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 Support 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.

Zen DownEast Retreats 

Led by Diane Shoshin Fitzgerald


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

7-day Retreat: Sun-Sun, June 4-11, 2023 

3-day Retreat: Thurs-Sun, Sept 21-24, 2023

3-day Retreat: Thurs-Sun, Oct 19-22, 2023

1-day Retreat for Rohatsu: Fri, Dec 8, 2023 (9am-5pm)

Tea House Zen at the Morgan Bay Zendo offers 

A Retreat: Zen in Everyday Life

Fri, August 4 - Sun, August 6

with Nancy Hathaway, a Senior Dharma Teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen.

For more information or to register:

The Morgan Bay Zendo 

532 Morgan Bay Road 

Surry, Maine 04684

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