Discovering YOUR Sacred Pathway | November 8 - 10, 2019

.Discovering YOUR Sacred Pathway | 

November 8 - 10, 2019

Dear Friends,

We invite you to join us for the weekend on Friday evening November 8 to Sunday November 10, after lunch, for a fully hosted weekend retreat at Titoki Christian Healing Centre in rural Whakatane.

The retreat is called Discovering YOUR Sacred Pathway and will be facilitated by Margie Upson. 

Feeling guilty because you don’t feel like having a ‘quiet time’? That you find, in reality, a beach or bush walk brings you feeling closer to God?  Or just being still and quiet or gazing at a magnificent sunset fills your heart with so much gratitude to Him?

Traditionally you may have been brought up believing that you must be reading the Word to be close to God.   However, it’s recognised now that there are many diverse ways connect with God; ways that He has uniquely wired you for to do what’s best for you.

This weekend retreat focuses on the nine primary styles of connecting with God.  During this weekend, retreatants will have an opportunity to explore and experience each of the styles to help discover how God has "wired" them specifically to relate to Him.  

Sacred Pathways is a way of ‘taste testing’ the 9 main paths and discerning how you are moved by them and which of them draws you into a deeper intimacy with God

The nine roads distinguished are:

  • Contemplation (includes silence and solitude)
  • Nature
  • Asceticism (living simply)
  • Ascetics (beauty and art)
  • Enthusiasm (worship etc.)
  • Activism (social justice)
  • Caregiving
  • Tradition (liturgy and other forms)
  • Intellect (studying the Word and other spiritual books).


About Our Retreat Facilitator

Margie Upson

Margie led the Titoki team with her husband Roger as the wonderful resident counsellor up until 2018.  Otaki is now blessed to have Margie and Roger as part of their community, where Margie is continuing with her counselling practise. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling from Laidlaw College, Spiritual Direction training, Debriefing training, as well as a Certificate in Clinical Traumatology from the Traumatology Institute.  


What is the Cost?

The retreat cost includes accommodation at Titoki, the facilitator's fee and all your meals.

- Premium room with ensuite, $270 (2 nights)

- Single bed and shared bathroom, $240 (2 nights)


How Do We Book?

Contact the Titoki team as soon as possible to secure your spot.  


Phone:  07 308 6503  

Address: 71 Titoki Road, Whakatane

We look forward to meeting you and hosting you at Titoki for this special retreat.

Posted: Thursday 6 June 2019