This Academy for Spiritual Formation, hosted by the Iowa Conference of the UMC, will be held at Shalom Spirituality Center, Dubuque, Iowa, from the afternoon of Sunday, September 29 until the afternoon of Friday, October 4, 2019. All Minnesota laity and clergy are invited to attend.
This academy provides an opportunity for both clergy and laity to draw close to a loving God. You can expect:
- A retreat following a daily rhythm of prayer, learning, silence, worship, and reflection.
- Daily teachings by gifted spiritual leaders to deepen our walk with God.
- Intentionally Christian community to share with and encourage one another.
- A program of Upper Room© Ministries.
LOCATION: The Shalom Spirituality center is located at 1001 Davis St, Dubuque, IA 52001. More information is available at http://www.shalomretreats.org
WHAT TO BRING: Registration includes tuition, all meals (Sunday supper through Friday lunch), a private room with linens (sheets, blanket, pillow, & towels). Bring comfortable clothes, walking shoes, jacket or coat, a Bible, journal or notepad, any books you want to read and an open heart and mind. Participants should not plan to leave the retreat center during the week.