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Annual Women's Retreat

Register by April 8!

April 2022, 2018

The Reverend Sarah AndersAttention Women of the Parish!

The Annual Women's Retreat will be held at Shrine Mont the weekend of April 20–22. Shrine Mont is a conference and retreat center located in Orkney Springs, a community in western Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Our guest speaker will be the Rev. Sarah Anders. Sarah is the Spiritual Leader for the new Church of the Wild, an endeavor of the Center for Spirituality in Nature. She is the former Minister of Faith Formation at Rockville United Church and Director of Senior Adults at Christ Congregational in Silver Spring, Maryland. She holds both M.T.S. and M.Div. degrees from Wesley Theological Seminary and is ordained in the United Church of Christ. Her greatest learning has come from the natural world with further deepening from the Shalem Institute’s Leading Contemplative Prayer Groups and Retreats Program, Cynthia Bourgeault’s Wisdom School, and Joanna Macy’s Work that Reconnects. Sarah lives in Rockville with her husband, Eric Nelson.

The cost is $160 for a double occupancy room. First time attendees receive a 10% discount. Registration forms are available for download HERE and in the Church Office.

Questions? Please contact Jeanna Spielmann. Learn more about Shrine Mont HERE.