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A Reflection from a Retreat Participant

"I  was able to go to the [Refreshment] retreat [at A Quiet Place] on April 27, 2018. I had been in a season of high stress. The best way to describe where I was, was in knowing I needed to stop and regain my footing. With a toddler and working full time, along with getting the feeling that God is calling me into a new phase, I felt like I was surrounded by noise and I was desperate for quiet.

During the day long retreat, I was so grateful for the emphasis put on the hosts taking care of the details (like playing the chime when it was time to move) so I could only focus on listening. I even fell asleep point and it was the best!

Knowing that women were praying for all of us let me rest from my "helper" role; I didn't feel like I needed to care for anyone else. What a gift!

I journaled pages and pages of what I was hearing from God.

Thank you for offering this opportunity! I brought a book to take home so that we can possibly share a similar gift to the women in our community.."

T.L., Tennessee, 

Porch Swing at A Quiet Place

A Reflection About the Spiritual Formation Group Online Training

Joycelyn did a great job of guiding us through the skills necessary to lead a spiritual formation group.  More than simply sharing the material, she perfectly embodied the method. It was the perfect blend of information and transformation which instructed not only our minds, but our souls as well.  It was a blessing!  

J.R., Lexington, KY

Click on the formation opportunity in the calendar that you would like to learn more about or to register. 

Upcoming events

    • Monday, June 10, 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Monday, July 29, 2019
    • 8:30 PM
    • Apostles Anglican Church
    • 3
    This Small Group Experience will be using the book 

    The Way of Scripture by Dr. Robert Mulholland
    8 Week Small Group Experience 
    Monday evenings- 2 Hours 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Facilitator: Joycelyn Lewis 

    Save Your Spot! Space is limited!

    Registration is $15 and includes your book. 

    About this Small Group Study:

    "Companions in Christ :The Way of Scripture is a small-group resource designed to help participants explore the nature of scripture and the ancient, time-tested practice of lectio divina. This is no a Bible study, nor is it designed for persons new to Christian faith, who may need a good Bible study to provide a solid foundation for the newly gained beliefs. Rather, The Way of Scripture is intended for committed Christians who are serious about adventuring into greateer spiritual depths with God's Word. This resource has seven weeks of readings and daily excercises. Group meetings are eight weeks, including the preparatory meeting." Taken from the Amazon description 

    The registration is non-refundable.
    If you cancel you can still pick up your book from the
    Equipping Lydia office.

    If you have questions contact the Equipping Lydia Office
    @859-475-4160 or contact Joycelyn @ joycelyn@equippinglydia.org

    • Thursday, August 01, 2019

    Would you like to spend some time in community with other women of faith? A praise party is a time of gathering in community with other women with food, feasting on the word, conversation and intercessory prayer. This is a time of relaxing and enjoying being in the company of women who have long to be renewed, awakened, inspired, supported and equipped to serve. 

    When you RSVP to this Praise Party you are agreeing to bring a dish that will feed 12 women based on whatever you would like to share. 

    • Monday, September 02, 2019
    • TBA Beginning September DATE will be ANNOUNCED!

    • Saturday, September 14, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Carlisle, KY
    • 12

    Do you need to take a pause to care for your soul? Take a pause and be guided in the rhythms of slowing, solitude and silence. 

    Equipping Lydia will be hosting two retreats one in the Fall and one in the Spring.  Don't miss out. 

Past events

Thursday, June 13, 2019 Spiritual Formation Group- Online Training
Thursday, June 06, 2019 Monthly Prayer 1st Thursday of Every Month
Saturday, May 04, 2019 Leadership Mentoring Group For Women Only
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Refreshment Retreat
Saturday, April 13, 2019 Quiet Day Retreat
Saturday, April 06, 2019 Leadership Mentoring Group For Women Only
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Refreshment Retreat
Saturday, March 02, 2019 Leading Change Group for Women Only
Saturday, March 02, 2019 Leadership Mentoring Group For Women Only
Saturday, February 09, 2019 Online Spiritual Formation Group Leadership Training
Saturday, January 26, 2019 Prayer & Fellowship
Saturday, December 01, 2018 Refreshment Retreat

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Lexington, KY 40502

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