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New Formation Ministry: The Pilgrim’s Compass

Updated: Dec 9, 2019

Class: The Gift of Sabbath

Three Thursdays: January 30, February 6, 13, 2020

6:00-9:00 pm in the Parish Hall

Join us as we explore the biblical mandate and gracious spiritual practice God has given us. We will explore the rhythm of holy living in practical ways with its many challenges and opportunities. Light snacks provided. You are welcome to bring your dinner. Register:

Instructor: The Rev Dr. Julie Johnson

A Compassing Retreat

Friday & Saturday, February 21-23, 2020

This two-night retreat will provide both space and content on discernment, silence and Lectio Divina. If you are interested in becoming a member of a contemplative small group of spiritual support and prayer, this weekend course is required. Even if you have never attended a course, you are most welcome. Program cost $150 plus room choice ($50-$95). Partial scholarship assistance available. Register:

Instructor: The Rev Dr Paul Lang

The Pilgrim’s Compass is an adult faith formation ministry beginning at St. Catherine’s in August 2019. The program is open to all adults, members of St. Catherine’s and in the community beyond. It is a program to equip Christian disciples and other seekers to grow more deeply in their relationship with the Living God.

Q: Do I have to commit to a program? A: No. Simply choose any course that looks interesting to you and register with with the church office.

The Pilgrim’s Compass has two formats: (1) Take individual courses that interest you, free of charge, or (2) Consider becoming a Pilgrim with a plan of study over three to five years. Courses will include topics such as Celtic Spirituality, Prayer Toolbox, Anglican Spirituality, Contemplative Photography, Sabbath, Spiritual Companionship, Discerning God’s Will. For questions please contact The Rev. Julie Johnson.

Schedule for Pilgrim’s Compass 2019-2020

All courses are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

  • Aug 15, 22, 29, 2019 (3 consecutive Thursday nights) 6-9 pm, Parish Hall Celtic Spirituality (Instructors: Dr. Brian Jory/Dr. Julie Johnson)

  • Nov 8-9, 2019 (weekend) Fri, 6-8:15 pm, Sat 8:45 am-3 pm, Parish Hall The Way of the Pilgrim (Instructor: Dr. Paul Lang)

  • Feb 21-23, 2020 (weekend) Off-site retreat center (Retreat fee) 2019 Compassing Retreat (Instructors: Dr. Paul Lang/Dr. Julie Johnson)

  • Feb 6, 13, 20, 2020 (3 consecutive Thursday nights) 6-9 pm, Parish Hall The Gift of Sabbath (Instructor: Dr. Julie Johnson)

  • May 1-2, 2020 (weekend) Fri, 6-8:15 pm, Sat 8:45-3 pm, Parish Hall Anglican Spirituality (Instructor: Dr. Stuart Higginbotham)

  • Aug 7-9, 2020 (weekend) Off-site retreat center (Retreat fee) 2020 Compassing Retreat (Instructor: Dr. Julie Johnson)

  • Aug 13, 20, 27, 2020 (3 consecutive Thursday nights) 6-9 pm, Parish Hall Course to be announced (Instructor: The Rev. Rebecca Roberts)

A message from Brian Jory on Pilgrimage.

We invite you to discern if God may be inviting you to participate.

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