Retreats, Classes & Workshops Calendar


The calendar below lists all events supporting spiritual development which are held at The Retreat. We believe the development of the human spirit is critical to a successful and fulfilling life. All overnight retreats are held at The McIver Center for Family and Spiritual Development, which provides a nourishing and reflective environment that is designed to supports one’s spiritual journey.

Retreats, Classes, and Workshops sponsored by The Retreat are all lead by Retreat staff, who have extensive experience creating programming that allows others to deepen their spirituality. All presenters are actively engaged in 12 Step recovery.

Events are lead by the following:

  • Sherry Gaugler-Stewart, Director of Family and Spiritual Recovery
  •  Roger Bruner, Family and Spiritual Recovery
  • John MacDougall, Spiritual Care

For a list of current offerings, see the list below.

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Upcoming Events  

 

 

Friday, April 28th–Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Relationships as a Spiritual Practice

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 1:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

Weekend Retreat with Sherry Gaugler-Stewart and Ken Stewart. Many of us have found that implementing the principles found in the 12 Steps has helped us with our lives, but not necessarily our relationships. This retreat will focus on the use and application of the 12 Traditions to heal and enrich all relationships. This is not limited to couples.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 
 
 

Friday, June 23rd – Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Writing in Recovery: A Weekend to Explore Your Story.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 1:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

A weekend retreat with Ana Marie Cox and Jake Klisivitch. During this weekend retreat, we will overcome our challenges to unearth and effectively express our stories with the help of an editor and a writer with over forty years and millions of words of experience between them.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 
 

 

Friday, July 28th – Sunday, July 30th, 2017

The Pivot Point.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 12:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

A weekend retreat with Roger B. During this weekend retreat, we will explore the 6th & 7th Steps and explore how to move beyond our character defects together.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 

 

 

Friday, August 25th – Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Being Sober and Becoming Happy.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 1:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

A weekend retreat with JohnMacDougall. This retreat is based on five themes from John MacDougall’s book, “Being Sober and Becoming Happy”: Staying Sober, Spirituality and Recovery, Surrender and Trust, Spiritual Healing for Abuse and Trauma, and Hope.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 

 

 

Friday, September 29th – Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Sought Through Prayer and Meditation: An 11th Step Retreat.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 1:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

Weekend Retreat with Sherry Gaugler-Stewart. Step 11 speaks of improving our concious contact with our higher power, this retreat will focus on renewing and improving that relationship.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 

 

 

Friday, October 27th – Sunday, October 29th, 2017

The Big Book.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 12:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

A weekend retreat with Roger B. During this weekend retreat, we will explore the the Big Book and dive deeper into it's teachings and meanings.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 
 
 

Friday, November 24th – Sunday, November 26th, 2017

A Living Process. A New Way of Life.

(Check-in from 4:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m. on Friday; Check-out 12:00 p.m. on Sunday)
 

A weekend retreat with Roger B. Steps 10 – 12 are often referred to as “maintenance” Steps. But, what are we maintaining? During this retreat will explore these questions together.

Registration: $250, which includes lodging, food and materials. Scholarship funds are available. Complete the reverse side of flyer. Space is limited.

The McIver Center at The Retreat, 1351 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata, MN

 

 

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