Retreats and Quiet Days

Retreats and Quiet Days for Individuals, Groups, and Congregations
Throughout the year, we welcome groups, congregations and individuals to the beauty of the Chapel, Gardens, Convent and Guest Houses for quiet days and retreats.  We offer retreat leadership both on and offsite.  Contact us with inquiries for yourself, your group or congregation for space and/or facilitation. Register online (Google docs) or call or email to request a retreat day for yourself or your congregation.

Labyrinth Update
The Labyrinth is open for walking during the day — come and experience this special offering of Bethany House.  Guidance in walking the Labyrinth is available at our Thursday morning Contemplative Prayer gathering, which begins at 10 am in the Chapel, September-early June.

Upcoming Bethany-Led Retreats:
Retreat on The Wisdom of the Enneagram – NOW FULL
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for a retreat on The Wisdom of the Enneagram, led by Bethany Colleague the Rev. Susan Morrison. The day will focus on this popular system for self-awareness and understanding. A spiritual and psychological tool, the Enneagram invites personal transformation and development. You will celebrate your unique strengths, discover ways to overcome barriers that interfere with your being your best self and learn practices that will help you manifest your highest potential. The retreat will be held from 9:30 to 2:00 and will include lunch.
Registration required by January 22Retreat fee: $50 includes lunch. Please bring a check or cash with you on the day if you have not pre-paid.

The Rev. Susan J. Morrison is an Elder in the New England Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Prior to her ordination, she earned a MEd at Boston College and Perkins School for the Blind and taught the visually impaired for twelve years. A graduate of Andover Newton Theological School, she then served United Methodist Churches in Danvers, Andover and Lexington for 26 years. Committed to a fully inclusive church and to a ministry of social justice, Susan was one of the founders of the Church Within A Church Movement. Now retired from parish ministry, she is a Spiritual Director and Retreat Leader at Bethany House of Prayer and leads Group Spiritual Direction at Boston University School of Theology. She is an Enneagram enthusiast and delights in sharing this spiritual and psychological tool of self-awareness with others.