“O all ye works of the Lord,
bless ye the Lord”

A Fall Weekend Retreat for Women

Missouri River 1

Missouri River from the porch of Riverwoods.

Offered by “Confluence: A Center for Spirituality”

Riverwoods Retreat Center, Near Washington, Missouri

October 17-18, 2015

Choir 2

Riverwoods Chapel

Using the “Benedictis, omnia opera Domini” (“A Song of Creation”) this overnight retreat will focus on celebrating creation and the interrelatedness of every living thing to one another and to God. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a lovely wooded site, listen to the sounds of nature at eventide, pray together in a log Chapel and enjoy delicious meals at Riverwoods Retreat Center near Washington, Missouri.

Fireplace 2

Riverwoods Chapel

The Retreat Center is the contemporary lower level of an 1830’s historic log home overlooking the Missouri River. The grounds include wildflower gardens and walking trails to the Missouri River. The Chapel, with a gas log fireplace, will be used for prayer and some worship services. Riverwoods is an easy 45 minute drive from downtown St. Louis.

Conference Room

Riverwoods Conference Room

The retreat will be led by the Rev. Susan Skinner, a member of Spiritual Director’s International and an experienced retreat leader. The time will include input from the retreat leader, suggested meditative experiences, as well as opportunities for silence and group reflections.

Overnight accommodations will be at the Best Western Plus Hotel located a short five minute drive from Riverwoods in Washington, Missouri.

The retreat begins on Saturday morning, October 17, and concludes with a noon time Eucharist on Sunday, October 18, 2015.

The $175 fee covers the cost of lodging for the night, three meals and all materials. A $75 non-refundable deposit is necessary by October 2. The remaining $100 is due at the commencement of the retreat.

For more information and/or to receive a registration form, contact the Rev. Susan Skinner at susiecskinner@gmail.com or (314) 965-9155.

Backyard Barn

Riverwoods Grounds

Rest Room


Lunch Setting

Riverwoods Porch Dining