Retreat with Earl Palmer

Marks of Character from the Book of Galatians

A summer retreat with Earl Palmer is quintessential Laity Lodge. It’s just sort of what you do in the summer: buy new sunscreen, eat watermelon, and go hear Earl Palmer at Laity Lodge. This summer Earl will consider Marks Of Character from Galatians. Essentially an in-depth study of the Fruits of the Spirit, Earl will hone in on the marks of goodness, humility, faithfulness, and joy. Sign up now as this promises to be a full retreat.

Earl Palmer
Senior Pastor Emeritus, University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, Washington. This noted speaker is author of nearly two dozen books including The Book That John Wrote and Laughter in Heaven: Understanding the Parables of JesusClick here to learn more.

Sean Jackson
Organist and pianist trained at The Juilliard School; Director of Music, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Stamford, Connecticut. Sean Jackson is an organist and pianist specializing in classical and Christian music. He performs favorite masterpieces and arrangements on both instruments, as well as his own compositions, using his conservatory training to merge a high caliber of classical performance with contemporary and traditional Christian music. Click here to listen to and learn more about Sean Jackson.

Stephen Clapp
Stephen is a violinist, an educator and Dean Emeritus of the Juilliard School. As a member of the Beaux-Arts String Quartet, Mr. Clapp won the first Naumberg Chamber Music Award.  He won the Josef Gingold Prize of the Cleveland Society for Strings and has been concertmaster of the Aspen Chamber Symphony, Nashville Symphony, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra.  Stephen Clapp has performed throughout Europe and North America.  He was first violinist in the Blair String Quartet as well as the founding violinist of the Oberlin Trio. His musical education includes studies with Dorothy DeLay and Ivan Galamian at Juilliard, Andor Toth at the Oberlin Conservatory where he earned his bachelor of music degree, and at the Mozarteum Akademie in Salzburg, Austria. Mr. Clapp resides with his wife, Linda, in Greenwich, Connecticut. Click here for more information.

Jenness Gilles
Beading and jewelry-making; Midland, TX

Laura Jennings

Linocut printmaking; Denton, TX

Registration Fees
Standard: $405
Standard Private: $480
Premium: $480

To register, locate your specific retreat on our Schedule, click “Sign Up Now,” then follow the instructions.

Plan to arrive at Laity Lodge anytime after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 12. The retreat will conclude Sunday, July 15, at 11:00 a.m., followed by brunch. Click here for directions and more info on how to prepare for your visit.