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2020 Monthly Gathering Schedule

January 11th

February 8th

March 14th

April 11th

May 9th

June 13th

July 11th

August 15th 

September 12th

October 10th

November 14th

December 5th 

The Gathering happens the 2nd Saturday of each month (except where noted above)  8:30-11:30 at River Family Church, 390 Mimosa Avenue, Vista 92081. First visit is free, additional visits are $10 each. Members get 50% discount--$60 for 1 year.

Please note that our location will change in April 2020. Stay tuned for the new location to be announced!

Oxford Writers Advance

At KWA, we don't retreat we ADVANCE! Join us for this life-changing trip and be inspired by the same city that inspired some of the greatest authors of all time. 

Tentative Schedule:

August 1st- Arrive in London

August 2nd- Breakfast together, go into town together, free time

August 3rd- Session 1 (morning meetings), Eagle & Child Pub- Inklings

August 4th- Session 2 (morning meetings), CS Lewis home tour, gravesite (Holy Trinity Church)

August 5th- Session 3 (morning meetings), Oxford guided walking tour with special emphasis on Addison’s Walk

August 6th- JRR Tolkien gravesite, Oxford Inklings tour with Brae

August 7th- Free Day to explore

August 8th- Pack up, check out of hotel, and head home

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE! Please note that you will be sharing a room. Lock in your spot today and come out to Oxford with us on this life-changing trip. 

Cost per person: $2950.00

Non-refundable downpayment: $250 (remaining balance due by June 1st, 2020)

Make checks out to Awakening International

Mail checks to: PO Box 1391, Vista CA 92085

For credit card/Paypal payments: go to and go to GIVE tab (Note: if you make any payments online please indicate Oxford and email the amount you submitted so we record appropriately.

Credit Card Fee: Add 3% if you pay via credit card/PayPal (ex: full payment of $2950 would be an additional $88.50 to cover credit card fees)

Price includes hotel, breakfast, tours, training sessions. Does not include: Airfare, transportation to hotel and airport, lunch, dinner, bus pass during the week from hotel into Oxford proper (anticipate $1500 extra approx)