Join us for a Centering Prayer intensive retreat April 20-22 on Lake Norman near Charlotte, N.C. Enjoy a weekend of contemplative silence in a comfortable waterfront home in a lovely, peaceful setting. The retreat will begin on Friday afternoon and conclude after lunch on Sunday.
Retreat leader Rob Field is a certified Centering Prayer workshop and retreat leader. He has extensive experience forming and leading Centering Prayer groups, and is affiliated with Thomas Keating’s international organization Contemplative Outreach.
This retreat is for individuals who have their own Centering Prayer practice. During the retreat, there will be multiple periods of group Centering Prayer each day, solitude, contemplative worship, as well as free time. The retreat schedule begins with registration at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, but attendees are welcome to arrive any time starting at 1:00 p.m. to enjoy the surroundings. The first meal served will be supper.
Chef Jayne Field will be in residence during the retreat to provide meals for the weekend. Jayne is a culinary school graduate who works as a personal chef in Brevard, N.C. Her goal for the weekend is to provide tasty, healthy meals for all in attendance. Learn more about Jayne at brevardkitchenfairy.com
Photographs of the retreat setting and lake house can be found at VRBO (see also below).
Cost for the weekend, including overnight accommodations Friday and Saturday and all meals, is $350 (double occupancy). Single occupancy rate is $425. Due to the nature of the accommodations, space is limited. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis. The deadline to register is April 10.
(deposit / cancellation info can be found on the registration page)
Some photos of the lake house where the retreat will be held
a bedroom in the lake house
living room / den
lake access point from retreat house