May 1 - Dec 4, 2021 - Would you like some quiet time away to gather, play, create, heal? We are now offering personal and group retreats at discounted rates for longer stays.
Soulful Aging Across the Seasons: A Six Session Circle of Trust® Seasonal ONLINE Retreat Series 2020/2021
October 6 & 7, 2020, January 19 & 20, and April 20 & 21, 2021 Tues & Wed 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM AST - This six-part online series provides a special opportunity for those who want to age mindfully, seek new insights and find fresh, life-giving ways to engage with the world as well as companionship at a time when we can't be together in person.
April 9 to April 11, 2021 Invitation to Rest for Black & Indigenous Activists & Elders It has been such a time of grief and violence. We would like to extend a loving invitation to rest at Tatamagouche Centre for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour at the heart of our struggles right now.
Dec 4-6, 2020 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:00 PM This training is for certified DPC facilitators who have completed the Dialogue for Peaceful Change mediation program and who are interested in deepening their skills to practice “meditative behavior” and communication as it relates to your family and work.
Nov. 6 - Nov. 8, 2020 Friday 5:30 PM - Sun 1:30 PM A weekend of connecting, sharing and learning together the collective wisdom of BIPOC community members from across the Atlantic Region.
Oct 30 - Nov. 1, 2020 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:00 PM - We learn about the importance of ceremony and the practice of rituals for the different stages, before and after death (to do at home or in the hospital).
October 15 - October 17, 2020 Thurs 3:00 PM - Sat 1:30 PM At this retreat, thirty young leaders and activists (ages 25-40) will journey together by engaging in large-and small-group dialogues focused on evocative texts and questions. Over the course of three days, there will be opportunities to explore the intersection of your inner capacity and authenticity as it relates to life, leadership, and activism.
October 15 to November 12, 2020 Thursdays: 1:00pm - 2:00pm AST Sing for your well-being, for belonging, and FUN! Although we can’t gather in person, we can still enjoy many benefits of singing, by joining together to sing on Zoom. We’ll connect body, breath and voice, and together we’ll lift our spirits with soul-satisfying songs from around the world in unison and in harmony. Everything will be taught...
September 30 - October 2, 2020 Wed 2:00 PM to Fri 1:00 PM - Everyone is welcome to this Silent Retreat that offers a change from the everyday pace, with a supportive environment for you to enter the silence, to journal, walk and rest, and simply BE.
August 7 to August 10 2020 Invitation to Rest for Black & Indigenous Activists & Elders It has been such a time of grief and violence. We would like to extend a loving invitation to rest at Tatatmagouche Centre for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour at the heart of our struggles right now.
July 28 2020 Erasure: A Tool for Re-Imagining. An online poetry workshop with Kate Macdonald. We will be exploring the technique of blackout poetry through an anti-oppression, anti-racist lens to examine power and privilege.
June 20, 2020 Sat 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM The AGM will be an online format this year for the safety of all members and staff due to COVID-19. The logistics of the online event will be shared with all those who register. Please join us to celebrate the Centre. To get registered for the
February 28 - March 1, 2020 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:00 PM - A weekend get-away to play tabletop roleplaying games! A supportive, peer-led weekend to try playing and leading games for the first time. Some of the themes we explore together: how to make the move from player to game leader; how to build inclusion and community; and how to support diversity, disability, and mental health through...
Nov 22 - Nov 24, 2019 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:00 PM - Join us for an intensive training designed for experienced facilitators wanting to revitalize their work, new trainers wanting to inspire, teachers, community leaders, activists — anyone wanting to take their skills to a new level and learn how training can be used more effectively. This training at Tatamagouche Centre will highlight how to facilitate the conversations on...
Nov 19 - Nov 22, 2019 Tue 2:00 PM - Fri 2:00 PM - This program is suited to anyone who is interested in high-level training in youth engagement and program planning to enhance their abilities as youth workers, mentors, social workers, employment counsellors, teachers, volunteers or recreation staff.
Nov 15 - Nov 17, 2019 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:00 PM - Are you in a leadership role with a church, camp, or community organization, looking for ways to build safe(r) spaces that benefit young people's mental wellbeing? Join us for a weekend of engaged learning to explore how we might equip leaders to create communities of care, fostering resilience and wellbeing among young people.
