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Spiritual Companions


Jan 20,2019 - Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Spiritual Companions Sun Jan 20 11:30 am – 1 pm (Group Spiritual Direction) START UP

\"Group We all need to learn to share our story and to listen to the story of others. This helps us live healthy lives of openness and integrity. In this introduction you will learn what a Spiritual Companion Group is and be connected with a group of 4 or 5 others in which you will be able to authentically share your story, be encouraged on your spiritual journey, and enjoy community life. Participants will be placed in a small group for a lightly structured time of sharing and will covenant to meet once a month for 6 months (January to June). Meetings will open and close with a brief time of stillness in a spiritual practice and have a time for visiting afterwards. Monthly dates will be determined by the group or meet Sundays from 11:30am to 1pm. Facilitated by David Taylor and Lorie Martin  

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Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
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Enneagram Workshop


Jan 26,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enneagram Workshop – Sat Jan 26  9 am – 4 pm

 
Facilitated by:  Helen TervoLorie Martin,  Rebekah HorchRon & Marilyn Isaak The Enneagram, as a way of learning about yourself, is best explored in a circle conversation. Bring your knowledge, questions and discoveries, and an open heart for growth. If you do not know your Enneagram number take an Enneagram test prior to this retreat.  You can find a good one at www.9types.com/rheti/index.php for no charge or tests.enneagraminstitute.com for a cost of $12. Registration: $125 Scholarships Available, Includes lunch, snacks, drinks, and materials.  

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CAD 125.00 Enneagram Workshop – Sat Jan 26


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
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Rules of Life


Feb 3,2019 - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rules of Life - Sun Feb 3  7:00 - 8:30 pm

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Facilitator:  David Taylor
SPIRITUAL PRACTICE EVENING SERIES: These monthly gatherings are opportunities to renew your practice of prayer. Each evening you will explore a method of prayer and practice it as a group and as individuals. Explore a few of the ancient Rules of Life from the Christian monastic and religious traditions & construct your own personal Rule of Life to use in your daily prayer.  Facilitator: David has studied at Regent College & the Vancouver School of Theology, with an interest in ancient Christian spirituality. He has been influenced by the monastic & religious traditions of the Benedictines, Augustinians, Franciscans & Jesuits. His love of practical spirituality shapes his approach to spiritual theology & biblical interpretation.   The Spiritual Practice Series  is offered at $20 per session or all four sessions for $60. Coffee, tea & materials are provided.  

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CAD 20.00 Rules of Life
CAD 60.00 SPIRITUAL PRACTICE EVENING SERIES - ALL 4 EVENTS


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
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W.I.L.D RETREAT Women in Leadership Day Retreat


Feb 8,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
THEME: Our Hearts & Our Voices – The Freedom to Flow in Silence & Service.   Wondering if you would like to come away for some quiet reflection and encouragement for your heart and your ministry? This retreat will be a time of inspiration and self care with lightly guided sharing, personal listening, a one-one-one listening prayer session, art stations, and time in nature.   Facilitators: Eden Jersak & Lorie Martin Friday, February 8th  9 am – 3pm Lindell Beach, Cultus Lake (40 minutes south east from Abbotsford) Registration: $75  Scholarships Available.  (Lunch/Snacks/Materials Provided)   Taking time to be in silence with God opens space for the whispering Voice of Love that ignites our hearts and sustains our active lives in ministry. When we care for our own souls we will inspire others with clarity, insight, and peace.

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Lindell Beach, Cultus Lake

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Event Fees:

CAD 75.00 W.I.L.D RETREAT Women in Leadership Day Retreat


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
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Kairos Blanket Exercise


Feb 10,2019 - Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kairos Blanket Exercise – Sun Feb 10  1:00 – 4:30 pm

\"Slideshow Facilitated by Anne Wicks, Spiritual Director/KBE Facilitator
The KAIROS Blanket Exercise™ program is a unique, interactive and participatory Canadian-Indigenous history lesson developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators for reconciliation. During the KBE, participants walk on blankets representing the land and into the role of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples by reading scrolls and carrying cards which ultimately determine their outcome as they literally ‘walk’ through situations that include pre-contact, treaty-making, colonization and resistance.  The Exercise concludes with a debriefing, conducted as a ‘talking circle’, during which participants discuss the learning experience, process their feelings, ask questions, share insights and deepen their understanding. Canada is in a season of reconciliation and we are all invited to participate. Watch it in action:  www.kairosblanketexercise.org  Cost $40 Contact: Janet Scott, SoulStream Partner at janetcjscott@gmail.com Register at soulstream.org/blanket-exercise-February-2019 \"https://www.st-dunstans.ca/df_media/W1siZiIsIjIwMTgvMTIvMTUvMTQvMTgvMDIvOTAyYTVkYWMtNjE0My00ZmRjLTk3OTMtZTgxNTJkYzdlZTJjL3NvdWxzdHJlYW0ucG5nIl0sWyJwIiwidGh1bWIiLCI2NzB4MzUwIyJdXQ/soulstream.png?sha=9bbe8247fff39a4d\" Event proceeds less expenses will go to Soulstream initiatives. SoulStream is a non-profit organization that seeks to support the contemplative lifestyle and encourage others to live authentically with Jesus Christ  

