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ENNEAGRAM RETREAT

Susan Brown, certified Spiritual Director and Enneagram coach will be with us July 13th from 9:00 am EST to 3:00 pm EST to discuss the role of the Enneagram in Spiritual Direction. Two options are available for participants. You have the option of participating online via a Zoom link or you may register as a retreat guest of Anam Cara to share with Susan in person. Space is limited for retreat guests, so register early if you would like to meet Susan and participate in person! Cost is $30 for online participants and $40 for retreat guests.

To register, please send an email using the form to the right and indicate whether you will participate in person or via Zoom. Checks must be received by June 15 and should be made out to Thin Space Ministries, LLC. Please put Enneagram on your memo line and mail to Thin Space Ministries, LLC, 1260 Fortner Ridge Rd, Corinth, KY 41010.

Each participant will need to know their Enneagram type prior to attending our learning time. For information regarding the assessment, visit the Enneagram Institute at https://tests.enneagraminstitute.com/orders/create#rheti.
Deadline to register is June 15. To learn more about our guest presenter, please check out her webpage at http://mildlymystical.com/about/

FASTING COMMUNITY

Fasting is an ancient practice used by both religious communities and for its health benefits. If God is calling you to practice fasting as a spiritual discipline, we welcome you to join our fasting community using the fast traditionally described as the Wesleyan fast. You may also choose a fasting style that better suits your health status. Please check with your health provider before beginning any type of fasting. When you sign up you will receive a welcome email describing the Wesleyan fast. In the weeks that follow, you will have the opportunity to share words of encouragement, pieces of scripture, or prayers with the rest of the community as we share this sacred tradition. When signing up, please put "FASTING" in the subject line of your email.

 

SMALL GROUP & PRIVATE RETREATS

Anam Cara is the perfect space for your small group or personal retreat. Bring your Leadership Team, Small Group, or Confirmation Class along with your own agenda and food.

SLEEPING SPACE: Anam Cara has 2 bunk rooms. Each room sleeps 6. There is also one private room with a queen bed. Additional space is available in the personal section of Mark & Judy's home with 2 additional private bedrooms, perfect for your guest speaker. Each bunk room has a kneeler and prayer shawl for personal prayer. Pillows, blankets, sheets, and towels are provided.

MEETING SPACE: The Fellowship Area has a corner fireplace and can comfortably seat 40 people for a daytime event. Five round tables and 40 padded, folding chairs are available for your use. For retreat guests, the Fellowship Area can be set up with a ping pong table, sofa, and rocking chairs. This area has free wi-fi and a large screen television with provided HDMI cable and Apple TV for your professional presentations.

EATING SPACE: The kitchen area is equipped with a farmhouse table which seats 10-12, refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee pot, toaster, and all the pots, pans, dishes and serving utensils needed to prepare meals.

OUTSIDE SPACE: The property owned by Mark & Judy Stallons is approximately 24 acres, 22 of which are wooded. The northeast corner of the property nestles up against Eagle Creek with 500 feet of river footage. Separating the knoll where the retreat house sits and Eagle Creek is a small run-off stream affectionately called Anam Cara Creek. It is dry in the summer, but can swell to up to 60 feet during spring flooding. For the majority of the year, Anam Cara Creek is a gently moving stream that can easily be walked across to enjoy the property on the back ridge. Outdoor space includes a small labyrinth made from materials found on the property, a prayer trail and prayer guides, and a fire pit with seating area.

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NO COST

 

Availability

Sunday – Saturday

Location

1260 Fortner Ridge
Corinth, Kentucky 41010

SUGGESTED DONATION OF $35/DAY EVENT OR $50/OVERNIGHT

 

DISCIPLESHIP COACHING

Small group coaching is available for developing discipleship strategies and tools. This learning opportunity will focus on an L4 model developed by Judy: Life together, Learning together, Leading together, and Leaving. L4 is based on the model given us by Jesus when he invited followers to come and see, come and follow, and go and serve. Judy's research is built around not only the biblical text, but the educational philosophy of Lev Vygotsky and his work on the Zone of Proximal Development.

 

 

Availability

Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

1260 Fortner Ridge
Corinth, Kentucky 41010

 

PREPARE & ENRICH

Rev. Dr. Judy Stallons is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator and is equipped to be a trainer of facilitators for the state of Kentucky and surrounding areas. Opportunities exist for premarital consultations and marriage enrichment retreats, as well as for families considering adoption and foster care. See our Prepare & Enrich page for facilitator certification dates. For more information on Prepare & Enrich, please visit their webpage at: https://www.prepare-enrich.com

Availability

Monday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

Location

1260 Fortner Ridge
Corinth, Kentucky 41010

SUGGESTED DONATION OF $50/SESSION

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Dr. Stallons is available for select speaking engagements focusing on:

  • "Following in Our Rabbi's Footsteps: Grasping What It Means to be a Disciple of Jesus Christ."

  • "The Women I Come From: Understand the Unique DNA Women Share."

Availability

Sunday – Saturday
Morning, Afternoon or Evening

 

 

PERSONAL SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

Spiritual Direction is available with the option for a day-long retreat.

"Spiritual direction is, in reality, nothing more than a way of leading us to see and obey the real Director — the Holy Spirit hidden in the depths of our soul."

Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, USA

"Direction is not about telling people what to believe or how to act but working with the Spirit to discover, surface, name for themselves, and engage in what God is doing."

Rev. Kenton Smith, Presbyterian, USA

Availability

Monday – Friday
Morning or Afternoon 

Location

1260 Fortner Ridge
Corinth, Kentucky 41010

Suggested donation of $50 for people wishing a day of retreat along with Spiritual Direction.