Jul 26 – Aug 4, 2024
Campus at Sunset

Star Healing Retreat

Each day at STAR offers new opportunities for healing, growth, and transformation. You will receive incredible individualized attention as each participant is closely matched with a facilitator who will work with you one-on-one to both support and assist you throughout the process.
Sep 13 – 15, 2024
Welcome sign for Camp Samantha at Spirit in the Desert

Camp Samantha for Kids, Teens and Grown-ups

Stepping Stones of Hope developed the Camp Samantha grief camp to build family cohesion and strong communication skills.
Sep 26 – 29, 2024
22q Family Foundation Moms Retreat

22q Moms Retreat

Relax, connect and reflect at the 22q Family Foundation Moms Retreat at Spirit in the Desert! The 2024 retreat theme focuses on CONNECTIONS.
Oct 11 – 13, 2024
Man reading Bible illustrates Miles Christi Silent Retreat at Spirit in the Desert

Men’s Silent Retreat by Miles Christi

The Miles Christi Spiritual Exercises are a weekend silent retreat for men 16+ with spiritual talks and time for personal meditation.
Oct 28 – 30, 2024
Grand Canyon Synod Retired Pastors' Retreat

Synod Retirees Retreat 2024

The 20th Annual Grand Canyon Synod Retirees Retreat features Rev. Mark Hanson, former ELCA Presiding Bishop and President of the Lutheran World Federation.
Nov 13 – 15, 2024
Spiritual Formation Society of Arizona

24 Hour or 48 Hour Silent Prayer Retreat

Come for 24 hours or make it a 48 hour retreat. Gentle facilitation at the beginning and end with options for how you might spend this time with the Lord.
Nov 15 – 17, 2024
Woman veteran salutes the flag illustrating the Healing of Memories retreat for women veterans

Healing of Memories Workshop for Women Veterans

This workshop for women veterans is a safe place for participants to explore personal histories and gain insight and empathy for themselves and others.
Jan 6 – 10, 2025
Executive Skills for Church Leaders

Executive Skills for Church Leaders

Join us for a transformative week-long continuing education event designed specifically for pastors, deacons, and church leaders. This program provides a dedicated space to delve into leadership and various aspects of congregational life or whatever your ministry context may be.
Jan 17 – 19, 2025
From the Inside Out Retreat; image of Heather Wiest in red dress, standing on one foot in yoga pose

From the Inside Out Retreat

Restore your body, renew your mind and refresh your spirit at the ‘From the Inside Out’ Retreat with Heather Wiest, Jan. 17-19, 2025 in Carefree, AZ.
Jan 23 – 26, 2025
Living into a New Story Retreat; a close-up view of the Earth's surface

Living into a New Story Retreat

Explore what the natural sciences can teach us about Christian theology at the ‘Living into a New Story’ Retreat at Spirit in the Desert.
Mar 3 – 6, 2025

Gourding in the Desert

The Arizona Gourd Society’s annual Gourding in the Desert Retreat brings together gourders for class time and creative camaraderie.