Why should you attend a retreat?
Because your relationship with God matters!
Because your relationship with other men matters!
Because the opportunity to learn, and grow matters!
Because the stuff you have to do can wait [be rescheduled, be videotaped, or be canceled without a problem]!
Because you don’t want to miss this opportunity to be part of an awesome movement of the Holy Spirit!
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Women's Retreat: November 2nd
Guest Speaker: Rev. Michelle Matthews
Michelle is an inner-city high school English teacher turned pastor, which means, for her, church looks, sounds, and smells a little different. Having helped plant four other United Methodist new faith communities in Virginia Beach and Durham, Michelle’s heart is set on fire by expressions of church that major on community, mission, justice, and inclusivity. She is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and currently serves The Kingstowne Communion in Alexandria.
Men's Retreat: November 16
Guest Speaker: Rev. Matthew Smith
Pastor Matthew is an ordained Elder in the UMC who currently serves Calvary UMC in Arlington. He was raised in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley and has lived in Virginia most of his life. He attended Randolph-Macon College and received a BA in Religious Studies with Minors in History and Asian Studies. Prior to Calvary, Pastor Matthew launched a new church in Haymarket, VA and served several other churches throughout the Commonwealth. His Master of Divinity is from Wesley Theological Seminary in DC. He is married to Dr. Danielle Mutone-Smith and they have two children. Pastor Matthew also serves on the VA United Methodist Board of Ordained Ministry Conference Relations Team, as a chair of theology.