Grace Upon Grace: Diocesan Silent Retreat

Grace Upon Grace: Diocesan Silent Retreat

Come away from everything and join Fr. Martin L. Smith and a group of 20-30 persons on a refreshing and spiritually renewing weekend silent retreat. This retreat will help us recognize the many hidden and often unexpected ways in which God’s grace permeates our lives. “Of his fullness we all have received, grace upon grace.” (John 1:16) There will be ample opportunity in a supportive atmosphere of silence to reflect, to pray, and to gain insight from several addresses which will ‘unpack’ this central mystery of the good news of Christ.

The retreat will take place at The Claggett Center in Adamstown, MD, located at 3035 Buckeystown Pike, Adamstown, MD 21710 from Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30, 2022.

Foundational Spiritual Practices: Paths to Joy

Foundational Spiritual Practices: Paths to Joy

What do spiritual teachers, therapists, neuroscientists and physicians agree on? Spiritual practices are good for our mental, physical, and spiritual health. In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu sat down together for an intimate conversation between soul friends that resulted in The Book of Joy and the recent film, MISSION: JOY. During their time together, these two great spiritual teachers shared the practices that helped them remove obstacles and cultivate joy in their lives.

Join us as we explore three of these practices and discover for ourselves how we can live more joy-full lives, connecting more deeply with the Holy, with our true selves, and with one another. You are welcome to attend one, some or all of the sessions. All sessions will include time for teaching, practice, and conversation.

Foundational Spiritual Practices: Paths to Joy

Foundational Spiritual Practices: Paths to Joy

What do spiritual teachers, therapists, neuroscientists and physicians agree on? Spiritual practices are good for our mental, physical, and spiritual health. In April 2015, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu sat down together for an intimate conversation between soul friends that resulted in The Book of Joy and the recent film, MISSION: JOY. During their time together, these two great spiritual teachers shared the practices that helped them remove obstacles and cultivate joy in their lives.

Join us as we explore three of these practices and discover for ourselves how we can live more joy-full lives, connecting more deeply with the Holy, with our true selves, and with one another. You are welcome to attend one, some or all of the sessions. All sessions will include time for teaching, practice, and conversation.

Writer’s Retreat

Writer’s Retreat

The Writers’ Retreat is an opportunity for writers of all genres and experiences to sharpen their skills, reflect, and write at Claggett! Whether you’re a published author, a serious amateur, or simply know you have a story to tell, the Writers’ Retreat offers a serene setting to write, quality instruction, and a supportive environment for sharing and feedback.

The 2022 retreat opens with a keynote address by Dr. Kyoko Mori: “Inspiration, Discipline, and Optimism: What a Writer Needs to Keep Writing.”

Workshops are offered each morning, with afternoons left free to write and evening sharing sessions for feedback and support. Whatever you need most in your writing process right now, find it at the Writers’ Retreat.

Women’s Weekend

Women’s Weekend

NEW DATES: Due to rising COVID case rates, Women’s Weekend 2022 has been postponed to February 25-27 (all registrations will be held and spaces are still available)

Regathering and Re-creating: God Makes All Things New

Women of all ages and backgrounds gather at Claggett for the 21st annual Womens’ Weekend! Featuring keynote addresses from clergy and lay leaders throughout the dioceses, workshops to restore your spirit and inspire your creativity, and plentiful time for fellowship and rest.