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Mon, Jan 09


Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center

Pastors' Getaway

EOD Pastors’ Getaway A Time for Spiritual Renewal & Refreshing January 9-11, 2023

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Pastors' Getaway
Pastors' Getaway

Time & Location

Jan 09, 2023, 2:00 PM – Jan 11, 2023, 2:00 PM

Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center, 334 E High St, Flushing, OH 43977, USA

About the Event

EOD Pastors’ Getaway A Time for Spiritual Renewal & Refreshing

If you don’t come apart for a while, you will come apart after a while. - Dallas Willard

January 9-11, 2023

Facing & Responding to

Negative Emotions: Enabling God’s Grace to Intersect and Bring Transformation

with Rev. Doug Hardy, Ph.D., Mediation Speaker

(Up to 10.0 Life-Long Learning Hours Available)

Getaway 2023 offers a balance of guided meditations, corporate prayer gatherings, small group discussions, shared meal times and time for personal reflection and prayer. One-on-one spiritual conferencing is an optional opportunity.

Zion Christian Retreat & Nature Center

334 E. High St., Flushing, OH (740) 968-0955

Check-in: Monday, January 9, 2:00 – 5:00pm Check-out: Wednesday, January 11, by 2:00pm

Registration includes lodging, 6 meals,

& materials

Mailed by November 1 — $180/person

Mailed by December 17 — $200/person

For additional information or to inquire regarding availability of financial assistance, contact:

William Coker, Jr.†, D.Min.

EOD Getaway Coordinator Pastor, Powhatan Point Church of the Nazarene 740-472-4105 —

Five Guided Meditations by Doug Hardy†

  •   Negative Emotions in the Christian Spiritual Life
  •   Dealing with Anger
  •   Dealing with Fear
  •   Dealing with Sadness
  •   Cultivating Virtues for the Sanctified LifeOptional Readings for Deeper Reflection:
  •   Healing Damaged Emotions, David E. Seamands. David C. Cook (2015)
  •   Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry, Ruth Haley Barton, IVP Books (2018)
  •   The Emotionally Healthy Leader, Peter Scazzero, Zondervan Publishing House (2015)
  •   The Quest for Happiness: A Wesleyan View of the Good Life by H. Ray Dunning, (not dated), ISBN: 9781522876984
  •   The Wounded Healer (1972), Reaching Out (1975), & The Way of the Heart (1981) by Henri J.M. Nouwen
  •   Concerning the Inner Life, Evelyn Underhill, Oneworld Publications (1995)Join the Team:If you are willing to assist in our corporate prayer gatherings or facilitate a small group, contact the Getaway coordinator prior to the retreat for details or make note on your registration form.“May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.” 2 Thessalonians 3:5

Monday Time Retreat Offering*

2-5:00pm Arrival: Check-in, settle, rest, explore the grounds 5:30pm Retreat Orientation 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm 1st Guided Meditation

7:30pm Personal Time — Quiet Reflection 8:00pm Corporate Evening Prayer Gathering 8:30pm Small Group Discussion

Tuesday 7:00am Corporate Morning Prayer Gathering 8:00am Breakfast 9:00am 2nd Guided Meditation 9:30am Personal Time (spiritual conferencing**) 11:00am Small Group Discussion 12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Corporate Midday Prayer Gathering 1:30pm 3rd Guided Meditation 2:00pm Personal Time (spiritual conferencing**) 5:00pm Small Group Discussion 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm 4th Guided Meditation 7:30pm Personal Time — Quiet Reflection 8:00pm Small Group Discussion 8:30pm Corporate Evening Prayer Gathering 9:00pm Gathering for Sharing/Shedding/Discarding

Wednesday 7:00am Corporate Morning Prayer Gathering 8:00am Breakfast 9:00am 5th Guided Meditation 9:30am Personal Time — Quiet Reflection 10:30am Wesley Covenant Service with Communion 12:00pm Lunch with Discussion & Feedback 2:00pm Check-out

*Bold are the significant gathering times to enhance your retreat experience; however, no offering is mandatory attendance. If you plan to fast a meal, please inform the staff in advance.

** OPTIONAL One-on-one spiritual conferencing: arrange with the retreat coordinator or meditation speaker during these times or other times.

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