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20th Annual Spiritual Renewal & Recovery Retreat*

November 25 – 27, 2016

at Serra Retreat Center, Malibu, California

Our 20th annual SLAA retreat will be held once again at the Serra Retreat Center, a monastery located in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by quiet gardens and fountains, the Center is the ideal setting for a re-commitment to personal recovery.

The retreat was developed as a time for reflection and renewal with plenty of opportunity for quiet walks and conversation. Planned activities include workshops, small group sharing, a recovery panel, keeping current meetings, and group activities. Also, the retreat is a fundraiser for FWS (Fellowship-Wide Services) and a portion of the proceeds will be sent to them.

Fees and Registration

Pricing for Payments Submitted BEFORE November 1st:

  • $220 per Person for a Shared / Double Occupancy Room
  • $280 for a Single Occupancy Room

Pricing for Payments Submitted AFTER November 1st:

  • $240 per Person for a Shared / Double Occupancy Room
  • $300 for a Single Occupancy Room

Retreat fee includes room, linen, all meals from dinner on Friday night until lunch Sunday, and all activities. Registration and attendance limited to 80 people so early registration strongly advised. No scholarships or refunds available. We encourage you to find a replacement if you’ve registered and can’t attend.

For additional info, see the flyer. Directions & instructions will be sent to you on receipt of your registration

* Please Note: the Retreat is open to identified sex & love addicts only

Retreat FAQ:

Q: Can I just attend for one day or only during the day without staying at the retreat center?
A: Sure, but you still need to pay the entire fee: the retreat was designed as a two-and-a-half-day experience.

Q: Can I bring my pet? It needs special medication or attention and I can’t leave it alone.
A: No.

Q: Can my Spouse/Friend/Relative/Date come with me? They are very supportive and won’t interfere.
A: No, only identified Sex and Love Addicts can register / attend the retreat.

Q: Are there any scholarships or grants available for the retreat?
A: No, we suggest asking your meeting for a contribution.

Q: Can I get a discount if I’m on a special diet and won’t be eating the meals?
A: No, but we do offer refrigerators for your food.

Q: Do you offer a refund? I mailed in my fees and now I can’t attend.
A: No, we encourage you to find a replacement if you’ve registered and can’t attend.

Q: Can I just come to the meetings and not stay or have meals at the retreat center?
A: If you pay the fee you can do what you like, but a big part of the retreat experience is living together in community for several days.

Q: Do I need to bring my own linens? My own soap and shampoo?
A: Serra Retreat Center provides all linens but some people bring their own pillow. Serra also provides a very small bar of soap to each person.

Q: Can I have a private room with a private bathroom?
A: You’ll have to pay more for a private room, but all bathrooms are shared with an adjoining room.

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