Events from Other Groups

 

 

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Journey to the Centre: Pilgrimage to Central Australia

Led by Rev Dr Rob McFarlane

17-25 April, 2021

Limited to 20 places. Deposit deadline extended. All payments fully refundable if the tour is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Central Australia is a rich source of spirituality and beauty. Indigenous culture stretches back tens of millennia, embedded in a landscape many millions of years in formation. European presence has been a complex interaction of domination and compassion. Other people have also walked this country, such as Afghan cameleers, and many still come with a dream to call Australia home. Contemporary Alice Springs is a vibrant multicultural centre. Each of these threads are part of the tapestry we will explore.

Our Journey to the Centre is a geographical journey to the centre of our island home, and is also an emotional and spiritual journey to the centre of our being. We will combine unique opportunities for spiritual experiences as well as visit some of the iconic places of the geographic centre. These will include Campfire in the Heart, worship at Alice Springs Uniting Church, workshops and story-telling with local Christian & Indigenous leaders encountering both the dark and light sides of history, visits to missions, art galleries and studios, and experiencing the “wow factors” of Kings Canyon and Uluru. For our time together we will form an intentional community to which all are welcome.

For more information and a booking form, contact Rob McFarlane at rjmcfarlane@hotmail.com or 0400 825 739.
To download a brochure, go to: https://www.olivetreetravel.com.au/upcoming-tours/

 

 

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Opening to your Creative Soul
Facilitated by Elizabeth Lee

Creativity, spirituality and community through a non-residential retreat

11-15 January 2021 Five 3hr (9:30am -12:30pm) sessions

The Magnificat Room at Our Lady of Dolour’s Chatswood.

Each day a new theme will be introduced along with a different form of creative expression.  Includes reflective writing, small group deep listening through a circle process.  Spiritual Direction will be available in the afternoon if desired.

My Heart’s Desire * God in All Things
Mending my Heart * Shadow Work
The Call of My Heart * Imagining
Honouring my Heart of Love * Third Dimension
My Heart for the World * Encircled

Attendance for the whole week is encouraged and preferable

Optional Spiritual Direction in the afternoon (additional cost)

Cost:
$120 for the week or $30 per session (or what you can afford)

Contact:
For further information and to register go to https://visionandaction.com.au/opening-to-your-creative-soul/

Contact: Elizabeth Lee 0422 932 044 or Elizabeth.lee@visionandaction.com.au

 

 

 

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First Friday Labyrinth Walks at the Centennial Park Labyrinth
Facilitated by Elizabeth Lee

First Friday of the month.

Liz is offering regular facilitated labyrinth walks on the first Friday of the month at 10am.  There is an open invitation to join one, several or all of these walks.

Each month draws on a different theme.

You can book ahead or just turn up.  Meet at the Centennial Park Labyrinth, Sydney at 10am on the first Friday of each month.  A suggested donation of $10 per session or what you can afford would be gratefully received.

1 January – 5 February - 5 March - 2 April – 7 May
4 June – 2 July – 6 August – 3 September
1 October - 5 November – 3 December

 

Contact: 

For further information and to register go to https://visionandaction.com.au/

Contact: Elizabeth Lee 0422 932 044 or Elizabeth.lee@visionandaction.com.au

 

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Walking with John’s Gospel at the Centennial Park Labyrinth
Facilitated by Elizabeth Lee

Last Friday of the month.

Inspired by Sally Longley’s book  “Walking the Labyrinth with the Beloved in John’s Gospel.” Each fourth Friday of the month we will take a different excerpt of The Gospel of John opening to the interplay of images, words, symbols, metaphors, silence, nature, walking, community and prayer.

You can book ahead or just turn up.  Meet at the Centennial Park Labyrinth, Sydney at 10am on the last Friday of each month.  A suggested donation of $10 per session or what you can afford would be gratefully received.

26 February – 26 March - 23 April
28 May - 25 June – 23 July – 27 August
24 September - 22 October - 26 November

 

Contact: 

For further information and to register go to https://visionandaction.com.au/

Contact: Elizabeth Lee 0422 932 044 or Elizabeth.lee@visionandaction.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

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The way of meditation: Pathway to silence, stillness, simplicity...beauty

Meditation sessions Online in zoom - Monday afternoons 4.00p.m. - 4.35 p.m.

For experienced meditators to support your own prayer practice of sitting in stillness.

Facilitated by Judith Keller and Gerard Sullivan

We sit for 20 minutes and open and close with sacred songs/music. We draw briefly on a
variety of Christian prayers and sacred texts, including the psalms, also poetry and the writings of the
Christian mystics.

For more information see the attached flyer: The path of meditation.

For enquiries and registration contact Judith Keller and Gerard Sullivan kellsull@ozemail.com.au

 

 

 

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Contemplative Prayer

A Contemplative Prayer Gathering for those who wish to meet the Beloved in their home sacred space.
 

As we cannot meet physically at present, each week on Wednesdays at 6pm we invite you to light a candle, sit in your sacred space, and join us across the spaces that separate for a time of silent listening.
 

Ready for each Wednesday evening, participants will be emailed, in advance, a guided meditation to accompany their contemplative practice.  To receive these offerings in your inbox, email Debbie at Merthyr Road Uniting Church, New Farm, QLD: office@mruca.org.au

 

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Online Dance Chapels

Hosted by Cynthia Winton-Henry and The Hidden Monastery
 

The Dance Chapel- using stillness, connection, movement, song and prayer. Come move, sing, and honor each other’s bodyspirit in these times…

These chapels recognize and enjoy the diverse body-wisdom or all spiritual lineages and led by leaders from North America and Australia. A variety of times available.  

All are welcome.  

For more details and to register to receive the links visit the Hidden Monastery Chapel page

 

 

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Contemplative Mass from Bonnevaux Centre for Peace

Hosted by the World Community for Christian Meditation
 

Join online for a contemplative mass from this International Meditation and Retreat Centre of The World Community for Christian Meditation celebrated by Fr Laurence and the Bonnevaux Community in near Poitiers, France.


There is a live webcast mass with meditation every Sunday and there is no need to register. All are welcome! To join, click at the link that will be available at the WCCM website homepage here. 


It is on Sundays at 12:00PM French time which is Australian EST time Sunday 8pm.
Other events from Bonnevaux: http://acontemplativepath-wccm.org/live-events-from-bonnevaux/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silverwattle Courses and Retreats 

Silverwattle has some online offerings 

See the Silverwattle website for retreats and courses coming up: https://www.silverwattle.org.au/upcoming-courses?month=03-2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To list your event here, contact events@eremos.org.au.