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Fri Aug 28, 7:00 PM - Sun Aug 30, 4:00 PM, 2020 (EDT)
Creating Connection Barrie, 12 Chase McEachern Way, Barrie, Ontario, Canada  

Participate in a weekend workshop to learn more about organizing and facilitating connection groups

Have you felt called to organize and facilitate a connection group in your area? Or perhaps you already facilitate one and are looking to exchange ideas and best practices with others.

This weekend is an opportunity to be introduced to facilitation and take your skills to the next level. Over these two days you can…

  • Hear about the Creating Connection Philosophy
  • Experience an active Community Centre Place
  • Learn practical models for forming inclusive and meaningful communities
  • Explore a marketing/networking starter kit
  • Participate in a community experience activity
  • Share ideas and learn from others

In preparation, you are encouraged to purchase and read the following two books ahead of time, which will be referred to during the weekend…

Weird Church: Welcome to the Twenty-First Century by Beth Anne Estock and Paul Nixon

Beyond Resistance: The Institutional Church Meets the Postmodern World by John Dorhauer

Saturday lunch & dinner, as well as snacks and refreshments all weekend, will be provided. Local overnight accommodations are available from $79-$150 per night (cdn) and you can view some of them at

For those who are unable to travel but are interested in the workshop, a ZOOM video link will be made available for group sessions and presentations several times over the weekend (with provided time off-line for self-directed exercise work).

Some areas will be hosting local gatherings to attend the ZOOM sessions and work on exercises together. Once you have registered, we will let you know if there will be one in your vicinity (or one might be formed if there is enough interest in various geographic areas).

More details will be added as the planning continues. Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot by registering today.

If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at 519-404-3357 or email to

See you there!

Troy Roach

Director, Creating Connection (Canada East)
Creating Connection Barrie, 12 Chase McEachern Way, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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