Bethany Retreat Center

— Open Studio Day

Open Studio Days

Facilitator: Jet Schneider

Select Tuesdays, from 10:00am to 2:00pm

February 21 | March 21 | April 18

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 an atmosphere of contemplative 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. She has taught German, Dutch and ESL and did translation work in the Netherlands as well as in the United States. In later years Schneider completed her training in spiritual direction. Currently she has a small practice for contemplative spiritual direction in the State College area. Creativity, art, 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). Her books and art cards are available in the Bethany gift store. 

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

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