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Join us for "Wines Around the World," our 23rd Annual Winetasting Fundraiser on September 9th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm. 

Wines Around the World” will feature international wines paired with a wide range of culinary delights from Genesis’ renowned Chef Jen.  Come and experience wine education and tasting of ten wines while enjoying live music with Ethel Lee, great company, fabulous food, a silent auction, gift basket raffle, and a wine pull.

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Upcoming 14 days - Aug 18 2022



Join a loving, conscious, healing community for prayer and meditation. Two DAILY one-hour sessions at 7:00am and 7:00pm.


FULL. WAITING LIST ONLY. **ON-SITE** 5-Day Journey Through Healing

Facilitated by Betty Hill Crowson. This intimate 5 -day retreat is intended for any woman who wants to heal from a past or present loss. Many of us are among this group of the walking wounded. Sometimes, we don’t even know it. In the cases where we do know it, we often don’t know what to do about it.

Latest News

Jennifer Schimmel Named New Executive Director

Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Schimmel has been named executive director by the Board of Trustees.

Posted on 5/10/2022

Circumambulating Perigrinatio

Sometimes, a calling begins with inner restlessness. A disquiet or tension, perhaps even an irritation. In the ups and downs of the day-to-day, it is easy to chalk these up to the ordinary trials and tribulations of daily life. Certainly, growing in maturity requires cultivating the ability to hold fast during turbulent times, not jumping ship at every inconvenience or upset.

Posted on 9/23/2021

Bringing Forth What Is Hidden

A while ago, Genesis received the gift of a canvas labyrinth along with a number of boxes of accessories, some easels and posters. Due to its size, the labyrinth will only fit in the Providence Room and time passed as we waited for the room to be available so we could unfold the labyrinth and walk it. In the meanwhile, Nick and Wayne stored the labyrinth, boxes and posters upstairs in a Carriage House closet. Weeks passed, then months. Years.

Posted on 8/10/2021

Microgreens, Mulberries and ‘Maters, Oh My!

These past weeks I’ve had occasion to cover Genesis’ kitchen so our beloved Chef Jen could have a couple of days off. I delighted in harvesting tart cherries from the tree behind the Carriage House and incorporating them into Rainbow Chard, bacon and cherry pizzas, Chilled Persian Soup, and cooking them down for a sauce over vanilla ice cream.

Posted on 7/14/2021

That's What Happens at Genesis

Posted on 2021-06-10

Good to Be Here

Reflecting on the spirituality of Providence

Posted on 5/7/2021

Nature Helps Us Nurture

Posted on 5/18/2021

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Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your understanding: in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
- Proverbs 3:5-6