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Icon Writing with 

Kara Nelson, Iconographer


Prayerful meditation & the ancient technique of creating icons.

Join renowned instructor Kara Nelson for an extended weekend workshop in the ancient technique of icon writing. This process inspires prayerful meditation, both while creating the art and reflecting on the finished piece. 


We will learn the process in which we recreate an ancient and sacred image, The Mother of God of Tenderness, using acrylic paints and 23-carat gold. Through silence and sharing, work and rest, prayers and meals, we create a unique community, and together invite the Holy Spirit to work in and through us as we paint this holy image.


Icons are visual representations of invisible realities meant to help us understand spiritual truths and aid in worship and prayer. Beginners and experienced iconographers will find this course rewarding.


The fee is $825 per person. This includes all supplies for painting as well as all meals, accommodations and much more – prayer, silence and lively conversation, free time and social hours. Retreat Chaplain- The Rev. Dr. Jenny Montgomery, Trinity Newtown.


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Bishops' Book Discussion

New Date TBA


The Bishop's Book Study at Camp Washington is a monthly gathering of clergy and laypeople who love to read, and the event provides us with an opportunity to discuss how our learnings relate to self, spirituality, and God's Mission. 


This months book is The Art of Pilgrimage  by Phil Cousineau

Registration Coming Soon

second sunday

Join us the Second Sunday of each month for a time of learning, reflection and community. 


Guest speakers will offer a short program, followed by worship, concluding with a simple meal. 

Spend time in thought and prayer surrounded by the natural beauty of Camp Washington. 


April 12, 2020 at 4:30pm

Program may vary due to Easter Holiday. 

$10.00 suggested donation for dinner.

Please call to register - 860.567.9623



3/20-23      Icon Writing Retreat

3/27-29      Middle School Retreat

4/19           OPEN HOUSE 

5/17           OPEN HOUSE

6/12-14      Writers Workshop

6/19           CW Pride Celebration


Ongoing Programs

Second Sunday, 4:30pm, second Sunday of each month 

Bishop’s Book Discussion - Monthly. Date & book selection TBA

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