Dayspring Retreat Center

Dayspring Retreat Center
11301 Neelsville Church Road Germantown, MD
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Retreat at Dayspring is a time to be silent, to expect an encounter with God in the interior and exterior silence made possible by the setting. Yet silence is always a gift, God’s gift. We enter into retreat, rest, and are still; we wait, are open, and receptive.
We are pleased to offer a schedule of silent retreats providing opportunities for prayer and solitude in an ambience of natural beauty, order, and tranquility.

Believing that our world provides too little time and space for listening to God and that prayer is central to the Christian life, we offer these retreats as time set aside for dialogue with God, meditation, and contemplation.

Our retreats are designed to provide you with a broad range of choices, both in content and time frame, to deepen your spiritual journey. Our leaders are men and women of mature personal faith who are experienced and skillful in guiding others into silence and meditation.

The setting of woods and fields, the quiet of Merton’s Pond, and the warmth of the Lodge and Inn are here to welcome you in your search for silence. The Inn houses 18 retreatants, affording each person a private room, furnished simply with a desk, bed and chair. Dayspring’s two hundred acres are available for walks by the streams and through the woods and meadows, while two ponds and a lake await those who are drawn to quiet waters.

Categories: Contemplative, Nature, Silent