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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

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:

Labyrinth Retreat Day – Sat. Feb 23 CAD 125.00

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 Day Welcoming Prayer 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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WELCOMING PRAYER PRACTICE GROUPS CAD 0.00

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 Day Welcoming Prayer 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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WELCOMING PRAYER PRACTICE GROUPS - Sunday CAD 0.00

LENT PARISH RETREAT

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

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

Lent Parish Retreat 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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Event Fees:

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

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

Women in the Easter Story
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 Practice Series: Surrendering to Love 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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Event Fees:

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

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 Yoga for All 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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Event Fees:

Sanctuary Yoga for Men & Women CAD 35.00

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 Yoga Retreat 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:

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

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 Practice Series: Stations of the Cross 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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Event Fees:

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

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

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:

Meditation Hike April CAD 20.00