Spiritual Practices

Spiritual Practices

Just like any other relationship, tending to and deepening our relationship with God takes practice, work, and commitment. Spiritual Practices are tools for us to structure our life so as to include times of regular prayer, contemplation, reflection, and an open stance toward God, so that we may know God and be aware that we are known by God.

Meditation or Centering Prayer

Join our meditation group for a period of relaxation and centering. We met, reflect on a short reading, sit together, and meditate for 20 minutes, all the while forming as a strong spiritual group of friends. If you’ve never meditated before, don’t let that stop you. We are here to help you enter deeply into the process. There are many ways to meditate and we are here to encourage each other as we walk closer with God. We meet on…

Society of St. John The Evangelist

The Society of St. John the Evangelist   http://ssje.org/ This site offers daily meditations which can be sent to you daily by email and offers you reflections and sermon offered by the members of the Society. These daily meditations are short, to the point, and very poignant. The words can often grab our heart in a profound way and then continue to meet us in our times of reflection throughout the day. The SSJE is an Episcopal Religious Order for men…

Spiritual Direction available to all.

Have you ever yearned for someone to talk with about how God is moving in your life? Have you ever wondered what God is calling you specifically into? Have you ever searched for purpose in your life, and weren’t exactly sure how to discern it? Have you ever wanted to know how to organize your life so you can hear and respond to God more faithfully? Well, if any of these statements are true for you, we invite you to contact…

Pray As You Go- a daily contemplative approach to scripture

PRAY-AS-YOU-GO    HTTP://WWW.PRAY-AS-YOU-GO.ORG/HOME/ This site offers a contemplative and thought provoking daily reflection based upon scripture. Your heart can be touched through the compelling music offered, the scripture read, and the engaging questions that delve into your inner being for answers. This daily site offers the opportunity to reflect on scripture, notice how God is speaking to you about the scripture, and to change your life. It’s a great practice to engage with in the quiet of your home with a…

Reflective Daily Prayer – D365.org

Daily devotionals 365 days a year: http://d365.org/ Here’s a daily devotional which draws you through the process of pausing (in the presence of God), listening (to the Word of God), thinking (about what it means to you), praying (that you will stay close to God in the process) and going (into the world). You can spent 5 minutes with this devotional or 55 minutes. The music is varied and compelling. It’s a wonderful way to begin your day, with your…

Anglican Prayer Beads

The whole process of making, stringing, and praying Anglican Prayer Beads is a spiritual and contemplative process and practice. We have prayer beads for you to try out — or to decide to keep! Look for them in the basket by the front door at the church. Never done this before? Don’t worry. As with everything else connected to prayer, you can’t do it wrong! To view a brochure with more information and instructions, please click on this link: prayer…