New Hope Retreat Information

19th Annual New Hope Retreat - April 29-30,2016 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, Vernon, BC, 3412-15th Ave.

A one day retreat experience for widows and widowers, Saturday: 8:30 am to 5 pm with an introductory evening event, Friday at 7 pm.

New Hope Retreat offers:

A time of refreshment, encouragement and support for women and men who have been widowed, either recently or for a space of time. We offer a safe place to rest and be cared for, to share common stories and learn from one another. Here you can find help emotionally and spiritually, with practical advice that will assist you on your grief journey. We also provide one-on-one support upon request.

Retreat and Workshop Information:

              Our format includes a Friday evening concert and special speaker followed by refreshments, with time to relax and get to know each other.The Saturday  workshops are practical and specifically relevant to the needs of the widowed, and are presented by those who have themselves been on the journey. Saturday afternoon will end with a Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony.   

Children aged 6-10 are able to participate in a separate support program provided by caring and qualified professionals, at the same time as the Saturday session for their parent.


 Retreat Costs:  $60 Early Registration (by April 1, 2016)  $75 Late Registration  

Children $35 (1st child), $20 (each additional child)

Registration includes: Saturday Lunch, snacks and beverages, registration packages and handouts, three workshops, one year membership to New Hope , which includes a year's subscription to our bimonthly newsletter. Note: overnight accommodation is not included.

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