Sat, Aug 21 | Groce United Methodist Church

Navigating Change

Join us for a day of fun, stories, fellowship, and food as we contemplate the changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives!
Registration is Closed
Navigating Change

Time & Location

Aug 21, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Groce United Methodist Church, 954 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805, USA

About the event

Join us for a day of fun, stories, fellowship, and food as we contemplate the changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives!

This one-day retreat will be led by award-winning storyteller, certified Grief Recovery Specialist, and author Donna Marie Todd. Held on Saturday, August 21 from 9 am to 4:30pm, the price per adult is $10 or $15 per couple. The price of admission includes a light breakfast and lunch with an optional hot dog supper at 5:00pm. Space is limited so please pre-register online!

Full payment will be due upon arrival. Credit cards will not be accepted.

COVID PROTOCOLS WILL BE OBSERVED!

All attendees will be asked to wear a mask.

To expedite check-in, please fill out the COVID-19 Screening Form and bring it with you the day of the retreat.

Event Schedule

9:00am-9:30am

~Light breakfast and check-in.

9:30am-11:00am

~Forming Community with Fun Activities

~Introduction to the Retreat Day and Opening Story

~Small Group Sharing of Pandemic Stories

11:00am-11:15am (Break)

11:15am-11:45am

~Large Group Reflection on Pandemic Experiences, Identification of Stressors, Facing Trauma, New Challenges and Healing Meditation

11:45am-12:30pm (Lunch)

12:30pm-2:30pm

~Feeling Safe Again

~A Hundred Steps Together

~Overview of PTSD and Traumatic Conditioning

~Individual Workbook Activity - The Impact of Change in My Life

~Small Group Sharing

2:30pm-2:45pm (Break)

2:45pm-4:30pm

~Group Reflection - Healing from Unwanted Change and Trauma

~Individual Workbook Activity - Emotional and Physical Health Inventory

~Small Group Sharing

~Overview of What We Have Learned and Shared

~Healing Meditation

4:30pm-5:00pm (Break/Private Connections)

5:00pm-6:00pm (Hot Dog Supper)

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