Nov 9 - Nov 21, 2019 Sat 9:00 AM - Thu 5:00 PM - Join BTS for our 2019 delegation to Guatemala from November 9 to 21, 2019. This year’s thematic delegation will focus on our partners’ struggles for the access and protection of land and territory.
Nov 3 - Nov 8, 2019 Sun 5:30 PM - Fri 1:30 PM - Dialogue for Peaceful Change (DPC) is an international program that has brought together the best methodologies from around the world in community based conflict mediation, providing effective tools and strategies for analyzing and addressing conflicts.
Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2019 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 2:30 PM - Many lay people in a congregation give leadership in worship, but those who participate in a licensed lay worship leaders’ program (LLWL) are choosing to develop their leadership gifts further.
An event for faith groups to explore the “Why?” and the “How?” of engaging in action for climate justice. Responding to the climate crisis requires more than technical solutions. It requires changes to our inner landscapes, changes in the way we relate to one another, Earth, ourselves, and the Sacred. It calls for spiritual work
Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2019 Mon 5:00 PM - Wed 2:30 PM - This is an opportunity to gather with other feminists to create community, share our stories, renew our commitment to feminism and feminist theology in the church and to learn about the new, leading voices of feminism in the global church.
October 21-23, 2019 Mon 2:30 PM - Wed 2:00 PM - This retreat will support those who are following the contemplative path as well as those who are drawn to it. With guiding presentations by leaders Kathy Roy and Bethe Benjamin Cameron, spaciousness for reflection and silence, you will be invited into the “pause” that brings refreshment for the soul.
Oct 4 - Oct 6, 2019 Fri 5:30 PM - Sun 1:00 PM - For those seeking cultural competency, diversity and anti-racism training.
Aug 26 - Aug 30, 2019 Mon 3:00 PM - Fri 1:00 PM - We bring youth together from all the different communities and cultures in the Maritimes for a camp that focuses on social justice and environmental issues, culture, and gender, race and injustice. Come join the experience. Come join the community!
Aug 23 - Aug 25, 2019 Fri 5:00 PM - Sun 1:30 PM - Come and enjoy a retreat created to combine and connect your Body, Mind, and Spirit through dance. Participants will experience safe, easy, and low-impact dance movement to a variety of music that focuses on expressing our inner lives.
Aug 20 - Aug 23, 2018 Tue 5:00 PM - Fri 2:00 PM - This gathering is focused on widening the circle of Indigenous and settler youth engagement in Indigenous rights and in living as Treaty people.
Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2019 Sun 2:00 PM - Tue 3:00 PM - In this workshop, the stories, protocol, uses and meaning of the Talking Stick will be shared as you create your own Talking Stick. You will also learn about the responsibility and role of the person conducting a Talking Circle Ceremony. There is much more to leading a Circle then, just giving an explanation and then...
Jul 8 - Jul 9, 2019 Mon 12:00 PM - Tue 4:30 PM - Our days together will place us in the good company of wild Water, Duck, Heron and Eagle, and Cree Elder Rev. Stan McKay and Bob Haverluck, stories, songs, scriptures, comic art, the Holy Spirit and one another.
Please come out and join us for our Annual General Meeting and Annual Gathering of Members! Saturday, June 15, 2019; 9:45 am - 2:00 pm Gathering and Membership Registration - 9:45am Business Meeting 10:00 am - 12 pm Lunch 12 pm - 1 pm Presentation about the Justice, Mission & Outreach Committee by Linda Scherzinger 1 - 2 pm
Jun 9 - Jun 14, 2019 Sun 5:00 PM - Fri 1:00 PM - This is a foundational program at the heart of Tatamagouche Centre. It allows you to learn effective facilitation skills and creative program design, leading to transformational community learning and development.
May 31 - Jun 2, 2019 Fri 7:00 PM - Sun 1:00 PM - Come to the Breaking the Silence Annual Gathering, May 31st to June 2nd, at the Tatamagouche Centre, in beautiful Tatamagouche, Mi’kmaki.
May 17 - May 21, 2019 Fri 5:30 PM - Tue 2:30 PM - A four-day intensive with game designer Avery Alder, exploring how to design tabletop games that are meaningful, dynamic, and transformative. We'll approach design in a playful, hands-on, purposeful, and experimental fashion. Participants will hone their critical design analysis, and discover ways to tell new stories and invite new people to the table.