Meetings

menuchaTime and Place

Meetings of the NWATD are held on a Monday through Wednesday at the end of January or early February. The current venue is the lovely Menucha Retreat & Conference Center
38711 Historic Columbia River Hwy
Corbett, Oregon 97019
503-695-2243.

Costs and Food

Cost of attending is currently $177.00 ($152.00 for lodging and meals, $25.00 for dues). Menucha will accommodate special dietary needs for a small additional charge.

Attendees are invited to bring

  • Personal toiletries, warm comfortable clothing (bedding and towels provided). Note: Menucha, located on a bluff overlooking the Columbia River Gorge, can be windy on occasion.
  • A book or two to put out on a table for others to browse
  • Digital device, if desired (most presentations are distributed digitally in advance)
  • A favorite snack and/or libation to share

Schedule

Schedules vary slightly from meeting to meeting, but follow a general outline:

Monday

4:30 p.m. Registration, settling in
5:00 p.m. Social Hour – Appetizers and Conversation
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Community Building
7:15 p.m. Session 1: Presentation, Response, Q&A
9:15 p.m Worship

Tuesday

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Worship
9:00 a.m. Session 2: Presentation, Response, Q&A
11:00 a.m. “Open Forum”– unscripted discussion of current issues
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Business Session
3:00 p.m. Free Time
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Session 3: Presentation, Response, Q&A
9:00 p.m. Worship

Wednesday

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Session 4: Presentation, Response, Q&A
10:45 a.m. Worship/Closing

Note:  A book discussion with planned first responses may substitute for a given presentation