Join us for this special retreat experience designed for people in the third third of life. It will be filled with opportunities for self-discovery—from exploring paths in the North Andover area to walking a double labyrinth to canoeing and kayaking to recalling, writing, and sharing life stories.
Facilitating the retreat will be Kathryn Palen of the American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island and Jonathan Malone of Wilderness Journeys.
Highlights are to include:
We will begin with dinner at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 12. Check-in will begin at 4:00 p.m.
Our meals, meeting spaces, and bedrooms will be in Rolling Ridge’s Main House. The building offers single, twin and multi bedrooms, along with shared and hallway bathrooms.
Our daily schedule will feature group gatherings; hikes of varying lengths and locations; worship experiences; and individual time for reflection, writing, rest, and activities, including use of Rolling Ridge’s 38 acres of open space, hills, and trails on the shore of Lake Cochichewick.
We will finish our time together with lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 15.
The registration fee of $525 per person includes:
Three nights’ lodging at Rolling Ridge.
Three dinners, breakfasts, and lunches, as well as snacks.
Retreat materials and leadership.
Use of Rolling Ridge’s grounds and facilities.
Since space is limited, registration is on a first-come basis.