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Contemplative Walk - Sherbrook Forest - BWGiN September
Sat 7 Sep 2024


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Being with God in Nature Contemplative Walk, Sherbrook Forest, VIC

A time for guided reflection and silent contemplative walking and listening to God’s presence within yourself and nature.

Starting from Ferny Creek Reserve in the Dandenongs, we walk two loops. In the morning via quiet country roads to the Alfred Nicholas Garden for an explore, then back to the cars at Ferny Creek for a picnic lunch.

In the afternoon, we cross the road for a loop through Sherbrook Forest. A mix of tall forest, lush tree fern gullies, quiet streets, pine tree avenues and ornamental gardens.

Total distance approx. 13km, some 200m climbing including some steep sections in the Alfred Nicholas Garden. A good level of fitness is required.

When: Saturday 7 September 2024, 9.30am – 4.00pm

Start Point: Ferny Creek Recreational Reserve in the Dandenongs

Price: $50 including retreat facilitation, prayer material and take-home resources.

BYO: Day pack, lunch, water, snacks to carry, wet weather gear.

Wear: Shoes/boots with good tread, sunhat, sunblock.

Walk Grade: 3 – Medium, approx. 13km. A good level of fitness is required.

Facilitated by: Being with God in Nature ministry leaders Michael Bertie and Jan Fitzpatrick.

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