Like to be part of something where you are not always the leader?
Want to join others in community but family responsibilities keep you close to home?
Travelling away from home and still want to be part of a group back here?
There are some of the reasons people have signed up for E-retreats.
Retreats Published Online
Upcoming Email Retreats
Summer Sheets: Opening Scripture Stories in Fresh Ways | More Info & Register
Creation: Loving Earth – Reflections from Four Traditions | More Information & Registering Soon
Advent Personal eRetreat 2014 : Whole Hearted-Waiting | More Info & Register
Advent 2014 A Small Group Study for Adult Groups – Working Graces| More Info | Poster | Sample | Register
Twelve Days of Christmas: Seasonings |More Info | Sample | Register
Lent Adult Study 2015: | More Info | Register
Lent Personal Email 2015: | More Info | Sample | Register
Workshops at the Maritime Conference Centre
Women in Ministry Retreat Day, April 24, 2014 | More Info & Register
Godly Play Core Training | More Info Registration | May 31. September 20 and October 18.
2013 Children’s Spirituality II October 3-4| More Info to Come | Register
Art & Spirituality Day | More Info to Come
Preaching as Spiritual Practice | More Info to Come
Workshops with new Doctors of Ministry | More Info to Come
Book Study Webinars | More Info to Come
Ready to Register? Click here. The 2014 Creation Study & Retreat - “Loving Earth.” You will meet four folk who share creation teachings and practices from their path or tradition. Meet Tina Bernard, Mi’kmaq. Kevin Anderson, Buddhist Linda Foy, Quaker (Society of Friends) Ivan Gregan, Celtic Christianity This resource may be used for group or personal retreat. You will receive Access by mid-July to a webpage with four downloadable audio recordings and discussion questions. These recordings can be downloaded and saved...read more
Summer Sheets “For five years now I’ve been living with the realization that the first words out of Jesus’ mouth in John’s gospel are a question.” – The Rev. Nigel Weaver. “It happened near the Sea of Galilee. People brought a man to Jesus who was deaf and suffered from a speech impediment.” – The Rev. Dr. Hugh Farquhar. “We are at a hinge time in our life as a congregation.” - The Rev. Catherine Smith “How on earth could they have passed him on the...read more
Opening Scripture in FRESH Ways Register to Receive Summer sheets below. Ten preachers and teachers offer their insights on scripture. Each beautifully designed sheet offers a creative reflection on a scripture story, evocative questions for discussion, and an inspiring image. Use Summer Sheets To start conversations around decks & pool-side in summer gatherings. As a basis for planning summer worship. An opening for meetings. A resource for a small group bible study. For personal meditation Cost $10 to Download (you will receive...read more
All the Way to Pentecost Receive a brief daily email prompting you to notice the Mystery of Easter each of the days leading to Pentecost. Below is a sample of the kind of emails you can expect. Click here to Read more or Register SAMPLE from Week 1: Practices for Keeping Easter Tuesday, April 28 Taste the Mystery Crossing the Threshold of the Day Get one raisin or one piece of orange or choose a bite of your breakfast. Take at least a minute to really chew your raisin or orange segment, roll it around your tongue, savour the juice....read more
A Retreat Day for Lay Women in Ministry Are you serving on a church committee, serving a UCW group, serving your neighbours or just needing a day away? You are welcome here! Join us on May Day. Thursday, May 1, 2014 Maritime Conference Centre 21 Wright St, Sackville, NB Hosted by Janice Maclean, Conference Minister for Christian Nurture & Enrichment Thursday, May 1, 2014 Registration & Coffee at 9:45am – ending at 3pm * $25 or pay as you are able. Theme: A Festival of Blessings Conversation. Worship. Singing. Catered...read more
A Retreat Day for Women in Paid Accountable Ministry Thursday, April 24, 2014 Maritime Conference Centre 21 Wright St, Sackville, NB Hosted by Janice Maclean, Conference Minister for Christian Nurture & Enrichment Thursday, April 24, 2014 Registration & Coffee at 9:45am – ending at 3pm * $25 or pay as you are able. Theme: The Passion of Mary Magdalene. Conversation. Worship. Singing. Catered Lunch. Spacious...read more
NARTHEX Confirmation Resources AVAILABLE NOW: Click here to download the print resource for the Introductory video This is a sample of the Print Resource that comes with access to the theme videos. You receive it as part of the package for “Videos only” or when you register on-line participants. View the Introductory Video here! You have choices. You may register to purchase access to the Video and Resource Package to supplement your own confirmation program. We are registering now for youth on-line participation for...read more
All The Way to Pentecost Daily Emails SCROLL DOWN TO REGISTER Receive a brief daily email prompting you to notice the Mystery of Easter each of the days leading to Pentecost. Read it with your morning coffee. The daily emails will carry you into the day with a desire to look for mystery waiting in hidden places or shimmering in plain sight. Read it at night. Let it percolate in you and guide your day following. Inspired by Godly Play stories, the daily emails will offer creative ways of taking a pause before crossing the threshold of...read more
Join the President and Program Staff of Maritime Conference each morning in Holy Week as they reflect on Moments in Holy Week. Based on readings from the Gospel of Matthew, the daily email will introduce a Moment each day in Holy Week, and offer a scripture reading, a moment of brief reflection and a moment of prayer. The reflections will be based on a personal experience of the Moment for the day and be reflected in creative writing, poetry, art, or music. You will receive a daily email beginning Monday of Holy Week and continuing until...read more
Soul Songs: Praying the Psalms Through the lens of the six Psalms set aside in the Lectionary for Lent, we will look at our own Soul Songs and seek ways to open our heart to our own story and ways of being present and responsive in the world around us. Here is what you can expect to find in each of the six emails you will receive: A Visual Journal receiving a word from the Psalm for the day. Entry Points – a brief teaching about the Psalms covering topics like the language for God, the language of outrage, the...read more