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    United Methodists of Upper New YorkLiving the Gospel. Being God's Love.


    Sabbath Life Retreats

    Sabbath Life retreats are beginning in March 2024.

    Join fellow clergy in the practice of Sabbath and soul care at Church in the Wild's Sabbath Life Retreat series. Hear about the experience from last year's participants by watching the video below or clicking here.

    Sabbath Life retreats will be held the third Monday of each month from March through November at Sky Lake Camp & Retreat Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is for the entire nine-month series. The cost is $50/session totaling $450.

    • March 18
    • April 15
    • May 20
    • June 17
    • July 15
    • August 19 
    • September 16
    • October 21
    • November 18

    The program includes a delicious lunch and a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share of fresh local produce each month for each participant. The rhythm of a Sabbath Life day includes a time of welcome, engaging Creation, worship and table, rest and recreation in shared silence, and time to reflect and connect.

    For more information and to register, click here.

    With more than 100,000 members, United Methodists of Upper New York comprises of more than 675 local churches and New Faith Communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our vision is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."