April 3 –  Monday
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Karen Kappell, FSPA
A watercolor painting can have both areas of distinct definition and softer more delicate areas. We will practice the use of wet and dry areas to show this. A good subject for this is florals so bring photos you have of this subject. Also bring water color supplies, and a stretched watercolor sheet of 140# cold press paper, plus your lunch. Fee: $30.00. Register by Tuesday, March 28.

April 5 – Wednesday
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Karen Kappell, FSPA
Finding paper and fabric that complement each other, that can be painted on, and used to make a collage can be fun and expand creative juices to a “What if I do this or combine that” experience. You will alter thin cloth and paper for use. Bring thin materials like rayon, cheesecloth, silks, blends and fabric paints and inks. Scissors, Elmer’s glue, and watercolor supplies and Fabric Paints are also needed. You also need a support, bring one of the following: canvas board, stretched watercolor paper or canvas. Sharing is encouraged. Bring a lunch. Fee: $30.00. Register by Thursday, March 30.

April 11 – Tuesday
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Pat Pintens
In recent decades recycling and composting have gained attention and have been promoted as valuable for a healthier, more earth friendly and earth sustaining life style. They are nothing new to God, however. God has been recycling and composting events and aspects of peoples’ lives through the centuries to enrich and transform those lives and ours. How might God want to recycle or repurpose something in your life? Suggested offering $10.00. Register by Thursday, April 6.

April 19 – Wednesday
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Presenter: Marla Lang, FSPA
We will focus on what goes on in the 150 Psalms that touches on what goes on in human lives. How the Psalms invite us to wholeness as well as hold us in times of brokenness will be examined. You will find the Psalms vigorous, candid and daring! You will also receive a free book on the Psalms. Suggested offering $10.00. Register by Monday, April 17.

April 19 – Wednesday
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Pat Pintens
The early church gathered in people’s homes for Sunday worship.  To a great degree, we have lost the sense of the sanctity of our homes.  We invite you to explore the sacredness of your doorway, your kitchen table, and the cups you use in everyday life. Suggested offering $10.00.  Register by Monday, April 17. Bring a dish to pass for lunch.

April 20 -Thursday
9:30-1:30 a.m.
Presenters: Dick and Naomi Bruesehoff
God’s deepest desire is for the health and wholeness of all of the beloved creation. Come and experience various prayer forms while stringing a set of Greening Beads that can be used in prayer. The prayer beads can help us connect with and pray for each other, strengthen our prayer lives, and keep us attuned to God’s world. Suggested offering $10.00. Register by Tuesday, April 18.

Friday 7:00-9:00 p.m. (ending time negotiable depending on weather)
Saturday 6:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (starting time negotiable)
Presenter: Pat Pintens Come enjoy the awakening springtime world. We will bathe in the sights, sounds, smells, feel, maybe even tastes of a spring time evening, morning and day. We will not hurry along the forest path but linger wherever our eyes, ears or noses lead us. Suggested offering: Residents $215 includes a private room in a shared cabin and all needs, commuters $165.00. Register by Monday, April 17.

April 26 – Wednesday 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Facilitator: Julia Walsh, FSPA Each of us is on a spiritual journey. We are all pilgrims on this earth. We will take a contemplative walk and explore what it means to be a pilgrim. Sister Julia will share stories and reflections from her experience walking The Camino de Santiago in Spain April 10-14, in order to encourage others to remain faithful to their own work of “putting one foot in front of the other” on their journeys through life. Suggested offering $10.00. Register by Wednesday, April 19.

April 27 – Thursday
9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Presenter: Marla Lang, FSPA
What is the practice of adoration that takes place in some churches, in some religious orders, or sometimes as a form of individual prayer? The Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration have had this practice round the clock for 138 years. We will take a look at some everyday ways we can enter into this form of prayer right where we are, right between everyday tasks. Suggested offering $10.00. Register by Tuesday, April 25.

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