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Fall Book Club

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We are so excited about our next book!  We are going to read, Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer by Richard Rohr.  We will meet weekly for six consecutive weeks beginning on Monday, October 24, 2022, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. You can join us in person or on Zoom.

There is no registration fee, but you are responsible for buying the book. You can purchase the book at your favorite book store. Please register your attendance to receive your Zoom link and additional instructions about the book club.

About the book:

In Everything Belongs, Richard Rohr offers a personal retreat for those who hunger for a deeper spiritual life but don’t know what contemplation is.

Fr. Rohr helps us understand that intimacy with God cannot be achieved in the rational mind. By practicing contemplation, we learn not to reason better but to see everything–including ourselves and other people–differently. As our perspective becomes wider, we discover that everything belongs. This edition include a reading guide for individual and group reflection.

About the Facilitators:

Monica Armstrong, Artist and Spiritual Director creates visual art that honors and communicates the sacred. Her series of Creativity and Spirituality workshops, a deep study of the Wisdom Scriptures with retreats and classes for women are offered in her Spirit Matters Studio. Monica has completed Graduate Certification in Holistic Spirituality, focused on the study of the History of the Christian Faith, and received training and has received certification for completing a two-year spiritual direction program from Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation. Practice of Christian Meditation supports her goal of increasing an ever-growing awareness of the present, the Presence of the Divine and the joy therein.

Teresa Yerkes, the Founder of Christian Meditation Center, has been a Christian since 1983 and has practiced Christian meditation since 2000. She is the author of three books, Come Closer: The Practice of Christian Meditation, God Within You: The Case for Christian Meditation and Making Love: The Spiritual Act of Love.  She teaches and leads Christian meditation trainings and facilitates sessions.  She is a public speaker, facilitates book clubs and leads retreats. Teresa is a Certified Lay Speaker and Lay Counselor. She brings nearly forty years of her own personal discovery, along with highly specialized spiritual direction training provided by the Shalem Institute.

This book club is offered to support others in their desire to be more like Christ. Your prayers and financial donations are greatly appreciated.


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    October 24, 2022
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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