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Disconnected: The Gift of Silence
A Pastor’s Retreat

Presented by The Regional Synod of New York

For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him. 
God alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken.
Psalm 62:5-6 NRSV


All pastors are invited to attend a 24-hour spiritual retreat at The Warwick Retreat. Join us for a time of rest, renewal and self-care while creating space to prayerfully disconnect from the busyness and noise and listen for what God is saying to you in the gift of silence.

The retreat will be Thursday, July 6 at 3:00p to Friday, July 7 at 3:00p. at The Warwick Center, 62 Warwick Center Road, Warwick, New York. Rev. Michael Bos and Lesley Mazzotta will lead short sessions that combine Bible study, poetry and music with group conversation. The retreat will offer plenty of time for prayer, personal reflection, journaling and walking around the beautiful Warwick grounds.

The cost is $185 per person, double occupancy or $215 per person, single occupancy. The cost covers Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast and lunch and all retreat materials. Registrations are due to the RSNY office by July 2: newyorksynod@gmail.com or 914-332-1311.


Rev. Michael Bos is the Senior Minister of West End Collegiate Church and president of the Collegiate Churches of New York. He is the co-author of A Church Beyond Belief: The Search for Belonging and the Religious Future (2014) and Fragmented Lives: Finding Faith in an Age of Uncertainty (2016).

Lesley Mazzotta is a spiritual director, writer, and educator. After 15 years as a producer, writer, and project manager in the entertainment business and on Broadway, Mazzotta started working for The Community Reformed Church in Manhasset, NY, as the director of spiritual formation. She designs and leads retreats and workshops around the country and writes spiritual curriculum.