Contemplative life course
9 free video lessons about the philosophy, paths, and practices of a contemplative life. Learn, practice, and review at your own pace.
Click here to access the course.
Lesson 1: Manifestation; Contemplative Life; Seven Paths to God; Contemplative Practices; Contemplative Space and Postures.
Lesson 2: Living Beyond Words; Silence; the Breath
Lesson 3: Knowledge and Experience; Stillness; Centering Prayer
Lesson 4: Action and Contemplation; Solitude; Recitations and Invocations; Types of Prayer
Lesson 5: The Seen and the Unseen; Simplicity; Journaling; Lectio Divina
Lesson 6: Ego and Essence; Surrender; Chanting
Lesson 7: Dying Before We Die; Service; Body Prayers
Lesson 8: The Contemplative Symbolism of the Cross; Spirit; Heart Prayers
Lesson 9: Uncertainty; Summary of Seven Paths to God; Contemplative Rhythm of Life
Taize To Go
An online video Taize service of song, silence, readings, and prayer. Available anytime here
Contemplative Life: Philosophy, Paths, and Practices
by Greg Hildenbrand
Click below to download “Contemplative Life” book file:
Intro to Centering Prayer
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Intro to Lectio Divina
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Contemplative Life in Lawrence, Kansas
All events are free and open to all interested persons.
Mass on the World
At Sunrise on Saturday, March 18, 2023
Baker Wetlands Discovery Center Overlook
1365 N 1250 Rd, Lawrence, Kansas
7:30 to 7:50 am
Walking the (indoor) labyrinth
First Friday of each month, 9:00 am – noon (come and go)
Peace Mennonite Church
615 Lincoln, Lawrence, KS
Taize Worship via Zoom
Community Taize Service, every Friday evening, 6:00 PM
Meeting ID: 793 2757 943; Password: 6T8D54
Please note that social distancing is expected at all gatherings. Masks are encouraged for anything inside and optional for outside events.