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UCC 3-Day Retreat

Pastor Carla and Yesenia will be serving on the team for this event and invite you all to join us.

Please see the flyer here or continue reading below for more information.


Be still and know that I am God… Psalm 46:10


North Texas Journey #17
A Three-Day Spiritual Renewal Retreat
Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 2, 2022


Leadership Team
Spiritual Leader – Rev. Nikki Stahl
Lay Leader – Cathy Hansen
North Texas Journey Administrator – Stephanie Hudson
North Texas Spiritual Leader – Rev. Dr. Jo Hudson


Location – Camp Crucis, Granbury, TX


A ministry of New Church, UCC & The Brazos Valley & North Texas Journey Communities.

Is it Time to Take a Journey?

Perhaps you’ve been hearing about The Journey.  The program is being finalized and the Journey Team is anxiously awaiting the opportunity to share this incredible weekend experience with you.

What is The Journey?

The Journey is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.  The Journey experience is a 72-hour short course in Christianity, comprised of talks and activities led by clergy and lay persons.  Themes of God’s grace, disciplines of faith, Christian discipleship, and what it means to be the church will be explored.  ­The weekend is wrapped in prayer, meditation, special times of worship and daily celebration of Holy Communion. 

The “Journey Community” is made up of those who have attended a Journey weekend or a similar weekend offered by many other denominations.  The Journey Community supports the weekend experience through prayer and other acts of love and self-giving.  The Journey will begin on Thursday evening and conclude mid-afternoon on Sunday.  The weekend is open to adults over 18 years of age and offers the experience to open and affirming groups throughout Texas. 

The three-day Journey experience and the follow-up groups strengthen and renew Christian people as disciples of Jesus Christ and as active members of the body of Christ in mission to the world.

For more information, or to request a Reservation Form, contact:  www.thenewchurch.com/journey


What:   The aim of the Journey is to inspire, challenge, and equip local church members for Christian action and leadership.

Who:   The Journey is for church persons and is designed for active church members and leaders who want to rekindle their faith or renew their vision.

Where:   Camp Crucis is a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Ft. Worth and is located in Granbury, Texas. 

How Many:  North Texas Journey #17 is limited to 30 attendees.  Your reservation provides you a spot for the weekend as space permits.

How to Participate:  You can find an application here:  Journey (thenewchurch.com).  If you have any questions, contact Stephanie Hudson, the North Texas Journey Administrator (thejourney@thenewchurch.com) or the Lay Leader for Journey 17, Cathy Hansen (cathy.hansen@outlook.com).

Cost:  If your application is submitted by August 15th, 2022, the cost for The Journey is $225.  After August 15, the fee is $250.  The cost covers your room for the retreat, daily meals, snacks, project supplies, and much, much more.  There are scholarships available.  Please contact the Journey Administrator (thejourney@thenewchurch.com) or the Lay Leader for Journey 17, Cathy Hansen (cathy.hansen@outlook.com) for more information.

The deadline for submitting applications is September 15, 2022.

You’re Invited to Join the First Congregational Church of Houston at their October 8-10, 2021 Retreat at Slumber Falls

Houston Association Church, First Congregational Church is having their annual All Church Retreat at Slumber Falls the weekend of October 8-10th.

They would like to open this retreat to any and all SCC churches who would like to participate. If you have ever wanted to attend a retreat at Slumber Falls but your church couldn’t meet the minimum number requirement to reserve a facility….this is your opportunity!

If you have any questions about the retreat or would like to register, please contact Sue Earl at jearl18925@sbcglobal.net.

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