Bethany Retreat Center

— Open Studio Day

Open Studio Days

Facilitator: Jet Schneider

10:00am to 2:00pm

October 11 | November 15

Please join us in the Barn at the Bethany Retreat Center! This is a day where you can bring any creative project you’re working on- painting, drawing, knitting, quilting, crocheting, photography, writing etc., and/or go walking in the woods, or walk the Bethany Labyrinth for inspiration. Be together with kindred spirits, experience fellowship and the peacefulness of the Retreat Center. Be inspired and inspire each other in creativity: you’ll find it’s contagious. Lunch is included.

Offering: $15.00


Originally from the Netherlands, Jet Schneider received her MA as a German teacher and translator from the University of Leiden in 1987. She has taught German, Dutch and ESL and did translation work in the Netherlands as well as in the United States. In 2011 Schneider completed her training in spiritual direction at Oasis Ministries for Spiritual Development in Camp Hill, PA. Currently she has a small practice for spiritual direction in the State College area. She and her husband Don have two adult sons. Creativity, spirituality and nature have been lifelong passions. Schneider likes to focus on what connects people with each other and the natural world. She strives to embody this in her work. She has written and illustrated three books, “Nellie’s Dream” (2019), “Deer Song” (2020), and “Angels in my Brush” (2021).

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin”. -William Shakespeare

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