Retreat Schedule

Retreats and Events

For a list of Classes and other Gatherings, please go to the Classes and Gatherings Page

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Introduction to Zen September 22-23, 2017 @ Shove Chapel
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day

On Zen

an introduction

Springs Mountain Sangha is offering a short introduction to Zen Buddhism.  This will include instruction, discussion, an experiential focus on meditation, koan consideration, a   tea ceremony; and, a dharma talk by Sarah Bender, Roshi.

We are pleased for this opportunity to introduce Sarah to the greater community at this time.  Sarah has recently received transmission as Roshi of the Pacific Zen School.

When:   September 22nd, 7-9:00 pm
September 23rd, 9 am to 1 pm
Where:   Shove Chapel on the CC Campus
Cost*:     $20 (fee is waived for CC students)
(*It is in our tradition to honor or teacher with dana, an offering that is freely given.  Please know that no one will be turned away for the inability to meet this request. )  

Contact: Liz Cramer

SMS Fall Retreat @ The Abbey in Canon City
Oct 23 – Oct 29 all-day

Fall Retreat
October 23 – October 29 at The Abbey in Canon City
with Sarah Bender, Roshi
mark your calendar!

deadline for registration is October 13th

contact: Steve Milligan at 

If you are new to retreats, please contact

Bodhi Day One Day Retreat @ TBD
Dec 9 all-day

More information will be made available



  • June 19-25
    “Maha-Sangha” Retreat: Retreat including teachers and Sangha members all Open Source Sanghas (Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California)  See the announcement (select the link)