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Upcoming 14 days - Jan 24 2021

January
1

**ZOOM** HEART CENTERED MEDITATION EVERYDAY AT 7 AM & 7 PM

The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and 20 minutes of silence. After the silence, participants can sign-off or stay for sharing.


January
18

**ON SITE** 6-DAY BIOSPIRITUAL FOCUSING OR SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

A Silent Directed Retreat is designed to provide time and space for prayer and solitude. A Silent BioSpiritual Focusing Retreat is about presence to self, others, and God, and will guide you to the deepest levels of awareness inside your body.


January
24

**ZOOM** GUIDED RELAXATION ~ SUNDAYS

Nourish yourself deeply with this full mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Close your eyes and be guided into deep relaxation. Eye pillow, blanket, and quiet space will deepen your experience.


January
25

**ZOOM**THE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: 8 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE AND SHARE GOD'S LOVE

An 8-week series. God is love. We were created in God’s love – designed by a Divine Engineer with a variety of gifts – also known as multiple intelligences - to be in communion with the Trinity and one another. God calls us by name to come and experience God’s love, and then strengthened by that Love to share that love with others.


January
26

**ZOOM** BOOK STUDY: FIELD OF COMPASSION BY JUDY CANNATO

Judy Cannato was an author, retreat facilitator and spiritual director best known for her connecting the New Cosmology with Christian Spirituality.


January
26

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga with Optional Guided Meditation (Tue & Fri)

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body. All levels.


January
27

**ZOOM**THE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: 8 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE AND SHARE GOD'S LOVE

An 8-week series. God is love. We were created in God’s love – designed by a Divine Engineer with a variety of gifts – also known as multiple intelligences - to be in communion with the Trinity and one another.


January
29

**ZOOM** Chair Yoga with Optional Guided Meditation (Tue & Fri)

Stretch and strengthen your mind, body and spirit! Deeper breaths and quiet pauses. Mindful chair yoga with do-able challenges and stretches for your whole body. All levels.


January
29

**ON SITE** A WINTER'S REST WEEKEND YOGA RETREAT

Retreat from your everyday cares and relieve yourself of all concerns in the serene beauty of Genesis. . Enjoy lovingly prepared meals and cozy lodgings as you rest and renew with guided yoga and Yoga Nidra sessions.


January
30

**ZOOM** MEETING WOMEN OF THE SCRIPTURE AGAIN OR FOR THE FIRST TIME

Spend some time with some lesser known women and their message for us.


January
31

**ON SITE** MEETING WOMEN OF THE SCRIPTURE AGAIN OR FOR THE FIRST TIME

***SORRY, ON SITE PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. OFFERED ZOOM ONLY ON 1/30/21.***


January
31

**ZOOM** GUIDED RELAXATION ~ SUNDAYS

Nourish yourself deeply with this full mind and body relaxation session. Practice this in the comfort of your chair or lying down. Close your eyes and be guided into deep relaxation. Eye pillow, blanket, and quiet space will deepen your experience.


February
1

**ZOOM** HEART-CENTERED MEDITATION EVERYDAY AT 7AM AND 7PM

MONDAY THRU SUNDAY, two sessions daily. Offered 7 days per week, twice daily. The first half hour includes a prayerful centering and inspirational reading and is followed by 20 minutes of silence.


February
1

**ZOOM**THE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: 8 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE AND SHARE GOD'S LOVE

An 8-week series. God is love. We were created in God’s love – designed by a Divine Engineer with a variety of gifts – also known as multiple intelligences - to be in communion with the Trinity and one another. God calls us by name to come and experience God’s love, and then strengthened by that Love to share that love with others.


February
2

**ZOOM** BOOK STUDY: FIELD OF COMPASSION BY JUDY CANNATO

Judy Cannato was an author, retreat facilitator and spiritual director best known for her connecting the New Cosmology with Christian Spirituality.


February
3

**ZOOM**THE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: 8 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE AND SHARE GOD'S LOVE

An 8-week series. God is love. We were created in God’s love – designed by a Divine Engineer with a variety of gifts – also known as multiple intelligences - to be in communion with the Trinity and one another.


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