Renewed in knowledge after the image of Him. Colossians 3:10
reNEW is a retreat for New England Writing open to all beginning and seasoned writers and speakers who desire to communicate the good news of Jesus Christ throughout the world. At reNEW, we believe the core of our calling as writers and speakers is faithfulness to Christ, emphasizing the need to grow deep inwardly, which in turn affects our outward reach. Find out more about us here. For our first three retreats, we were known as “New England Christian Writers Retreat” – same community, just a new name. Our community exists that you might renew:
Read what people are saying:
“reNEW is such a special community of writers. The encouragement, the professional sessions and workshops, and the amazing support is why I keep coming back.”
“Having a weekend away to connect with God and other writers was a balm for my soul and
a kick in the pants to get back to writing.”
“Spiritual inspiration, professional development and companionship for the journey in one conference.”
“The balance of time to write, time to learn, time to connect, and time apart with the Lord
proved unique and welcome. “
“God continues to use reNEW to grow me into a woman who communicates
His encouragement and pupose.”
If you are new to reNEW, sign up below to find out about a special evening gathering of our reNEW writing & speaking community for 2019.
Here’s what we did in 2018:
Listen as Co-director, Lucinda Secrest McDowell and author Tessa Afshar share about reNEW, their journeys as writers, and reNEW reboot on June 20, 2018 near Hertford, CT.