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Online Advent Retreat Day: The Joy of Waiting

December 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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 The Joy of Waiting:
An Online Advent Day for Silence,
Respite and Reflection

Saturday, December 2, 2023
9:00am―2:00pm Eastern Time (USA)
Facilitated by Carl McColman

Advent is a holy season of silence, waiting and preparation, but for so many of us, it is also a busy time filled with parties, concerts and hard work preparing for the festivities of Christmas.

You are invited to join a circle of friends on Zoom for this online retreat dedicated to the qualities that make Advent special and can help us to navigate the many activities of the season.

We will draw on a variety of sources, including Celtic spirituality, the Psalms, and the wisdom of several great mystics. Our time together will include meditations, silence, prayer, and journaling, plus optional opportunities for shared discussion and reflection.

Cost: $30. Scholarships available.

Carl McColman is a spiritual director, retreat leader, blogger, podcaster, and widely known speaker and teacher on mystical spirituality and contemplative living. He is the author of many books, including The New Big Book of Christian Mysticism, Eternal Heart, and Unteachable Lessons. Carl’s approach to spirituality and mysticism is inclusive and expansive; he is dedicated to exploring the common ground between faith traditions, with a particular interest in the connecting points between Christian, Buddhist and Pagan wisdom. Carl lives with his wife, artist Fran McColman, in Clarkston, Georgia, near Atlanta.

For more information, please email the retreat organizers at info@shalemmidwestregion.org.

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December 2, 2023
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Shalem Midwest
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