The Educator's Summer Repose

Laying It All Down

Dear Educators, do you ever wish you could lay it all aside for a while and simply enjoy His company?

Join us for “The Educator’s Summer Repose,” a four-night retreat specifically designed for educators who need time away from the overwhelming nature of their job. Surrounded by the soul-stirring beauty of Glen Eyrie, you will find the space and inspiration you need to rest, reflect, and restore your heart and mind so you can thrive as an educator. Engage with 12-15 fellow educators who share your challenging journey and who are eager to experience the renewing power of God’s love.

Led by author, educator, and director of The Center for Teacher Renewal, Donovan Graham will guide you through a time of undistracted conversation with God, allowing you to draw closer to the One who matters most.

The 2017 Educator’s Summer Repose will focus on “Resting in the Love of God” and will include time to experience that rest in:

  • the Welcome of the Father
  • the Walk with Jesus
  • the Waltz with the Spirit

The retreat also includes:

  • solo time with God
  • sharing your journey with a few others
  • resting in prayer together

Dates Available

June 18th–June 22nd, 2017
July 9th–July 13th, 2017

Double Occupancy: $365.00 per person
Single Occupancy: $515.00 per person

Event Speaker

Donovan Graham

Donovan has been working with educators for 50 years—as fellow teacher, counselor, professor, chaplain, and spiritual guide. Author of two books for educators, he is currently the director and chaplain of The Center for Teacher Renewal where his passion is to renew and revive weary educators by inviting them to rest in the presence of God. It is in quiet solitude that a person can experience greater intimacy with Him, which Donovan believes is necessary in order for educators to thrive, rather than merely survive in a demanding and often under-supported profession and ministry. He and his wife Wilma currently live in Colorado Springs, CO.

Ticket Options

June 18th–June 22nd, 2017

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July 9th–July 13th, 2017

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Because we know budgets for educators are tight, scholarship aid is made available through generous donors of The Center for Teacher Renewal. If you cannot afford the total cost of the retreat, please contact Donovan Graham at 719-358-3037 or


All reservations for overnight Glen Eyrie Spiritual Retreats, Conferences, and Marriage GetAways must be paid in full at the time of reservation. Reservations may be made via phone with a credit card or in person with cash, check or a credit card. Cancellations made a minimum of 14 calendar days prior to the start date of the program will be fully refunded less a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 14 days of the start date of the program will be charged a 50% cancellation fee and have a gift certificate issued for the remaining 50%. The gift certificate is valid for 1 year and is usable for any Glen Eyrie purchase. Reservations that are rescheduled at any time prior to the start date of the program will incur a 10% change fee. No changes or cancellations will be allowed within 72 hours of the start date; any such concerns that arise within 72 hours of the start date will cause the funds to be forfeited by the guest. No-Shows will be charged the full amount of the reservation.

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—Jodi, CO