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April 5, 2024
April 7, 2024

The Good, the True, & the Beautiful Retreat

The Good, the True, and the Beautiful Retreat is a storytelling and spirituality retreat hosted by the Rt. Rev. David M. Reed, tenth bishop of West Texas and the Rt. Rev. Dr. David G. Read. Featured keynote speakers include Monte Warden, two-time honoree and member of the Texas Music Hall of Fame, and Claire Miller Colombo, Director of the Center for Writing and the Arts, and Asst. Professor of Writing. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the restorative power of storytelling, songwriting, and creativity through the lens of faith. The retreat will also have afternoon creativity sessions with delicious meals, and time for fellowship and personal reflection. Returning chaplains for this year are the Rev. Mike Marsh, St. Philip's in Uvalde, and the Rev. John Inserra, St. Alban's in Harlingen and first-time chaplains are the Rev. Alex Holloway and the Rev. Madeline Hawley.

Workshop's for the retreat will be announced at a later date.

You're also invited to extend your stay on Sunday Night. On Monday, April, Camp Capers will be hosting an Eclipse Fest. A Limited number of lodging is available to extend your stay over Sunday night and view the solar eclipse. Lodging with Sunday Dinner and Monday Breakfast is included for an additional fee.

General Schedule:

4:00 p.m. - Check In
 6:30 p.m. - Dinner
 7:15 p.m. - Plenary Session 1
 9:15 p.m. - Compline

 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
 9:30 a.m. - Plenary Session 2
12:30 p.m. - Lunch / Free Time
 2:30 p.m. - Workshop Session A
 3:30 p.m. - Free Time
 4:45 p.m. - Workshop Session B
 5:45 p.m. - Outdoor Reception
 6:30 p.m. - Dinner
 7:15 p.m. - Plenary Session 3
 8:00 p.m. - Compline
 8:30 p.m. - Open Mic & Campfire

 8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
 9:15 a.m. - Plenary Session 4 / Wrap Up
10:30 a.m. - Closing Eucharist
11:45 a.m. - Adjourn

Single Occupancy Lodge Room ($325) per person), Double Occupancy Lodge Room ($250 per person); Cabin Group Lodging ($175 per person); Commuters ($125)

For questions regarding registration or retreat program, contact Lisa Wray at

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