United Church of Strafford, Vermont

Category: Contemplative Training


Sunday, April 28th: George Kinder in Worship and Conversation

Tom’s brother George will be with us in worship and afterward for a structured circle conversation on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  George has been teaching meditation and mindfulness from a Buddhist perspective for over thirty years, although he began his…

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Centering Prayer Workshops, April 6, 2019

The Heartfulness Contemplative Training Circle will be sponsoring two workshops led by Mark Kutolowski on Saturday, April 6, 2019, with a potluck lunch in between.  They will be held in the Parish Hall of the United Church of Straffod, Vermont. …

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Heartfulness Contemplative Training Circle

The circle gathers weekly on Thursday afternoons from 5:45 to 6:45 PM in the United Church of Strafford Parish Hall.  You are invited to be part of this weekly circle anytime—come when you can.  There are no prerequisites, commitments or…

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Ash Wednesday Silent Drop-in Service  

Lent began in the early church as a forty-day fast, inspired by Jesus’ forty days in the wilderness.  It is a time for self-emptying to let the Spirit have room to transform our heart. Lent is not about punishing our…

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Heartfulness Contemplative Book Study for Lent

The participants in our Contemplative Advent program requested an ongoing group to learn and practice more.  Pastor Tom Kinder and Lisa and Mark Kutolowski are launching Heartfulness Contemplative Training, a program that will offer a weekly gathering for contemplative training…

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Centering Prayer Introductory Workshop February 10th

You are invited to attend an introductory workshop on Centering Prayer in the Parish Hall on Saturday, February 10th from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, led by Mark Kutolowski who will be assisted by Lisa Kutolowski and Pastor Tom Kinder. …

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