Contemplative Prayer and Study Groups

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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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Vancouver Island, BC Canada

Contemplative and Midweek WorshipVictoria
Various days and times – check website
St. Philip Anglican Church
2928 Eastdowne Rd
Web: http://stphilipvictoria.ca/worship/contemplative-and-midweek-worship
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/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: http://stgeorgecadborobay.ca/2014/08/centering-prayer-group
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
Cadboro Bay United Church
2625 Arbutus Rd
Web: http://www.cadbayuc.org/tag/lectio/
Phone: 250-477-2715
Email: office@cadbayuc.org

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

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

Learn to Meditate, Mindfulness Meditation, Bread and Wine, Taizé Prayer, etc. – 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

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 Henri Lock for details (above) 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: https://www.firstmetvictoria.com/fm-events/celtic-vespers
Phone (Kelly Charlton): 250-388-5188, ext. 231
Email: kelly.charlton@firstmetvictoria.com

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

Centering Prayer – Cobble Hill
Tuesdays, 11:00 am
St. John’s Anglican Church
3295 Cobble Hill Rd
Web: http://www.stjohnscobblehill.ca/events.html
Phone (Pip Woodcock): 250-701-9166
Email: pipwoodcock@gmail.com

Contemplative Prayer – Nanaimo
Mondays, 7:00 pm
St. Paul’s Anglican Church
100 Chapel St
Web: http://www.stpaulsnanaimo.shawbiz.ca
Email (Les Annesley): inisfail@shaw.ca

Contemplative Prayer – Parksville
Thursdays, 10:00 am
Knox United Church
345 Pym St
Web: http://www.kucparksville.ca/index.php/calendar
Phone (Bill): 250-751-1885
Email: wdlaurie@telus.net
Phone (Ruth): 250-248-2100
Email: ruthmac@shaw.ca

Centering Prayer – Comox
Mondays, 8:00 am
Comox United Church
250 Beach Dr
Web: http://comoxunitedchurch.com/events/calendar
Phone (Peggy Zimmerman): 250-334-2998
Email: cjpz@shaw.ca

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: cvpcted@shaw.ca

Centering Prayer – Campbell River
Alternating Saturdays, 9:30 am
Campbell River United Church
415 Pinecrest Rd
Web: http://www.crunited.ca/events
Email (Elaine Julian): elainejulian2@gmail.com

Vancouver, BC Canada

Centering Prayer: Vancouver – Downtown
First and third Wednesdays of the month, 7:30 pm
Guardian Angels Church
1161 Broughton St
Phone (Tom Weaver): 604-408-2125
Email: tomweaver@shaw.ca

Centering Prayer: Vancouver – Downtown
First Tuesday of the month, 7:15 pm
Christ Church Cathedral
690 Burrard St (at Georgia)
Web: http://www.cogv.org/groups.html
Phone (Kathleen): 604-715-2761
Email: pinkpalace@shaw.ca

Contemplative Meditation: Vancouver – Dunbar/Ryerson
Tuesdays, 7:30 pm
Dunbar † Ryerson
3525 West 24th Ave
Web: http://drmt.ca/events/
Phone (Susan): 604-738-4758
Email: burns@sfu.ca

Centering Prayer: Vancouver – East 42nd
Mondays, 7:00 pm
First Lutheran Church
5745 Wales St
Web: http://www.firstlutheranvancouver.com
Phone (Karen): 604-742-1607
Email: kmduddy@gmail.ca

Centering Prayer: Vancouver – West 28th
Wednesdays, 7:30 pm
Immaculate Conception Parish
3778 West 28th Ave
Web: http://icvancouver.ca/parish-activities/
Phone (Gloria): 604-224-6114
Email: gloriasutcliffe@shaw.ca

Centering Prayer: Vancouver – West 45th
Wednesdays, 10:00 am
Ryerson United Church
2145 West 45th Ave
Web: http://drmt.ca/events/
Phone (Jan): 604-261-2651
Email: jkmiko@shaw.ca
Phone (Doug): 604-321-0102

