Sharon Nicks 
The World Community for Christian Meditation - USA 
(520) 829-3197
Locally contact: Katrina Abrams
(602) 349-2507 (call or text)

US National Retreat
Begins: Friday, October 18, at 5:30pm MST
Ends: Sunday, October 20, at 12 noon MST
US National Conference
Sunday, October 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm MST

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Shepherd of the Hills UCC Church 
5524 East Lafayette Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Welcome to registration for the US National Retreat and
National Conference
with Fr. Laurence Freeman OSB
October 18-20, 2019    Phoenix, AZ

The weekend will begin with a retreat led by Fr. Laurence titled Contemplative Christianity. Can a church as we have come to imagine it be contemplative? Fr. Laurence will share his vision of what
the Spirit is already doing to reshape the church. He believes we have to look back to the origins
and forwards into the unknown. "We are not janitors of a building or archivists....but followers of the Way."

US National Retreat:
Friday, October 18, 5:30pm - Sunday, October 20, 2019, 12 noon
Check-in for the Retreat is 5:30pm Friday, October 18, 2019

Check-in for new registrants on Saturday is 8:00am.
Morning meditation begins at 8:30am

US Conference Meeting:
Sunday, October 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Retreat and Conference will be held at:
Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ
5524 East Lafayette Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

Note: Lodging is not included in registration fees.
Also breakfast and dinner meals
are not included in registration fees.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Old Town Scottsdale

3131 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

480-675-7665 or

We have arranged for rooms at the Holiday Inn Express in Old Town Scottsdale at $139/night, breakfast included. Mention WCCM to obtain this rate. A free shuttle bus is available from
the hotel to the venue. Old Town Scottsdale has many restaurants and shops within walking
distance of the hotel for enjoyment in the evening after the retreat is finished.

It is a short ride from the Phoenix airport to the venue or the recommended hotel. An Uber
or Lyft should be less than $20. Taxis are also available, but may cost more.

Click the REGISTER NOW link below and pay online with a credit card.
A Paypal account is not necessary to make payment.

To Pay By Check, choose that option when you complete your
registration online.

For more info: Call 520-829-3197 or email

Register Now!

A flyer for optional mail-in registration can be downloaded here