“When you pray,
go to your inner room,
close the door,
and pray to your Father in secret.
And your Father who sees in secret
will reward you.”
Matthew 6: 6

Vision Statement: The intent of Contemplative Outreach of Northern Virginia is to foster the process of transformation in Christ in one another through the practice of Centering Prayer.

Mission Statement: The mission of Contemplative Outreach of Northern Virginia (CONOVA) is to teach the practice of Centering Prayer, help establish and support local centering prayer groups, and organize centrally located events designed to enhance the contemplative spiritual journey. Our purpose is to help build a vibrant contemplative community centered in Northern Virginia.

The Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop is a presentation of the discipline of Centering Prayer as silent communion with God beyond concepts, words and images. The workshop includes instruction on the method of Centering Prayer in a one-day session, plus six additional weekly sessions. No previous experience is required.

Contact us if you want us to present this workshop at your church or if you have any questions regarding Centering Prayer in Northern Virginia:
Ellen Murphy at Ellen.Murphy1@netzero.net
Mary Jane Ross at mjross1@cox.net

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