Gatherings & Events

VNA Grief Support Group

VNA Grief Support Group

This group meets at 6:30pm on the first and third Wednesdays in the Conference Room.  The group is facilitated by Rev. Mick Erickson, VNA Hospice Chaplain.

Fair Trade Coffee Sale

Fair Trade Coffee Sale

Every 3rd Sunday • 10:00am

Our Mission Committee offers Equal Exchange fair trade products for sale. Proceeds support the work of small farmers and their families. Look for the Equal Exchange table in the courtyard.

Faith and Fiction

For the past 23 years our Faith & Fiction book club has been reading and discussing everything from classics to modern works. Newcomers are welcome to join the discussion of our next selection:

March Book

The Red Notebook book cover

The March 27th book is:  The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain.

Hannah Circle

Hannah Circle

Hannah Circle • Monday, March 6 • 2:00pm
At the home of Judy Allen

Hannah Circle meets regularly on the first Monday of the month at 2:00pm in members’ homes. This friendly group of women will be discussing Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer. (The group will be using the 2014 version, which includes discussion questions.) Newcomers are always welcome! Please RSVP if you plan to attend. Contact Marilyn Nelson for more information.

Monterey Meditation Group

Monterey Meditation Group

The group meets every Thursday at 7:00pm for meditation. At 8:00pm the group views excerpts from the video series: “The Spiritual Journey” by Contemplative Outreach featuring the teaching of Father Thomas Keating on centering prayer. All are welcome to join the group. For more information, contact Janet Hoffman at hoffmanjms@gmail.com

Retreat Day: Saturday, March 25th • 9:00-3:00

Our March retreat day will focus on Zen meditation. The rhythm of our day will include an hour and a half silent meditation in the morning, an hour talk and discussion time, a lunch break, and conclude with another hour and a half time of silent meditation.  Come join us as we learn from Zen practice how to deepen our silence and bring more love and peace into the world.  Please bring a sack lunch.  Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.  A freewill offering will be taken.