A retreat is a time one intentionally sets aside for God. Emmanuel House retreats vary in their length from a few hours to a day, or weekend, or longer. The center provides a quiet place, free from everyday distractions, where you can enjoy a leisurely time to listen to God and to respond to Him. Each of the many kinds of retreats holds its own adventure of discovery.
Some retreats are guided, that is, a mentor (or mentors) lead someone else (or a group of people) in a preplanned experience. At Emmanuel House, we encourage people who are just beginning to explore the reflective Christian life to attend a guided retreat with a small group of others who at the same point. We call this retreat The Expedition, and those who live in the Kansas City area can even sleep in their own homes because this retreat is Friday night and Saturday morning.
Follow the link below to learn more: