Spiritual Formation Event Calendar

September “Save the Dates”

September 3, 2021 –  Welcome Back Cook-Out for grads and faculty at the Rivendell House.  5:30–8 pm

September 9, 2021 –  Spiritual Formation: Grad Panel “Keeping Faith First at Yale.” 7 pm

September 17, 2021 –  Spiritual Formation:  “Christian Identity: Being and Becoming.” 7 pm

September 25, 2021 –  All Graduate Fellowship Retreat at Killam’s Point, Branford. 10–2 pm

Summer Outing Ideas


  • Lighthouse Point, New Haven
  • Branford Point, Branford
  • Hammonasett State Park
  • Misquamicut State Beach, Rhode Island. (This beach has waves!)


  • East Rock Park, New Haven
  • Sleeping Giant Park, Hamden
  • Other trails in Branford (Click to view)

Day Trips:

  • Mystic, CT, has Mystic Seaport (a historical maritime park…a bit pricey but worth it), the Mystic Aquarium, and lots of restaurants for hungry tourists. 1 hour drive.
  • Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Mass. A village from the 1800s with original structures and folks in costume.  1 hour drive.
  • Newport, Rhode Island. Known for its Guilded Age mansions, which can be toured for a fee (e.g. “The Breakers” building by the Vanderbilts), and a fabulous cliff walk (free!). A popular tourist destination. 2 hour drive.