We seek and practice
inner peace and centering calm
through love for
God All Good.
-Rev. Elizabeth Crandall, Executive Director
The Essene Retreat Center hosts regular socially distanced, spiritually based programs, including:
See calendar for additional healing and speaking events by resident and visiting practitioners.
A weekly devotional service and meditation led by Rev. Elizabeth Crandall in the Crystal Chapel, 11a-12 noon.
Sound Meditations held on the first Sunday of each month, during the second half of the service.
Connect with the Divine through our regular chanting cirlces, planned on or near every solstice and equinox, and many full moons.
Bring an instrument, a friend (and a blanket during cooler months). We sometimes host potluck afterward, too.
Meditation, herbal remedies, breathwork, family constellation and more, detailed in our calendar below.
Spend a morning tending to the trails, tilling the land, or clearing the streams, among a list of ongoing volunteer projects supporting the Essene Retreat Center's service mission.
Come hand pick this nutritious and potent plant growing abundantly on the mountain top. Email us to schedule a picking appointment.
Time to come together and be in service to the land and surroundings
Volunteers welcome between 8:30am-11:30am
Time set aside to open to The Divine
Chapel of The Crystal Ray
29455 Pamoosa Lane
Valley Center, CA 92082
Visitors please email or call before arrival