Earth First Retreat


Friday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gathering and Introductions
  • Empty Cup~Full Cup Spiritual Practices 
  • Japanese Tea Ceremony
  • Kneeling with Rumi
Saturday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm 
Earth Wander and Walk
  • Nature Meditation
  • Deep Time Walk (Weather permitting, a 4.2 km, no incline)

What do we mean by Fall in Love with the Earth?

  • Poet Guides and Poem making 

Registration: $90. Bring your own lunch and water. Coffee and snacks provided. 


Sarah Arthurs M.ED,  is the Lead Animator with Green Exodus, an initiative which has been identifying  practices, seeding connections and developing programs to support our realignment in and with the Earth since 202. This work is supported by the United Church of Canada Foundation and is affiliated with Ralph Connor Memorial United Church.  Sarah is the ED of the Calgary Interfaith Council, a retired psychologist, mother of two adult children and a member of   Hillhurst United Church. She has lived with her neighbours at Prairie Sky Cohousing Cooperative since 2008.  She is currently infatuated with all things feathered and flying and is grateful to Rosie, a Havaneese poodle, who takes her outside regularly. Sarah was born in the land of the Maori people and grew up as an unknowing neighbour to the Tsuut’ina.

With Guests TBD