Welcome to Spirit in the Desert.
The Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center campus reflects much of what you find in the beautiful Sonoran Desert.
Meetings rooms, sleeping rooms, and dining hall are just steps away amid beautiful desert scenery.
Two water features on the campus.
Visitors can gather both indoors and outdoors for meeting and fellowship.
Five conference rooms and numerous common spaces offer a wide variety of options.
Seating is flexible in all the rooms and white boards, flip charts, and an LCD projector are available.
The Ravenscroft chapel is equipped with wired and wireless microphones. We also have an upright piano and an electronic keyboard to help satisfy your musical urges.
Sound and video enhancements have made Ravenscroft a state of the art facility. New in 2016 is a 7000 lumen ceiling mounted projector, two 1000 watt speakers, and a 6.5 x 11.5ft motor driven screen.
Ravenscroft Chapel has great views toward majestic Black Mountain.
Additional space in the Estrem Center, for meetings, or for evening hospitality and visiting.
Four conference rooms available for smaller meetings.
Built in a circular pattern, the Estrem Center is home to the administrative offices, two conference rooms, a small chapel, and 14 spacious and well appointed bedrooms.
One of the spacious bedrooms in Estrem Center.
Large bathrooms in Estrem Center guest rooms.
Our two-story lodging facility was designed by the Taliesin Architects.
Living room/lounge in two-story guest facility.
Each guest room has a deck, many with mountain views.
Our Bookstore carries a timely collection of books ranging from spirituality, to the desert, to theology, and more. We also sell Native American crafts and Fair Market Exchange items.
We serve delicious, wholesome, healthy, homemade food prepared by professional food staff.
Our kitchen can accommodate most dietary challenges and needs.
Dining Room seating for up to 100 people in cafe or cafeteria arrangement.
Our dining area features wonderful meals and spectacular views.
Our outdoor patio seating is used year-round.
Seven Islands of Silence are nicely hidden and equipped with a bench or two for those who need a rest on the journey or just a quiet place to meditate.
Our labyrinth, a sacred symbol of pilgrimage and a contemplative symbol of our journey to a deeper relationship with the Holy.
Some splash in our full-size pool, or just rest, soaking in our hot tub / spa … gazing at the brilliant stars in the desert night sky.
Campbell Prayer Pathway