Christian Meditation (onsite)

When:
November 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm America/Toronto Timezone
2022-11-09T17:00:00-05:00
2022-11-09T17:45:00-05:00
Cost:
Free

Following the Christian Meditation tradition of contemplative prayer, we gather to sit in silence and stillness for twenty minutes, focusing on a prayer word and repeating it interiorly and faithfully, as we enter the prayer of Jesus Christ. We normally also listen to a recording by teachers in this tradition (eg. John Main, Laurence Freeman), and reflect together briefly on this practice of prayer and our understanding of it. This time together provides an oasis of calm and concentration in a busy life of distraction and rapid mobility.

Until the weather becomes prohibitive later in November, we will meet onsite at Faith Lutheran Church (43 Meadowlands Dr West, Ottawa). Please watch for updates on this calendar for when we switch back to online gathering for the winter season.

For onsite gatherings, please wear a mask while we are in the building together. If you would like to join the weekly group, or would like more information, please contact Pastor Martin Malina (prmartinmalina@gmail.com).

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Dec
4
Sun
10:00 am Worship
Worship
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We welcome participants onsite and online at 10am on Sunday, for worship including Holy Communion. Every in-person service will be live-streamed and accessed via our website www.faithottawa.ca and our YouTube account for a few weeks thereafter.    
Dec
5
Mon
12:00 pm Lectionary study (online)
Lectionary study (online)
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
We read a scripture assigned to the following Sunday, according to the Revised Common Lectionary. If you would like to know the precise scripture reference for the coming session, or would like to join the online group, please contact Pastor Martin. (prmartinmalina@gmail.com). In
Dec
6
Tue
12:00 pm Christian Meditation Tuesday (on...
Christian Meditation Tuesday (on...
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
A joint initiative between Faith Lutheran Church and Julian of Norwich Anglican Church in west-end Ottawa, we pray in the contemplative tradition of Christian Meditation first taught by John Main and current director of the World Community for Christian Meditation,
Dec
7
Wed
5:00 pm Christian Meditation Wednesday (...
Christian Meditation Wednesday (...
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
You are welcome to join us for contemplative prayer. Please contact Pastor Martin (prmartinmalina@gmail.com) for the Zoom link.
Dec
11
Sun
10:00 am Worship
Worship
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We welcome participants onsite and online at 10am on Sunday, for worship including Holy Communion. Every in-person service will be live-streamed and accessed via our website www.faithottawa.ca and our YouTube account for a few weeks thereafter.    
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