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Praying in Color

October 12-14, 2018


Praying in Color: A Visual Pathway to God

Prayer is more than using words to talk to God. Prayer is also creating a space where stillness and silence encourage a connection with the Divine. Praying in Color is a way to pray that is meditative, active, visual, serious and playful. With doodling, pens, markers and paper, participants will experience this versatile practice by praying for others, delving into a passage of Scripture, addressing the stresses of daily life and work and simply lingering with God.


The retreat will include praying with words, praying without words, praying Scripture, doodling/drawing, physical movement, singing, silence and free time.  Absolutely no artistic ability is necessary! Supplies provided. This retreat is suitable for lay people, clergy, Christian educators, teachers or any adult looking for a new way to spend time with God.

Sybil MacBeth

Sybil MacBeth combines her lifelong love of prayer with her experience as a community college mathematics professor to offer workshops and retreats that engage people of widely varied learning styles. She is the author of Praying in Color: Drawing A New Path to God, Praying in Color: Kids’ Edition and Pray & Color. Check out her website and blog:

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All participants will be housed in hotel room lodging at Wynne/Flato. Costs of two nights of lodging, retreat meals, tuition, supplies and meeting spaces are all included with retreat pricing.

Double hotel room occupancy: $365
Single hotel room occupancy: $480
Commuter rate: $215 (Excludes housing at Mo-Ranch. Includes tuition, lunch and dinner during the retreat.)

Registration/Cancellation Policy

A deposit must accompany registration. The balance of all fees will be due 60 days prior to the start of the event, or upon registration if within 60 days full payment is required at the time of registration. Full refund less $75.00 administrative fee per person will be made if cancellation is received more than 30 days prior to the conference. There are generally no refunds for cancellations received on or after 30 days prior to the start of the event nor any applying of the deposit toward other charges or future deposits.

Scholarships are available! Click here to learn more.

What to Bring

Bring a Bible, notebook, flashlight, hair dryer, rain gear. Linens are provided. Bring shoes suitable for Mo-Ranch’s rocky, uneven terrain.


Mo-Ranch is 90 miles one-way, or a 2-hour drive from the nearest airport (SAT), allow 3 hours travel/check-in time for departures. We recommend generally scheduling arriving flights before 3 p.m. and departing flights after 3 p.m. to be sure you do not miss any of your event.

If you are in need of shuttle service to Mo-Ranch, call Kars for Hire in Kerrville at (830) 890-8200 at least 15 days in advance to arrange transportation from San Antonio International Airport.

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