Events

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

2020 Calendar

PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR NEXT EVENT:

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8th
A MORNING OF CENTERING PRAYER
Two 30-min CP sessions, plus presentation:
Selection from Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” DVD Series, Part 2

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 “2nd Saturday” DATES:
Saturday Mar 14
Saturday, April 11
Saturday, May 9
Saturday, Jun 13

As always, please take note of other upcoming local events below.

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

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OTHER LOCAL CONTEMPLATIVE EVENTS:

MONDAY NIGHT TALK SERIES Cont’d: January 20, & 27, 2020
Sponsored by Center the Spiritual Deepening
Next Event: “The Way of Wisdom and the God of Being”
A Four-Week Course with John Baker
When: Next session: January 20, 2020 7:30-9:00pm
Where: Center for Spiritual Deepening 8531 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA
Click here for more information.

COMW HALF-DAY RETREAT: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Sponsored by Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW)
Next Event: “The Contemplative Experience of Jesus”, Part 1
When: Saturday, January 18, 2020 9am-1pm
Where: Episcopal Church of the Redeemer 5603 N. Charles Street at Melrose Ave, Baltimore, MD
Led by LJ Milone
Click here for more information.

SAVE THE DATES: MONDAY NIGHT TALK SERIES: February 10, 17, 24, 2020
Sponsored by Center the Spiritual Deepening
Next Event: “Awakening to Reality: Thomas Merton on the Contemplative Life”
When: Next session: February 10, 2020 7:30-9:00pm
Where: Center for Spiritual Deepening 8531 Riverside Rd, Alexandria, VA
Led by LJ Milone
Click here for more information.

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.