An ecumenical ministry of RAYNE MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
The School for Contemplative Living
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Listening in Stillness, Serving in Joy!

Our Groups

Contemplative Practices in community help us connect with God in the inner sanctuary. 

 Classes/Groups:
Contemplative Justice Group
Mondays 12-1:30 pm Central Time
New study begins 3/1/21
See No Stranger by Valerie Kaur
Zoom link provided by emailing: livingschool12@gmail.com
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Contemplatives in Action Group: Tuesdays 6-7 pm Central Time
Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer
New study begins 3/2/21. Dr. Karen Evans facilitator.
Zoom link provided by emailing: livingschool12@gmail.com
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Contemplative Life Group: Wednesdays 11:30 am-1 pm CST
Always a Guest by Barbara Brown Taylor
Next Study:  Jesus Today: Spirituality for Radical Freedom by Albert Nolan
Begins 3/3/21. Zoom link provided by emailing: livingschool12@gmail.com
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Cosmic Hope Discussion Group
Discussing our recorded contemplative conference by Sr. Ilia Delio
Wednesdays 4-5 pm CST (recording of presentation 2 currently)

Compassion Cultivation Training (8-weeks)
with Caroline Campion, MD, and William Thiele, PhD
 
Classes begin Sunday, March 21, 2-4 pm Central Time
 
Tuition: $350 (partial scholarships available)
For information: william.thiele56@gmail.com
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A Circle of Trust (reflecting on sacred poetry and writing for the soul)
a group modeled from A Hidden Wholeness by Parker Palmer
Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m. 
(email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).

Weekly Centering Prayer/Meditation Groups:
Mondays, 12 Noon(email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).
Tuesdays, 12:30 pm, (email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).

Wednesdays, 11:30 am, (email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).

Saturdays, 10 a.m. with Bob Hopkins, MD, (email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).

Monthly Gatherings: Centering and Sharing
3rd Thursdays - 7 pm, Slidell Group, (email livingschool12@gmail.com for Zoom link).
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Contemplative Worship (in-person)
"Real Presence" Service
Sundays 6 pm - Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral - New Orleans
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2021 Workshops and Retreats

1.   May 7      Revolutionary Love Practices with Valerie Kaur (finalizing plans now)

Contact us to start a gathering at your church, non-profit or business.

For further information contact William Thiele at William.thiele56@gmail.com.