Nurturing the Beloved Community Retreats

Nurturing the Beloved Community Retreats
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Will McGarvey
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: February 6, 2022 (3:00pm CST)
End Date: February 6, 2022 (6:00pm CST)
Cost: Donation
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Nurturing the Beloved Community Retreats will continue in 2022 with four more retreats on the same topics with leaders from other traditions
Now the 3rd Retreat, November 7th is now from 3-6 pm online on zoom with no dinner: Led by Rev. Kamal Hassan, Pastor of Sojourner Truth Presbyterian Church in Richmond, CA. In this retreat, we will explore Black Church conceptions of the Beloved Community.
Nurturing the Beloved Community: Quarterly Interfaith Retreats on Racial Reconciliation
Readings will be shared before the retreat.
Registration online will conclude on Nov 6th. • After Nov. 6th, please email [email protected] to register.
Give yourself a break! Join us online for an afternoon of conversation, art, silence, music, gardening, journaling, ritual, and sharing spiritual practices from different faith traditions.

All are invited to participate. Handouts are included in the fee. A bibliography will be available at the event for further study. A zoom link will be sent to registrants by the day before the retreat. See below for future leaders and themes. (We hope to be able to be back at San Damiano Retreat Center for the Sept. and Nov. retreats.) Sliding scales and scholarships are available for the regular program. Questions can be answered by email at [email protected] or by calling Rev. Will McGarvey, Exec Dir. of the Interfaith Council at 925-933-6030.

(If you want to spend more time at San Damiano, you can register either online at or by phone at the office of San Damiano at 925-837-9141.)

The Sept 19th retreat has been postponed and puts online on Sunday, Feb. 6th from 3-6 pm with no dinner:

Led by Dr. Ejaz Naqvi, a former member of the I4C Gov. Board and leader at the Islamic Center of Zahra, Pleasanton. In this retreat, we will explore Islamic conceptions of the Beloved Community and creating anti-racist communities, and the relationship of Malcolm X and other leaders with Dr. King and Howard Thurman.

Postponed to online, Sun., Feb. 6th from 3 to 6 pm on zoom – $20-40 sliding scale – no dinner – because of the Delta variant.

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