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Formation for Contemplative Outreach Service

Date: 
Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Duration: 
4 days
Region: 
Southwest US

Oblate Renewal Center

5700 Blanco Rd
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Type: 
Training
Contact Name: 
Linda Whiteside
Contact Email: 
llefan@yahoo.com
Contact Phone: 
512-797-6360

If you are interested in training others in the method of Centering Prayer, and becoming a commissioned Centering Prayer presenter, the combined Texas chapters of Contemplative Outreach are offering a four-day training in August. Online registration is now available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/centering-prayer-formation-training-tickets....

The details of the training are as follows:
 
Dates: Thursday, August 17 (arrival between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.) through Sunday, August 20 (departure around 11:00 a.m.)
 
Location: Oblate Renewal Center, 5700 Blanco Road, San Antonio, Texas, 78216, 210-349-4173.
 
Cost: $360 double occupancy / $455 single occupancy.
 
Register online and pay with credit card or check: 
•    Register and pay with credit card: A convenience fee of 5.74% will be added for use of credit card online.  -or-
 
•    Register and pay by check:  Register on Eventbrite under the "FREE" ticket option to hold your place.  Then, make check payable to Contemplative Outreach and mail to:
        David Wallace
        10601 Sans Souci Place
        Austin, Texas 78759
Checks are due August 1, 2017.

Registration Deadlines: Register on the Eventbrite site by July 21, 2017. If you are paying by check, all checks must be received by August 1, 2017.
 
Scholarships: Partial scholarships are available. Please email the area co-coordinators listed below to request more information.
 
Refunds: All refunds can be made up to August 1, 2017.
 
Prerequisites:
If you have not met all of the prerequisites and would still like to be considered for participation in this training, please contact the area co-coordinators (contact information is below). The prerequisites are as follows: 
•    Have participated in a Contemplative Outreach-sponsored Centering Prayer introductory program.
•    Have been faithful to a daily practice of Centering Prayer for at least three years.
•    Have attended at least one multi-day (preferably five-day or longer) Centering Prayer retreat or plan to attend one in the near future.
•    Knowledge of Open Mind, Open Heart by Thomas Keating.
•    Familiarity with Thomas Keating's Invitation to Love, Intimacy with God, and his Spiritual Journey video series.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/centering-prayer-formation-training-tickets...

For scholarship inquiries, questions about prerequisites, or other questions, contact the Heart of Texas Contemplative Outreach area Co-Coordinators: 
•    David Wallace (dawalljr@gmail.com; 512-496-1744)  -or- 
•    Linda Whiteside (llefan@yahoo.com; 512-797-6360)

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