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Upcoming 14 days - Sep 22 2018

September
21

PATHWAYS TO RECOVERY

Betty Hill Crowson, Retreat Director, uses a unique combination of material from 12 steps of Al-anon, Adult Children of Alcoholics, and her own seasoned insights as well as humor to make the presented material interesting and easily accessible to all participants.

Spiritual Enrichment

September
23

SOUL MOSAIC

Our souls are a mosaic of what life sends us and the workings of God’s grace in them. Just as a mosaic is made of tiny pieces of glass which respond to light, our souls reflect our own being and the metamorphosis of our becoming.

Spiritual Enrichment

September
26

COME TO THE QUIET

Come to the quiet. Come away from the busy demands of life. Take time at your leisure to pray, write, draw, walk, reflect and experience the sacred. Explore nature through the unique features of Genesis grounds. Walk the labyrinth, take in the silence of our meditation room or Chapel, and enjoy a delicious lunch.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

September
27

DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. Tailor the series to fit your schedule.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

September
28

A PILGRIMAGE IN PEN AND INK, EXPERIENCING THE LABYRINTH WITH ART AND SOUL

Experience the soothing peace and solace of walking a labyrinth… not just with your feet, but with your fingers, pen, pencil and paintbrush!

Creative Expression

September
30

SEEK WISDOM AND DISCOVER LIFE

The Divine Feminine is known by the Greek name of Sophia, which means wisdom, and the Hebrew name of Chokmah. Through prayer, sacred scripture, creative movement/dance, and sharing, you will discover who Sophia Wisdom is, where she can be found and how she can enrich your life today.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
2

VESPER TIME: AGING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Have you ever thought of aging as a spiritual practice? Join others in reading and discussing Frank Cunningham’s Book, Vesper Time. As with Christianity’s age-old practice of Vespers, or evening prayer, he views it as a time of life when colors deepen and our experience of our aging becomes a spiritual practice.

Christian / Catholic
Spirituality of Aging

October
2

HEALING HEARTS PROGRAM: SOLACE FOR GRANDPARENTS WHO ARE RAISING GRANDCHILDREN

The role of grandparents, to enjoy grandchildren when they visit, to help with babysitting and to send grandchildren home at the end of the day, has changed for all too many grandparents. Due to addiction, death in the family, incarceration or children gone missing, grandparents have become primary parents for their grandchildren...

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

October
4

DIVING INTO FALL: A YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series. Tailor the series to fit your schedule.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

October
6

SEASONAL YOGA RETREAT FOR LIFE AND BALANCE

A Seasonal Yoga Retreat tunes into Nature's wisdom, bringing a most welcome re-balancing. Let this yoga weekend help you restore harmony and bring balance into your life.

Spiritual Enrichment
Health and Wellness

October
6

CELTIC CIRCLE STUDY GROUP

Expand your understanding of the Celtic spiritual tradition! Join a group reading The Celtic Way of Prayer by Esther De Wahl.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
6

COME TO THE TABLE: YOUR PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS

This Women’s Retreat is designed to help you slow down, quiet your heart, and receive God’s grace. The theme of the day is we are all welcome at our Lord’s table.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

Latest News

19th Annual Wine Tasting Event

Save the Date! Friday, September 7, 2018. This evening social will provide wine and beer tastings as well as "mocktails", non-alcoholic beverage selections, paired with delicious hors d'oeuvres - accompanied by live jazz by The Eric Bascom Trio.

Posted on 8/3/2018


Healing Hearts Program

Solace for Grandparents Who Are Raising Grandchildren: This program offers the intention of bringing solace, comfort, self-compassion and spirituality to the task of child rearing under challenging and difficult circumstances. Program will be held on 4 consecutive Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30pm, beginning October 2...

Posted on 8/2/2018


Announcing the Genesis School for Contemplative Living

The Genesis School for Contemplative Living is a nine-month immersive formation program for the contemplative journey, rooted in the Christian wisdom tradition. Over the course of five residential retreat weekends, we will explore contemplative vision and practice within an emerging ecological, interspiritual and socially-engaged framework. Learning will be intellectual and experiential, seeking to nourish both head and heart for the transformational journey.

Posted on 4/3/2018


Genesis Spiritual Life Center Hospitality

Experience the peace and tranquility of our acres of wooded walks, natural landscapes and peaceful blooming gardens, along with our comfortable lodging and delicious home-cooked meals

Posted on 3/17/2017


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