Retreats & Workshops

The Zendo sponsors or arranges retreats with teachers of various traditions. All teachers are expected to abide by the Morgan Bay Zendo Code of Ethics. Retreats are open to everyone. Vegetarian meals are served. The Zendo is closed to visitors during retreats except for regularly scheduled weekly meditation.

To register for a retreat, email or call the retreat leader or download the registration form at the bottom of this page and mail the completed form with your payment to Morgan Bay Zendo, 532 Morgan Bay Road, Surry, ME 04684. You may also email the registration form and pay via PayPal at the Contribute link on the MBZ website. Please use the Donate button to make your payment and add a note indicating which retreat it is for.

Scholarships: Most of our events and retreats are by donation. Where there is a charge, scholarship assistance is available. We encourage you to ask for assistance if you need it.

Housing: During the retreat or the days before or after, overnight accommodations are available at MBZ and at several Airbnb locations in the neighborhood. Please inquire for details.

Sunday One-day Retreats with Nancy Hathaway

For more information or to register, please email:

Sun, May 15, 2022

A Day of Loving Kindness

(8 am-1 pm)

Sun, June 19, 2022

Working with Negative Emotions

(Orientation 10:30 am-12 pm)

Wed, July 27, 2022

Listening with Loving Ears: Mindfulness-based Compassionate Communication

(9-11 am)

Sun, Aug 21, 2022

A Day of Loving Kindness

(8 am-1 pm)

Sun, Sept 11, 2022

The Zen of Forest Bathing: Walking Meditation in Nature

(8 am-12 noon)

Sun, Oct 23, 2022 (on Zoom)

A Day of Mindfulness

(8 am-1 pm)

Zen DownEast One-day & Three-day Retreats

Please email for more information about the retreats including the schedule, accommodations, and cost. Also see the Zen DownEast website for more information.

Sat, May 21, 2022

Thurs-Sun, June 23-26, 2022

Thurs-Sun, July 21-24, 2022

Thurs-Sun, September 15-18, 2022

Sat, October 8, 2022

The Morgan Bay Zendo

532 Morgan Bay Road

Surry, Maine 04684

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