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Gathering Leaves 2023

Welcome to GATHERING LEAVES 2023

We are gathering again! Please join us August 24–27, 2023, at The Lord’s New Church in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, USA, for Gathering Leaves, the eighth international retreat for Swedenborgian and New Church women.
Gathering Leaves was started in 2004 to bring women of all the branches of our Swedenborgian tradition together to learn from one another, make new friends, and heal misunderstandings or divisions that we might have. It was founded on Revelation 22:2 “The leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.” We measure its success by all the friends made and cherished over nearly twenty years, bringing the branches of the Swedenborgian community closer together. There will be enriching workshops to choose from, uplifting worship, and overall joy and fun in getting together.  Limited financial assistance is available for travel and registration, please contact Jane Siebert, Steering Committee Chair at

Join us in “Delighting in Our Spiritual Variety.” Registration is now open—visit our website and our Facebook page for a downloadable flyer to share in your local community!


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