Category Archives of : Community Tips

What Is the Role of the Policy Committee on the TD International Secretariat?

By Jeff Mehl The Policy Committee is one of the five standing committees that operate under the authority of the International Secretariat. The other committees include Administration, Executive, Membership, and Services. According to the Tres Dias by-laws, the Policy Committee is responsible for: Proposing policies for the movement (subject to approval by the Secretariat and/or […]

What Exactly Does “Cloister” Mean?

What Exactly Does “Cloister” Mean?

Especially when electronics make it so tempting  to find out what’s happening “out there”. The concept of cloister–separation from the pressures and distractions of everyday life–helps to form the Tres Dias experience. But in practice the cloister walls have always been porous: meal servers come and go, special musicians perform then leave, and mananita and serenade […]

Creative Ideas From The Community

Been Fishing! To recognize those who have served on a weekend team, the Orange County  community gives each team member a special memory of the weekend, a small fish-shaped charm to be worn on a bracelet or necklace. Each charm has the weekend number and rector’s name on the reverse side. The charm uses the […]

Aftercare for Pescadores on their 4th Day

By Jeb Harper  Be sure you know your flocks, give careful attention to your herds. Proverbs 27:13 The better you know your candidate, the easier it will be to provide opportunities for them to stay engaged after the weekend.There are two kinds of opportunities: Tres Dias opportunities and personal opportunities.      Tres Dias Opportunities: The first opportunity […]