Standing with Mary Magdalene: Re-discovering Devotion to Christ

Gathering Room 11321 Dutch Settlement Road, Three Rivers, MI, United States

In this era of “Me too” we are uncovering the misuses of power embedded in our culture. Mary Magdalene’s historic reputation has been the victim of this kind of abuse of power. We miss the intensity of her personal devotion to Christ and her unflagging faith and deep understanding of what Jesus taught if we

Feast of the Transfiguration Retreat

Chapel of the Transfiguration

Our annual retreat and homecoming day. Morning prayer at 9 am Ground breaking for new house at 9:30 am First retreat session at 10 am Picnic lunch at 12 pm Afternoon retreat session Close with Hermitage Way covenant service and communion. Carmen Horst will lead us in our retreat.

“Beauty and the Forming of the Soul” a retreat with Curt Thompson

This retreat is now full. You are welcome to be added to a waiting list and we will contact you if a space becomes available. Dr. Curt Thompson, author of The Anatomy of the Soul, and The Soul of Shame, will present a retreat on “Beauty and the Forming of the Soul." Using his work on the intersection


Hermitage Way Retreat – First Love! Supporting the Body of Christ

Leaders: Judy Storteboom and Naomi Wenger "To the church of Ephesus, write: 'I know your deeds, your hard work and your perseverance...Yet, I hold this against you: You have forsaken the love you had at first.'" Join us for this full day retreat focusing on Practice #9 of The Hermitage Way: "Keepers of the Way commit

Putting on the Armor of Light — An Advent Retreat

Each year we approach the darkest day of the year during Advent. At the same time, we prepare our hearts to receive anew the Light of the World. Fear is all around us as our social fabric is being stressed by the unmasking of racism, the alarming rise in drug addiction, the naked march of

Lent Retreat – “Give me a drink”

Using texts from Exodus and the Gospel of John, we will explore our need for clean water - spiritually and physically - and the implications of thirst for keeping attuned to the call of God. Join us for a day of quiet reflection, fresh water to drink from our well (no factory filtering needed), and


Ecotheology Retreat #1 – God in Deep Time (CANCELLED)

We regret that we need to cancel this event. We still are planning on the Ecotheology Retreat in June God in Deep Time: "Showing Mercy to the Thousandth Generation" Introduction to "Deep Time" ecology Understanding of the eternal nature of God Time for Lament for the Earth and Confession of Complicity in Mis-use Suggested donation


Waykeepers Retreat

For keepers of the Hermitage Way - and those interested.

God in Deep Time – Online Eco-Theology retreat

Does being in grip of a world-wide viral infection require us to take a deeper look at the impacts humans have on Earth? Does it matter in the whole scope of the universe that we cause suffering and devastation on this one planet? How does our understanding of God as eternal and changeless help us

Ecotheology Retreat #2 – God as Wholeness

Just as the viral pandemic provided a mirror in which to discover “God in Deep Time,” our first eco-theology retreat of the year, so the unmasking of deep-seated racism becomes the backdrop for our second retreat: “God as Wholeness: ‘All Creation Groans.’” Since a Christian view of God requires that we live with Love as