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Program Calendar

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Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness
Spirituality of Aging
Spirituality of the Environment
Creative Expression

Oct 2019

October
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HEALTH RHYTHMS: GROUP DRUMMING

Group drumming is an uplifting and inspirational means of expressing and getting in touch with our inner spirit. Drum circles remind us of our greatest synergistic potential, and they are FUN! No prior music training or drumming experience is required.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

October
3

AUTUMN YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

October
5

INTRODUCTION TO BIOSPIRITUAL FOCUSING: A DAY OF PRESENCE

This workshop is an overview and introduction to the history and practice of BioSpiritual Focusing and includes prayer, presentations, experiential exercises, reflection, and discussion.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
5

PRAYING WITH THE POETRY OF MARY OLIVER

It has been said, “her poems are always relational. She is full of praise and gratitude. She asks us questions, invites us into her space, only to gently to direct our gaze out again into the world." Let’s re-examine some of Mary Oliver’s poems as they lead us into our own noticing, questions and prayer.

Spiritual Enrichment

October
10

AUTUMN YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

October
12

COME TO THE TABLE WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL RETREAT

You are invited to this spiritual feast - a day of prayer, reflection on scripture, faith-sharing, fun, and a delicious meal!

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
15

THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST: A BOOK STUDY

Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of the most beloved spiritual writers, Richard Rohr and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
17

AUTUMN YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

October
18

EARTH, AIR, WATER & FIRE AS WISE GUIDES AND COMPANIONS

Water, wind, earth, and fire are elemental gifts that invite us to consider our own journeys of fluidity, surrender, rootedness, and passion. In this time of autumn we will gather together to pause and refresh by listening for how each of the four elements might offer us wisdom and guidance for the season ahead.

Spiritual Enrichment
Spirituality of the Environment

October
22

THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST: A BOOK STUDY

Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of the most beloved spiritual writers, Richard Rohr and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
24

AUTUMN YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

October
25

FROM STRUGGLE TO SERENITY: MOVING INTO RIGHT RELATIONSHIPS

Retreat Leader Betty Hill Crowson: When it comes to relationships, many of us are compromised by an inner fear of abandonment and/or fear of intimacy. This weekend retreat tackles the issue head-on by...

Spiritual Enrichment
Stress Reduction / Personal Insight

October
26

ZENTANGLE AND QUILLING

Each of us has an artist inside! Zentangle, the meditative drawing of repetitive, structured patterns, is an easy-to-learn art form, resulting in surprisingly beautiful and unique pieces with every stroke of the pen. Zentangle will expand your imagination and creativity, all the while releasing stress and having fun. Quilling, or paper filigree, is an art form that involves paper strips of various colors and sizes that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. It is a very simple craft to learn and does not require any particular tools. Just let your imagination and your creativity run wild!

Creative Expression

October
27

7 DAY SILENT DIRECTED RETREAT

During your Silent Directed Retreat you will meet daily with your Director for one-on-one sessions. During the session, experiences from the outdoor world, poetry, and/or scripture may be interwoven with the story of God's activity in your life.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
29

THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST: A BOOK STUDY

Thought-provoking, practical, and full of deep hope and vision, The Universal Christ is a landmark book from one of the most beloved spiritual writers, Richard Rohr and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.

Christian / Catholic
Spiritual Enrichment

October
31

AUTUMN YOGA JOURNEY

The shortened days of autumn call us to introspection and the regathering of our energy for the long, dark winter. Align your inner and outer self with this eight week yoga series.

Stress Reduction / Personal Insight
Health and Wellness

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