Desert Sojourn Signature Retreats

Desert Sojourn Signature Retreats

Desert Sojourn Retreats are developed by Spirit in the Desert for the community at large. All are welcome to these retreats at the beautiful Spirit campus in Carefree, Arizona. Click on the link to indicate your interest online or call the office to register for the event.

Balance in Recovery Retreat; photo of a rock pile precariously balancing

Balance in Recovery Retreat

MARCH 8 – 10, 2024 Balance in Recovery: How to Achieve & Maintain emotional sobriety Are you in recovery? This retreat is for you! In this Balance in Recovery Retreat for men you will learn skills to achieve and maintain emotional sobriety. This time, the retreat is open to men only. Objective: To provide insight, education, and practical skills that empower people in recovery to effectively balance their relationships, work, family, and recovery. What Does It Mean to Achieve Balance…
The U.S. flag illustrates the Healing of Memories workshop for Women Veterans at Spirit in the Desert

Healing of Memories Workshop for Veterans & First Responders

MAY 17-19, 2024 Healing of Memories Workshop for Veterans & First Responders The Healing of Memories workshop is a safe place for participants to explore personal histories and gain insight and empathy for themselves and others. The Healing of Memories workshop is a safe place for participants to explore personal histories and gain insight and empathy for themselves and others. This workshop from the Institute for Healing of Memories is a response to the emotional, psychological and spiritual wounds inflicted…
Living into a New Story Retreat; a close-up view of the Earth's surface

Living into a New Story Retreat

JANUARY 23 – 26, 2025 Living into a New Story A Spirited Assessment of the Christian Story in the Light of Earth-based Wisdom and Today’s Sciences Questions Explored Benefits and Takeaways Retreat Highlights Retreat Goals and Hopes Schedule of Events Day 1: Thursday January 23, 2025 Day 2: Friday January 24, 2025             Day 3: Saturday January 25, 2025 Day 4: Sunday January 26, 2025 When Thursday – Sunday, January 23-26, 2025 Check In time is 3:00 pm Thursday, Check Out…
The U.S. flag illustrates the Healing of Memories workshop for Women Veterans at Spirit in the Desert

Healing of Memories Workshop for Women Veterans

NOVEMBER 15-17, 2024 Healing of Memories Workshop for Women Veterans The Healing of Memories workshop is a safe place for participants to explore personal histories and gain insight and empathy for themselves and others. Spirit in the Desert and the Institute for Healing of Memories began workshops for women veterans only in 2017. Why? To answer a “call” from so many women in the military who have been subjected to Military Sexual Trauma (MST). The statistics on this kind of…