SLBC Ramah Shabbaton – Tefilah and Shirah Leadership Training for the Conservative Movement and beyond.
SLBC is proud to partner with Ramah National Commission for the SLBC Ramah Shabbaton weekend (Feb 16-18) that will lead into the SLBC National Conference (Feb 18-20). The SLBC Ramah Shabbaton will focus on t’fillah and shira leadership skills that are specific to Conservative Movement settings, providing the time, space, and atmosphere for in-depth learning, strategizing, and spiritual transformation.
For the last 6 years, Ramah constituents have gathered in the Ramah specialty track at the SLBC National Conference for 3 days of immersive learning, t’fillah, strategic road-mapping, song leadership, and spiritual exploration. In addition to the Ramah Track experience, SLBC National Conference provides a platform and workshops for Conservative Movement attendees (clergy, educators and lay leaders) to interact and collaborate with each other as well as Ramah Track participants. The SLBC Ramah Shabbaton is open to participants from all denominations.
The SLBC Ramah Shabbaton begins in St. Louis at 4:30PM on Friday, February 16 and culminates with the beginning of the SLBC National Conference on Sunday, February 18 at 2PM.
|• Location:||Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet|
|191 Westport Plaza, St Louis, MO|
|• Dates/Times:||Friday, February 16: 4:30pm|
|Sunday, February 18: 2PM (culminating with the beginning of the SLBC National Conference)|
|• Fees:||$195 (registration includes ground transportation, food, materials, and two nights in a shared hotel room. Private room upgrade can be purchased for an additional $135)|
|• Food:||Kosher meals and snacks provided during conference hours|
|• Requirements:||Participants range from 13 to 100+ years old Participants are encouraged to bring instruments if they play one. You don’t need to be a musician!|
|• Cancellation Policy:||If you wish to cancel your registration on or before January 1, 2018 there is a $150 cancellation fee.|
|No fees refunded after January 1, 2018.|
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