Iowa Three-Day "Spirit Streams" Academy English

Indianola, Iowa

Wesley Wood UM Camp

September 24 - September 27, 2018

Theme:  Living as Vessels of Compassion: A Faithful Response in Troubling Times

Faculty:  Frank Rogers

Contact:  Karlene Neal,

Sponsors:  Iowa Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries


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Wesley Wood UM Camp


10896 Nixon St.
Indianola, IA 50125
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TN Five Day Academy English

Dickson, Tennessee

Camp Garner Creek

October 8 - October 12, 2018

Theme:  "No Fear in Love -- Spiritual Practices for Leadership for Everyone"

Faculty:  Dr. Roger Owens and Dr. Amy Oden

Contact: Retreat Ldr. Lora Jean Gowan,

Sponsor: Memphis and Tennessee Conferences of the UMC, Nashville Area Orders & Fellowship of Local Pastors, and The Upper Room

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Camp Garner Creek


700 Sam Hollow Rd.
Dickson, TN 37055
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Virginia Five-Day Academy English

Richmond, Virginia

Roslyn Retreat Center

October 14 - October 19, 2018

Theme:  "Community and Healing through God's Reconciliation"

Faculty:  Dr. Luther Smith & Dr. Amy Oden

Contact:  Cathy Bowen,  or 703-281-5506

Registrar:  Kyungsuk Cho, or 703-609-0519

Sponsors: The Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church and Upper Room Ministries

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Roslyn Retreat Center


8727 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229
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TX Spirit Journey - Two-Day Academy English

Palestine, Texas

Lakeview Methodist Conference Center

October 18 - October 20, 2018


Faculty:  Jane Patterson

Contact:  Rev. Barbara Fyffe,

Sponsors: Texas Annual Conference / Spiritual Formation

Spirit Journey 2018 is a spiritual formation-renewal program of THE UPPER ROOM, sponsored by the Center for Congregational Excellence of the Texas Annual Conference.

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Lakeview Methodist Conference Center


400 Private Road 6036
Palestine, TX 75801-4350
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Oklahoma Five Day Academy English

Hinton, Oklahoma

Canyon Camp

October 21 - October 26, 2018

Theme:  "Heaven On Earth: Centered Living in Uncentered Times"

Faculty:  Rev. Suzanne Seaton and Dr. Frank Rogers, Jr.

Contact: Retreat Leader: Kathy Leithner,

Sponsors: Oklahoma Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries


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Canyon Camp


31600 Camp Rd.
Route 2, Box 29 <br /> Hinton, OK 73047
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Alabama Five-Day Academy English

Gallant, Alabama

Sumatanga Camp & Conference Center

January 27 - February 1, 2019


Faculty:  To be determined

Contact:  Kathy Norberg at 850-324-1015 or ; Pat Luna at 334-202-9440 or

Sponsors: The Episcopal Diocese of AL, The Alabama-West Florida and North Alabama Conferences of the United Methodist Church, and The Upper Room.


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Sumatanga Camp & Conference Center


3616 Sumatanga Road
Gallant, AL 35972
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Florida Five Day Academy English

Fruitland Park, Florida

Life Enrichment Center

March 10 - March 15, 2019

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Faculty:  Kathryn Damiano and Ray Buckley

Retreat Leader:  Sarah Madsen, 352-796-0868 or

Sponsors:  The Spiritual Formation Ministry of the Florida Annual Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries


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Life Enrichment Center


4991 Picciola Rd.
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
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Illinois Great Rivers Five Day Academy English

Belleville, Illinois

King's House Retreat Center

April 28 - May 3, 2019

Theme:  "Peace-ing Together a Broken World"

Faculty:  Bishop Hee-Soo Jung and Dr. Amy Oden

Contact:  Joy Schlesselman - 309-256-1316 or

Sponsors: Illinois Great Rivers Conference of the UMC and The Upper Room

2019 IGR Team Leaders:  Joy Schlesselman, Keith Zimmerman, In-Sook Hwang, Deb Pollex

Download brochure below. Online registration begins November 1, 2018


King's House Retreat Center


700 N. 66th Street
Belleville, IL 62223
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Arizona Five Day Academy English

Tucson, Arizona

Redemptorist Renewal Center of Picture Rocks

September 15 - September 20, 2019


Faculty:  TBD

Contact:  Jerry Haas,


Sponsors:  Desert Southwest Conference of the UMC and Upper Room Ministries


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Redemptorist Renewal Center of Picture Rocks


7101 West Picture Rock Rd
Tucson, AZ
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