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"Creating Missional Sanctuary"™

Individual Personal Sanctuary

Pinwheels for Peace Day

TODAY!

Calendar of Events

Watch For More Information About Upcoming Events!

April 5 2016 3:00-6:00 Spring Tea Party

April 8 2016 7:00-10:00pm Hootenanny at GraceStone

April 30 2016 Springfield Community of Christ Retreat

"Plugging In to the Power of God"

May 3 2016 3:00-6:00 A Fairy Tea

May 6 2016 7:00-10:00pm Hootenanny at GraceStone

May 21 2016 Silent Retreat - Spring Cleaning the Soul

September 21 2016 Pinwheels For Peace Day

October 14-16 2016 Richmond Community of Christ Retreat

December 2016 - GraceStone Sanctuary Open House

Some of our Past Events

March 12 - The Soul & Narcissus: Learning to Love Our Selves Totally

March 1 2016 Lucky Tea Day

February 2 2016 - LOVE Tea

January 23 2016 - "Prayer and Share-Journal and Create" Event

January 5 2016 - Winter Tea

December 20 - GraceStone Sanctuary Christmas Open

Dec. 2 Christmas Tea

November 14: "Falling Into Gratitude" Retreat

October 23-25: Welcome Community of Christ

                         CBMC Young Adult Group!

October 6 Tea: Autumn Sense

November 2 Tea: Gratitude Tea

Schedule Your Own Group Event

Please contact us to schedule your own small group event. You are welcome to bring your own agenda for your group as we provide accommodations for you.

Get ready for some good old fashioned musical fun, laughter, and celebrating. You are welcome to bring your own instruments or pick up one from our variety here at GraceStone Sanctuary. You don't have to have talent - just come for the fun!

Personal Sanctuary

GraceStone Sanctuary can provide you with a private space for you to nourish your soul and revive your spirit in your own personal way. If you would like more information or would like to schedule a time for yourself see our Personal Sanctuary page. Click here.

Tuesday Tea - First Tuesday Each Month 3:00 - 6:00 pm

Stop in for a cup of tea and a good chat! Just come on in! There is a cup and a chair waiting just for you. We want to get to know you!

(Supported by contributions to the Joy Jar. See the Economics page for information about donations.*)

The Soul and Narcissus:

Learning to Love Ourselves ... Totally!

March 12th 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Psalms 139:14, "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knows right well."

Learn who you are as God's unique creation and just how much there is to love about that!

Examine the negative messages from inside and out that get in the way of living soul-fully.

Experience what it might mean to let go and forgive yourself!  

Experience what it might mean to let go and forgive yourself!

The time together includes:

  • Group Sessions
  • Individual Meditation and Journaling Time
  • Soul Breath and Gentle Stretch Session
  • Prayer Path Journey
  • Meals eaten together as a community. (The meals prepared in the GraceStone Kitchens are made from fresh, locally grown foods as much as possible. Let us know if you have special dietary requirements so we can consult with you ahead of time to meet your needs.)
  • Fun, Fellowship, and Purposeful Time Together! 

Registration: $50 covers two meals and event supplies.

[email protected]

Prayer & Share - Journal & Create Event January 23, 2016 10:00-2:00

Come and share with us as we spend the time in conversation with God in prayer. There will be time alone for your own contemplation, as well as sharing together praying for each other and the world. We will also be creating our own prayer journals as part of our time together.

Registration: Contact [email protected] for details. Cost of $35.00 includes lunch and supplies.

November 14: One Day Retreat

"Falling Into Gratitude"

We spend a lot of energy and effort preparing for the food and fellowship connected with Thanksgiving Day. Why not spend a few hours focusing on the abundant gift in your life? Join us at GraceStone Sanctuary for some time reflecting on gratitude and abundance.

The day will include time together sharing and learning, personal private time for reflection, and some time enjoying the nature of the Fall Season. We will end the day with a Harvest Celebration Meal of Gratitude.

Registration: $50 covers two meals, snacks and event supplies.

[email protected]

September 18th-20th: PinWheels for Peace: A weekend event to support World PinWheels for Peace Day. If you would like more information go to: pinwheelsforpeace.com

Make your own pinwheel or use our pattern.


After note: We ended up with 72 prayers for peace pinwheels this year! Not bad for a first time.

IT'S SUMMER CONCERT SEASON TIME

AT THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL!

A trip to the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival is a wonderful way to renew your spirit with music. Spend your day relaxing at GraceStone Sanctuary, golfing at Bryce Resort, or boating at Lake Laura and enjoy your evening at the concert just a few miles down the road at Orkney Springs. Check out more information about each concert or buy tickets at: Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. Let us know if you would like to stay overnight at GraceStone. Contact [email protected] for more information about accommodations.

