An Afternoon with the Rev. Jane Vennard
To discuss themes from her book:
Time: 3 p.m.
Online registration has closed; you may register
Co-sponsored by Calvary Baptist Church of Denver
This event is part of the Interfaith Alliance of
Refresh your soul with spiritual practices that help you fulfill the reality that the glory of God is the human fully alive.
In a culture enthralled with technology, striving and speed, people of many faith traditions and no faith tradition long to slow down, pay attention and wake up to the present moment. They want help in realizing their hope that they can become more truly alive.
This engaging and highly readable book offers spiritual seekers of all faiths guidance for the journey. Sharing stories from her personal life as a spiritual seeker and from her professional career as a retreat leader, spiritual director and teacher, Reverend Jane Vennard illustrates the joys and frustrations of spiritual practice, offers insights from various religious traditions, and provides immediate invitations to practice. Accessible and practical, she offers step-by-step exercises and meditations on such practices as caring for the body, rest, silence, solitude, letting go, community, hospitality, service and living gratefully.
This valuable resource will serve clergy and lay leaders, spiritual directors and teachers in the field of religious studies and spiritual formation, individuals and groups. Each chapter addresses one particular spiritual practice, includes suggestions and guidelines for intentional practices, and offers resources for further reading.
Rev. Jane E. Vennard, a popular teacher on prayer and spiritual practice, offers lectures and leads retreats in ecumenical settings in the United States, Canada and Australia. She is the author of six books on prayer and a long time active member of Spiritual Directors International. She is ordained in the United Church of Christ to a ministry of teaching and spiritual direction.
Map to Cavalry Baptist Church:
View Larger Map