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Awakening the Creative Spirit In-Person Retreat

Awakening the Creative Spirit: Experiential Education in the Expressive Arts (Northwest)

April 21-26, 2024 – St. Andrew’s Retreat Center in Union, WA

with Kayce Stevens Hughlett and Betsey Beckman

We are excited to announce our only in-person retreat for 2024! Join Kayce Stevens Hughlett and Betsey Beckman for this five-day experiential intensive exploring tools for integrating the arts and imagination into spiritual direction and other healing ministries. This retreat is designed for those who are ready to explore the arts for yourself, for your work with others, and for the world. 

Anyone called to the practices of soul care (mentorship, spiritual companion, chaplaincy, pastor, educator, counseling, etc.) may register.  If you wonder whether this program is a fit for you, please contact us to discuss whether this might be the right program for you. 

Absolutely no previous art experience necessary — only a willingness to awaken to the creative spirit within!

Details and registration

Read a reflection on the program from Anne Buck

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