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September 23rd, 2017

  • Image preview 10:00am - 5:00pm: Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re In without Losing Heart
    This workshop offers an opportunity to examine our relationship to hope and hopelessness, to our natural emotional reactions to world events, and to new ways of seeing and being in community.  Combining creative arts, contemplative practices, movement and interactive practices, we will start to grow a deeper understanding.  The workshop is facilitated by Barbara Ford, an activist, singer organizer and artist.   This workshop is for Lewis & Clark students, and you can sign up at the following:
    http://tinyulr.com/ybaut6h8
    Please contact Jean Lilly (jlilly@lclark.edu) for more information.  The workshop includes a vegetarian lunch and is held in Smith Hall. 

September 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview 7:00pm: Hope and Despair in the Present Age: Reflections on Injustice and Ecological Collapse
    “Hope and Despair in the Present Age: Reflections on Injustice and Ecological Collapse” features the showing of the film “Joanna Macy and the Great Turning” and a discussion afterwards.  We will discuss strategies for those who wish to contribute to the growth of justice and a sustainable world.  Barbara Ford will facilitate this event in Smith Hall that is open to the public.

September 21st, 2017

  • Image preview 4:00pm: Yoga Nidra and Meditation

    Weekly Yoga Nidra at 4 to 4:45 p.m.and weekly Meditation at 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. in the Chapel Meditation Room (Room 112) in the lower level of the chapel.  Please come for one or both!  Open to all LC students, and no experience necessary.

    Yoga nidra is a preliminary practice to meditation.  Muscular, emotional, and mental tensions have been known to be released through the regular practice of yoga nidra.  Yoga nidra sessions will begin with pranayama, which is often referred to as yogic breathing.
    Contact Jeanne Lilly (jlilly@lclark.edu) for more information.

September 20th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm: Living Islam: What you were never taught
    Come to this survey of the basics of Islam hosted by students from the Muslim Student Association and staff from the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.  We’ll use conversation, images, and texts in this six-week series.  Please email Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) for more information or to sign up and receive the location.  

September 18th, 2017

  • Image preview 11:00am - 5:00pm: Labyrinth Walk
    Labyrinth walking is an ancient form of spiritual meditation and contemplation that transcends traditional religious boundaries.  Come and experience the simplicity and peace of this timeless spiritual practice.  You are welcome to come by to walk the labyrinth anytime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, September 18th in the Diane Gregg Pavilion.  Sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

September 17th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 5:00pm: Common Ground Retreat- Practices of Witchcraft: Power of our Ancestors in Modern Times

    Common Ground (LC’s earth-based spirituality group) will be hosting this retreat on September 15-17 which focuses on “Demystifying Witchcraft” and how contemporary practitioners approach this topic.   All levels of experience are welcome! 
    Please contact Miles French (milesfrench@lclark.edu) to sign up or get more information.
    Schedule:
    Friday, 9/15: 7 to 9 p.m.
    Saturday, 9/16: 12 to 7 p.m.
    Sunday, 9/17: 12 to 5 p.m.

September 16th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 7:00pm: Common Ground Retreat- Practices of Witchcraft: Power of our Ancestors in Modern Times

    Common Ground (LC’s earth-based spirituality group) will be hosting this retreat on September 15-17 which focuses on “Demystifying Witchcraft” and how contemporary practitioners approach this topic.   All levels of experience are welcome! 
    Please contact Miles French (milesfrench@lclark.edu) to sign up or get more information.
    Schedule:
    Friday, 9/15: 7 to 9 p.m.
    Saturday, 9/16: 12 to 7 p.m.
    Sunday, 9/17: 12 to 5 p.m.

  • Image preview 8:30am - 2:30pm: Volunteer at the Vedanta Society
    Join us as we volunteer to clean up and maintain some of the outdoor interfaith shrines at the Vedanta Society in Scappoose.  As we work we’ll learn about this unique collection of interfaith shrines and the Vedanta Society.  This is a SPARC (Spirituality Provoking Action and Reflective Conversation) event. Transportation, breakfast snacks and a vegetarian lunch will be provided.   Register with an RSVP or by emailing Hilary Martin Himan (hmhiman@lclark.edu) by Tuesday, September 12th.   

September 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 7:00pm - 9:00pm: Common Ground Retreat- Practices of Witchcraft: Power of Our Ancestors in Modern Times
    Common Ground (LC’s earth-based spirituality group) will be hosting this retreat on September 15-17 which focuses on “Demystifying Witchcraft” and how contemporary practitioners approach this topic.   All levels of experience are welcome! 
    Please contact Miles French (milesfrench@lclark.edu) to sign up or get more information.
    Schedule:
    Friday, 9/15: 7 to 9 p.m.
    Saturday, 9/16: 12 to 7 p.m.
    Sunday, 9/17: 12 to 5 p.m.

September 14th, 2017

  • Image preview 4:00pm: Yoga Nidra and Meditation

    Weekly Yoga Nidra at 4 to 4:45 p.m.and weekly Meditation at 4:45 to 5:15 p.m. in the Chapel Meditation Room (Room 112) in the lower level of the chapel.  Please come for one or both!  Open to all LC students, and no experience necessary.

    Yoga nidra is a preliminary practice to meditation.  Muscular, emotional, and mental tensions have been known to be released through the regular practice of yoga nidra.  Yoga nidra sessions will begin with pranayama, which is often referred to as yogic breathing.
    Contact Jeanne Lilly (jlilly@lclark.edu) for more information.

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