Beloved Community Weekend Retreat

The Rev. Addie Banks and Philip Lynn, Beloved Community Ministry facilitators of The Riverside Church, NYC, will be in Vermont for a weekend retreat at the Inn at the Isles.

During his historic speech at The Riverside Church, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Our goal is the Beloved Community, and that will require a qualitative change in our souls and a quantitative change in our lives.”

Join us as we dive deeply into what it takes to live into Dr. King’s Dream of the Beloved Community. Together, we will travel on the Road of Spiritual and Community Formation, deepening and enriching our relationship with God and with each other, as we Journey toward the fulfillment of Dr. King’s Dream, of a redeemed society, starting in our Churches, and moving Beyond.

When & Where: Friday, October 4th to Sunday, October 6th, 2019 at the Inn at the Isles on the Isle of La Motte, 2925 West Shore Road, Isle La Motte, VT.

Your Host: Rev. Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas, Pastor, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Jericho, VT.

Cost: $180/person (double occupancy) or$220/person (single occupancy), for weekend lodging and meals.


STEP 1 – Call 802-503-9666 for reservation. Spaces are limited.

STEP 2 – Good Shepherd Lutheran will process the checks so please make them out to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with “Beloved Community” in the memo line. Mail check to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 495, Jericho, VT 05465.



5:00 to 6:30 pm – Dinner
7:00 to 9:00 pm – First Session


8:30 to 10:00 am – Breakfast
10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Second Session
1:00 to 2:00 pm – Lunch
2:00 to 5:00 pm – Third Session
5:00 to 7:00 pm – Dinner and Personal Time
7:00 to 9:00 pm – Fourth Session


8:30 to 10:00 am – Breakfast
10:00 am to 12:00 noon – Fifth Session and Closing Worship
12:00 to 1:00 pm – Parting Luncheon and Check-out | (802) 899-3932 | Jericho, Vermont

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church – 273 Vt Route 15 – PO Box 495 – Jericho, VT 05465

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