Mar
20

Come to the Quiet– Cultivating a Spiritual Practice

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In our over-active, over-busy world, taking time to intentionally cultivate and commit to Sacred Moments seems more than challenging. Yet, a simple act of claiming a space and a time, daily, for the Divine Presence can bring a centered peace to our daily living

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Mar
20

Visio Divina through Film

5:00pm - 7:30pm   |   retreat

Visio Divina is scheduled on evenings following Come to the Quiet on selected months. 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. Dinner and the Film: "A Man Called Ove"

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Apr
5

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

7:00pm - 9:00pm   |   retreat

Looking for a way to cultivate peace? Sacred reading brings an awareness that the Divine dwells in each moment. Learn this ancient practice of contemplative prayer, using Scripture, poetry, art, nature, and your own life story. Let’s practice together! Book for Lectio: Lectio Divina, "The Sacred Art", Christine Valters Painther

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Apr
10

Come to the Quiet– Give Me a Word

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

In the very early centuries of Christianity, many would pilgrim to holy Desert Mothers and Fathers for spiritual guidance. The pilgrim would often ask the holy hermit for a word, a sacred text to live by. We, too, can ask the indwelling Spirit for a Word to guide our lives.

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Apr
11

How Essential Oils Enhance Your Life

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Essential oils are for everyone. Essential oils benefit one’s emotional health. Create your own blend and take it home with you.

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Apr
15

Taize’ Vigil Service

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

Taize is an ecumenical prayer movement initiated in France. Through prayer, readings, song, and silence join a praying community in compassionate prayer for world needs

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Apr
15

Taize’ Vigil Service

6:30pm - 7:30pm   |   event

Through prayer, readings, song, and silence join a praying community in compassionate prayer for world needs. Pre-registration encouraged. No fee.

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Apr
18

Weaving Prayers and Baskets

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Make a Springtime Tote to celebrate the new season of life. 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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Apr
21

Family Healing from Addiction

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Come and discover ways you can heal and honor the loving relationships without enabling or becoming a casualty.

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Apr
22

Honoring the Earth and the Web of All Life

2:00pm - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Kerry will be leading us in a pipe ceremony and a blessing of the ground for Sacred Mother Earth on this day for you and the people. Free will offering

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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.

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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
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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