HOW WE CAN WORK & PLAY TOGETHER
Your people have families and jobs and busy lives. We intend to make your event fun and faith-filled for everyone. We use books and movies and arts and crafts and games and music to help creative a festive atmosphere where folks can invite the Holy Spirit into their heart of hearts.
Rather than serving up a boilerplate presentation, we specialize in getting to know the specific needs of your community and collaborating with your staff to create customized events.
TOPICS WE MIGHT EXPLORE:
THE SPIRITUAL ADVENTURE
Courage and Compassion in Action ~ The Saints as Companions for Life’s Journey
Basic Spiritual Hygiene ~ Images of God ~ A Guide to Christian Cosmology
How to Have the Heart of a Child ~ Everyday Mysticism ~ Guided Meditation
Telling (or Changing) Your Story ~ Christianity Without a Compass: A Guide to Finding Your Faith
How to Forgive and Reconcile
SCRIPTURE & CATHOLIC CATECHESIS
Exploring the Gospels ~ Gifts of the Holy Spirit ~ Genesis: Comparing Creation Stories
Planning for Your Happy Death ~ Living in Eternity Now
Children’s programming can be added upon request. Good Dog team member Rachel Ifft provides educational theater workshops geared toward engaging participants in a direct, meaningful way. She utilizes the arts as tools to help children and teens tap into their creative side while working in a positive, safe setting.
HONORARIUM AND EXPENSES:
Honorarium supports the work of the Western Dominican Province and Good Dog Outreach.
$100 hourly rate for coaching/pastoral counseling/spiritual direction
$250 minimum for a single talk (2-hour; $100 per hour for each additional hour)
$500 base fee for a day (includes sacramental assistance)
$1500 for weekend (includes sacramental assistance)
$2500 base fee for a week (includes sacramental assistance)
Children’s Programming fee estimate is available upon request by Good Dog team member Rachel Ifft.
+ Travel for team member (including airfare, housing, and local transportation)
+ Travel for two team members for a three-day event (including airfare, housing, and local transportation)
+ Travel for three team members for a weeklong event (including airfare, housing, and local transportation)
Good Dog Outreach team members are modest travelers… we love to get to know the local community and are comfortable being guests in private homes or retreat centers.
Once a date is reserved and a speaker contract is signed, presenters will make their own own round-trip airfare reservations from their home offices. Fee for travel shall be based on estimated airfare costs at the time the contract is signed. Host is responsible for nonrefundable travel fee and 10% nonrefundable deposit upon signing of contract.
We look forward to working with you to create a fun, faith-filled event. Let’s talk soon.
Contact us to begin planning your event!