All Events at MEETINGBROOK are free, open & informal
Regular Events At the Hermitage
Weekly Lectio Divina: Sat. 6:45am-8:00am
Monthly Retreat 7 hrs, 18Aug, 6am-1pm, (Christian focus this month)
SUNDAY EVENING PRACTICE AT THE HERMITAGE Each Sunday evening, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Practice Silent Sitting, Walking, Listening, Eating, Conversing, Chanting. (Christian focus 5, 19Aug;Buddhist 12, 26 Aug)
All welcome. Bring nothing but willingness to practice with others.
MORNING PRACTICE AT THE HERMITAGE. (6:05am-6:35am) Silent Sitting - 30 minutes, daily; then, (6:40am-7:00am) Chanting & Mindfulness Walking (MWF Christian; TTh Buddhist). Whatever your tradition or practice come sit together in silence. Simply enter, sit, and leave in silence.
Events At the Bookshop/Bakery
TUESDAY EVENING BUDDHIST MEDITATION STUDIES (Led by Susan Smith-Hudson.)
WEDNESDAY EVENING CONVERSATIONS: 5:30pm. -6:30pm. These conversations are free, open, informal.
For Power of Now we read aloud for 25 minutes, then converse about the implications. Each a session unto itself.
THURSDAY EVENING CHRISTIAN CONTEMPLATION STUDIES: 5:30pm-6:30pm. We read aloud for 25 minutes, and then converse. Reading Living With Contradiction, by Esther de Waal. Come any week. Each week we pick up wherever we left off. No need to read outside the hour . (6:30pm-8:00pm Mark’s Gospel/Activist implications, 2Aug)
FRIDAY EVENING OPEN POETRY READING, 5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m Open reading gathering invites anyone to bring poetry to read, whether your own or others’. Invited under “poetry” are Poems, Letters & Pieces of Journals. We read around the circle at least twice, followed by a brief silence, then discussion. . In addition, we read from
David Whyte’s Crossing the Unknown Sea, Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity.
MUSIC REHEARSAL, An opportunity to rehearse individually in ease in a public place, anytime, call or just show up. Also, each Wednesday & Sunday afternoon 1-3:30pm, group playing, join in.
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64 Barnstown Rd.,
Camden, Maine USA 04843
Meetingbrook Bookshop & Bakery
50 Bayview St. (Cape on the harbor)
Camden, Maine USA 04843
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