Congregation at Duke Chapel

Finding Our Way in Beloved Community

Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. ~ 1:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Freeman Center for Jewish Life, Durham


Jonathan Wilson-HartgroveJoin Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove to explore communal practices of discernment for the common good. How do we learn to hear the voice of God in community? Where do our individual desires and commitments intersect with others' in the process of discernment. Through a combination of Scripture study, song, and conversation, learn how we find our way in beloved community.

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove is a celebrated spiritual writer and sought-after speaker. A native of North Carolina, he is a graduate of Eastern University and Duke Divinity School. In 2003, Jonathan and his wife Leah founded the Rutba House, a house of hospitality where the formerly homeless share community with the formerly housed. An evangelical Christian who connects with the broad spiritual tradition and its monastic witnesses, Jonathan is a leader in the Red Letter Christian movement and the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. He speaks often about emerging Christianity and faith in public life to churches and conferences across the denominational spectrum and has given lectures at dozens of universities and seminaries, including Calvin College, MIT, Bethel, Duke, Yale, Princeton, Jewish Theological, Perkins, Wake Forrest, St. John’s, DePaul, and Baylor.

The retreat will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Freeman Center for Jewish Life, 1415 Faber Street (in the Central Campus of Duke University), Durham. Childcare will be provided. Please contact the Congregation Office to make a reservation for childcare. The participant fee of $10 will cover the cost of a catered lunch. Please make a reservation for the retreat by contacting the Congregation office by Monday, October 14.

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You may choose to pay the fee by a check made out to "The Congregation at Duke University Chapel" with "October 19 retreat" in the memo line (placed in the Sunday morning offering plate, or mailed to The Congregation at Duke University Chapel, Box 90974, Durham, NC 27708-0974), or cash or check at the door on the day of the retreat, or by debit or credit card now.