Advent Day Retreat
Saturday, December 1 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Wesley Foundation Chapel at LSU
333 E. Chimes Street
Advent is a time of waiting and preparing our hearts for the coming of Christ. Perhaps you would like to say “yes” to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the season as you take time to relax, read, pray and connect with others. Join us December 1 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Bring your lunch. Facilitated by Lisa Frost, Margaret Johnson and Cindy Mann.
Caregivers’ Retreat: Finding Resilience Through Our Prayer Life
Saturday, January 19 | 9:00 AM-2:30 PM
FUMC Conference Center
Are you involved in care giving? Do you work in a caring profession such as home healthcare, first response, teaching, lay ministry or social work? If so, we invite you to join us for a day retreat, Saturday, January 19, from 9:00 AM-2:30 PM in the FUMC Conference Center to examine care giving as a shared life of prayer with God. Highlights include prayers of petition that invite introspection of our own needs; prayers of intercession that join others through empathy; and finally, prayers of lament that bend our anguish into ardent supplication to God. Cost of the retreat is $20.00 and includes lunch.
Women’s Retreat—Asking the Deeper Questions of Life and Faith
Friday, March 1 — Sunday, March 3
St. Joseph Abbey near Covington, LA
A guided retreat offering ample time for rest and self-reflection as we gather together in the love of Christ and share our common journey asking the deeper questions of life and faith and finding the wisdom God offers. Facilitated by Rev. Jane Riecke and Cherri Johnson.
March 1-3 at St. Joseph Abbey near Covington, LA (retreat begins Friday at 6:00 PM and ends Sunday after lunch.) Cost is $255.00 and includes private room with bath, meals and all materials.
Growing a Relationship with God
Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Ory Parish Hall at FUMC
Are you in need of a day for rest and soul care? Would you like to step away from the chaos of the world and listen for God’s gentle whisper? Join us for a day of guided meditation and prayer practices that lead to renewal of mind, heart and spirit. You won’t regret taking time to ‘be still and know God.” Facilitated by Stacy Garrett.