Christian Formation: Retreats & More

Learn more about opportunities offered for adults below.

Prayer Yoga

Fall sessions begin September 18

Come join us for the fall offering of Prayer Yoga beginning Monday, September 18! All interested parishioners are invited to participate. Classes will meet on Mondays in the parish hall, with chair yoga from 2:45 - 3:30 and yoga flow from 3:45 - 4:45. Please note earlier time. Dress comfortably for movement and bring a yoga mat for flow yoga. (If you have any health issues, make sure that you have consulted your doctor.) For more information contact Karen Murphy at karend@windstream.net. Namaste!

The Circle

Sundays - September 17 & 24, October 1 & 8

We will begin our initial four-week session of The Circle: A Space for Contemplative Prayer and Study in the chapel on Washington Street on Sunday, September 17. We will meet 6:30 to 8:00 PM, and all are welcome. more information

Women’s Study

Wednesdays - September 20, October 4,11,18 from 6:30-7:30 PM

The Women's Study will meet on Wednesdays, September 20, October 4,11,18 from 6:30-7:30 PM to read and discuss the second book in the Sensible Shoes series, Two Steps Forward, by Sharon Garlough Brown. All women 18 and older are invited to join us. Childcare is provided. A morning group is also being planned. Contact Cheryl Kelley at ckelley@gracechurchgainesville.org for more information.

A Widow's Tale: A One Day Retreat

Friday, September 29 :: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Over 700,000 women are widowed in the US every year and the average age of an American widow is 57. Grace is privileged to host this one-day event on Friday, September 29 in the Parish Hall from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM for widows featuring Donna Marie Todd, a widow and a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, as facilitator. Ms. Todd is well-known to many in the congregation as the retreat facilitator for the Annual Women's Retreats in 2016 and 2017 in Montreat, N.C.

This event costs $25 and is open to widows of any age and of any length of widowhood here at Grace, however, all spaces are currently filled. Contact Dr. Park (cynthia@gracechurchgainesville.org; 770-536-0126) to be put on the wait list.

Women's Retreat

January 12-14

Mark your calendars now! All women of Grace are invited to a weekend retreat at Montreat Retreat and Conference Center in Black Mountain, NC (just outside of Asheville) January 12-14, 2018. We will gather for fellowship, renewal and inspiration as we explore the courage and joy we share as women of faith. We will be led by psychotherapist, spiritual director, and retreat leader CeCe Balboni. For information or to sign up, email Cheryl Kelley at ckelley@gracechurchgainesville.org.

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