Exploring the many doorways to our relationship with God
offered by Marcelle Martin
in partnership with Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation
held at Swarthmore Meetinghouse, 12 Whittier Pl, Swarthmore, PA, 19018
Five evening meetings, Mondays 7 to 9 pm: Sept. 21, Oct. 12, Oct. 26, Nov 9, and Nov 30
Six-week online course with Carole Crumley through your own computer, Oct 18 to Nov 22
We’ll explore a variety of spiritual practices, including several forms of prayer and meditation, using breath, movement, journaling, art, song, silence, and speaking from the heart. We’ll support and encourage one another through deep listening, and sharing our experiences. Course material is designed to support your daily practice.
“In such moments we fully embody our being in God…the true self in the heart, our deepest home and widest consciousness.” Tilden Edwards, Living in the Presence
Online course Opening to the Spirit with Carole Crumley: Weekly emails provide links to online video teachings and guided meditations. There will be opportunities for journaling and optional sharing online with the larger eCourse community. Topics include:
Week 1: Where are you on your Journey? Week 2: What is Contemplative Prayer?
Week 3: Praying through Body Awareness Week 4: Breath Prayer
Week 5: Presence through Body, Breath, and Mind Week 6: Reflection and Feedback
For more information about the online course, go to the Shalem website: www.shalem.org
Marcelle Martin, a Quaker teacher and spiritual nurturer, is a 1998 graduate of the Shalem Institute’s Program in Spiritual Guidance and author of three pamphlets about the spiritual life. She has led workshops and retreats across the country. For four years she was a resident teacher at Pendle Hill retreat center. Her blog, A Whole Heart, is at: www.awholeheart.com
Cost is sliding scale (you decide).
Evenings and online together: $100-$160. Scholarship is available.
For those who can’t attend in person, the online course is offered at a discount in conjunction with this group. Contact Marcelle for more info.
Register by Friday, September 18th.
For more information or to enroll: leave a reply below or email Marcelle at firstname.lastname@example.org