Previous Events

Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop
Nov. 4, 2017
9am – 1 pm
Celebration Lutheran Church, 2500 Shaw Road, Puyallup, WA
Description: This workshop provides the foundation to develop a personal practice of Centering Prayer as a path to contemplation. Participants will learn the basic elements for sitting in silence and have opportunities for practice. Content includes background on this form of prayer in the Christian tradition and a discussion of how contemplative prayer practice leads to spiritual awareness.
Contact:  Charlotte Thompson 253-255-3483

Silent Centering Prayer Retreat
October 27-29, 2017
Friday 7:00pm- Sun 1:30pm
St. Placid Priory
Description: This silent retreat is a rare opportunity for experienced practitioners to be with others committed to the contemplative path. Sustained by multiple periods of Centering Prayer and tapping into chant, lectio divina, and meditative walking, we intentionally create an environment that supports our continuing Centering Prayer practice.
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Introduction to Centering Prayer Workshop
Saturday, October 14, 2017
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Advent Lutheran Church
4306 132nd Street S. E.
Mill Creek, WA

Learn Centering Prayer or Deepen Your Practice this Fall
October 7, 2017
9 am – 1 pm, in the Library
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th Street, Seattle, WA
Intro to Centering Prayer Basics
Also introductions to: Welcoming Prayer, January 2018 TBA and Lectio Divina, May 2018 TBA
Contact: Cherry Haisten, Program Director, The Center at St. Andrew’s,