May
3

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Through guided reflection and sharing on selected books in a spirit of contemplative listening, discover the word of God alive within our hearts and uncover spiritual depth through contemporary writers. Read a book prior to the time of sharing the first Thursday evenings of selected months.

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May
5

Walk as One at 1

10:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

May 5, is “World Labyrinth Day” Whether you’re a beginner or a labyrinth enthusiast, this workshop is for you. Be a part of a rolling wave of peaceful energy as the earth turns.

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May
8

Preserving Stories of Family & Faith

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

We will delve into your memories and talk about ways to creatively put them on paper as a way to gift them to your family.

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May
9

Taize Prayer Service with Dan Burzlaff

6:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Join us for a Taize Prayer service featuring our special guest speaker, Dan Burzlaff, in the peaceful beauty of the Prairie. A light dinner is included.

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May
10

Come to the Quiet–The Iridescent Word

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Our encounter with the Sacred Word can awaken a sense a shimmering, iridescent blessing. Stepping away from the rush of the day, unwinding in Sacred Time, we become attentive to the Sacred and receive the holy shimmering blessings of the Sacred Word.

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May
10

Visio Divina through Film

5:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

A growing spiritual practice of Visio Divina allows us to sink into God’s presence through visual stories of redemption, transformation, awe, beauty and diverse family stories. Film: To Kill a Mockingbird (original 1962 version)

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May
24

Knit One, Pray Too!

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Seasoned knitters and novices are invited to bring their latest projects for a tranquil day of needlework, sharing and praying while enjoying the seasonal serenity of The Prairie.

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Jun
2

Building your Intuition

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

We will learn techniques to build intuitive muscles.

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Jun
3

Centering Prayer Intensive Retreat

Jun 3 5:00pm - Jun 9 11:00am   |   retreat

The Centering Prayer Intensive retreat is an immersion in silence and the practice of contemplative prayer.

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Jun
12

Come to the Quiet– Responding to the Divine Word

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In deep communion with the Divine Word, we are urged to respond to those we meet in our daily lives with a divine disposition of service and compassion

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Jun
12

Visio Divina through Film

5:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

A growing spiritual practice of Visio Divina allows us to sink into God’s presence through visual stories of redemption, transformation, awe, beauty and diverse family stories. Film: Mary and Martha​

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Jun
19

Weaving Prayers and Baskets

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Basket weaving is a metaphor for life. It can be stressful or meditative. Come to create a basket and find out which it is for you.

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Jul
7

Resolving Disputes Within and Between Families

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Mediation, collaborative law and the informal family law trial court are alternative ways to resolve conflict

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Jul
8

Beading towards Health

1:30pm - 4:00pm   |   retreat

For the health and healing of the family circle we invite you to an afternoon of beading. This experience is especially designed for families who have struggled with health issues for one or more of the family. Honor nature’s healing ways through the simple acts of stringing beads.

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Jul
11

Come to the Quiet– Praying with Images

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Encountering a piece of art with “spiritual eyes” can awaken a new understanding of the Divine Artist at work in our lives.

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