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Spiritual EvEnts

• A Safe Place for Meaningful Transformation •

Welcome to your home base for adult learning and growth! We know that opportunities to re-tune your spirit and find Sanctuary can bring healing and wholeness to your life. We can help.

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Create! Family Retreat

March 10-12, 2023

A collaborative and co-created event for the whole family with time to vision, create, connect, and play together. This is a time to gather with other families seeking to create their family with intention and purpose! 


OWL Facilitator Training

April 21-23, 2023

Our Whole Lives: Sexuality and Our Faith (OWL) facilitator training prepares people to implement one of the most highly regarded comprehensive sexuality education programs in the country!

This session will train facilitators in the elementary levels of OWL curriculum. After this training, participants will be certified to facilitate both the K-1 and 4-6 grade curricula. Participants will need to bring their own copies of the curricula, which can be purchased at the UUA and UCC resources websites or provided by congregations. Trainers for this event will be Ashley Johnson and Karen Richter.

Contact Candace Woods, Sexuality Education Organizer, 

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The School of Earth & Soul

May 19-21, 2023

John Philip Newell founded the School of Earth & Soul in 2016. He did so in the belief that Celtic wisdom is needed at this moment in time, urgently. It is a spiritual tradition in the Christian household that can nurture vision of mind, strength of soul, and compassion of action. La Foret is pleased to welcome John Philip Newell and Cami Twilling for this retreat! Onsite and commuter options will be available.

See info about The School of Earth & Soul Here

Contemplative Camp (Adult)

July 16-22, 2023

At Contemplative Camp, we begin and end the day in silence, a celebration of the Mystery beyond. Leaders are Ron Frost and Rev. Sal Palmer.

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Wholeness & Wellness Weekend

September 15-17, 2023 

Refresh your spirit with time to connect to nature, your body, and your deep self. Storytelling, movement, mindfulness, creative expression, and even massage and spiritual direction will all be options in this retreat designed for your refreshment and re-centering. 


Open to everyone; this is an intentionally diverse, spirit-centered event, and we aim to engage people of every background and path. W&W Weekend will feature a potluck approach, where many hosts lead one session, with options to choose from. Our popular Wellness & Arts Market will also be back! Childcare is available during sessions by request ahead of time.

Registration for Saturday only, days only, or on-site stays are available to make this event accessible to as many people as possible.

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Revolutionary Love Summit

Sept 29-Oct 1, 2023

Are you looking for a way to make change in your community?

Join us at the Revolutionary Love Summit, where we will be inspired and equipped to use the tools of "Revolutionary Love" to change ourselves, our communities, and the world. This event is unique because it is led by civil rights leader, award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, renowned speaker, Sikh American, mother, and woman warrior, Valarie Kaur. Guest artists and community activists lead cohorts of like-minded participants in hands-on, practical applications of the tools of the Revolutionary Love Compass. You’ll leave feeling equipped and inspired to start making change in your community using the tools of Revolutionary Love.

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