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For many, Creation is a pathway to encountering the Holy. Standing on a distant mountaintop or watching a butterfly in your own backyard…something about the beauty we see touches us deeply, inspiring and opening us to the Love and Grace that surrounds us in those sacred moments.


photo of hike at sugarloafIn Creation Adventures, Retreats and Gatherings

One pathway to encountering the Holy is to spend time in the beauty of Creation. A delicate flower, a majestic mountain, the roar of the ocean…all speak to us of the One whose creativity, power and love surrounds us if we just take the time to see and listen.



Day Hiking Get Away at Point Reyes National Seashore Accommodations at St. Columba Retreat House, Inverness, CA

June 21 – 23, 2017

Hikes will be led on Thursday and Friday, and you are free to go exploring on your own with the many beaches and trails available at this fabulous park. This is a casual two days of fellowship with minimum structure. More>

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Encountering God in Nature Lassen Volcanic National Park Backpacking Trip

July 1– 6, 2017

Join Julie Miller and Sylvan Eidelman as they guide you on a beginner/intermediate backpack expedition through rolling hills and lakes amidst the unique geology of Lassen Volcanic National Park. We will hike five to nine miles each day and no day will have an elevation gain over 1,000 feet. We will have a layover day to rest and explore and complete the trip by hiking up the Cinder Cone. More>

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