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UPCOMING EVENTS

Centering Prayer in Community

Developed by Fr. Thomas Keating, Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence in Contemplative Prayer. Beyond thoughts, words and emotions, Centering Prayer leads to a resting in God. Praying in a group setting creates an atmosphere where the mind is quieted more easily, a sacred community is formed, and practitioners experience a depth that bears fruit in spirit, body and mind.
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Midrash and Meaning: Ancient Commentaries on the Book of Genesis

Over the centuries Jews have come to understand the Bible through the lens of Midrash.   Midrash is an interpretive, sermonic, and layered approach to Bible study.   Imagine if you will a sentence such as,  “Abraham travelled for three days…”.  The Bible may be silent as to what transpired during those three days…but the Midrash will […]
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Interfaith Forum

The Interfaith Council of Southern Nevada (IFCSN) presents its 30th annual “Interfaith Forums,” and “Interfaith Thanksgiving Service”.  Each Forum features six panelists, representing their particular faith tradition, addressing the theme of the evening. The forums are followed by a time for socializing and refreshments provided by the host congregation. All forums are open to the […]
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Lectio Divina Prayer Groups Fall 2017

This form of Prayer taught at Stillpoint, and practiced by Prayer Groups, is a method that enables the one praying, to hear God’s voice and know God’s mind on the subject of his/her prayer. The practice includes Lectio Divina, Journaling, Reflection and Centering Prayer. When practiced daily, it is one of the richest spiritual practices available. It offers a true opportunity for "A Transformative Encounter with God".
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Centering Prayer in Community

Developed by Fr. Thomas Keating, Centering Prayer is a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence in Contemplative Prayer. Beyond thoughts, words and emotions, Centering Prayer leads to a resting in God. Praying in a group setting creates an atmosphere where the mind is quieted more easily, a sacred community is formed, and practitioners experience a depth that bears fruit in spirit, body and mind.
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Violin Sound Healings

Different sounds can assist us in gaining access to deeper places of inner quiet. One type of sound is that which is produced by the Crystal Singing Bowls. This ancient art of meditation uses rhythm and sound to open the body’s energies, create balance, de-stress the system and encourage a healthy spirit, mind and body. Join us each month for a unique meditative experience!
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Fall Full Moon Hike

If we walk by its light and take in the magic of the moonlight, perhaps we can begin again to experience the joy of a moonlit night. Join us for an easy to moderate hike by the light of the full moon in Calico Basin.  Led by Sharon Brashear, an expert hiker who has led […]
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Being Mortal & Near Death Experiences

What does the literature suggest about the term, “mortal?”  What is it that promotes longevity, well-being, and meaning?  Come join the co-founders of the Nevada Institute for Spirituality & Healthcare as we explore these topics, with Dr. Annie Weisman, Director of Wellness and Integrated Medicine of the new UNLV School of Medicine. Presenters:          Gard Jameson, […]
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