C. S. Lewis Foundation

 

Southwest Regional C.S. Lewis Retreat 2008

"Redeeming the Time:
Overcoming 'Screwtape' in our Everyday Lives"

 

2008 Retreat
Preliminary Program Schedule*

 

 

Friday October 31, 2008

2:00

Check-in begins

6:00

Supper

7:30

EVENING PROGRAM

Welcome and Introductions - George Dehan, Director, Camp Allen

Opening remarks and prayer - Stan Mattson, Founder and President, C.S. Lewis Foundation

Opening Meditation - Michael Wyckoff

Whimsy - Michael Kelly Blanchard, Singer Song-writer

Lecture - Why the Devil Has No Sense of Humor,” Ralph Wood,   
Prof. of Theology & Literature, Baylor University

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Nature walk, horseback riding, skeet shooting, and canoeing

9:00

Reception

10:00

Good night

 


 

Saturday November 1, 2008

7:00

Morning Prayers (optional)
with Reverend Scott Irvin, Resident Chaplain

7:30

Breakfast

8:30

Quiet time

9:00

MORNING PROGRAM

Scripture Meditation – Michael Wyckhoff

9:30

Lecture – “Why God Wants Us to Grow Up,”Ralph Wood

10:30

Coffee Break

Whimsy – Live from "The Kilns" with Donna McDaniel and Teresa Kipp

11:15

Lecture – “Why Prosperity May Be Bad for Us,” Ralph Wood

12:30

Lunch

1:30

Free afternoon

3:30

Optional activities: Nature walk, horseback riding, skeet shooting, and canoeing

4:00

Optional sessions: 

Andrew Lazo -
"Browsing the Lewis Library: An Interactive and Practical Reader's Guide to Books by and about C.S. Lewis";

Louis Markos
- "What Price Knowledge: The Dangers of Plucking Forbidden Fruit"

George Musacchio - "Lewis on Milton's Satan: More Dealings with the Devil"

5:30

Supper

7:00

EVENING PROGRAM

Still Calling – A Film Documentary Short, Introduction by Stan Mattson

7:30

Evening Performance – Ad Deum Dance Company

9:00

"Bag-End" Café – an after-hours gathering of Inklings & haven for hobbits (informal sharing by conference participants; bring songs, poetry, etc.)
Guest artist, Michael Kelly Blanchard

10:30

Good night



 

Sunday November 2, 2008

7:00

Morning Prayers (optional)
Reverend Scott Irvin, Resident Chaplain

7:30

Breakfast

9:00

MORNING PROGRAM

Worship Service with Eucharist
Preacher – Michael Wyckhoff
Guest Artists: Michael Kelly Blanchard and Dancer, Bethany Brantley

10:00

Coffee Break

10:45

Lecture – “Why Marriage Leads to Romance,” Ralph Wood

11:50

Free Time and Checkout

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Departure

* Program schedule is subject to change
** Children's Track for ages 7 - 12 includes teaching on and creative writing about Narnia, music, arts and crafts, hiking and swimming.

 

 


To register, please click here to visit the Camp Allen Registration site
or call, toll-free, (866) 334-2267.

 

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