Institute for Life & Care

Life and CAre Windows
Institute for Life & Care is one of our Ecumenical Partners.

The Institute for Life & Care is a community-focused educational organization, with its main campus in Greenwood Village, Colorado. They offer people unique, life changing programs and experiences so that they can BECOME THEIR BEST TO GIVE THEIR BEST. Their transformational process of Heart & Soul Care™ weaves together education, inspiration and guidance to equip people to live whole, balanced lives of significance and purpose, in any season of life.

Upcoming One-Day Retreats:
To register, go to or contact Kate Hoffmann at 720-506-4217

Gratitude: Giving Thanks
Learn how to turn “stressed living” into “Thanks-Living!”
When we feel depleted by life’s difficulties and challenges, we forget that life is a gift to be celebrated!
Come join us to rediscover life’s simple joys. Gain hope and be renewed.
DATE: Saturday, June 28, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Church of the Beloved, 10500 Grant Drive, Northglenn, CO
FACULTY: Kae L. Madden, MA

Healing and Forgiveness: The Journey of Freedom
When you release resentment toward persons and situations, you begin to soften and lessen hardness of heart. The decision to forgive can lead to improved mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health.The practice of forgiveness brings you one step closer to living your heart’s desire and is a stepping stone for a more joyful future.
DATE: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Faculty: Kae L. Madden, MA

Creating Joy
Joy is often considered to be a feeling of great happiness, ecstasy, glee, elation and exuberance. How often do any of us experience this? Joy is also a sense of deep peace and contentment. Even the most impoverished can experience a spirit of joy. Learn to discover ways to experience joy in your own life! As the saying goes, “Life is not meant to be endured; it is to be enjoyed.”
DATE: Thursday, July 10, 2014
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Faculty: Mary Ann Van Buskirk, MA, MDIV, LMFT, LPC

Quest for Wholeness: What is Over the Horizon? (For Men)
No matter where we are on life’s journey, something within us calls us forward to see what is over the horizon, what challenges we face and how to live with integrity and authenticity. What are your unique gifts? What course of life fits your unique personality and talents? You are invited to take the quest to discover yourself – to live more intentionally, increase your self-awareness, and renew strength and purpose.
DATE: Saturday, July 12, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Faculty: Charles “Chuck” Stevens, D.O., MDiv

Professional Renewal: Rediscovering Mission and Purpose
Do you find yourself searching for the energy that once sustained your professional calling? Have you lost your true self in your drive to succeed? Revive your passion by reclaiming the parts of yourself that have been suppressed or lost by the pressures of work and life commitments.
DATE: Friday, August 8, 2014
TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Faculty: Charles “Chuck” Stevens, D.O., MDiv

Compassion Renewal
Compassion is an energy source, a healing source in our lives and in the world. Is your compassion well running low? Or dry? You are invited to renew your capacity to feel compassion for yourself and for others. Explore your current capacity for others through a variety of activities and reflections. Connect with your own sources of renewable energy to help sustain compassionate thoughts and actions.
DATE: Saturday, September 20, 2014
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Faculty: Schawn Kellogg, MDIV, RN

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