Contemplative Prayer and Study Groups

Please contact admin@contemplative.org with any updates or suggestions of new content to this page.
For groups outside these regions, please visit Contemplative Outreach.

Days and times are subject to change. Please visit the host’s website or contact them directly.

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Centering Prayer – Victoria
Thursdays, 10:00 am
Christ Church Cathedral – Lady Chapel (north side of altar)
930 Burdett Ave
Web: http://www.christchurchcathedral.bc.ca/
Phone (Gailene Shaw): 778-678-8442
Email: cccadmin@christchurchcathedral.bc.ca

Contemplative Prayer – Victoria
Fridays, 5:15 pm
Christ Church Cathedral – St. Christopher Chapel
930 Burdett Ave
Web: http://www.christchurchcathedral.bc.ca/
Phone: 250-383-2714
Email: cccadmin@christchurchcathedral.bc.ca

Contemplative and Midweek WorshipVictoria
Various days and times – check website
St. Philip Anglican Church
2928 Eastdowne Rd
Web: https://www.stphilipvictoria.ca/events/
Phone: 250-592-6823
Email: office@stphilipvictoria.ca

Meditative Eucharist and Living Presence (Gospel of Thomas) – Victoria
Various days and times – check website
St. John the Divine Anglican Church
1611 Quadra St
Web: https://www.stjohnthedivine.bc.ca/events/calendar
Phone: 250-383-7169
Email: admin@stjohnthedivine.bc.ca

Living Presence contact (Ian Brown): 250-727-2480 / yg743@victoria.tc.ca

Contemplative Prayer – Victoria
Mondays, 4:00 pm
St. George’s Anglican Church
3909 St. George’s Lane
Web: https://www.stgeorgecadborobay.ca/events/calendar
Phone (Mary-Clare): 250-380-3838
Email: stgeorge_cadborobay@shaw.ca

Contemplative Prayer and Book Study – Victoria
Second and fourth Tuesdays, 7:00 pm (except July and August)
606-1035 Belmont Ave
Phone (Derek Dunwoody): 250-920-9953

Lectio – Victoria
Thursdays, 8:00 am (except July and August)
Cadboro Bay United Church
2625 Arbutus Rd
Web: http://new.cadbayuc.org/_d/lectio
Phone: 250-477-2715
Email: office@cadbayuc.org

Sunday Meditation – Victoria
Sundays, 9:00-9:30 am
St. Aidan’s United Church
3703 St. Aidan’s St
Web: http://www.staidansunited.ca/events/calendar (first calendar – rentals)
Phone (Betty-Anne Dempsey): 778-477-2089
Email: bettyanned@yahoo.com

Christian Meditation – Victoria
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am
St. Aidan’s United Church
3703 St. Aidan’s St
Web: http://www.staidansunited.ca/meditation/
Phone (Moira Wightman): 250-477-7689

Emmaus Community – Victoria
Various contemplative events – check website
1702 Belmont Ave
Web: http://emmauscommunity.ca/emmaus-community-calendar
Email: info@emmauscommunity.ca

Learn to Meditate, Yoga/Mindfulness Meditation, Wine Before Supper, Choral Evensong, and much more! – Victoria
Various days and times – check website
University of Victoria, Interfaith Chapel (open to the public)
3800 Finnerty Rd
Web: http://web.uvic.ca/multifaith/practicing/index.html
Phone (Henri Lock): 250-472-4159
Email: hlock@uvic.ca
Email (Anglican Chaplain): anglican@uvic.ca

Additional activities offered by UVic Multifaith Services, including seasonal opportunities to walk or learn about the Labyrinth and programs in Healing Pathway Interfaith Healing Workshops. Contact Multifath Services at 250-721-8337 or visit their What’s On calendar.

Celtic Vespers – Victoria
First Friday of the month, 5:15 pm (October to May)
First Met United Church – chapel
932 Balmoral Rd
Web: www.firstmetvictoria.com/events/celtic-vespers–31
Phone (Kelly Charlton): 250-388-5188, ext. 231
Email: kelly.charlton@firstmetvictoria.com

Sitting in SilenceVictoria
Tuesdays, 9:00 am
New Horizons Centre
234 Menzies St
Web: https://jamesbaynewhorizons.weebly.com/monthly-calendar.html
Phone (Dorothy Rich): 250-388-6326
Email: drich@shaw.ca

$2 drop-in fee. Chairs and yoga-type mats available, but please bring cushion or kneeling bench if desired.

Centering Prayer – Westshore (Colwood)
Saturdays, 9:30 am (not during summer months)
Church of the Advent
510 Mt. View Ave
Web: https://www.colwoodanglican.ca/programs/centering-prayer
Phone: 250-474-3031
Email: rector@colwoodanglican.ca

Contemplative Prayer – Nanaimo
Mondays, 7:00 pm – suitable for beginners
St. Paul’s Anglican Church
100 Chapel St
Web: http://www.stpaulsnanaimo.ca/ministries/contemplative-prayer
Email (Les Annesley): inisfail@shaw.ca – please contact if you are new to the practice

Centering Prayer – Comox
Mondays, 8:00 am – suitable for beginners
Comox United Church
250 Beach Dr
Web: http://comoxunitedchurch.com/events/calendar
Phone (Peggy Zimmerman): 250-871-7472
Email: cjpz@shaw.ca – please contact if you are new to the practice

One World chant and meditation – Comox
Second Saturday of the month, 5:00 pm
Comox United Church
250 Beach Dr
Web: http://comoxunitedchurch.com/events/calendar
Phone: 250-339-3966

Centering Prayer – Comox
Fridays, 2:30 pm
Comox Valley Presbyterian Church
725 Aspen Rd
Web: http://comoxvalleypresbyterian.ca/this-week
Phone (Ted Hicks): 250-339-2882
Email: office@cvpc.ca

Centering Prayer – Campbell River
Alternating Saturdays, 9:30 am – suitable for beginners
Campbell River United Church
415 Pinecrest Rd
Web: http://www.crunited.ca/events
Email (Murray Etty): murretty@telus.net
Email (Connie Burns): constanceburns03@gmail.com