May 31-June 2, 2013
Kirby Episcopal House
"I attended my first Vocare weekend during a time in my life where I was trying to figure out my spirituality and what to do with my life. Where did God fit in for me? Am I alone in feeling this lost? After that weekend, not only did I grow spiritually, but I also had a better understanding of how to continue this spiritual journey because I felt more optimistic that God had a plan for me."
These words are from Vocare's Lay Rector, Mary Boggs, of Christ Church in Reading. Mary and the rest of the staff of Vocare warmly welcome all young adults, 18-30ish, to join them for a weekend retreat.
Vocare is a form of a latin word meaning "to call". The Vocare weekend is a renewal weekend addressed to young adults in the time when we face many serious decisions that set the direction for much of our adult life. Is Christianity relevant today? Can it penetrate the many areas of everyday life? Can it transform the world and keep up with the changing times? In addressing these and other questions, Vocare proposes no new spirituality, but does provide a tools through which one's spirituality may be developed, nourished, lived and shared in fellowship with Christians. The Vocare Community believes that Jesus Christ has made and will continue to make a difference in individual lives in the world.
Registration opens here April 8th and closes May 20th
1 Peter 2:9-12 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation,
God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who
called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.