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Greater Northwest 5 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

April 29 - May 4

“Contemplative prayer is like striking a tuning fork. All you can really do in the spiritual life is resonate to the true pitch, to receive the always-present message.” – Richard Rohr

Join us as Dr Sharon Daloz Parks and Rev Dr Cynthia Wilson help us to respond to a world full of fear, anxiety, and incivility by learning to resonate with God and others.

What is the 5-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation?

The Academy is an ecumenical retreat designed for laity & clergy. Through a daily rhythm of prayer, worship, study, and reflection, the Academy strives to deepen our relationships with God and each other.

Each day will include:

  • faculty presentations
  • silent reflection
  • morning & evening prayer
  • communion
  • small groups
  • rest & relaxation

Theme: Resonate: Listening for Connection

Rev. Dr. Cynthia Wilson

Dr. Sharon Daloz Parks


Rev. Dr. Cynthia Wilson, Associate General Secretary for Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church
Theme: The Spirit Will Not Descend Without a Song

Dr. Sharon Daloz Parks, Senior Fellow at the Whidbey Institute and Principal of Leadership for the New Commons
Theme: A Listening Heart, an Informed Soul, and a Little Courage


April 29 – May 4, 2018
Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades, Federal Way, WA
Fee includes tuition, lodging, and meals

$775 if paid in full by January 15, 2018
$875 if paid in full by March 15, 2018
$100 nonrefundable deposit
Scholarships available

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April 29
May 4
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Roberta Egli


Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades
4700 Southwest Dash Point Road
Federal Way, WA 98023 United States
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