MICAH offers ministries for body, mind and spirit including contemplative and silent prayer, meditation, spirituality, spiritual direction, and retreat center.  The Family Practice and Integrative Medicine Center also offers holistic health and healing services including integrative, complimentary, alternative, and natural medicine, replacement therapy, natural healing, natural menopause, bio-identical hormones, and replacement therapy.

Events

MICAH offers a wide variety of weekly and seasonal events, and on-going opportunities focusing on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well being! While most retreats and events occur in the Northwest Minnesota region some do occur throughout the country.

Recurring Events

Silent Saturdays: Introduction to Contemplative Living

TBA
10:00 am - noon
MICAH Retreat Center - Rural Crookston, MN

Silent Saturdays are informal and relaxing gatherings to practice, reflect on, and discuss what the contemplative way of life is about. Contemplative practices can consist of many things including meditating, lectio divina, tea ceremony, discernment, walking the labyrinth, art projects, exploring nature, silence, and writing.

Anyone interested in contemplative living is encouraged to come. Whether you are an experienced practitioner or a novice you are welcome.

Cost is a free will donation, no need to register.

Download: Silent Saturdays Poster [PDF]

For more information call Trey at 218-280-4917.

 

MICAH Gathering

TBA
10:00 am - Potluck Brunch
11:00 am - Gathering
MICAH Retreat Center

Once a month people who are interested in contemplative practice, community, and a meaningful experience come together for brunch and a gathering. We seek deeper connections through community, reflection, meditation, nature, peace, creativity, welcoming, and spaciousness.

Brunch first at 10:00am (bring something to share) then the gathering reflection time at at 11:00am.

All are welcome no matter what faith or non-faith background.

 


Retreats and Classes

Equality & Respect for All: An Artist Workshop Series

  • April 18 4:30 pm @ Halstad School Art Room with Trey
  • April 19 5:00 pm @ Hallock City Hall with Janet
  • April 22 1:00 pm @ Roseau Library Conference Room with Janet
  • April 24 5:30 pm @ Ada Dekko Center with Trey
  • April 25 5:00 pm @ Warroad Library with Janet
  • April 25 5:00 pm @ Red Lake Falls Community Center with Trey
  • April 26 5:00 pm @ Middle River American Legion with Janet
  • April 27 5:00 pm @ Thief River Falls Public Library with Janet

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council is proud to partner with regional artists Trey Everett & Janet Johnson to host a series of art workshops to create art that will revolve around our theme of Equality and Respect for All. We are striving to inspire people to process current events through artistic expression. Please join us in sending our message of equality and respect. You don't need to consider yourself an artist to attend.

The artworks will exhibit at the NWMAC Gallery in East Grand Forks begining August 2. A public reception will be held during the Art & Wine Walk on August 19 starting at 1:00 P.M.

  • Each workshop lasts 2 hours
  • Cost: Worshops are free of charge; supplies provided
  • Registration: RSVP is required: (218) 745-6733 or NWArtsCouncil@gmail.com

More details at northwestminnesotaartscouncil.org...

 

When the Well is Empty: A Storytelling Retreat

June 6-8, 2017
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

Led by Michelle Walka

The stress of daily life can leave a person mentally, physically, and emotionally drained. This three-day retreat will explore our own stories through creative art practices. We will work through guided art projects to better understand and share our own stories; finding respite and healing along the way.

You do not need to consider yourself an artist or writer to participate in this retreat.

One-day Option: Wednesday, June 7
This is for commuters who can't attend the entire retreat but who could come for the day. Start time is 9:00 am and ends before supper. Cost: $50; Includes lunch.

Full Retreat: Tuesday - Thursday

Cost: $100 / person
Cost includes room and board at our retreat facility.

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

 

A Pilgrim in a Strange Land: Faith and the 21st Century

June 15-18, 2017
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

What does it mean to be a spiritual person in our age of science and technology, crumbling religious institutions, polarized thinking, and the growing interconnection of humanity?

This four-day retreat arises out of our 2016 conference Recovery from Religion: Toxic Theology, PTSD, and the Road to Healing.

When:

Cost: $200 / person
Cost includes room and board at our retreat facility.

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

 

Journeying with Your Soulmate: Couple's Retreat

July 28-29, 2017
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

This two day retreat on the beautiful and quiet MICAH retreat site will include guided spiritual practices for couples as well as time for each couple to reflect on and renew your relationship.

When: Friday evening - Saturday evening

Cost: $100 / person
Cost includes room and board at our retreat facility.

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

 

Aging Gracefully: A One Day Sage Retreat

September 13, 2017
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

Led by Dan Wolpert

How can we journey through our later stages of life with acceptance, openness, and healing? This day retreat will focus on the trials and fears of growing older as well as learning to live out of wisdom and peace.

Cost: $50 / person
Cost includes lunch

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

 

Getting Your Health and Spirituality Checkup:
A Healing Retreat for Your Body, Mind, and Soul

October 5-8, 2017
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

Led by Dr. Debra Bell

Dr. Debra Bell, an integrative medicine expert, will lead this four-day intensive retreat that will focus on practical ways to become a more healthy and whole person, review common chronic health issues such as inflammation, stress, and life changes, and help you develop a personal health and spirituality plan. Topics include: meditation, healthy diets, slowing down, and being kind to ourselves.

When:

Cost: $250 / person
Cost includes room and board at our retreat facility.

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

 

Embracing the Darkness: Preparing for Advent

December 1-3, 2017
MICAH Retreat Center - Crookston, MN

Pay & Register Online

During this weekend retreat we will explore what it means to watch, wait, and prepare for the light of Christ while we are still in the midst of darkness. We will participate in group and individual prayer practices that we can take back with us as helpful means to continue the Advent journey in our congregation and on our own.

When: Thursday evening - Saturday noon

Cost: $100 / person
Cost includes room and board at our retreat facility.

Questions? Email Trey at trey.crxpres@midconetwork.com

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On-Going Opportunities

Health and Spirituality Program

MICAH is committed to examining and working with the spirituality component of health and healing in a thorough, deep manner tailored to the individual's faith and spiritual beliefs.

Learn more >

Labyrinth

A labyrinth is an ancient walking prayer practice based upon the notion of pilgrimage or spiritual journey. As we walk into the center towards God, we leave behind that which would hinder our relationship with the Divine. As we return out into the world, God walks with us, renewing our hearts, minds, and life.

The labyrinth is available for individual or group use.

Volunteer at MICAH

A variety of volunteer options are available. We currently have skilled and non-skilled opportunities for construction volunteers. We have volunteer opportunities for grounds keeping, kitchen help, construction, and painting. Other ways you can participate in the ministry of MICAH include:

  • Giving time and talents
  • Monetary gifts
  • Prayer

If you would like to help in one of the ways listed above or if you have a particular interest that is not listed we would love to talk with you.
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