Recovery Retreat with NACR | February 27-March 2

Awaken to Tenacious Serenity: Discipleship for the 21st century

Life in recovery is one that leads us to serenity and to hope. Yet serenity comes with the lifelong practice of surrendering and being released from a preoccupation of the self that keeps us small and constricted.  It is a process that God’s love takes us through and it unites the passive “Not my will but yours” with the active “Thy will be done on earth.” But serenity is not formed in isolation – it happens through service and in the vulnerability in community. In a world that undulates with anxiety, communities of faith that nurture serenity will be outposts of hope.  David Augsburger will bring his presence and thought-provoking perspective, and will lead us through the practice of serenity. You and those you love need this weekend for sustaining ministry.


David Augsburger | Claremont, CA | web

David Augsburger recently retired from Fuller Theological Seminary, where he had taught since 1990. He is the author of 20 books in pastoral counseling, marriage, conflict, and human relations. An ordained minister of the Mennonite Church and a diplomat of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Augsburger has taught counseling and led workshops internationally, and practiced supervision and therapy.


Ashley Cleveland | Nashville, TN | web | video


Robert Feuge | Fredericksburg, TX | web

Kim Shirk | Lee’s Summit, MO 




Plan to arrive at Laity Lodge anytime after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 27. The retreat will officially commence with a 6:30 p.m. reception at the Great Hall and will conclude Sunday, March 2, following an 11:00 a.m. brunch. Click here for directions and more info on how to prepare for your visit.

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