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You are invited to attend the 22nd annual, 2022 Northern California Unity Members’ Retreat! The theme of this year’s retreat is “Stepping into Life”

This year marks the 22nd anniversary of our annual members’ retreat and we are looking forward to a safe gathering of members of our SA fellowship for a weekend in the Santa Cruz County foothills.

Stepping Into Life!

Dates: Friday Nov 4, 4:00 PM to Sunday Nov 6, 2022, 12:00 PM

Location: Monte Toyon Retreat Center
220 Cloister Lane
Aptos CA 95003

Click here to register for the retreat!

COVID-19: Santa Cruz County lifted mask mandates in February 2022. At publication time, members are not required to wear a mask. Members may wear a mask if desired. Site and local COVID policies are subject to change.

About the Northern California Members’ Unity Retreat

The Northern California Members’ Unity Retreat (NCMUR) organization was established in 2001* to organize and facilitate retreats for members of Sexaholics Anonymous (SA), a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem. The only requirement for membership in SA is a desire to stop lusting and become sexually sober.

The purpose of each retreat is to provide a venue for the fellowship of SA members and to put into action the twelve steps toward spiritual progress. No matter what step or steps a member is working on, they will find help and encouragement. Rather than remaining in isolation, suffering the negative aspects of our addiction alone, we choose to share openly with one another in a safe, nurturing, and even fun environment; so plan on having a great and memorable weekend at a NCMUR retreat!

NOTE:

Santa Cruz County lifted mask mandates in February 2022. At publication time, members are not required to wear a mask. Members may wear a mask if desired. Site and local COVID policies are subject to change.

Retreat Schedule

Following is the proposed schedule for this year’s retreat. Please note that some details may change as the retreat date approaches:

Schedule and Program

Friday

  • 4-6 Check-in: Carey Lodge
  • 6-6:45 Dinner: Dining Hall
  • 6:45-7 Facility Welcome and Orientation: Dining Hall
  • 7-8 Welcome and Introductions: Helgerson Hall
  • 8-10 Fears and Gratitude Exercise/Sharing: Helgerson Hall
  • 10-11 Night Owls-Getting Current: TBA

Saturday

  • 6:45-7:45 Attitude Adjustment Mtg: Helgerson Hall
  • 8-8:40 Breakfast: Dining Hall
  • 9-12 Step Workshops: Break Out Rooms TBA
  • 12-12:40 Lunch: Dining Hall
  • 1-2:30 Step Workshops: Break Out Rooms TBA
  • 2:30-5:45 Fellowship/Recreation Time:
  • 6-6:45 Dinner: Dining Hall
  • 7:30-9:30 Speaker/Discussion Mtg: Helgerson Hall
  • 9:30-? Campfire, Fellowship: TBA

Sunday

  • 6:45-7:45 Attitude Adjustment Mtg: Helgerson Hall
  • 8-8:45 Breakfast: Dining Hall
  • 9-9:30 Personal Pack and Clean: Carey Lodge
  • 9:30-10 Community Pack and Clean: Helgerson Hall & Outdoors
  • 10-10:45 Step Workshop Wrap: Helgerson Hall
  • 10:45-11:15 Business Meeting (everyone): TBA
  • 11:00 Vacate from all buildings
  • 11:15-11:45 Closing Circle: Under the redwoods