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Join in a Community of Prayer in the Online Meditation Chapel

Pray in silence with practitioners from all over the world.
Centering Prayer groups are forming on this global video platform. 
 
It's difficult to describe how profoundly connecting, expansive and intimate it is to see, hear and join in silent prayer with others from all over the world.  You just have to try it.  
 
- Mondays at 10 am Eastern (Miami) Time (in Spanish), hosted by Marilu Ason. Starts July 30.
- Mondays at 7pm Mountain (Denver) Time, hosted by Brighid Kelly
- Thursdays at 4pm Mountain Time, hosted by Isabel Castellanos
- Thursday at 5:30 pm Mountain Time (in Spanish), hosted by Isabel Castellanos
 
Other groups and times are listed on the site's calendar.  Each chapel has their own link. All groups are open to anyone.
 
When I first heard about Meditation Chapel, I was a little intimidated. After all, I didn’t know much about WCCM, and online video conferences were out of my comfort zone. However, I was pretty sure the Spirit was nudging me to take a step in this direction, so I signed up and showed up. The first time I participated, I was welcomed and embraced by this community of love. Even though WCCM has a slightly different meditative practice, we are brothers and sisters who pray together in silence for 20-25 minutes in the Presence. 

Over the past three months, my participation has grown from a couple times a week to almost daily. My faith journey has been deeply enriched by praying and sharing with other contemplatives around the world. So much so, that I took an even bigger step by agreeing to facilitate a Centering Prayer session on the platform’s new Peace Chapel. I am so very grateful that WCCM has invited Contemplative Outreach to partner in offering online prayer sessions, and I encourage anyone who practices Centering Prayer and longs for community to check us out. All are welcome!

- Brighid Kelly, Centering Prayer practitioner and new online prayer group facilitator

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To join the groups, follow these steps:
 
1.  Go to https://meditationchapel.org/getting-started/ and follow the steps to register on the site.
2.  You will receive an email with a link to the meditation chapel the group meets in. Once you receive a link to a chapel (i.e., to Peace Chapel or to John Main Chapel), it’s always the same link. Save it for future use.
3.  About 5-10 minutes before the group starts, click on the link to enter the chapel. 
4.  Use of a device with a larger screen and video camera is recommended for the best experience (laptop, desktop, tablet).
5.  It's easy!  Facilitators will introduce you to the group and help you with any questions.
 
Please share this information with your communities.

If you have any questions, or are interested in being trained as a facilitator for this platform, please email Pamela Begeman.