Franciscan Retreat



Covenant Center for Contemplative Christianity

 Franciscan Spirituality Retreat – November 11-12, 2011


What you can do at this retreat:

Learn about St. Francis and his spiritual tradition

Work on a Rule for your Life that will reflect Christian values and goals

Share your own spiritual insights and learn from others

Participate in a monastic experience that will enrich the body, soul, and mind

Enjoy fellowship with other Christians

What to bring:

Bible and writing materials

Comfortable clothing

Work clothes if you are interested doing some outdoor work

An air mattress and bedding will be provided


What to do:

RSVP to Tim –

or Ben –





6:00                          Greet and get settled

7:00                         Vespers Prayer Service

7:30                         St. Francis and his Lifestyle

8:30                         Fellowship time

9:00                         Building a Rule   

10:00                        Compline Prayer Service



5:00                         Lauds Prayer Service

5:30                         Free time / Meditation time

8:00                         Breakfast

9:00                         Terce Prayer Service

9:30                         Time of Sharing

10:30                        Communion Service

11:00                        Dismissal and Opportunities for work at the church

Pancakes and Rummage!

Pancake Breakfast and Rummage Sale


Life at Covenant Gallery


News for October 2011


10/3  Brotherhood

10/16  Worship at Graceland

10/19  Elders Meeting

10/22  Youth and JAM campout

10/30  Potluck Lunch

11/5  Work Day and Rummage Sale

10/7  Franciscan  Retreat