In the world today, Christianity still changes our everyday

lives as a transforming presence in our world.


What is Cursillo? Cursillo is a Spanish word that means 'short course'; a short course in Christianity. Cursillo is a method through which a person's spirituality may be developed and enriched.


The Cursillo retreat begins Thursday evening and ends Sunday late in the afternoon.  During those three days, the participants live and work together while listening to and discussing talks by clergy and laity alike.



The weekend is one of joy and Christian fellowship.  The focus is on the person, life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  

The experience is once in a lifetime. The ongoing result is the enrichment of lay ministry.


What does Cursillo do? It works to represent Christ and his Church; to bear witness to him wherever Cursillistas may be; and, according to the gifts given them, to carry on Christ's work of reconciliation in the world.



If you would like to sponsor someone for a Cursillo weekend, please speak with your  priest concerning your candidate before proceeding and please consider making a financial gift to this ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee

If you are a confirmed Episcopalian, 21 years or older, we invite you also to

talk to your priest and prayerfully consider if God is leading you to a Cursillo weekend.