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Spiritual Retreats

Spiritual Retreats for 2014
led by Rev. Kim M. Cran 
Embracing New Life – A Lenten Retreat  (April 1-3, 2014)
Refresh! – A Spiritual Retreat (September 30-October 2, 2014)
Held at the beautiful Spirit Center, at the
Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho
Each retreat includes five sessions led by Kim that include Bible study and lectio divina (sacred reading), spiritual disciplines, prayer and worship, lecture and small group sharing, and spiritual direction.  Kim is Senior Pastor at First Congregational UCC of Boise, and is a trained spiritual director.  If you wish additional time at the Monastery, you can come before/stay after the retreat for an additional suggested donation of $ 85 per night (individual, room and meals) or $ 150 per night (shared, per person, room and meals). Please contact the Spirit Center directly to arrange extra nights.  You can view the retreat facilities by going to the following website:
The Monastery grounds include lovely walking trails into the woods; the Spirit Center is comfortable, and the food is delicious.   During your free time you can enjoy the outdoors, shop at the Monastery Bookstore, book a session at the Healing Center, step back in time at the museum, have an individual spiritual direction session, curl up with a good book or craft project, or just enjoy the deep peace and natural beauty.
Attendance is limited to 20 retreatants per retreat, so register early!
Cost:  $ 35.00 for the retreat plus
          $ 120.00 per person for double occupancy room and meals ($155.00 total per person) 
          Or $ 160.00 per person for single occupancy room and meals ($195.00 total per person)
To register, contact the church office.