Come paddle with us!!!!
** Segment availability – as of May 12th @ 2 pm **
Segment 1 = limited availability
Segment 2a = open availability
Segment 2b = open availability
Segment 3 = limited availability
Segment 4 = full
Segment 5 = full
Segment 6 = open availability
Segment 7 = full
Segment 8 = full
Segment 9 = full
Segment 10 = full
A wait list will be maintained once the maximum number of pilgrims has been reached per segment – please feel free to continue applying or be in touch with the Pilgrimage coordinator with questions. The above availability only pertains to 3- to 7-day segments and does not pertain to the listed day-paddles that can be found on our Events page.
Click each week in the list below for full details.
For application information and to submit an on-line application, click here.
For a sample daily schedule of paddling with the River of Life Pilgrimage, click here.
Keep scrolling for a brief overview of the spiritual themes, by week, for the Pilgrimage:
WEEK #1a: Fourth Connecticut Lake to Canaan, VT
Spiritual Theme: The Call to the Wilderness
Key Scripture Passages: Call of Abraham (Genesis 12), Jesus in the Wilderness (Matthew 4 and parallels)
WEEK #1b: Canaan, VT to Littleton, NH
Spiritual Theme: Water, Grace, and the River of God
Key Scripture Passage: The Wonderful Stream (Ezekiel 47)
WEEK #2: Littleton, NH to Hanover, NH
Spiritual Theme: Baptism and Immersion in God
Key Scripture Passages: The Baptism of Jesus (Matthew 3 and parallels), Passage Through the Sea (Exodus 14)
WEEK #3: Hanover, NH to Brattleboro, VT
Spiritual Theme: A New Relationship with Creation
Key Scripture Passages: Jesus Calms the Storm (Mark 4 and parallels), Jesus Walks on Water (Mark 6 and parallels)
Week #4: Brattleboro, VT to Springfield, MA
Spiritual Theme: Drinking From Our Divine Source
Key Scripture Passage: Streams of Living Water (John 4)
Week #5: Springfield, MA to Long Island Sound
Spiritual Theme: Transformation and Resurrection
Key Scriptural Passages: The Wedding Feast of Cana (John 2), The New Heavens and New Earth (Revelation 21), The Resurrection (John 20 and parallels)
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