Charging Language with Meaning

Holy Cross Monastery

Limited to 10 participants. Ezra Pound wrote, “Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.” Emily Dickinson wrote, “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” In this workshop, we will endeavor to “take off the top of our …
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Summer Garden Days

Holy Cross Monastery

Join the monastic community in the Benedictine rhythm of work and prayer, help us maintain and restore our garden spaces, and enjoy the beauty of summer in the Hudson Valley. We will have morning and afternoon work periods as well as time for the work, rest, and recreation. There is no formal teaching offered as …
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Fourth of July Weekend Rest and Renewal Retreat

Trinity Retreat Center

Fourth of July Weekend Rest and Renewal Retreat     Come see the fireflies dance in the Trinity Forest and celebrate Independence Day in community in West Cornwall. This weekend offers lightly structured time to retreat from daily obligations and engage a deepening awareness of our relationships—with ourselves, those around us, and all of creation. …
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Contemplative Days

Holy Cross Monastery

Join the brothers in this time of complete silence, with no programs or spiritual direction offered and a reduced worship schedule.

Planning and Leading Worship: Section B

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Theological Reflections on Ministry Practices: Planning and Leading Worship (1 Credit Hour) Students learn how to address specific situations, problems, challenges, and opportunities in ministry through interdisciplinary readings, theological reflection, and strategic planning exercises. Paul S. Ryan is Worship Pastor for Calvin University and a resource development specialist for mentoring worship leaders at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. …
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