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Theme: When Trauma Speaks: The Spirituality of Self-Compassion

Faculty: Giovanni Arroyo

Leaders: Marysol Diaz, Lydia Munoz, Ruben Ortiz, Jorge Berrios, & Victor Perez

Registrar:  Lilia Ramirez (615-340-7113) or Donna Bryant (615-340-7233)  [email protected]

Sponsor: The Upper Room

We are living in a time of global trauma that impacts us on both the social and personal levels. Our minds, bodies, and spirits cannot help but to absorb some of the trauma, which can create weariness, anxiety, and pain. We need space to rest and heal. As people of faith seeking to bring God’s love and justice into the world, we need to cultivate the spiritual practices and resources that ground us in our sacred worth and belovedness and empower us to be a healing presence for others. Join wisdom guide, Giovanni Arroyo, and an ecumenical leadership team for a half-day online retreat offered in Spanish and created specifically for the Latinx community.

This online retreat will follow the Academy for Spiritual Formation rhythm of prayer and worship, interactive learning from wisdom guides, silence and rest, and holy listening and conversation. Participants will also be provided with pre-retreat content and prompts for reflection along with suggestions for going deeper after the retreat.

Space is limited. Registration deadline is Friday, July 25, 2021

Rates for participation in the retreat are*:

  • $35 standard registration rate
  • $55 sponsor rate (standard rate + sponsor another participant)
  • $75 premium sponsor rate (standard rate + sponsor 2 other participants)

*This experience is valued at $75; The standard rate of $35 is a subsidized rate being made possible by the generosity of The Upper Room’s donors. For those who can and want to pay more, we offer the sponsorship rates of $55 or $75.

If you need a scholarship to attend, please email [email protected] prior to registering with a brief explanation of your financial need.

This retreat is eligible for .3 CEU at a cost of $1.50

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