SAA-COSA Retreat: Talking Points for the week of July 31

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. NOTE: Advance registration is required by August 7 – no “walk-in” registrations are allowed! Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of July 31: Less than 4 weeks to go. Everything is getting formalized and ready to roll. We are all excited for this year’s retreat starting August 25. Please keep sharing the news about this ...
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SAA-COSA Retreat: Talking Points for the week of July 24

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. NOTE: Advance registration is required by August 7 – no “walk-in” registrations are allowed! Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of July 24: At Serenity on the Sound you’ll experience the joy of being together again, “Alive and In Person,” with friends old and new. It’s time to begin preparing to share our talents at the O...
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SAA-COSA Retreat: Talking Points for the week of July 17

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. NOTE: Advance registration is required by August 7 - no "walk-in" registrations are allowed! Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of July 17: Beautiful location, all meals, sleeping arrangements, fun, friends, music, workshops, quiet meditation, and recovery, all this for about $83 a day. By pitching in we are able to keep ...
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SAA-COSA Retreat – Talking Points for the week of July 10

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of July 10: Serenity on the Sound is coming August 25-27, and one of the many things to look forward to is the food. Gwinwood Retreat Center’s professional catering team promises us a classic comfort food menu with full buffet-style cooked breakfasts, hearty sandwiches, soups, and salads fo...
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Gwinwood Fire: The retreat is NOT cancelled!

You may have seen the sad news that the main lodge of Gwinwood Retreat Center has been destroyed in a fire. We have confirmed that the 2023 Serenity on the Sound SAA/COSA retreat will still occur at that location from 25-27 August. The retreat planning committee is adjusting our weekend plans so that we better utilize the other onsite meeting spaces. We are excited to gather with you soon! See soundretreat.org for full information.
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SAA-COSA Retreat – Talking Points for the week of July 3

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of July 3: Don’t miss the fun and recovery at Serenity on the Sound, our annual retreat for SAA and COSA. The camp offers hiking, swimming, canoeing, volleyball, a challenge course, and a game room with ping-pong. Recovery opportunities include workshops, yoga, guided meditation, communing ...
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SAA-COSA Retreat – Talking Points for the week of June 26

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of June 26: It’s time for some fun at the 34th annual Puget Sound Retreat. We have exclusive use of the camp. We emphasize safety, anonymity, and support. We have a team called No One Stands Alone [NOSA] for support should you ever feel uncomfortable or unsafe for any reason. Safe housing i...
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SAA-COSA Retreat – Talking Points for the week of June 20

The Puget Sound Retreat Committee is excited for this year’s upcoming live SAA-COSA retreat from 25-27 August 2023. Please share the following Talking Point with members in your groups during the week of June 20-26: Serenity on the Sound is back, “Alive and In Person,” in a new and beautiful venue, far less hilly. Gwinwood offers more modern rooms and better bathrooms, an RV and tent field for campers, warmer water for swimming, labyrinth walking, and still with a campfire. Your Puget S...
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