Schedule for Retreat, Friday and Saturday, November 11, 12



Susan Murty has posted the following schedule for the upcoming Retreat for Swannanoa Valley Friends, with the theme:  Fireside Tales:  Sharing Our Spiritual Journeys

Friday Evening

5:15: Potluck dinner begins

6:15: Dessert social combined with participants responding to a series of themes

7:00: Evening session initiated by Hunter:

  • Description of the Retreat schedule
  • Centering and Introduction; creating a safe place
  • Guidelines for group interaction
  • Discussion on What is a Spiritual Journey?


8:30:   Coffee, bagels, etc.

9:30:   Warmup, orientation to activities of the day

10:00:  Session 1: Turning points and critical decisions: Beth Keiser and Susan Murty

11:00:   Break

11:15:    Session 2: Moments of calling and leading: Hunter and Bradley

12:15 – 2:30:  Lunch and Break Time

2:30:   Session 3: Low points and transformative suffering: Sheridan

3:30:  Break

3:45:   Session 4: High points and peak experiences: Crayton

4:45:  Review, comments, thoughts

5:30:  Dinner

7:00  Evening Session including music and Sacred Circle Dance

Closing:  Where do we go from here? How does this shared experience affect our meeting? Do we want to follow up in some way?

Sunday November 13

Optional:  Forum after regular meeting for worship at Meeting House:  Retreat Follow-up, Reflection, Sharing

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