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Experience Chautauqua

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Oakwood Resort

702 East Lake View Road

Syracuse, IN 46567

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Join us for a 3 day excursion! Chautauqua is based on four pillars: Art, Education, Recreation & Religion...by attending this event you experience all four!

The event will kickoff with a relaxing and educating tour around the beautiful Lake Wawasee, aboard the SS Lilypad! Our tour guide will be Ann Garceau from the Syracuse-Wawasee Historical Museum, Ann will be sharing the "Then & Now" on Indiana's largest natural lake.

On Monday morning, come hear from author, James Alexander Thorn, "James Alexander Thom is one of the finest historical novelist writer today....he cares passionately about getting it right, and has a gift for illuminating those forgotten but fascinating corners of the American past...." ----John Sugden Author of Tecumseh, A Life

Enjoy a lunch from The Pier Restaurant, followed by an afternoon session, presented by Jon Andrews. Jon is
Director of Midwest Development for Tiny Hands International. While serving in a full time pastoral roll, Jon had a former student introduce him to Tiny Hands in 2009. He continued in pastoral ministry while serving as an advocate, with Tiny Hands, until God's full-time calling to the ministry of Tiny Hands in January of 2011. While serving on 4 continents and with numerous local ministries and missions, he has developed a "heart for the least of these.

Evening activities will include dinner and art.

On Tuesday, you will be captivated by speaker and author Phillip Gulley.

Philip Gulley is a Quaker pastor, writer, and speaker from Danville, Indiana. Gulley has written 21 books, including the Harmony series recounting life in the eccentric Quaker community of Harmony, Indiana and the best-selling Porch Talk essay series. Gulley’s memoir, I Love You, Miss Huddleston: And Other Inappropriate Longings of My Indiana Childhood, was a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. In addition, Gulley, with co-author James Mulholland, shared their progressive spirituality in the books If Grace Is True and If God Is Love, followed by Gulley’s books If the Church Were Christian and The Evolution of Faith.

Phillip will be speaking during both morning and afternoon sessions on this day. Lunch will be provided by The Pier Restaurant. After dinner entertainment will be Live Comedy Improv, by Main on Main Improv!

Please note, lodging is not included. However, there is a block of rooms, just for this event, at the beautiful Oakwood Resort. Be sure to let the front desk know that you will be participating in our event when you make your reservation.

Cost for the 3-day experience is only $125/person, includes everything except your lodging.

Ala carte prices: Sunday Wawasee Cruise - $10/person, Monday $75/person, Tuesday $75/person


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