Nurturing the Soul of Ministry
November 2, 2019
Join Northeastern Seminary for a spiritual retreat with keynote speaker Dr. David C. Olsen. Immerse yourself in a slower-paced day and respond to your soul's yearning for understanding and intimate relationship with others. Worship, prayer, teaching, fellowship, and personal reflection time will reveal all aspects of life as a catalyst for spiritual formation and engagement in our faith.
- 9:00 a.m. | Registration & Light Breakfast
- 10:00 | Opening Prayer Service
- 10:30 | Session One with Dr. David Olsen
- 11:15 | Silent Personal Reflection Time
- 12:00 p.m. | Small Group or Extended Personal Reflection Time
- 12:30 | Lunch & Fellowship
- 1:30 | Session Two with Dr. David Olsen
- 2:15 | Large Group Reflection & Speaker Q&A
- 3:00 | Closing Prayer & Communion Service
- 4:15 | Departure
- Northeastern Seminary Students/Alumni FREE
- Guest/Community Member $50.00
A light breakfast, lunch, and access to retreat center grounds are included with registration.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 585.594.6420.
Meet David C. Olsen
David C. Olsen is the Executive Director of Samaritan Counseling Center located in Scotia, NY. David is a certified marriage and family therapist, clinical member and approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and a diplomat in the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work.
David has authored and co-authored several books including Renewing your Relationship: 5 Necessary Steps (Outskirts Press, 2017), Saying No to Say Yes: Everyday Boundaries and Pastoral Excellence (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015), The Spiritual Work of Marriage (Routledge, 2008), The Couple’s Survival Workbook (Echo Point 2001, 2011), When Helping Starts to Hurt (W.W. Norton & Company, 1994), and Integrative Family Therapy (Augsburg Fortress, 1993).
A noted speaker, David presents at many workshops nationally on topics involving families and couples. He is also a sought after consultant to congregations, family businesses, and community-oriented organizations.
About the Retreat Center
Notre Dame Retreat Center is located on 50 acres of land overlooking Canandaigua Lake. Guests enjoy lake views, walking paths, gardens, a gazebo, and pond. The retreat center’s chapel and numerous meeting rooms offer sacred spaces for reflection, prayer, and conversation.