Co-facilitated by Rev. Matt Carriker and Rev. Susie Allen
This overnight retreat is intended for people in all stages on the spiritual path (clergy and lay). Whether you feel like a beginner, or a long-time traveler, you will find nourishment here for your soul.
Come to worship, to learn new spiritual practices and rediscover old ones, to sing and express yourself through the arts, to build community, to take Sabbath, and to play. Choose from a number of activity options that will make your heart sing! Dinner is included on Friday evening. The retreat closes at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and lodging at Edwards House is included.
Questions? Email Cindy Bolton or call 508-875-5233 ext. 237
As an ordained Christian minister in the United Church of Christ (UCC), Matt is also an author, spiritual coach, and retreat leader. Matt is passionate about altering Christianity today into a spiritual tradition that models the unconditional love of God and the life and teachings of Jesus. The title of his upcoming book is “Giving Christianity back to Jesus.” Matt holds a number of part-time ministries. In addition to being the part-time Protestant Chaplain at Brandeis, Matt serves part-time as the Program Director for Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (CMM), an interfaith social action organization that also runs the Interfaith Youth Initiative program. In addition, Matt co-facilitates confirmation and adult spiritual formation retreats through the Mass. Conference UCC for youth and adults from across Massachusetts churches.