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prayer

Sunday Contemplative Prayer and Lectio [Mar 6 – Apr 17]

During the season of Lent, we’re invited to adopt a reflective posture of humility as we consider the sacrifice and suffering that Jesus experienced here on earth. Join us Sunday mornings online throughout the season of Lent from 8-9am as we offer a virtual time of contemplative prayer and Lectio Divina. We will offer Centering Prayer for the first 20 […]

Intro to Centering Prayer Workshop [Feb 26]

What if meaningful prayer is learning to rest in the presence of the One who not only loves us but desires our company? What if prayer can also be just learning to “rest in God,” beyond words? We have learned forms of prayer that involve being active and using lots of words, sometimes vocally. While these are very meaningful forms […]

How Do We Take Refuge in God?

David Wallace reflects on our practice of prayer and our invitation to contemplative prayer [Psalm 34:1-8]. Reflection How might you see prayer as a relationship with God? What specific areas of life require you to seek refuge in God? Why does silent prayer seem inviting or fearful to you? Resources Vox Workshop: Introduction to Centering Prayer

Intro to Centering Prayer Workshop [Nov 13]

What if meaningful prayer is learning to rest in the presence of the One who not only loves us but desires our company? What if prayer can also be just learning to “rest in God,” beyond words? We have learned forms of prayer that involve being active and using lots of words, sometimes vocally. While these are very meaningful forms […]

Waiting

Weylin Lee reflects on what God is inviting us into during our season or experience of waiting.  Kelli Knight and Kristy Robinson also share their reflections on this text [Acts 1:6-14]. Reflection How can we participate in unexpected ways during our season of waiting? What might be some things we’re invited to let go of as we wait in loss? […]

Prayer As Posture

Gideon Tsang reflects on how prayer might realign the posture of our soul and being [Luke 18:1-8]. Reflection How might prayer help keep your heart open to God, ourselves and others? How does the way you feel about yourself reflect on the way you feel about God? Spiritual Practice Centering Prayer.  Choose a sacred word as the symbol of your […]

Contemplation Resources

The following is a collection of resources to help with your journey and practice of contemplation. Homily Vision Series These are the homilies from the fall vision series on contemplation. Contemplation: Creating Space Contemplation: Seeing the Space Between Us Contemplation: Noticing Deeply Contemplation: Giving Consent Reading List This is a list of helpful books and reading resources on contemplation. Intimacy […]