Since 2009, we have walked with thousands of people who have experienced devastating losses in their lives – loss of children, grandchildren, parents, siblings, friends, suicide losses; and non-death losses such as divorce, children with drug addictions, loss of health, and other devastating losses.

The Spark of Life Grief Recovery Retreat is a rejuvenating experience that awakens the hope of Living Forward after loss.  Each Spark of Life Retreat, whether in-person or virtual, is open to anyone 18 years of age and older, with any background and any loss. Every participant is accepted as they are, and where they are on their grief journey. Come alone or with a loved one, and come expecting hope to live forward.
Virtual Retreat # 2
June 10-13, 2021
FULL Retreat:
May 6 - 9
Jefferson, CO
Virtual Retreat:
June 10 - 13
September 16 - 19
Jefferson, CO

Cancellations prior to 30 days you will receive a full refund.
Cancellations prior to 21 days receive 50% refund.
No refund given if canceled within 21 days of retreat date.

The Experience of Living Forward

When a group of hurting and soul-searching grievers come together under a judgement free and compassionately led group - unveilings and hope appear. Spark of Life Retreats have and can give real hope to Live Forward. Watch the videos as these retreat participants share their experiences at a Spark of Life Retreat.

The SPOL Live Online Retreat Experience

Here is what you will receive when you attend the Spark fo Life Online Retreat

20 Hours with Spark of Life’s Certified Grief Specialists
Utilizing the Life-Changing, Hope-Giving Strategies
That have helped thousands of grievers to ‘Live Forward’ in our 108 In-Person Retreats

The Experience of Living Forward

Five Sessions:
1.    Understanding Grief Like Never Before – All grief is in context of one’s entire life
2.    Gaining a New Look at the Possibility of Recovery - We can ‘Live Forward’ with hope
3.    Finding the Permanent Pathway to Living Forward with Real Hope
4.    Turning Our ‘Anchors to Sails’ – Taking ‘Living Forward’ Strategies Home with Me
5.    How to Live ‘Forward’ for the Rest of My Life – With My Pain and Loss

Online Retreat Schedule
All times US Central
June 10
7:00-8:30 PM
June 11
Sessions 1, 2
8:00-12:00 | 1:30-4:30 PM
June 12
Sessions 3, 4
8:00-12 :00 | 1:00-4:00 PM
June 13
Sessions 5
8:00-12 :00

Check out the video above as Co-Founder David Mathews gives details about the Virtual Grief Recovery Retreat.

Also listen to what others are saying about the Spark of Life Grief Recovery Retreat by clicking on the videos above by retreat participants.

Register for one of the Spark of Life Virtual Retreats below.

Virtual Retreat Registration
In-Person Retreat Registration

What to Expect

Whether virtual or in-person, each Spark of Life Grief Recovery Retreat is characterized by acceptance of each participant – no matter your loss, background, or any other factor.

The purpose of  each retreat: To give hope, that although life can never be the same after loss, life can be rich, fulfilling, and meaningful again.

We CAN Live Forward after horrific loss. We will supply each participant with materials, practical strategies, and group interactions to deal with the hurts and pain of your loss, to help you climb out of that ‘pit of grief.’

Once you register for your particular retreat, you will receive an email with specific details for your retreat.


No matter what you are going through or if you just have a question, we are here to support.  Contact us using the form and we will respond as soon as possible.





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Thompson's Station, TN 37179
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