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Theme: Songs for the Journey: A Lenten Exploration of Hymns & Psalms

Faculty:   Rabbi Rachel Barenblat & (TBD)

Retreat Leader:  Robert Lewis   VAFiveDay@gmail.com

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

Learn More at the VA Five-Day Academy website. Accepting online and mail-in registrations. Click buttons below.

Faculty Recommended Reading List:

Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

  1. A Book of Psalms by Stephen Mitchell
  2. Opening to You by Norman Fischer
  3. Psalms of the Jewish Liturgy by Miryam Glazer


  1. Music and Theology by Don E. Saliers (Abingdon Press)
  2. Te Deum by Paul Westermeyer (Augsburg Fortress)

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