LEYM’s Spiritual Formation Program retreats will be held Sept. 7-9, 2012 and May 4, 2013. The leader will be Merry Stanford of Red Cedar Meeting, and the theme is The Spiritual Practice of Dialogue: Speaking our Truths and Hearing Where Words Come From.
Those especially encouraged to attend include:
- Friends who feel alone in their spiritual orientation
- Friends who are eager to listen deeply to the diverse experiences of other Friends
- Friends who would like help speaking with other Friends who may use different language in describing their experiences of the inner life, e.g. God, Jesus, Universe, Inward Teacher, Mother, Christ, Living Presence, Peace, Unity, etc.
- Friends who have experienced, or yearn to experience, the gathered meeting in the midst of theological diversity