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Day: April 13, 2016

An Inch by Inch Community: A Message from Craig Smith

The Rock Point community is a combination of diverse groups linked through our connection to the diocesan Rock Point property in Burlington, Vermont. We share a vision for Rock Point to be a welcoming sanctuary of spirituality, creativity, community, education, training, and environmentalstewardship.     We hope this quarterly e-news will help us become better acquainted and help us connect …

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Rock Point Property: Hands-On Volunteers Needed

4/12/2016 1. GARDEN LEARNING CENTER–KITCHEN ASSEMBLY Sunday, April 24, 1:00 – 5:00pm: Digging footing holes Sunday, May 1, 1:00 – 5:00pm: Finish digging, moving materials to site Saturday, May 7, 1:00 – 5:00pm: Complete Construction Saturday, May 14, 5:00pm: “Barn-Raising” celebration with pizza and potluck   2. INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL   3. PRE-SEASON PREPARATION OF …

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The Bishop Booth Conference Center Welcomes You

4/12/2016 Visitors to the Bishop Booth Conference Center seem to uniformly share an appreciation for the beauty of the Rock Point site, and a tranquility that fosters reflection and the capacity to slow down the pace and truly listen to others. That’s not surprising; but what may be news is the incredible range of organizations …

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Tai Chi for All Generations Offered at Rock Point

4/12/2016 Sunday afternoons from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Tai chi is one of the oldest exercise methods in the world and is practiced around the world today by people of all ages for its health and relaxation benefits. Slow, gentle, and relaxed movements are combined with focused, deep breathing. With practice, it can become an enjoyable practice for …

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Rock Point’s Medicinal Herb Garden:

4/12/2016 Kara Buchanan and her husband, Gus, have been gardening at Rock Point School since they first moved into the dormitory in 1989. When Kara began studies in medicinal herbalism, they devoted most of their gardening efforts to cultivating medicinal plants. With the help of a few dedicated plant lovers, students and community volunteers, the …

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