Join us for a weekend of Fun, Fellowship, and Music. Under the stars concerts for the weekend of:

Saturday, September 05, 2015 -Oak Ridge Boys

Sunday, September 06, 2015 -Bluegrass MiniFest featuring Seldom Scene

SCHEDULE OF CONCERTS:

Friday, July 17, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Smash Mouth and Toad the Wet Sprocket

Saturday, July 18, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Hot Strings and Cool Breezes MiniFest

                                                                                  Featuring Bela Flack and Abigail Washburn

Friday, July 24, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Fairfax Symphony Pops Orchestra

Saturday, July 25, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Jackie Evancho accompanied by String

                                                                                 Players from the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

Friday, August 07, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -The Lettermen (also the Yard Crawl Event)

Saturday, August 08, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Gimme Abbey

Saturday, September 05, 2015 (6:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Oak Ridge Boys

Sunday, September 06, 2015 (5:00 PM-11:00 PM) -Bluegrass MiniFest featuring

                                                                                               Seldom Scene

Prayer & Share - Journal & Create Event June 26th-27th

Come and share with us as we spend the weekend in conversation with God in prayer. There will be time alone for your own contemplation, as well as sharing together praying for each other and the world. We will also be creating our own prayer journals as part of our time together.

Registration: Contact [email protected] for details. Cost of $50.00 includes meals and lodging for one night.

A 1920s Weekend in the Country

with family & friends

May 29 - 31, 2015

We welcome Phillip and Anthony and their families and friends!

There will be lots of celebration and fun, relaxation and catching up with each other.

We are planning a weekend filled with a "1920s in the Country" theme incorporated into everything from food to fun. You are welcome to contribute to the ambiance with your personally styled fashions so get out those fedoras and pinstripes guys and put on your pearls and cloche hats gals and come on out for a "golly good time"!

Please let Trish know you will be able to make it at [email protected] or [email protected] We hope you can come and celebrate with us!

May 15 and 16, 2015

COMMUNITY HELP DAY at

GraceStone Sanctuary

Come Friday and stay overnight or come for the day on Saturday. We will feed and house our volunteers, organize teams for the projects, and offer some fun and fellowship. All are welcome! Please let Trish know by email at [email protected] or [email protected] by Mary 12th if you can come and help.

PROJECTS

Renovate the Flag Pole

Prepare and Install Star Gazing Pad

Clear & Create Trails and Paths

Mulch Fallen Limbs & Debris

Create Stepping Stones

Prepare Prayer Path

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Check out this article about how drumming can heal us: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/health/7872043.stm

"We are all naturally musical, although in the US less than 7% of adults over the age of 18 even pick up a musical instrument once a year." -Dr. Barry Bittman, a neurologist and CEO of the Yamaha and Wellness Institute in Pennsylvania. Drums and other instruments are waiting in the chapel. Come and play with us! If you are interested in joining our drumming circle contact Trish at [email protected]

What a wonderful day with some of the women of Springfield Community of Christ. A leisurely breakfast overlooking the mountains and then High Tea in the Community Room. I enjoyed all your smiling faces. Thanks to all of you for your contributions to a relaxing and renewing day together.

I'm looking forward to some old fashioned relaxation and fun at

Springfield Community of Christ

Women's Day Out

at GraceStone Sanctuary

Saturday, April 4, 2015 9:30am-5:00pm

Contact Trish for more information and a link to the group's coordinator.

The Soul and Narcissus: Learning to Love Ourselves ... Totally!

March 14th 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Psalms 139:14, "I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvelous are thy works; and that my soul knows right well."

Learn who you are as God's unique creation and just how much there is to love about that!

Examine the negative messages from inside and out that get in the way of living soul-fully.

Experience what it might mean to let go and forgive yourself!The time together includes:

  • Group Sessions
  • Individual Meditation and Journaling Time
  • Soul Breath and Gentle Stretch Session
  • Meals eaten together as a community. (The meals prepared in the GraceStone Kitchens are made from fresh, locally grown foods as much as possible. Let us know if you have special dietary requirements so we can consult with you ahead of time to meet your needs.)
  • Fun, Fellowship, and Purposeful Time Together! 

Registration: $50 covers two meals and event supplies.

[email protected]

What's buried beneath the cold and ice? There's a whole world of Spring just waiting to burst forth into blossom and song!

Sometimes it takes quietly going within to bring out the sunshine. Consider a private retreat to take time for nurturing your soul.

Contact [email protected] to schedule a time for your personal retreat.

GOD Divas - Diving Into the Mysteries of God and Chocolate

Saturday, February 7, 2015 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Register early. Space is limited.

Jesus celebrated...often. His first claimed miracle was at a wedding celebration. His last meal with his disciples was the celebration of Passover. His life demonstrated the value that celebrating has for the soul. Join us for a celebration as we discover the mysteries of God and chocolate.

"Taste and see that the Lord is good;

Blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him." Psalm 34:8

Book Group - Third Wednesday of the Month 6:00 - 8:00 pm

A Community Book Group is currently being organized for all those who love to read, write, and share. If you are interested in meeting at the Sanctuary one evening (or more) each month please call or email us. We would love to have you join us.

(Supported by contributions to the Joy Jar. See the Economics page for information about donations.*)

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