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Creating contemplative communities

who practice the presence of God
for personal transformation

and compassionate service

with the world

The School for Contemplative Living
is a "school without walls" reaching beyond traditional boundaries
to teach and share the practices of meditation, centering prayer, mindfulness,
compassion, and the contemplative life for those seeking

a community of faith, hope, love, and peace open to all.

A First-Ever SCL-Wide Gathering

Join us for a "Calling All Contemplatives" gathering on

Monday, June 27, 12-1:30 pm CDT

as we practice centering and faith-sharing across the whole SCL.

At this first-time-ever gathering,

we welcome all SCL participants to share the challenges and joys

of our contemplative practice  and compassion in these critical times.

To request a zoom link, email

New Groups Underway or Beginning Soon

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The 2022 Annual Centering Prayer Retreat

Yoga as Prayer

email Susan Grace

An LGBTQIA+ "Listening Circle"

A “Listening Circle,”

providing support, trust, and encouragement will be offered, as well as resources for understanding what it means to be gay in a non-gay society. Inspiring life stories will be confidentially shared.

Other topics for discussion and possible meeting times will be the group’s decision.

Compassion Cultivation Training