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Fall Retreat Schedule

FRIDAY

2:00-4:00         Retreat Planners arrive

4:00-6:00         Registrants arrive and settle in:

Check in with one of our Greeters (See Housing Chart)

Set up Blanket Bazaar, Trash & Treasures, and Clothing Swap, Grazing Table, Altar

6:00-7:00         Dinner

7:00-8:00         Orientation Inn

Welcome by Susan and Faith

Brief introductions of workshop leaders

Review site rules and regulations by Geneva Point Staff member

Introductions & Icebreaker - kything led by Susan Gorman

8:00-9:00         Creating Sacred Space Inn Lobby

Casting Our Circle led by Barbara Jabaut

Singing led by Chris Chance

9:00-10:00       Socialize, drumming at bonfire  or head to bed                                                  

 

SATURDAY

7:00-7:45         Tai Chi led by Deb Merrick     

8:00                 BREAKFAST           

9:00-9:15         Gather together, talk about workshops for Crones-2-be and Sisters

                         – Reading about Wise Women – Barbara Jabaut Inn Lobby

9:30-10:15       Sisters meet with Crones -2-Be  Inn Lobby

10:30-12:15     Sisters – Gift making led by Debbie Merrick, Anna Myers & Reeva – Inn Lakeside Room

10:30-11:15     Crones-2-Be – Intention setting led by Susan Gorman – Inn Lobby

11:15 – 12:15   Crones-2-Be – Bookmaking & discussion led by Crones – Inn Lobby

11:00-12:15     Writing Workshop for the less Crafty Inclined – Sue Buckholz – Chapel Line Cabins

12:30               LUNCH

1:30-2:30         Sacred Circle Dancing led by Ronda Lecompte and Barbara Jabaut - Chapel

2:30 – 4:00       Crones-2-Be – Bookmaking & discussion cont’d led by Crones – Inn Lobby

1:30 – 4:00       Sisters – Gift Making cont’d led by Debbie, Anna & Reeva – Inn Lakeside Room

3:30 - 5:00       Decorating Chapel or Inn Lobby for Croning Ceremony

5:30                 Group Photo – Inn or Chapel

6:00 - 7:00      DINNER

7:00 - 9:00ish   Croning Ceremony – Emceed by Faith & others – Chapel or Inn Lobby         

9:00 – 10:30 Drumming, Dancing, celebrating new Crones – Inn, Chapel or around the fire Pit

 

SUNDAY

7:00-7:45         Tai Chi led by Deb Merrick

8:00                 BREAKFAST

9:15 - 10:15     Business Meeting led by Susan and Faith

10:30-12:00     Worship Service including Water Ceremony led by Kathy Engle – Inn Lobby or Chapel

12:00- 12:30    Opening the Circle led by Barbara Jabaut

12:30               LUNCH 

1:00                 Everyone help pack up and say goodbye

 

Schedule and Program Subject to Change

Sign ups available for hike, kayak or swim

Traditions

Singing, dancing, sharing, relaxing, making music, and eating chocolate.

 

Evening entertainment provided by us!

 

Water Ceremony.

 

Sunday Worship Service.

 

Blanket Bazaar — a place to sell your wares (please donate 10% of proceeds to our scholarship fund).

 

Trash & Treasures, and clothing exchange—a swap of gently used items.

 

A licensed massage therapist will be available to give massages (sign up at retreat and pay additional fee).

 

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