EmmausThe Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders. The Walk to Emmaus gets its name from the story in Luke 24:13-35, which provides the central image for the Walk to Emmaus experience. Below are some frequently asked questions and resources for you to learn more.
Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is the Walk to Emmaus?
The Walk to Emmaus is a 3-day spiritual renewal program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.
Who should attend the Walk to Emmaus?
Active Christians who are seeking a closer relationship with Jesus Christ.
Why should I attend the Walk to Emmaus?
To strengthen my relationship with Christ, and to seek discernment about His will for my life.
(Note: Over 150 Floris UMC members have experienced spiritual renewal by participating in Emmaus Walk Weekends.)
Where and When are the weekends held?
Loudoun Valley Emmaus holds separate weekends for men and women at the 4H Center in Front Royal, Virginia, in the spring and fall each year. The weekends begin on Thursday evenings and end the following Sunday evening.
What is required for me to attend an Emmaus Weekend?
- Active church membership and/or attendance
- Completed application (on our website: www.lvemmaus.org)
- Application fee (currently $25.00) (no additional fees for applicant)
- Sponsor---someone who has already attended an Emmaus Walk Weekend
How do I find a sponsor?
Please contact Margaret Dierdorff for suggestions and assistance at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-743-2067.
For more information about the Walk to Emmaus, please visit:
http://www.upperroom.org/emmaus/ and www.lvemmaus.org