Dec
12

Santa on The Prairie

1:00pm - 4:00pm   |   retreat

For those who truly believe in the spirit of Christmas, you won’t want to miss this magical afternoon at The Prairie.

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Dec
18

Celebrate Winter Solstice

4:00pm - 10:00pm   |   retreat

As the Light reenters this world, gather to celebrate all that means in your life!

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Dec
21

Online: Ecumenical Prayer Service: Winter Solstice

7:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

We will pray for the new hope, joy and desires we have in our lives and in our God. This will be a time of gratitude for all God has given us in the year of 2021.

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Jan
4

Online: How to Embrace Fear in Our Life and Discover Hope and Courage!

9:00am - 10:30am   |   retreat

This virtual program will attempt to name the small and big fears we encounter in our life. There will be weekly teachings each Tuesday in January from 9-10:30am, on how to learn from these experiences and to notice the opportunities they can provide: lessons of hope and courage.

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Jan
5

Online: Enneagram (RSVP by Dec. 29)

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

The Enneagram is a powerful tool for understanding ourselves and others, and refers to nine different personality styles (the Greek word ennea means nine). The style we favor affects what we see as important and how we act in our relationships. This virtual series will be held each Wednesday in January.

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Jan
12

Deep Peace Yin Yoga, Sound Healing & Yogic Sleep

10:00am - 11:15am   |   retreat

Using a tranquil, slow, and gentle approach, we begin with meditative breath and life force energy/Spirit-based yoga. Then with the help of singing bowl vibrational sound healing, we enter a reclined Yogic Sleep guided meditation to help you drop beneath the mind into blissful mystical states of Oneness, ease, and healing peace.

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Jan
13

The Complexities of Caregiving and Self Care: How Can We Manage Both?

9:00am - 3:00pm   |   retreat

Millions of Americans take care of a friend or family member with a serious health condition, or are being expected to care for aging family members. Being a caregiver can be a labor of love, but it can also be stressful. Learn how you can be an effective caregiver while also taking care of yourself.

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Jan
15

Photography for Beginners

3:30pm - 5:30pm   |   retreat

Come learn to be the next Ansel Adams! Learn about cameras, lighting, scenery and how to set up the perfect shot.

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Jan
19

Come to the Quiet

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Come to the Quiet is an opportunity to step away from daily routines for just a short time. It is a time to slow down and become attentive to the whispers and urgings of the Holy.

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Jan
19

Online-Meet the Author: The New Return to the Great Mother: Birth, Initiation and the Sacred Feminine

6:00pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

This talk will focus on Isa Gucciardi's best-selling book by the same title. She will read from the book and take questions. Isa will demonstrate the way important moments in our biological development offer a path of spiritual initiation and self-development through examples and meditation.

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Jan
26

How to Plan you Funeral Service (morning or evening options)

9:30am - 12:00pm   |   retreat

Join Pastor Dianne Prichard as she helps to plan the worship service of your own funeral, from organizing the visitation to choosing hymns and scripture to planning for gatherings afterwards. This workshop applies to any Christian denomination

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Jan
27

Sustainable Stewardship: Barb Arland-Fye interview series with Delia Moon Meier

5:00pm - 7:30pm   |   retreat

Barb interviews Delia Moon Meier, senior vice president of Iowa 80 Group, which operates the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA. Delia, describes how the business invested in solar energy, efficient lighting and installation of fast-chargers for electric vehicles in response to the evolving needs of customers.

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Jan
29

From Word to Word Made Flesh

9:00am - 5:00pm   |   retreat

Bible study, scriptural reflection and liturgical prayer ground us in the Word of God, but then we are faced with the challenge of letting that Word take root in us so that the Word truly becomes Flesh in us. During this retreat we’ll study some of the major themes of scripture and reflect on the challenges they present to the modern world.

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Feb
1

Online: How to Embrace Fear in Our Life and Discover Hope and Courage!

6:00pm - 7:30pm   |   retreat

This virtual program will attempt to name the small and big fears we encounter in our life. There will be weekly teachings each Tuesday in February from 6:00pm-7:30pm, on how to learn from these experiences and to notice the opportunities they can provide: lessons of hope and courage.

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Feb
5

Introduction to a Course in Miracles

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

“Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.” This is how "A Course in Miracles" begins. It makes a fundamental distinction between the real and the unreal; between knowledge and perception.

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