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Be Still: Designing and Leading Contemplative Retreats Jane E. Vennard

Be Still: Designing and Leading Contemplative Retreats

Jane E. Vennard

Published January 1st 2000
ISBN : 9781566992299
Paperback
126 pages
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 About the Book 

Many people long for a deeper relationship with God, yearning for silence in a noisy world and a respite from busyness. Written for lay and ordained leaders who wish to bring the gift of space and silence to members who feel called to theMoreMany people long for a deeper relationship with God, yearning for silence in a noisy world and a respite from busyness. Written for lay and ordained leaders who wish to bring the gift of space and silence to members who feel called to the contemplative journey, the book introduces the purpose of retreats, provides a theological and biblical understanding of the model, and offers guidance for designing and leading these gatherings. Sample retreats, a design for home retreats, and suggested resources are included.