Preliminary Schedule

Please note: this schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

6:00 p.m.Dinner (for those staying overnight Thursday)
8:00Evening Activities
– Informal fellowship (for those staying overnight)

Friday, December 3, 2021

8:00 a.m.Breakfast (for those staying overnight Thursday)
12:00 p.m.Lunch (for those staying overnight Thursday)
1:45 p.m.Check In for Early Arrival Sessions Attendees
EARLY ARRIVAL SESSIONS BEGIN
2:40Early Arrival Sessions
– C.S. Lewis Readers Track: Andrew Lazo
– Writers Track: Holly Ordway
3:00 – 5:30Main Retreat Check-In
3:40Break – Early Arrival Sessions
4:00Early Arrival Sessions
– C.S. Lewis Readers Track: Andrew Lazo
– Writers Track: Jason Smith
MAIN RETREAT BEGINS
5:30Pre-dinner Welcome Session
6:00Dinner
7:00Plenary Session #1
Worship
Devotional/Meditation – Andrew Lazo
Lecture/Presentation – Gregory Cootsona
9:30Optional Evening Activities
– Bag End Cafe – an open mic style evening of sharing poetry, songs, stories, and other short pieces.
– Sprinklings – a small group session for writers to gain encouraging feedback

Saturday, December 4, 2021

7:30 a.m.Morning Prayer (Optional)
8:00Breakfast
9:00Plenary Session #2
Devotional/Meditation – Gregory Cootsona
Lecture/Presentation – Holly Ordway
10:30Break
11:00Breakout Sessions
– Breakout: Andrew Lazo
– Breakout: Lori Arnold
– Writers Track: Melanie Stiles
– Writers Track: Matthew Clark – on songwriting
– C.S. Lewis College Great Books Session: Scott Key
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 3:30Free Time (and optional Camp Allen activities)
3:30Breakout Sessions
– Breakout: Christin Ditchfield Lazo
– Breakout: Joe Ricke
– Writers Track: Melanie Stiles
– Writers Track: Lancia E. Smith (live streamed) hosted by The Cultivating Project, https://thecultivatingproject.com/
– C.S. Lewis College Great Books Session: Scott Key
4:30Break & Book Signing
5:45Dinner
6:45Performing Arts Program
Singer-songwriter / musician: Matthew Clark
Performance: Ad Deum Dance Co.
9:30Optional Evening Activities
– Bag End Cafe – an open mic style evening of sharing poetry, songs, stories, and other short pieces.
– Sprinklings – a small group session for writers to gain encouragement and feedback

Sunday, December 5, 2021

8:00 a.mBreakfast
9:00Plenary Session #3: Andrew Lazo
10:20Break
10:45Worship Service
Sermon – Gregory Cootsona
Closing Remarks
11:45Check Out
12:15 p.m.Lunch

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