will give you an overview of Mind Body Medicine as well as teach you how…

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JAN312020
Turn the Page
$250

Turn the Page

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - February 2 @ 1:00 pm

Your life is telling a story. Is it telling the story of the life you always wanted? It can! With Jesus as the Author, we will explore the story He’s writing on each of our hearts and lives. The weekend will be rich with group sharing, creative experiences and contemplative processing. By applying five transformational elements – you can become the person you were born to be, experience richer relationships, exchange restlessness for joy, gain confidence in God’s love for you,…

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JAN312020
Turn the Page *Commuter Option
$140

Turn the Page *Commuter Option

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - February 2 @ 1:00 pm

Please note that this is the commuter/day option for the weekend retreat. While we recommend the overnight option for a more complete retreat experience, we understand that this isn’t always possible for our local guests. Please arrive by 7pm on Friday. Lunch and dinner on Saturday, as well as lunch on Sunday, are included in this retreat option. When God Writes Your Story Your life is telling a story. Is it telling the story of the life you always wanted?…

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February 2020

FEB12020
Healing through Grief
$60

Healing through Grief

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”  ~ Rumi The concept of grieving the loss of a loved one as a journey allows human beings to understand the healing process in stages, with accompanying tasks, and with needs that are both universal and unique.  Yet, there are many faces to grief and innumerable ways of expressing it.…

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FEB52020
Friends Day of Prayer with Fr. John Worgul
$40

Friends Day of Prayer with Fr. John Worgul

February 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

A Cosmology Big Enough for Your Soul Fr. John Worgul will present our February Friends Day of Prayer. This theme will be explored through his book, “The Little Book of Big Frontiers”. Fr. John encourages you to read the book in advance of this retreat, if you’re able. However, it is not required to read it to attend and you will still enjoy the day. All are welcome! The book can be purchased on Amazon and will be available in…

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FEB82020
Living our Retirement, Day Retreat
$60

Living our Retirement, Day Retreat

February 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Living our Retirement: The Next Chapter Are you nearing retirement? Have you recently or not-so-recently retired? Are you in or near your senior years, maybe still working full-time? During this retreat, we will Look at ways for dealing with the transition into retirement. Identify unfinished life issues and discern what to do about them. Create a plan for what to do tomorrow. The purpose is to allow our relationship with God to help us to live our senior years fully. This…

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FEB132020
Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference
$400

Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - February 16 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for… Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference This workshop will be presented by Institute for Communal Contemplation and Dialogue (ICCD). ICCD believes many people are ready to approach this time of chaos from a deeper place but who may not be as familiar with contemplation. They will share the importance of participants knowing of others—their colleagues at work, in organizations or in positions of influence who would resonate with the goals of the program…

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FEB132020
Enter the Chaos *Commuter Option
$275

Enter the Chaos *Commuter Option

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - February 16 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for… Enter the Chaos: Engage the Differences to Make a Difference A Four Day Program that Draws on: • the transformative power of contemplation • conscious intent of the values we want to embody • capacity to exercise contemplative power • understanding our role in the evolutionary process • willingness to welcome our own ongoing personal transformation • communal contemplative practice • contextualization of our work sourced from a contemplative heart • understanding the evolutionary development of consciousness…

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FEB142020
Valentine’s Dinner & Presentation
$90

Valentine’s Dinner & Presentation

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on Valentine’s Day at the Retreat and Conference Center for a gala dinner and an evening sharing stories of love. Drs. John and Audrey Rogers will share a presentation that celebrates marriage and inspires couples too. It will conclude with an informal Reaffirmation of Marriage Vows. Enjoy a celebratory dinner, prepared by our distinguished chefs, including your choice of: surf & turf, seafood, chicken or vegetarian. A variety of beverages will be available, including wine, and a delicious dessert…

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