Reconnecting With An Unhurried God
A Pre-Lenten Retreat with Pikes Peak MCC
Facilitator: Denise Foerch,
Friday, March 1st, 6 - 8 pm
Saturday, March 2, 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Pikes Peak MCC Social Hall
Cost: $20 (scholarships are available upon request)
The season of Lent has often been a time when we think about “giving something up”—a holdover from its penitential flavor in the medieval church. But what if we thought less about “giving up” and more about “making room?” In this Pre-Lenten retreat, we will find out what it really costs to be so busy.
In this 21st century world many of us have come to believe, however subconsciously, that being “busy” is what is required of us and ultimately what makes us a good person. But perhaps we’ve forgotten that God isn’t looking for us to “perform” as if we must earn God’s love (or anyone’s love) through succumbing to a faster pace for more productivity in order to be “worthy.” How can we be simply and honestly present in this Lenten season, and in our lives as a whole?
This retreat will create space to take a breather for a few hours. We’ll take note of what’s going in our lives and how we might slow down during the six weeks of Lent. We’ll also explore the personal cost of
being “online” and “available” 24/7.
Let us reconnect to an unhurried God.