"Opening to God"
Led by Revs. Odette and Jim Lockwood-Stewart
15-17 June at Abbaye-Fleury
You are invited to a special time away for rest, relaxation, spiritual renewal and community. On 15-17 June 2018 ACP will return to the Abbaye-Fleury, a historic Benedictine monastery on the banks of the Loire River about two hours from Paris.
The theme of the retreat will be "Opening to God" and will be led by ACP’s Visiting Pastors Odette and Jim Lockwood-Stewart.
"Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words.” These words from Romans 8:26 are an invitation and assurance for each of us who seek to explore and grow in spiritual practices of prayer and presence.
The retreat will be restorative, in keeping with the Monastery’s stated purpose, “The monastery welcomes those in search of silence to recover in the presence of God, find themselves, listen to God’s words, living in the community and at their own pace, in a climate of recollection.”
All will be encouraged to take part in the daily prayers of the Brothers of the Abbaye. ACP community will have our own time and space for music, sharing, silence and free time for recreation.
The cost is €125 per person for those making reservations by 3 June 2018. The retreat is limited to a maximum of 36 people, with 12 single rooms and 12 rooms with two beds. This cost includes two nights simple lodging and 6 meals (Friday dinner through Sunday lunch)! For further information about the retreat go to the registration table in the theater on Sunday’s or contact Daphne at communitylife. To request a scholarship please contact pastor Tim at associatepastor. Register now.