Spiritual Formation
for Kingdom Action®

Retreats for individuals and groups in every season & stage of their spiritual journey

An ancient spiritual discipline offering a listening, prayerful presence to another while journeying and listening together with God

Being the ongoing presence of God in the world through union with Christ and the power of the Spirit

Common Good Things

A business and ministry of Coracle that offers thoughtfully-conceived products that are crafted with love and made in a way that upholds our hope for the “common good”

Communities in Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and the Shenandoah Valley that meet regularly to practice spiritual disciplines & the rhythms of prayer

Loving God by caring for his creation & integrating this into retreats at Corhaven as well as offering educational experiences in stewarding of the earth

A collection of writings from the Coracle community

A Different Kind of Independence Day

An invitation to THE CORHAVEN GRAVEYARD JUNETEENTH WORK-DAY & PICNIC by Sarah Kohrs On June 19, 1865, emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans finally occurred in the US. Since then, celebrations commemorating this Juneteenth holiday, when...

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Honoring the Maker

By: Susan Den Herder In the words of my favorite farmer-poet-essayist,  “...to make a product that is not both useful and beautiful, is to dishonor God, nature, the thing that is made, and whomever it is made for.”  Common Good Things, an initiative of Coracle, is a...

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The God Who Sees

By: Karen McNary Participant on our recent Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage, April 13-14, 2019 I came into Coracle's Slavery in Virginia Pilgrimage on Palm Sunday weekend feeling hurt but hopeful, exacerbated yet expectant. The weekend marked the end of the sixth week...

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An historic burial ground for African-Americans that remembers and honors the deceased and helps cultivate opportunities that look to the future with hope, peace, and justice for all people

Common Good Things

A business and ministry of Coracle that offers thoughtfully-conceived products that are crafted with love and made in a way that upholds our hope for the “common good”

A program that seeks to bring racial healing in the US by offering “An American Lent,” a 50-day online tool aimed at helping participants begin to really RECOGNIZE the persistent legacy of slavery, REPENT with sorrow, and RESPOND meaningfully, in the context of RELATIONSHIPS