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Seeking God's healing of metropolitan Richmond through prayer, hospitality, racial reconciliation and spiritual development. Come join us!
  • Unitive vs. Punitive Justice? Monday, April 24, 7:30 pm

    Hear the Panel Discussion — What we call justice is often little more than revenge. An expert panel takes on the question:  How do we move from punitive justice to a broader position of restoring wholeness and unifying our communities? The 45 minute lectures will be followed by facilitated conversation and group processing time among the audience.… [Continue Reading]

    Unitive vs. Punitive Justice? Monday, April 24, 7:30 pm
  • The Evolving Enneagram: July 2017

    Monday, July 17, 4:00 p.m. through Friday, July 21, 2:00 p.m.   The RUAH Alumni Association is pleased to announce its 2017 Summer Institute: The Evolving Enneagram, with keynote presenter Ruth Hill. At the heart of this 5-day retreat, participants will experience stillness, silence, and working from the “ground of our existence up” as we journey together. Symbols… [Continue Reading]

    The Evolving Enneagram: July 2017
  • Soaking Prayer: Thursday, May 4, 10 am

    Those struggling with illness have benefitted from being “soaked in prayer” over periods of time. Prayer ministers are available to pray with those desiring emotional, spiritual, or physical healing. Participants are invited to find a comfortable place, sit, relax, and receive prayer. Participants may also come and go during the service. DeBorah Cannady, Leader on… [Continue Reading]

    Soaking Prayer: Thursday, May 4, 10 am
  • May 20, 2017: Prayer, Spiritual Journaling, and ART

    Meditate, Journal, Create… If you can answer yes to the following questions, or you want to try something new, or you have spring fever, then this is the retreat for you: Do you like quiet time to pray and meditate? Do you like to write or journal on occasion? Do you enjoy getting in touch with… [Continue Reading]

    May 20, 2017: Prayer, Spiritual Journaling, and ART
  • Listening for the Silence: Tues. May 9, 2017

    Allow the power of God’s presence to comfort you as as you enjoy quiet time here at Richmond Hill. You will be guided to find the safe space within, in order to invite God in. Read passages of scripture, journal, or just bask in peace, listening as God speaks to you. Use your time to reflect, respond,… [Continue Reading]

    Listening for the Silence: Tues. May 9, 2017
  • Historic Marker Dedicated on April 4!

    What a glorious occasion! At 11 a.m. on a picture-perfect Tuesday morning, friends, family, neighbors and elected officials gathered on Grace Street for the outdoor dedication of a Marker honoring Richmond Hill’s Building & Grounds as a Historic Landmark of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jim Bennett, Richmond Hill Musician, lead us in song. Rev. Joel Blunk and Rev.… [Continue Reading]

    Historic Marker Dedicated on April 4!
  • Drop-In Grief Support. Friday, April 28

    For those who want the opportunity to share experiences and obtain support from others who are experiencing a loss in a flexible group format. Each group begins with an informative 15 minute overview of a grief related topic. Discussion and reflection on the impact of loss, coping, meaning-making, etc. follows the brief presentation. These groups… [Continue Reading]

    Drop-In Grief Support. Friday, April 28
  • Apply now for Urban Service Corps

    Where is God leading you next? Pray. Serve. Discern. Live intentionally in the heart of the city. The Richmond Hill Urban Service Corps is a one-to-two year commitment to live with an intentional Christian community dedicated to the healing of metropolitan Richmond. Beginning August, four servant-leaders will join us in this mission. Applications are due to… [Continue Reading]

    Apply now for Urban Service Corps
  • Apply now for Koinonia School

    Koinonia means sharing in community. The Koinonia School of Race & Justice provides safe space for those called to be reconcilers to address racism in themselves and to build justice in our city. Lecture Topics include: History, diversity, shame, grief, lament, privilege, class, poverty, media, and law. Process Groups: These intentional small groups process each… [Continue Reading]

    Apply now for Koinonia School

Apply for RUAH XVI

Apply now for RUAH Program

RUAH XVI Class Begins Sept. 2017 Applications are currently being received for RUAH XVI which begins in September, 2017.  If you are a person to whom people come for spiritual conversation, and believe you may be called to develop this charism; if you believe that Jesus and the Holy Spirit want each person to find […]

Today is:

April 29, 2017

Today’s Prayer

We pray for the healing of metropolitan Richmond: for the sick and those on our hearts; for the welfare of all of our citizens; for the establishment of God's order in our community; and for peace. On Saturdays we pray for our fellow citizens who live in Chesterfield County: the Supervisors, School Board, and Administrator. We also pray for all who work in retail trade in metropolitan Richmond, and those who own our businesses. We pray for all Counselors and Spiritual Directors. We pray for the Sisters of the Visitation of Monte Maria. We pray for all victims of abuse; and for all perpetrators of abuse.