Community Workshifts

It takes all of us to make the CERSI magic happen so we ask all adults and young adults to sign up for a workshift. These are generally short commitments once during the week and may involve setting up or taking down an activity, helping people at the cafeteria, assisting Read more…

Who to Contact

Have a question? Ask a person with a colored bandana. If you need pastoral care, look for someone with a purple bandana. [Ministry Team] If you have a specific question about accommodations, look for someone with an orange bandana [SI Planning committee] The panel of people in charge of the Read more…

Evenings

There is something different every evening, be sure to check your schedule to know what is happening. After dinner, we have child-friendly fun. The Young Adults host Monte Carlo night which is a fun night of silly outdoor games. Peek is a game for all ages that is part cards, Read more…

Afternoons are for All Ages

After lunch, the programming is less formal. You don’t need to attend the same workshop everyday, though you are welcome to.  We offer intergenerational programs, including tie dying, body art and other crafts, as well as organized play and other things that would tempt both the young and old.  There Read more…

Chair’s Letter

Welcome to Central East Region Summer Institute 2019! We are so looking forward to seeing you at CERSI this July! It’s a big year for CERSI, starting with our new name (though we might still slip and call ourselves SI at times). We are honored and thrilled to have Dr. Read more…

Morning Seminars

Art as a form of Meditation: Reflections of Sound Michelle Tarsitano-Amato “… lend your ears to music, open your eyes to painting, and … stop thinking! Just ask yourself whether the work has enabled you to “walk about” into a hitherto unknown world. If the answer is yes, what more Read more…