Calendar Jan Richardson

EVENTS ARCHIVE

March 4-April 21, 2014
BELOVED 2014: An Online Journey into Lent and Easter


Intertwining reflection, art, music, and community, this online retreat will provide a distinctive opportunity to travel through Lent in contemplation and conversation, from anywhere you are. New for 2014!

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December 1-28, 2013
ILLUMINATED 2013: An Online Journey into the Heart of Christmas


Intertwining reflection, art, music, and community, this online retreat will provide a distinctive opportunity to travel through Advent and Christmas in contemplation and conversation with others along the way. This is a great way to enter Advent on your own or with a group. All new for 2013.

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October 25-27, 2013
Mapping the Mystery
Los Altos United Methodist Church
Los Altos, California

A weekend at Los Altos United Methodist Church. Friday evening gathering, Saturday retreat, Sunday worship. Come to any or all!
With Garrison Doles

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September 27 - 29, 2013
Mapping the Mystery
Trinity United Methodist Church and Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center
Springfield and Westfield, Massachusetts

A weekend sponsored by Trinity UMC and Genesis. Friday-Saturday retreat at Genesis and Sunday worship at Trinity.
With Garrison Doles

More info and registration

Questions? Call 413-562-3627 or email registration@genesisspiritualcenter.org.

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September 9 - 12, 2013
Residents in Ministry Retreat


A retreat for participants in the Residents in Ministry process in the Florida Conference, United Methodist Church.
With Garrison Doles

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August 12 - 18, 2013
AT THE MEETING OF HEAVEN + EARTH: Liturgical Arts Week II

Grünewald Guild
Leavenworth, Washington

With Garrison Doles

More info

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August 5 - 11, 2013
AT THE MEETING OF HEAVEN + EARTH: Liturgical Arts Week I

Grünewald Guild
Leavenworth, Washington

The Liturgical Arts Week has become so popular that the Guild has invited Jan and Garrison to offer two weeks in 2013! Jan will return as the keynote speaker, and Jan and Garrison will join an amazing faculty in offering classes each week. Join us for a week (or two) of engaging, creating, exploring, imagining, and envisioning in a place where art and worship and life meet. Come for either week or stay for both!
With Garrison Doles

More info

*Classes at the Guild are small and can fill quickly. Please register soon to ensure your spot!

For a glimpse of the Guild, see the slide show that Jan featured in this blog post at The Painted Prayerbook.

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April 12 - 13, 2013
Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center Women’s Convocation V 
Meydenbauer Center
Bellevue, Washington

More info

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April 5 - 6, 2013
"The Bible in Our Bones: Telling and Living the Stories of Our Faith"
Bethany Theological Seminary
Richmond, Indiana

Jan and Garrison will lead worship, workshops, and a plenary session in this Presidential Forum.
With Garrison Doles

More info

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February 13 – March 31, 2013
RETURN: An Online Journey into Lent and Easter

Intertwining reflection, art, music, and community, this online retreat will provide a distinctive opportunity to travel through Lent in contemplation and conversation, from anywhere you are.
With Garrison Doles

Information & registration

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December 1-29, 2012
ILLUMINATED: An Online Journey into the Heart of Christmas

Intertwining reflection, art, music, and community, this online retreat will provide a distinctive opportunity to travel through Advent and Christmas in contemplation and conversation with others along the way. Information & registration.
With Garrison Doles

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September 10-13, 2012
Residents in Ministry Retreat


A retreat for participants in the Residents in Ministry process in the Florida Conference, United Methodist Church.
With Garrison Doles

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July 30-August 5, 2012
"Liturgical Arts Week: A Spiral-Shaped God"
Grünewald Guild
Leavenworth, Washington

Keynote speaker for the Liturgical Arts Week and teaching a class ("Advent Portfolio: Illuminating the Season") with Garrison Doles.

For a glimpse of the Guild, see the slide show that Jan featured in this blog post at The Painted Prayerbook.

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July 18, 2012
2012 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women

Orlando, Florida

Jan will be the preacher for the opening session of this denomination-wide gathering of Presbyterian Women (PCUSA).

Read about Jan's sermon at the opening session

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June 8-10, 2012
Audire Retreat: "Mapping the Mystery"
San Pedro Center,
Winter Park, Florida


A retreat for students and graduates of the Audire program in spiritual direction.
With Garrison Doles

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May 18-20, 2012
"Refreshing the Soul" retreat
The Gayton Kirk

Richmond, Virginia

Friday-Saturday retreat and Sunday worship.
With Garrison Doles

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April 16 & 17, 2012
Women Bishops' Retreat
St. Petersburg Beach, FL


A retreat for the women bishops serving in the United Methodist Church.

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March 16-18, 2012
Arvada United Methodist Church
Arvada, Colorado


A weekend of events, including a Friday evening gathering ("Mysteries of Making: The Practice of Art and Faith"), Saturday workshop ("Reclaiming the Art of Blessing"), and Sunday morning worship.
With Garrison Doles

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February 17 & 18, 2012
Catholic Community of St. Matthias
Somerset, New Jersey

Workshop for the leadership as the parish enters into its Jubilee year, celebrating fifty years in ministry.
With Garrison Doles

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November 27-December 24, 2011
Birthing the Holy: Becoming a Monk in the World

A four-week online class

In this online Advent retreat hosted by Christine Valters Painter of Abbey of the Arts, Jan will join Christine, Roy DeLeon, Mary Earle, Paula Huston, and Dana Reynolds for "a four-week contemplative online journey into the heart of the Advent season."

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September 29-30, 2011
Clergy Retreat
Daytona Beach, Florida


A retreat for clergy in the East Central (Florida) District of the United Methodist Church.
With Garrison Doles

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September 12-15, 2011
Residents in Ministry Retreat


A retreat for participants in the Residents in Ministry process in the Florida Conference, United Methodist Church.
With Garrison Doles

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August 1-7, 2011
Liturgical Arts Week: Garden, Table, Story
Grünewald Guild
Leavenworth, Washington

Keynote speaker for the Liturgical Arts Week.

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February 13-17, 2011
Iowa Wesleyan College
Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Jan will be the speaker for the 8th Annual Clifford and Maxine Manning Lectures on February 16 and 17, and will be on campus during the week as Artist-in-Residence.
With Garrison Doles

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February 4-6, 2011
Gladdening Light Symposium 2011

Sponsored by GladdeningLight and described as "an aesthetic symposium of faith," this weekend will feature theologian and author Marcus Borg, who will be joined by artists and musicians as he explores the Great Commandment ("Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind." -Matthew 22:37). Jan will moderate a forum with the artists on Saturday morning, Feb. 5, at 11 AM, and Garrison Doles will be the featured performer at Saturday night's concert to benefit Compassion Corner.

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January 31-February 2, 2011
Creativity Conference
First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, Florida

Sponsored by Leadership Nexus, and in its fifth year, this conference engages church leaders with creatives from Disney World and elsewhere.
With Garrison Doles