Going Deeper into Community
Spiritual Renewal Retreat with Dr. Christine Pohl
February 11, 9am-4:30pm
Registration is now closed.
To create and host a day long formation experience once a year for an in-depth exploration of a major theme of the Christian life led by a recognized expert as a way to serve the spiritual growth needs of Knox Church and our friends and guests from the broader Christian Church in Toronto.
About Dr. Christine Pohl
Our guest speaker, Professor Christine Pohl is a brilliant theologian, an influential author and speaker, and a passionate voice for our Christian calling to live together in deeper community.
Her thoughtful, practical research, teaching and writing and her extensive personal experience in community building make her uniquely qualified to lead us into a clear understanding and practice of what true community means and looks like.
Along with authoring two award winning books, Making Room:Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition and Living into Community: Cultivating Practices that Sustain Us, Dr. Pohl is seminary administrator and professor (Asbury Seminary. Kentucky USA), an advisor to homeless shelters and refugees programs and a long time church planter.
Schedule for the Day
Our 2017 Theme
Deeper in Community: Exploring the Essential Practices
- Embracing Gratitude as a Way of Life
- Making and Keeping Promises
- Living Truthfully
- Practicing Hospitality and Beyond
Age 0-2: The nursery will have a hired caregiver and be open for parents to use with live video/audio feed.
Age 2-12: There will be a program that includes some meaningful components for the kids to enjoy.
Age 13+: This age group is welcome to come as helpers or attend the teaching with the adults.
Please note there are limited spaces for children under 13yrs. Knox members will be given priority. Once you’ve registered, we’ll be in touch.