September Newsletter

September Events and Happenings

Big news at Contemplate this month as we begin our Wednesday Evening Contemplative Service on September 12th. A 45 minute service of silence, song, and communion. We will also be hosting a webcast of Richard Rohr’s Conspire 2018 conference. Join us for what will be an exciting month at Contemplate.

September Events: 

  • Be Still Worship Service Beginning September 12th Join us for this weekly 45 minute service of contemplation & formation. Each week will have elements of silence, song, taize, sermon, and Eucharist. All are welcome at Contemplate’s table for this ecumenical Christian Worship Service. We have a fantastic rotation of speakers including Kim Morrow (UCC), Mike Flury (UMC), Stephen Griffith (UMC), John Duling (PCUSA), Judy Fitzgerald (DOC), Sally Ruggia-Haden (UMC). Music by the one and only Andy Pappas.
  • Conspire 2018 webcast. We are ecstatic to announce we will be hosting a webcast of the Center for Action and Contemplation’s 2018 Conspire Conference, their premier conference of the year. Please note the live conference is the first weekend of September and we will be watching September 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. This condensed presentation of the conference will feature all of the presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and many of the meditation experiences. It is encouraged that you bring your own lunch Saturday and Sunday. To condense time we have removed lunch breaks. This is a free service of Contemplate and there is no requirement to attend all 3 days, one may participate on the days they are available. Email any questions, get a copy of the schedule, or to RSVP email adam@contemplatelincoln.org
    Schedule: Friday 1:00-5:30, Saturday 9:00-1:30, & Sunday 9:00-1:30
  • Compassion without Fatigue October 4th. Does your work entail significant or ongoing stress? Have you ever found yourself feeling completely exhausted as a caregiver or traumatized by another’s pain? We invite you to join us for a practical, interactive, best practice training to support your own resilience. Registration is $80 and includes lunch. Click to Register

 

Ongoing Events:

Join us for any of our ongoing groups.

  • Lectio Divina
  • Bible Study
  • Silent Prayer Sits
  • Centering Prayer
  • Taize
  • Tai Chi
  • Contemplative Conversations
  • Morning Prayer Office
  • Retreats and Workshops