Have you ever considered holding a meditative retreat for yourself, church staff, or business leaders? Meditative retreats give you and your colleagues dedicated time to reflect, process, and set goals for the future. These types of retreats are great for a wide range of people in various careers and industries, from authors looking to finish the first draft of their novels to church leaders developing a plan for growth. Wondering what the benefits of a meditative retreat are? Learn more below!
We live in a culture that idolizes busyness. However, busyness can lead to stress, anxiety, and burnout. Preemptively combat these negative effects by dedicating time to get away from the daily responsibilities of life with a retreat. Canterbury Conference Center is a serene, secluded hideaway in the heart of Orlando. We offer various retreat options for groups and individuals that will leave you refreshed and revitalized.
We host retreats and conferences for religious organizations, churches, and faith-filled individuals. Our on-site chapel is perfect for worship services and prayer time. We also have conference rooms for group biblical study, speakers, and more. Our overnight lodging space has 45 private guest rooms without TVs or telephones, so you can disconnect from the screens and focus on being present.
Meditative retreats offer a unique way to spend dedicated time in quiet, contemplative reflection, either by yourself or with peers. Whether you’re looking for clarity for the future of your religious organization or are a business leader reflecting on the current events of your company, Canterbury Conference Center offers many places within our 48-acre facility for tranquil reflection that allows you to listen to what God may be speaking to you, without the distractions of everyday life. After your retreat, you can move forward with greater clarity and calmness.
Develop Goals and Future Outlook
Meditative retreats offer the space and time to reflect on your work and develop goals for the future. Churches, non-profits, writers, pastors, and religiously-affiliated organizations will benefit from Canterbury’s dedication to providing spaces that allow you to dive deeper with God. To get the most out of your retreat, set specific topics and goals you would like to cover during your time with us. Whether traveling with a group or by yourself, setting specific goals for your retreat will ensure you leave with a clear plan for the future.
Connection with Nature, God, and Community
We believe one of the best ways to develop spiritual growth is to get out in nature and connect. Much of our space is filled with lush landscaping, nature trails, and secluded buildings surrounding beautiful Lake Gem. The lake also provides a stunning backdrop for some of the meeting spaces in our main building and patio areas. Connect with nature while getting your blood moving on a meditative hike along the Bishop Nature Trail. Or, sit in quiet reflection in our prayer garden, filled with beautiful flowers and native landscaping. Marvel at God’s creation while canoeing on Lake Gem. If you’re hosting a retreat with a group, incorporate outdoor team-building activities into your time together. Our stimulating and challenging ropes course will allow you to connect with your team or church staff in a new and exciting way.
Book Your Meditative Retreat at Canterbury Conference Center
Meditative retreats at Canterbury Conference Center offer the perfect place for your next church, youth group, non-profit, or business retreat. Our peaceful grounds and meeting spaces can hold up to 200 guests and give you ample opportunities to reflect, connect, and grow. Learn more about the types of events we host here. For inquiries about hosting your next event, call our guest services team at 407-365-5571. Or, submit a request for an event proposal online.