As the sun entices green grass to grow, so does love awaken love.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
Register for this incredible retreat-styled conference with guest speakers including
Dr. Jason Byassee, author of Suprised by Jesus Again.
A cross-denominational line-up of speakers, musicians, and spiritual practitioners will lead us in a weekend dedicated to awakening the love of God in our hearts and minds, including an Evening of Sung Prayers with Cathy Hardy and Friends.
If you are going through a transformation in your faith journey or looking for new ways to connect with God, this retreat-styled conference is for you.
A Conversation about Jesus with BRAD JERSAK and JASON BYASSE: Let's talk... A theological interpreetation, doing deconstruction in a way that lands you with Jesus rather tha without.
Healing Sound Meditation with MARIA KOEHN: Experience the sound and vibration during a 45-minute sound journey.
How to Read Holy Scripture (Part 1 & Part 2) with DAVID TAYLOR (come to one or both!): Part 1 Discerning what we are bringing to Holy Scripture and how that influences what we receive from it. Part 2 Our spiritual ancestor, Origin of Alexandria, proposed 4 ancient ways to read Holy Scripture.
Contemplative Art - Inviting Spirit through Breath with DAILE UNRAH-PETERS: Using vivid alcohol inks on a canvas we will form a beautiful abstract painting. Take home your unique canvas creation.
Be Still: Listening to God for Friendship and Healing with KATHERINE MURRAY: You are invited into a sacred pause to engage in the spiritual practice of listening prayer.
The conference includes two lunches (Saturday and Sunday), weekend-long refreshments, two workshops, one-on-one spiritual direction/listening prayer session, prayer stations, and spiritual practice kits.
We have a pay-what-you-can approach to events at the Centre for Spiritual Renewal.
Our registration fees are $200, $175, $150, and $125. By paying more you ensure someone else is able to come.
With thanks to our sponsors, the Ecumenical Unit of the Diocese of New Westminster, the Centre for Spiritual Renewal, and the Parish of St. Dunstan.