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Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
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Labyrinth Retreat Day – Sat. Feb 23


Feb 23,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Labyrinth Retreat Day – Sat. Feb 23  9am – 4pm

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Facilitators: Janet Scott, Lorie Martin, David Taylor The labyrinth is a contemplative spiritual discipline based on the ancient practice of pilgrimage. Come explore and travel this ancient path and practice openness to love and clarity on the twists and turns you face. This retreat is full of embodied prayer opportunities; working with clay, art stations, and tactile labyrinth activities. We will begin by encircling the labyrinth for prayers, chants, and blessing. Janet is a spiritual director and a trained labyrinth facilitator through Veriditas. She enjoys pilgrimages in Ireland and Scotland, leading contemplative experiences, church choir at St. Mark’s Anglican Ocean Park, yogic prayer, and her 7 grandchildren. Registration: $125 Proceeds go to Labyrinth Fund at St. Dunstan’s Parish. Lunch, snacks, drinks and materials are provided. Scholarships available.

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St. Dunstan’s Church

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Event Fees:

CAD 125.00 Labyrinth Retreat Day – Sat. Feb 23

Lenten 40 Day Welcoming Prayer Practice Groups


Mar 1,2019 - Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fri. Mar 1 12:30 – 1:30pm or Sun. Mar 3  11:30 – 12:30pm  Also Available: On-line Connecting for this 40 day practice. Registration to come.
\"40 Facilitator: Lorie Martin   Following Thomas Keating’s daily guidebook to learn and practice the Welcoming Prayer, you will meet weekly as a group to check-in, learn, and be inspired in this embodied practice of YES for everyday life. This consent on the go provides a means for moving deeper into trust and intimacy with the living God.  RSVP at centreforspiritualrenewal@gmail.com.  No Charge Event   Donations welcome for the Centre for Spiritual Renewal of St. Dunstan’s Parish www.st-dunstans.ca

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CAD 0.00 WELCOMING PRAYER PRACTICE GROUPS

Lenten 40 Day Welcoming Prayer Practice Groups


Mar 3,2019 - Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fri. Mar 1 12:30 – 1:30pm or Sun. Mar 3  11:30 – 12:30pm  Also Available: On-line Connecting for this 40 day practice. Registration to come.
\"40 Facilitator: Lorie Martin   Following Thomas Keating’s daily guidebook to learn and practice the Welcoming Prayer, you will meet weekly as a group to check-in, learn, and be inspired in this embodied practice of YES for everyday life. This consent on the go provides a means for moving deeper into trust and intimacy with the living God.  RSVP at centreforspiritualrenewal@gmail.com.  No Charge Event   Donations welcome for the Centre for Spiritual Renewal of St. Dunstan’s Parish www.st-dunstans.ca

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CAD 0.00 WELCOMING PRAYER PRACTICE GROUPS - Sunday

Lent Parish Retreat


Mar 9,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lent Parish Retreat – Sat Mar 9  9:00am – 12:00pm

\"Lent Facilitated by Joe Baker The Examen of Consciousness is a prayerful reflection of each day and a great Lenten Practice. We will discover what the Examen and Ignatian prayer are and how to discern God’s presence in our lives with gratitude. For Joe, meditative prayer is an essential part of life having been raised in Anglican worship and influenced by participation in Buddhist, Indigenous, Benedictine, and Ignatian ways of prayer.   Registration: $15-$20, coffee & tea provided. Scholarships are available.

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CAD 15.00 $15 donation for event
CAD 20.00 $20 donation for event

Women in the Easter Story


Mar 13,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Women in the Easter Story – Wed Mar 13 10am-12

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Facilitated by the Women of St. Dunstan’s Parish, Aldergrove/Langley This morning gathering is a time to linger with the women we read about in the Easter story: Who they are, what they bring to the story, how we can relate to them today. This drop-in group also provides babysitting.   Sign up at the parish office, Information Booth, or at spiritualrenewalcentre.

