Pray – Write – Stretch: Spiritual Writing and Yoga Retreat
January 27, 2023 - January 29, 2023
$175 – $225
Facilitated by Elizabeth Felicetti & Samantha Vincent-Alexander
Get away January 27th-29th to delve into faith using three vehicles: yoga, prayer and writing. Elizabeth Felicetti will provide prompts to give people a place to begin and feedback so that participants can leave the retreat with an essay. Samantha Vincent-Alexander will lead the yoga classes incorporating themes from Epiphany. An open mic night will give all an opportunity to share their work. This retreat is open to everyone. and all activities are optional: if you want to write and skip the yoga or do yoga and skip writing, you are welcome to do so. Elizabeth Felicetti will also offer an optional session on writing book proposals that sell.
About the Facilitators
The Rev. Elizabeth Felicetti is the author of Unexpected Abundance: The Fruitful Lives of Women Without Children which will be published by Eerdmans in the summer of 2023. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Christian Century, sermon commentaries, and numerous other publications. She holds an MFA in writing and serves as the rector of St. David’s in North Chesterfield.
The Rev. Samantha Vincent-Alexander has been practicing yoga for 20 years and has recently completed her 200 hour teacher training through YogaFit. She is a co-author of Grace in the Rearview Mirror which will be published by WIPF & Press in 2023. Samantha serves as the rector of St. John’s in Hampton.
Elizabeth and Samantha are in the process of writing Irreverent Prayers: Talking to God When You Are Seriously Sick, which will be published by Eerdmans.
Price: $225 for a private room, $175 for a shared room
Scholarships are available through the diocese.
Registration is open now; hope to see you there! Questions?
Contact us at 1-8887CHANCO (888-724-2626) or email us at [email protected].