December 8, 2019

Cancelled - Awaiting New Birth - From Root to Shoot back

December 6 - December 8, 2019

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This retreat has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Theme: AWAITING NEW BIRTH—FROM ROOT TO
SHOOT. On this Advent weekend we will have time
in silence to reflect on the mystery of God’s call to
new life, and our readiness to be part of new birth
emerging from the old. We will look to the land for
signs of gestation, letting the fallow fields and
woodlands teach us what it might mean to invite God
to call us into something new. “A shoot shall come
out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow
out of his roots. The spirit of the LORD shall rest there,
the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of
counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the
fear of the LORD.” (From Isaiah 11:1-2)

Leader: Peter Bankson has been a part of Seekers
Church since 1976. He is a preacher, regular presider
at worship and spiritual guide for Seekers, and a
member of the mission groups that support worship
and the ministry of place in Seekers Church. He is the
co-author of “Calling on God: Inclusive Christian
Prayers for Three Years of Sundays.”