In-Person Event

Silent Saturday with Lectio Divina – August 17th, 2024

“We share in centering prayer when done in common, a reservoir of silence that is enhanced by each one’s contribution.” Thomas Keating – Come join us for stillness and restorative silence. Come tune into your inner being and feel the strength of others as we pray together and share the path to contemplation.

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EnLIGHTenment Series — The Wounded Healer: Thoughts on Contemplative Healing — Wednesday, July 31, 2024, 5:30pm — 8:30pm

The Wounded Healer archetype is a concept coined by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. It suggests that healers, often those who have experienced trauma themselves, possess unique curative power for others.

Acknowledging there is a Wounded Healer in all of us, we will review contemplative teachings that explore the concept of trauma healing and spiritual wholeness.

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A Centering prayer Introductory Workshop: Back to Basics – Saturday, July 27th, 2024, 8:45 am -2:30 pm

Join us to return to the sacred basic tenets of Centering Prayer.
“Silence is God’s first language. All others are just poor translations.” — Thomas Keating

We will explore:
• Opening to God and peace within
• Silence as the universal language of God
• How to practice Centering Prayer meditation

Community of Christ Church-830 N Kirkwood Rd.

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COSTL 35th Anniversary Contemplative Service and Dinner Celebration — Saturday, August 10, 2024  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

COSTL past, present and future members are invited to celebrate our 35th Anniversary as a Contemplative Outreach Chapter in St. Louis. We will begin with a Contemplative Taize service, enjoy a celebratory meal, hear some of COSTL’s story from guest speakers, share gratitude for the contemplative practices and look toward to the future of our community.

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Reminder: Silent Saturday – April 13

Continue to celebrate this Easter season by joining us for a special Silent Saturday gathering in our new home at Community of Christ Church.
A brief remembrance on the “entombment” experience of Jesus on the Holy Saturday that preceded Resurrection Sunday will be offered by Susan Komis as reflection for our Centering Prayer in community.

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