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Space is limited for this in-person retreat, so do not delay! First come, first served ... and we want YOU to be there!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration cost:

EARLY BIRD

THROUGH July 31

$ 350

  • No code necessary
Registration Fee
AFTER July 31
 

$ 450



 

Note: If you are a member of Paul's Inner Circle or one of the Holton's Mentoring Programs, you are eligible for a special discount. Contact Paul or Bil or Cher to receive your special code (or for information on how to join these special groups.)

Registration includes all retreat events, Friday 6:30 through Sunday 1:00; all retreat materials; lunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation requests made in writing through July 31 will be subject to a $50 administrative fee; remainder of registration fee paid will be refunded. Cancellation requests made in writing between August 1-15 will be refunded 50% of the registration fee paid. There are no refunds for cancellations after August 15. 

Travel and Lodging are on your own — Click here to see hotels near the retreat site

(You can sort by number of stars, guest ratings, amenities, etc.)

By Popular Demand! 

The "Kitchen Table" is open again, and this time our focus is Questioning Unquestioned Answers! 


This special retreat, offered by request of those who have attended our past retreats, offers a special opportunity to be part of a unique group of folks (all of whom consider themselves more spiritual than religious) in an intimate and dynamic environment of exploration, study, and fun!

Meet Your Spiritual Thought Leaders

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Rev. Bil Holton

Known for his "Bil-isms," Rev. Bil is an ordained Unity minister and author of many books including the New Metaphysical Interpretation of Matthew, Mark, Luke, & John, and Revelation.

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Rev. Cher Holton

A dynamic facilitator known for her practical application of spirituality, Rev. Cher is an ordained Unity minister, and author of many books including Living at the Speed of Life.

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Rev. Paul Hasselbeck

Known as the "Master of Metaphysics," Rev. Paul is an ordained Unity minister, former Dean of Spiritual Education & Enrichment for Unity Institute, and author of many books, including Use the Truth You Know: Unity's Principles & Premises.

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JOIN an AMAZING GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO:

  • share your quest for spiritual enrichment;
  • eagerly embrace the opportunity to question beliefs and spiritual principles without guilt, fear, or judgment;
  • delight in combining science and spirituality;
  • know how to have fun in meaningful ways;
  • have the audacity to explode current beliefs in order to continue growing and living as the Extraordinary Divine Beings we are!
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ALWAYS SOMETHING DIFFERENT!

The content of our retreats is always unique, different, and deeply enriching! We co-create the content as a group, using a "Think Tank" style of interaction and sharing. The retreat includes interactive participation, deep-dive discussions, enriching experiences, supporting Ted Talks and other media to stimulate ideas and exploration, meaningful ritual, networking, and fun!

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Joining Together for fun, enrichment, and growth!

Whether we are in-person or virtual, creating community is one of the best parts of our classes and retreats! Through interaction, group discussion, team activities, and time for personal reflection, we use a variety of learning styles to connect with the different intelligences and preferences of everyone! 

Registration Information

Our goal is to keep the cost of the retreat as reasonable as we possibly can! All events will be held in person!

(In the unlikely event that we need to change the event to virtual, we will do everything possible to be sure you receive more than the value you expect!)

Your registration includes:

  • all retreat-sponsored activities
  • all retreat materials (including handouts, special spiritual practices, and more!)
  • lunch on Saturday and Sunday

Registration cost:

EARLY BIRD

THROUGH July 31

$ 350

  • No code necessary
Registration Fee
AFTER July 31
 

$ 450



 

Travel and Lodging are on your own — Click here to see hotels near the retreat site

(You can sort by number of stars, guest ratings, amenities, etc.)


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests made in writing through July 31 will be subject to a $50 administrative fee; remainder of registration fee paid will be refunded. Cancellation requests made in writing between August 1-15 will be refunded 50% of the registration fee paid. There are no refunds for cancellations after August 15. 

To register for this one-of-a-kind retreat, click on this Registration Link. It will take you directly to the Registration Page.


Need Scholarship Assistance? We want to do everything we can to help everyone who wants to come be able to attend! We have several benefactors who have generously donated to our scholarship fund, which we will share among those who request assistance with their registration fee. Click here to request scholarship assistance -- it is a brief form to help us determine how we can best divide the funds available. We hope to see YOU at our retreat!

What Others Say


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You opened me up -- to be free and safe. To be vulnerable, to take chances with my thinking -- I think most were feeling this phenomena...


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I liked that the facilitators were not stuck to a rigid schedule. You folks went with the flow of the group and that showed the experience and the maturity of the facilitators.


