Events

SECOND SATURDAYS OF CENTERING PRAYER
9am-12noon
Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church: 1301 Trap Road, Vienna, VA

2019-2020 Calendar

PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR NEXT EVENT:

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
A MORNING OF CENTERING PRAYER
9am-12pm
Two 30-min CP sessions, plus presentation:
Final selection from Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” DVD Series, Part 1

Please note changed location for Dec 14 only: 
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
2589 Chain Bridge Rd
Vienna, VA 22181

Morning Overview:
9:00 Welcome, sign-in, refreshments
9:15 Introductions, overview of morning
9:30 First session: 30-min Centering Prayer (and mini-course for beginners)
10:00 Short break
10:15 Selection from Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” DVD (30min)
10:45 Sort, 3-min private reflection on content of Keating’s material and where it speaks to you in your spiritual journey – followed by sharing or, for those who prefer to reflect on the content of Keating’s presentation, quiet reflection in chapel.
11:15 Second Session: 30-min Centering Prayer
11:45 Evaluations

–All sessions offer support and guidance to beginners, as needed.
–No need to pre-register – just show up!

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS WITH THESE FUTURE DATES:
Saturday, January 11:  
Begin Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” DVD series, Part 2

As always, please take note of other local events below, including some “Save the Date” invitations for 2020!

Blessings-
Your Contemplative Outreach Northern Virginia (CONOVA) Service Team

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OTHER LOCAL CONTEMPLATIVE EVENTS:

Half-Day Retreat: November 16, 2019
Series of Half-Day Retreats:   December 2018 – August 2019
Sponsored By Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW)
Next event:  Some Ancient Versions of Centering Prayer: Part 2
When: Saturday, November 16th, 2019 9am-1pm
Where: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Silver Spring, MD
Click here for details.
Led by Steve Thompson: spthomps@aol.com

SAVE THE DATES: May 15-16, 2020
Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW) invites all Centering Prayer Group Facilitators and anyone considering becoming a facilitator to SAVE THE DATES for:
OVERNIGHT FACILITATOR SUPPORT & FORMATION WORKSHOP
When: Friday evening, May 15, through Saturday, May 16, 2020
Where: Our Lady of Bethesda Retreat Center, 7007 Bradley Blvd, Bethesda, MD
Click here for more.

SAVE THE DATES: October 25-30, 2020
Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW) invites all to:
OCTOBER SILENT CENTERING PRAYER RETREAT
When: Sunday October 25, 2020, through Friday October 30, 2020
Where: Claggett Retreat House, Adamstown, MD
Click here for more.