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St. Dunstan’s Parish

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Surrendering to Love - Spiritual Practice Series


Mar 17,2019 - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Surrendering to Love – Sun Mar 17  7:00 – 8:00 pm

\"Spiritual Facilitator: Lorie Martin
SPIRITUAL PRACTICE EVENING SERIES: These monthly gatherings are opportunities to renew your practice of prayer. Each evening you will explore a method of prayer and practice it as a group and as individuals. You will engage with 3 practices taught by Thomas Keating and Cynthia Bourgeault: Centering Prayer, the Welcoming Prayer Practice, and The Third Way. These are powerful invitations to the Lenten journey of letting go and opening to grace. You will find healing with obsessive thoughts, triggered emotions, uneasy body sensations, and unreconciled resistance in conflict. The Lenten journey is largely about letting go into deep surrender and trust. Lorie has been practicing contemplative prayer for many years. She continues to discover and share new helpful practices amidst the reality of the joys and struggles of quiet stillness and rhythms of prayer.   The Spiritual Practice Series  is offered at $20 per session or all four sessions for $60. Coffee, tea & materials are provided.  

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CAD 20.00 Surrendering to Love
CAD 0.00 I have already paid for the full series ($60.00)

Sanctuary Yoga for Men & Women


Mar 22,2019 - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sanctuary Yoga for Men & Women

Fri Mar 22  7 – 8:30 pm

\"Sanctuary Facilitator: Jodi Krahn Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you. -Rumi   Sanctuary Yoga is an embodied spiritual practice for all genders and EVERYbody  wanting to explore gentle restorative yoga for rest, self  inquiry, self integration and deep healing physically, emotionally and spiritually. This 2 hour class will include a short inspirational and non-denominational talk, a gentle restorative yoga practice paired with self inquiry questions, beautiful music and readings from sacred texts. Please bring your yoga mat, journal and a few pillows/cushions or yoga props if you have them. Registration: $35, limited to 20 people of all genders.

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St. Dunstan’s Parish

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CAD 35.00 Sanctuary Yoga for Men & Women

Gather:her Yoga Retreat for Women


Mar 23,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Gather:her Yoga Retreat for Women Sat. Mar 23  9am – 5pm

\"Gather:her Facilitator: Jodi Krahn In this one day workshop for those identifying as female, we will take a deep dive into our female journeys through the embodiment practices of restorative/yin yoga and intuitive movement, expressive art, deep self inquiry, creative and journal writing. We will explore what fierce self nurture looks like and why it is essential for any path of transformation. We will also explore our relationship with our bodies, body shame, body image restoration and what it means to  truly nourish ourselves mind, heart, body and soul so that we can embody our precious lives and reach our highest potential and calling. Registration: $135 or $150 (for both the Friday evening and the retreat), drinks and snacks are provided. Bring a lunch. Limited to 20 women.   Jodi is a mind-body focused psychotherapist, clinical counsellor, transformational women’s coach and a restorative inquiry yoga teacher, specializing in women’s personal growth, psycho-spiritual development and transformation in the Okanagan and online. Through her own healing journey from child hood trauma, adult depression and anxiety and an eating disorder Jodi has discovered the importance of accepting and integrating all the pieces of herself, mind, heart, body and soul in order to fully embrace and embody her wholeness, allowing her to show up fully for her one “wild and precious” life. She is passionate about sharing her work with others who are also wanting to transform, heal and grow to their fullest potential. 

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St. Dunstan's Perish

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Event Fees:

CAD 135.00 Gather:her Yoga Retreat for Women (Saturday)
CAD 150.00 Yoga FRIDAY & SATURDAY

Stations of the Cross - SPIRITUAL PRACTICE EVENING SERIES


Apr 7,2019 - Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stations of the Cross – Sun Apr 7  7:00 – 8:30 pm

\"Spiritual Facilitator: David Taylor SPIRITUAL PRACTICE EVENING SERIES: These monthly gatherings are opportunities to renew your practice of prayer. Each evening you will explore a method of prayer and practice it as a group and as individuals. Learn about the ancient practice of walking with Jesus in the last moments before his death & wonder how this practice can transform your understanding of suffering in your own life & the intense experiences of suffering throughout the world. David has used the Stations of the Cross in a variety of ways to help increase empathy and compassion for himself and those around him. He believes the Stations are powerful opportunities to meditate with adults and children on the serious issues of violence & apathy in the world.   The Spiritual Practice Series  is offered at $20 per session or all four sessions for $60. Coffee, tea & materials are provided.

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CAD 20.00 Stations of the Cross
CAD 0.00 I have already paid for the full series ($60.00)

Meditation Hike


Apr 27,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meditation Hike – Sat Apr 13  9 am – 12:00 pm

At Chilliwack Community Forest

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Facilitated by Kathleen Wiens and Lorie Martin A lightly guided hike to enjoy nature, solitude, and community. We will reflect and seek awareness of the earth, God and ourselves. Kathleen is a nature enthusiast who delights in discovering God’s presence in the world around her. In her own words, “Walking the trails is my spiritual practice.”

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Chilliwack Community Forest

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Event Fees:

CAD 20.00 Meditation Hike April