Events

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

2018-19 Calendar

NEXT EVENT:

Our 2018-19 “2nd Saturdays” season will continue on: 

October 13th, 2018    A MORNING OF CENTERING PRAYER  (9-12pm)
Two 30-min CP sessions, plus presentation:
Selection from Fr. Thomas Keating’s “Spiritual Journey” DVD series

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 series (30 min)
10:45  Short, 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 the 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:
(all Mornings of Centering of Prayer, with same format as above)

Nov 10th, 2018
Dec 8th, 2018
Jan 12th, 2019
Feb 9th, 2019
Mar 9th, 2019
Apr 13th, 2019
May 11th, 2019
June 8th, 2019

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OTHER LOCAL CONTEMPLATIVE EVENTS:          

Weekend Retreat
“A Meditation and Yoga Retreat” with Isabelle Robinson and Wendy Maines
Oct 19th-21st, 2018
Sponsored by MYRetreat
Wellspring Conference Center, Germantown, MD
Yoga Teacher:   Wendy Maines
For more information, or to register:  https://my-retreat.org/retreats/upcoming-retreats/

6 Day Centering Prayer Residential Retreat
Intensive/Post Intensive
October 21-26, 2018
Sponsored By Contemplative Outreach of Maryland and Washington (COMW)
We invite you to join us! Whether you are new to Centering Prayer or have practiced for years, this retreat offers an opportunity to deepen your Centering Prayer practice in an atmosphere of profound silence and community support.   The Retreat Leaders are Mary Dwyer and Ron Barnett.
Click here for more information and to register:  http://conta.cc/2FyMm0H
Please contact Suzi Kindervatter with any questions about the event or about how to register.

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