Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers: Faithful Responses to Gun Violence in America

June 1 – 2, 2018

Beyond Thoughts and Prayers (BTP) is a new program offering from Massanetta Springs designed to educate and empower participants to faithfully engage some of the most relevant issues facing church and society. Our first BTP gathering will be focused on:

“Faithful Responses to Gun Violence In America”


We are finalizing exact time and content of this event in the coming days, here is a tentative preview:

Friday Night:

Screening and Facilitated Conversation of the documentary film “Triggered”


Keynote Address with response and Panel Discussion to Follow

Tentative Workshop to Include:
Starting Difficult Conversations in the Church
Getting Involved: Advocacy for the Faithful
What you need to know about Gun Violence in America
Crafting a Gun Policy for your congregation: One Church’s Story
First steps in an emergency plan for an Active Shooter Situation


Friday Night Only – Free
Saturday – $25 (includes lunch)

Overnight Stay:

(includes breakfast, lunch on Saturday and Friday Night Lodging)
Double Occupancy: $79
Single Occupancy: $109