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GNOUU Spring Retreat & Earth Day Service 2018

Dian McIlwain

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

GNOUU Spring Retreat & Earth Day Service 2018

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird - Adults & Youth, full weekend, 2 nights and 5 meals Ended $50.00 $4.84
Early Bird - Children under 12, full weekend, 2 nights and 5 meals Ended $30.00 $3.72
Early Bird - Adults & Youth, Saturday only, workshops and 3 meals Ended $30.00 $3.72
Early Bird - Children under 12, Saturday only, workshops and 3 meals Ended $20.00 $3.16

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Event Details

A multi-generational gathering of Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalists and their organizations:  Greater New Orleans Unitarian Universalists (GNOUU), Center for Ethical Living & Social Justice Renewal (CELSJR), Community Church UU (CCUU), First UU Church of New Orleans (FUUNO), and North Shore UU Society (NSUUS)!

This will be a time for us to retreat into the woods, for a weekend of relaxation, rejuvenation, and spiritual renewal.  It’s a time for boisterous games, deepening friendships, introspection, and community ritual.

SCHEDULE 

Friday April 20
4:30pm – arrive at Group Camp Area #3
6:00pm - Dinner buffet starts
7:30pm – Opening Circle Worship Service
8:30pm – campfire, games and merriment

Saturday April 21
7:30am – Morning Zen-style Worship Service
8am – Breakfast
9am - 12pm – morning workshops w/ special guest from the UUA
12:30pm – Lunch
1:30 - 4:30 - afternoon workshops
6:00pm – Dinner
7:30pm – Campfire Vespers Worship Service
8:00pm – Drum Circle, Singing, Games

Sunday April 22
7:30am – coffee and conversations
10:00am – Leftovers & Potluck Brunch & Coffee Hour
11:00– Earth Day Worship Service 
Then pack up, clean up, say goodbye

PITCH IN! We have done our best to minimize the work, but there still is plenty to do. There will be a sign up sheets for cooking & meal cleanup, volunteering with making programs happen, and Sunday final clean-up. 

SNACK POTLUCK:  Please bring a healthy snack to share!

COMMUNITY STANDARDS! It is our expectation that all attending the retreat do so with an awareness of responsibility to and for the GNOUU community, and will follow federal, state and local laws, as well as rules of the park, and with our UU principles and congregational covenants of right relations in mind. All youth and children attending do so under the supervision of their parents or guardians.

THE FACILITY: The camp has 2 dorms with bunk beds and showers. Tenting is not allowed at the group campsite, but overflow tent camping space is being provided by NSUUS!

WHAT TO BRING: hot/cold cup for each person, folding chair(s), pillows/linens, towels, personal toiletries, flashlight, insect repellent, games, musical instruments, books, toys & games for your children, ear plugs, and helping hands. Please, no pets!

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Dian McIlwain
dmcilwain47@charter.net

www.facebook.com/GNOUURetreats

Have questions about GNOUU Spring Retreat & Earth Day Service 2018? Contact Dian McIlwain

When & Where


Fontainebleau State Park
67825 U.S. 190
GROUP CAMP AREA #3
Mandeville, LA 70471

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 12:00 PM (CDT)


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