This 7-week course is about reconnecting with what’s most important to you.
The Sabbath Course is for people who are ready to deeply rest, people who are eager for tools to help them connect more deeply, and people who care deeply about showing up in the world with integrity—everyday.
This is a sacred practice that goes back eons, some believe to the beginning. More recently and over the past few decades, spiritual leaders and spiritual communities have been exploring this sacred practice as it applies to our contemporary lives. The consensus is we need connection now more than ever.
I believe this deeply meaningful day is available and given to all. That it is a must, not a should. That it is a critical practice to explore for soul searchers wanting to live wholly and soulfully. Just as retreat enlightenment seeps into one’s life upon return, Sabbath seeps into our week’s after each refreshing observance. – Julie Williams, Lead Facilitator
When: Every Friday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. from Jan. 12 through Feb. 23 and retreat on Jan. 26-27
What: Self-study course with weekly activity prompts and virtual, facilitated Sabbath Circle meetups, plus a 24-hour facilitated retreat (optional, but highly encouraged!)
Your facilitator and Sabbath Circle leader will provide tools, activities and space to guide your exploration, but how you create a Sabbath practice will be a “choose-your-own-adventure.”
Who: 14 kindred spirits (including 13 participants + 1 facilitator)
- 9 spots are invite-only
- 3 spots will be open to applicants
- 1 lucky person will get a full scholarship*
How: By the end of the 7 weeks, you’ll have the wisdom, skills and commitment for momentum on your spiritual journey (whatever that looks like for you!) and enjoy the rich gifts that a Sabbath practice has to offer you every week
Specifically, you will:
- Join a 60-min. video call on Friday night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. PST each week. We will check-in and connect. We will be blessed and inspired. We will discuss and learn new ways each week to observe a Sabbath that best serves you.
- Spend ~30 min. on a meaningful activity prompt and enjoy your Sabbath in between the weekly calls.
- Retreat together for 24-hours! And do nothing. No cooking, no cleaning, no planning, no worrying. Just playing, laughing, savoring, basking, being.
How much: $310 (covers $145 retreat cost/person, $20/circle, *$25 pay-it-forward contribution toward community scholarship for one circle member)
Apply today: If you want to go deeper in your spiritual journey, learn from others’ experience and connect with a special community, fill out the Sabbath Circle Questionnaire to apply for a spot or schedule a 15-min. chat with Julie to learn more.
What makes Sabbath so special is having time each week completely dedicated to reconnecting—with the natural cycle, with perspective, with wonder. Balance does not come easy to me, especially between (over-) doing and being. This practice enables me to just be. Unlike the rest of the week, it’s ‘a day that is given, not made.’ Over the last few years this practice has been slowly remodeling my whole way of being and how I show up in the world. – Julie Williams, Lead Facilitator