Step Up – Middle school retreat , February 16 – 18.
Step Up – A retreat for middle school students to look back at the history of the civil rights movement in Memphis and what types of lasting effects it had our city. During the weekend we will be in conversation with each other and the community around us. We will also spend some time going out in downtown Memphis to explore the rich and powerful history of Memphis. Retreat takes place at St. Mary’s Cathedral. The cost of the retreat is $200 and financial aid is available for those in need.
Happening – February 16-18
Happening #62 - Happening is a spiritual renewal weekend for all students in grades 10 and up. The retreat will take place at St. Columba Conference Center. Cost of the retreat is $135. More information and registration can be found here.
Footprints – April 6 – 8 – High school retreat
Footprints - A retreat for high school students to have conversations around social justice in the city of Memphis. What is it and is it theologically based? Can you be a social activist and a Christian? How can we live into our mission as Christians to spread the Good News? All of these will be discussed and during this amazing one of a kind retreat. Also, in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., we will be joining with many others in the city to recreate the Dimmick March. ( Not sure what that is, check it out here:http://www.capecodtimes.com/entertainmentlife/20170114/matters-of-faith-march-for-gods-justice) On Saturday, April 7, 2018, everyone will be invited to join us for a Block Party hosted by Constance Abbey before having a serive at the Cathedral and marching to City Hall where special guest speakers, Mayor Jim Strickland and James Lawson, and others will speak about the continued efforts for equality in the city. The retreat will continue through Sunday afternoon. The retreat will take place at St. Mary’s Cathedral and will cost $200. Registration and more information can be found here.