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A. Austin Amerine Retreat Center

AAARC's Mission:
to create a peaceful,
nurturing environment
conducive to the spiritual
and personal development
of people and organizations
from all spiritual and
cultural heritages.

AAARC has been an
independent 501(c)3
non-profit org since 1997.

Contact Us:

PO Box 339
Lower Lake, CA 95457

(415) 793-8661

AAARC Queer Spirituality Dialogues

  • Spinning a Kaleidoscope of Arch-types -- Aug 08 -- looking through our spiritual lenses
  • Birthing Goddess Pond -- May 08 -- tipi, sweat lodge and campground
  • Mistletoe: Sacred Herb of Witches and Christians -- Nov 07 -- AAARC's annual fundraiser
  • Re: the Names of God -- Praise Allah! -- Oct 07 -- reflecting on a Roman Catholic Bishop
  • Only When the Earth Moves -- Aug 07 -- reflections on Pelé and Hawaii.
  • Holy Sh*t -- July 07 -- reflections on the Holy Ghost and MCC
  • Queer Spirituality: In Dialogue -- June 07 -- our conversation begins
  • On Board the AAARC in August 2006: volume 2 issue 2 download .pdf file

  • New Proposals for Buddhist Peace Pagoda, Native American Sweat Lodge, and Goddess Pond Approved
  • Road Improvements Completed with before and after photos!
  • Building Concepts (Pt 2) highlights our unique Dodecagon (12 sided) Theatre designed by Paul Gilger
  • Mistletoe Sales Already!
  • New Board Member Don Ross joins the AAARC BOD

  • In August 2006 AAARC created a new yahoo group to more easily send you our newsletter!

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  • Polls added to seek your advice:
    1) What kind of retreat center lodgings do your prefer? and
    2) What kind of amenities do you look for in a Retreat Center?

    On Board the AAARC in March 2006: volume 2 issue 1 download .pdf file

  • Recent Lake County Articles
  • AAARC now selling parcels in Lower Lake lots adjacent to BLM land.
  • Building Concepts: by the very talented architect Paul Gilger, one of our advisors. In this issue are the initial designs for the main building which will house the dining facilities, reception areas, meeting rooms, theatre, library, administrative offices and some housing. Note the spires on the roof....
  • Mistletoe Sales Success
  • AAARC Applying for Grant
  • Winter Storms Damage Road
  • Ways to Donate: Donate Online | eBay Donations | Donate via Shopping
  • Work Groups Being Scheduled
  • Seeking New Board Members
  • 2006 Pledges
  • Thank You to Our 2005 Donors!

  • On Board the AAARC in November 2005 volume 1 issue 3 download .pdf file

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