Women's Retreat 2022

Wellshire Women’s Retreat 

September 23-25, 2022 
Franciscan Retreat Center at Mount St. Francis 
7740 Deer Hill Grove 
Colorado Springs, CO 80919 

Led By: Julie Gvillo
Presbyterian Commissioned Lay Pastor and Founder of A Place of Grace ministry.


A Place of Grace

We are living in crazy times!  From the constant change, to learning to embrace losses of all varieties to the state of our world.  It is easy to find yourself in a state of exhaustion.  We invite you to come together in a place of grace.

Join other women of Wellshire (and guests) – from all ages and walks of life – for a time of healing and wholeness. 

The Psalms will provide our map for how people of faith respond and pray to God in all times – moving from lament to praise.  Together we will explore scripture and join in “worshipful work” including a spirituality center, conversation, writing, art, and music to feed the soul. There will also be ample free time for rest and play.

Julie Gvillo is a Commission Lay Pastor in the PC(USA), specializing in retreat ministry as the Founder and Creative Director of A Place of Grace. She has a passion for spiritual formation and thirteen years of pastoral and Christian Education experience in the St. Louis area. Julie is also a certified Reiki Practitioner and a Certified Zentagle Teacher. She brings all of her creative gifts and healing energy and expertise to the work of leading retreats. Her retreats involve elements of study, play humor, and relaxation to encourage engagement with God and surround participants with faith, hope and love. 

Download the event flyer for more details and pricing.

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