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The shift in my thinking and my walk through my waking day is still palpable, and rich with peace and calmness. 


Retreat Agenda

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The Breakthrough Difference that Makes This Retreat Value-Driven:

In addition to the amazing facilitators (shameless promotion!!), the most powerful thing about this retreat is that YOU get to help create the content and participate in the process! 


Your facilitators have created a list of potential Kitchen Table "Unquestioned Answers" that pique their interest, which are listed here. But we are asking you to tell us what YOUR "Unquestioned Answers" are, that you'd like to bring to the group discussion.


(Unquestioned Answers are those beliefs we've held for so long we think they are Absolute, but they really need to be questioned as we grow in our understanding and deepen our spirituality. So what's been on your mind? As we get closer to the date, we will review all the topic submissions and create a specific agenda! (Caveat: You have to be registered to submit your topics!)


Here are a few of the "Unquestioned Answers" from your facilitators and a few of the retreat registrants who have already submitted topics:

  • Prosperity Principles: Exploding myths and replacing them with Truths to ensure uninterrupted prosperity: i.e., the Tithing/10-Fold Return Principle; You Can't Outgive God; Do What You Love and the Money Will Follow ...
  • Near-death and After death experiences:  i.e., What happens after skin school? Is there communication?
  • Questioning Consciousness & Mind:  i.e., Does the Universe and Observer Exist as a Pair; Can Consciousness Exist Without Matter; What and where is Mind; God is Revealed to Us Not Through Belief, but Through Spiritual Practices; Panpsychism; ...
  • Déjà Vu, Déjà Vecu, Déjà Senti, Déjà Visite, etc.: Do these experiences exist or are they all in our head?
  • Meditation, Prayer, Other Spiritual Practices: Are they really all they're cracked up to be? What are new techniques to spice up our spiritual practices?


Sound Interesting? This is just a starting list of potential topics! Once you register, you get to add your ideas to the mix! The retreat will include deep-dive discussions, inspiring interactive events, self-exploration, and opportunities for incredible spiritual growth! Fasten your seatbelts! It's going to be an amazing ride!


AGENDA

NOTE: ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN TIME ZONE!

All events occur at 1405 Autumn Ridge Drive, Durham, NC

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

6:00 - 7:00 ET

  • Registration/Check In 
  • Building community and sharing together

7:00 - 9:00 ET

  • Retreat Opening Session: "Setting the Table!" Creating Connections; Table Rules
  • Designing our "Spiritual Menu" for the weekend
  • Experiential Spiritual Practice

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

9:30 - 10:00 ET

  • Arrive and get ready! Coffee/Tea/Light Munchies provided
  • Waking Up with Music, Check-in, and Fun

10:00 - 12:00-ish ET

with breaks included

  • Morning Session -- Deep Dive and Experiential Activities 
  • Topics and activities to be decided ... you get some input! We will be prepared with content to stimulate discussion, models, activities, TedTalks or YouTubes -- Stay tuned!

12:00 - 1:30 ET

  • Break for lunch, which will be provided as part of your retreat fee
  • Time to walk, rest, meditate, network with other participants

1:30 - 5:30-ish ET

with breaks included

  • Afternoon Session -- Continuing the fun around the kitchen table! Be prepared  for dynamic discussion, interactive experiences, and mind-expanding 'a-ha's'
  • Topics and activities to be decided ... you get some input! We will be prepared with content to stimulate discussion, models, activities, TedTalks or YouTubes -- Stay tuned!

5:30 - 7:00 ET

  • Dinner on your own (or with the group as a dutch treat for those who want to join together for an enjoyable 'Chat & Chew'! )

7:00 - 8:30-ish ET

  • Optional Dessert Gathering, for those who want to get together with the Retreat Facilitators
  • An opportunity to gather together informally to share ideas, have fun, and network together

SunDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

9:30 - 10:00 ET

  • Arrive and get ready! Coffee/Tea/Light Munchies provided
  • Waking Up with Music, Check-in, and Fun

10:00 - 1:00-ish ET

with lunch included

  • How to keep the Kitchen Table conversation going! A new model you can use to deepen your spiritual experience.
  • A Powerful and Spiritually Enlightening Group Closure Experience
  • Capturing our Take-Aways; Closing Ceremony
  • Lunch included as part of your retreat fee.

Retreat Ends with lots of new or deepened friendships, and incredible spiritual adventures ahead!


Click the button below to register for this one-of-a-kind, amazing, enriching Weekend Spiritual Retreat!

If you only do one thing for yourself this year, make it this!

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