Be Still: A Weekly Contemplative Prayer Gathering
Join us Wednesdays September through May at the Holiday Theatre for silent centering prayer, readings, quiet reflection, writing, and music.
Be Still Weekly Program Schedule:
6:30 pm Doors Open
Enter in silence or with low voices and help yourself to tea and snacks.
6:45 pm Welcome & Introduction
Make your way into the sanctuary and grab a pillow to make your self comfortable. You can sit wherever you like. You can also go in early to settle into the space.
6:50 pm Centering Prayer
We will start with light guidance and introduction to centering prayer and offer a short reading. Singing bowls are used to start and finish the sit. This is a silent prayer time for exactly 20 minutes.
7:15 pm Read, Reflect, Listen, Practice
On every First Wednesday of the month, for this portion of the evening, we will offer a variety of contemplative practices. All other Wednesdays we will offer contemplative reading material, writing materials, and music.
7:35 pm Excused to Mingle or Stay in Sacred Space
The sanctuary will be silent for further reflection until 8 pm
8 pm Service Ends
“Somewhere in those depths of silence I came upon my first experiences of God as a loving presence that was always near, and prayer as a simple trust in that presence.” Cynthia Bourgeault, Centering Prayer & Inner Awakening
If you have any questions about our Be Still service or if you are interested in developing a centering prayer practice at home, email email@example.com.