SECOND SATURDAYS OF CENTERING PRAYER
Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church: 1301 Trap Road, Vienna, VA
PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR NEXT EVENT:
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: A MORNING OF CENTERING PRAYER (9am-12pm)
Two 30-min CP sessions, plus presentation by Steve Thompson:
“Some Ancient Versions of Centering Prayer“
Steve’s presentation will focus on some earlier versions of Centering Prayer–versions that influenced The Cloud of Unknowing and indirectly helped shape modern Centering Prayer. Main writers discussed are: Plotinus, Pseudo-Dionysius (the main influence on The Cloud), Meister Eckhart, and The Cloud of Unknowing.
–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:
Sat Dec 14: 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]
As always, please take note of other local events below.
Your Contemplative Outreach Northern Virginia (CONOVA) Service Team
OTHER LOCAL CONTEMPLATIVE EVENTS:
Half-Day Retreat: October 19, 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
When: Part 1: Saturday, October 19, 2019 9am-1pm
Part 2: Saturday, November 16th, 2019 9am-1pm
Where: St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Silver Spring, MD
Click here for details.
Led by Steve Thompson: firstname.lastname@example.org
6-Day Silence & Solitude Retreat with Father Bill Sheehan: October 14-20
Holy Cross Abbey, Berryville, VA
Contact Martha at email@example.com for more information and registration.