Ferry Beach

All-Church Ferry Beach Retreat May 5th, 6th, 7th

Celebrating All the Colors

Spring is on its way…and that means our Ferry Beach Retreat is, too!

Slowly, but surely, the green leaves and warm breezes will return to us.Celebrate by registering for our annual Ferry Beach Church Retreat next month!Come rain or shine, our Ferry Beach weekend will be filled with the warmth of good company, good food, and spiritually revitalizing activities.

Our theme of "All the Colors” will help us focus on all the beauty of our human diversity and in the natural world.If you have an activity idea that might reflect this theme, please speak to Leslie McConnell or Carol Hayden.

New retreat-goers are especially welcome.You can expect comfortable dorm room accommodations, lots of (optional!) creative, reflective, and enlightening activities, delicious meals, and plenty of opportunities to connect with nature, and to interact with good friends, new and old!The weekend always wraps up with an uplifting, music-filled, lay-led Sunday morning worship.

The UU Ferry Beach Camp and Conference Center campus is situated on 900 feet of oceanfront in Saco. Stay the whole weekend, or just come for the day.

Our Ferry Beach Church Retreat takes place Friday to Sunday, May 5-7, 2017. Registration opens March 26th during Coffee Hour, and closes April 16th.This is a popular retreat, so be sure to register early!


If you would like a SCHOLARSHIP, look here. (Due April 9)

Wonder what to bring for your weekend? Look no further, a complete description is HERE.

For further details, including information about scholarships, please contact Carol at cdhayhall@maine.rr.com or 854-2112; or Leslie at lesandted@roadrunner.com or 693-6108.

Our very own Ferry Beach Retreat website is set up!  It’s here!  You can find ALL things related to our annual tri-church retreat. 


Look for photos, testimonials, registration info.  Registration officially opens March 26th, with registration packets available between services.  Appreciation to John Spruill of Auburn UU for creating this website. 


For anyone wishing to attend the Ferry Beach Retreat but would find it a financial stretch, be aware that an application for financial assistance is included in the registration packet. Packets are available between the two services from March 26 to April 16. If you have questions, contact Carol Sue Hayden or Leslie McConnell. (Contact information in the packet.) Your request will remain confidential.

Also, if you are unable to attend but wish to support the Retreat, you may leave a check in the Ferry Beach Retreat mailbox in the church foyer. All contributions are very much appreciated. Please note "Retreat donation” on the by-line.