Schedule and Registraton

Midwinter Retreat 2018 Schedule 

Reaching Out, Reaching In

Please note: This schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

A printable schedule with workshop listings can be found here.

Details of the workshops and bios of the workshop leaders are here.

Friday evening:

5:00 – 7:00 PM Registration in the main hall lobby.

6:00 – 7:30 PM Light Dinner
Pizza and Salad
Traditional, gluten free and vegetarian options.

7:30 PM onward In-Gathering: Orientation and Social Play
Get-to-know-you games and an orientation to the weekend will be followed by time to play games, cards, euchre, and/or join in on a "Pub Night" discussion about UU traditions, worship, and activities. Bring an instrument or just your voice for an impromptu jam session.

9:15 PM Snack Break

 

Saturday:

7:15  7:45 Yoga/Stretch

8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast

9:15 – 10:30 AM Keynote address by Anne Bokma: My Year of Living Spiritually
10:30 10:45 AM Snack Time!

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  • High Ropes
  • Post-Keynote Discussion
  • Singing Meditation
  • Tales from the Stone
12:30 1:15 PM Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 PM CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  • Snowshoeing
  • UU Utopias
  • Political Theatre
  • Charades
3:00 – 3:15 PM Snack Time!

3:15 – 4:45 PM CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  • Tobogganing
  • Yoga
  • Improv
  • Deepening Self-Awareness
6:00 PM Dinner 
Wine provided with dinner!

7:30 PM Cabaret! Reach in and Let it Out!
A fun event where midwinter retreaters share music and songs, stories and poems, jokes and skits and more. The sign-up for 5 minute spots takes place at the retreat.

9:00 PM  Snack followed by After Party: Games, Crafts, and Music.


Sunday: 

7:15  7:45 AM  Yoga/Stretch

8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast

9:15 – 10:45 CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS
  • Naturre Walk
  • Drumming/Music
  • Reaching Out by Writing a Letter
10:45 AM Snack Time!

11:00 AM Midwinter Service

12:15 PM Lunch

Head home



Registration

You can register online or by mail. Online registration is available now. If you register online, you can pay either online using PayPal or by mailing a cheque. If you prefer to register completely by mail, you can download and print this form.

Act now! Early-bird rates are available only until January 3.