Jun
25

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

2:30pm - 4:30pm   |   retreat

Book for Lectio: "Paradoxology" by Miriam Therese Winter. Science and spirituality are not opposites. They blend and become both matter and space. Unbelievable? The author uses lyrical prose in guiding us to suspend our beliefs and enter into a realm of mystery.

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Jul
6

Introduction to SoulCollage®

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Join in a fun day of creating personal SoulCollage® cards using magazine images as you are guided through the process. See how your cards reveal your true inner self and how they can assist with life questions.

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Jul
8

The Medicine Wheel: Practical Use in 2017

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Learn the Native American practice of the Medicine Wheel and use the Four Directions for balance and healing.

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Jul
11

Come to the Quiet

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

St. Benedict gave us a little rule written for beginners. His little rule summons us to listen with the ear of your heart. Come to the Quiet for a day of peaceful reflection.

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Jul
11

Visio Divina through Film

5:30pm - 8:00pm   |   retreat

A growing spiritual practice of Visio Divina allows us to sink into God’s presence through visual stories of redemption, transformation, awe and beauty. Join us for a light supper followed by the film: When Love is not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story.

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Jul
23

Come Apart Into Solitude: Private or Directed Retreat

Jul 23 5:00pm - Jul 29 11:00am   |   retreat

Creation is the first place of the revelation of God. The Prairie offers exquisite beauty, profound silence and deep communion with God in this holy place. Experience the labyrinth, cosmic walk, reflection by the pond and meditative walking on our many trails. Spiritual Direction available upon request before July 15.

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Jul
30

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

2:30pm - 4:30pm   |   retreat

Lectio Divina is a way of praying the scriptures and other spiritual texts, long practiced in Christian tradition. Through guided reflection and sharing on selected books in a spirit of contemplative listening, discover the word of God alive within our hearts and uncover spiritual depth through contemporary writers. Book for Lectio: Awe and Wonder by Barbara Fiand

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Aug
9

Come to the Quiet

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Miriam the Prophet proclaims in Exodus 15, Sing to the Lord, for he has triumphed gloriously...Miriam’s prophetic voice calls us to imagine the world as it might be, a world liberated from injustice and oppression where all people live together in abundant compassion, singing to the Lord.

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Aug
10

Knit One, Pray Too!

9:30am - 3:30pm   |   retreat

Seasoned knitters and novices are invited to bring their latest projects for a tranquil day of needlework, sharing and praying while enjoying the seasonal serenity of The Prairie

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Aug
14

Eating Your Way through the Gospel of Luke

9:00am - 4:00pm   |   retreat

Using a deep study and exegesis of Luke’s writings, we will unpack the abundant gift that Jesus was/is for our world!

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Aug
20

Seventh Annual Spirit of the Prairie

3:00pm - 6:00pm   |   retreat

Featuring locally raised and prepared food and locally made wines and beers. Plus entertainment by the Barley House Band, tours of the beautiful Prairie Retreat grounds, and a silent art auction.

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Aug
27

Lectio Divina through Current Writers

2:30pm - 4:30pm   |   retreat

Lectio Divina is a way of praying the scriptures and other spiritual texts, long practiced in Christian tradition. Through guided reflection and sharing on selected books in a spirit of contemplative listening, discover the word of God alive within our hearts and uncover spiritual depth through contemporary writers

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Sep
10

Solstice Taize' Vigil Service

6:30pm - 8:00pm   |   event

Taize` is an ecumenical movement, drawing Christians of all denominations together in unified and compassionate prayer. All people of faith are invited to participate.

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Sep
12

Cooking Up a Storm

9:30am - 2:00pm   |   retreat

Shop in The Prairie gardens and prepare Earth-friendly healthy foods from scratch. Have fun trying recipes with quinoa, using fresh produce from the garden, and learning the basics of making great soups and bread

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Sep
12

Visio Divina through Film - The Legend of Baggar Vance

5:30pm - 8:30pm   |   retreat

Sharing our experience of viewing these films together will open doors to “see” more abundant life around us. Join us for a light supper followed by film.

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