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The Gathering: September 26 - 29, 2018


You are invited to the 35th annual Gathering  of The Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church at Cathedral of All Souls,  in Asheville, North Carolina, September 26 - 29, 2018. Asheville is known for culture,  cuisine,  diversity and divine scenery. Come enjoy it all  - plus  great speakers, recovery  workshops, bluegrass music, tour of the Biltmore Estate, Blue Ridge  Parkway, and great food!

The program begins Wednesday evening with Compline and a 12-step meeting. Registration for the Gathering is $250 (scholarships available)

Hotel Double Tree is $145 per night, double occupancy.

See you all there…bring a friend!

Gathering Schedule

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

4–6 PM Directors Meeting
7 PM Dinner

Thursday, September 27, 2018

7–8 AM Yoga with Ginger Edwards
8–9 AM Sign In
9–10 AM Bishop's address/Business meeting
10 AM–12 PM Speaker: “The New Face of Recovery,” Twyla Wilson
12–3 PM Lunch/Folk Art Center: Blue Ridge Parkway
3–5 PM

Speaker: “Adolescence, Addiction, and Recovery,” Roxanne Ellington & Donna Eash

3–5 PM Speaker: “Codependency & Enabling,” Ginger Edwards
5–9 PM Dinner in Asheville
9:30 PM Open 12 Step Meeting

Friday, September 28, 2018

7–8 AM Yoga with Ginger Edwards
9–10:30 AM Speaker: “My Story,” Kelly McGillis
10:45 AM–12:15 PM Workshop: Peer Support Specialist, Chris Budnick
12–2 PM Lunch: Box Lunch or Biltmore
2–4 PM

Speaker: Addiction Medicine–Opiates & Marijuana, MD from Pavilion Treatment Center

4–5 PM Recovery/Prayer Service
6–8 PM North Carolina BBQ & Bluegrass Band
9:30 PM Open 12 Step Meeting

Saturday, September 29, 2018

8:30–10 AM Speaker: “New Face of Recovery,” The Rev. Jan Brown
10:30–11:30 AM 12 Step Eucharist: The Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor
11:30 AM Goodbyes
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