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Messy Middle Clergy Retreat

February 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - March 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am

$100 – $200

Are you no longer young (or even young-ish) but not yet old (or old-ish)?

Are you seasoned in ministry, but not yet thinking about retirement? 

Are you both excited and uncertain about the changes happening in the church? 

Are you needing to be restored and inspired by a sacred setting, engaging colleagues and a few days apart?

Are you somewhere in the messy middle of life and ministry?

patio-guest-1_mJoin us for the Messy Middle Clergy Retreat! It will be held at the Mount Angel Abbey in St. Benedict, Oregon from February 29th to March 2nd.

Although we’re not checking IDs, this retreat is designed for those who have been in ministry for five years or longer and who anticipate ten or more years of ministry yet to come. Clergy in the Messy Middle from the across the Greater Northwest Area are invited to attend!

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About the Program:

During our time together, we will pray the liturgy of the hours with Benedictines, learn about spirituality and storytelling from Brian Doyle, and deepen relationships with our ministry colleagues across the Northwest.

briandoyleAbout our Speaker:

Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon. He is the author of many books of spiritual essays, among them Grace Notes, Leaping, and So Very Much the Best of Us. You can read a lot more about Brian by clicking here.

The Fine Print:

Cost: $200 for the entire event, $100 for day use only. To learn more, contact Meredith Dodd (pastor@bcumc.org) or Clay Andrew (clay@hillsboroumc.org). All registrations, including payment, must be received by February 14, 2015.

Hospitality: Rooms will be single occupancy. The Retreat House provides bedding, towels and small soaps. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals are provided upon request. Since we cannot guarantee the absence of all allergens, those with severe allergies might want to bring their own food. Meals will be provided beginning with dinner on Monday, February 29 and concluding with breakfast on Wednesday, March 1st.


February 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
March 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am
$100 – $200
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Meredith Dodd


Mount Angel Abbey
1 Abbey Drive
Saint Benedict, OR 97373 United States
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