Centering Prayer and Contemplative Eucharist: Vancouver – Kitsilano
Various days and times – check website
St. Mark’s/St. George’s Anglican Church
2950 Laurel St (at West 14th Ave)
Web: http://www.stmarks.ca/index_files/Page683.htm
Phone (Pam Martin): 604-523-2795
Email: stmarkkits@telus.net

Cenacle group, Contemplative Prayer and Taizé service: Vancouver – Kerrisdale
Various days and times – check website
St. Mary’s Kerrisdale
2490 West 37th Ave
Web: http://stmaryskerrisdale.ca/main/worship-events/worship-services
Phone: 604-261-4228
Email: secretary@stmaryskerrisdale.ca

Cenacle group contact (Judith Ann Donaldson): 604-263-6244 /juditha_donaldson@telus.net
Web: http://www.cogv.org/groups.html

Lower Mainland, BC Canada

Contemplative Prayer and Practice – North Vancouver
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
St. Andrew’s United Church
1044 St. George’s Ave
Web: http://www.st-andrews-united.ca
Phone (Susan DuMoulin): 604-985-0408
Email: office@st-andrews-united.ca

Contemplative Prayer – North Vancouver
Fridays, 9:30 am (no drop-ins; please contact church office)
St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church
220 8th St W
Web: http://www.stjohnnv.ca/how-we-help/spirituality/pages/contemplative-prayer-group
Phone: 604-986-1151
Email: stjohnnv@telus.net

Centering Prayer – Lynn Valley
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm (first Wednesday of each month is intro session)
Lynn Valley United Church
3201 Mountain Hwy
Web: http://www.lynnvalleychurch.com/events
Phone: 604-987-2114
Email: lvuc@telus.net

Centering Prayer – Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Burnaby

Alternating Mondays, various times – please contact Anne
Web: http://www.cogv.org/groups.html
Phone (Anne): 604-944-2742
Email: annelarochelle236@gmail.com

Centering Prayer – Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge
Fridays, 10:00 am
Web: http://www.cogv.org/groups.html
Phone (Ethel): 604-460-8907
Email: ethelo@telus.net

Centering Prayer – Port Moody
Mondays, 10:30 am
St. Andrew’s United Church
2318 St. John’s St
Web: http://sauc.ca/WhatsHappening/calendar.html
Phone (Sharmaine): 604-562-4090
Email: gershar@telus.net

Centering Prayer – Surrey
Mondays, 7:00 pm
Northwood United Church
8855 156th St
Web: http://www.northwood-united.org/pages/centering-prayer
Email (Christine Wolff): cmwolff1@shaw.ca

Centering Prayer – Richmond
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
Gilmore Park United Church
8060 #1 Rd
Web: http://www.gilmoreparkunited.ca/events
Phone: 604-277-5377
Email: gilmorepark@telus.net

Centering Prayer – South Delta (Ladner & Tsawwassen)
Wednesdays, 5:30 pm
All Saints Anglican Church
4755 Arthur Dr
Web: http://www.cogv.org/groups.html
Phone (Shelley Harris): 604-946-7787
Email: GlobalFamily3@gmail.com

Centering Prayer – Fort Langley and Langley
Wednesdays, 9:00 am
St. Andrew’s – Fort Langley
9025 Glover Rd
Web: http://www.unitedchurchesoflangley.ca/events
Phone (Rev. Karen Verveda): 604-897-8957
Email: karen@ucol.ca
Phone (Elaine): 604-856-6399
Email: elainechatwin@shaw.ca

Sunshine Coast, BC Canada

http://yogabythesea.ca/class/gurdjieff-movements/

Centering Prayer – Sechelt
Various days and times – check website
St. Hilda’s By The Sea
5838 Barnacle St
Web: http://www.sthilda.ca/centeringprayer.html
Phone: 604-885-5019
Email: admin@sthilda.ca

Gurdjeiff Sacred Dances Study Group – Roberts Creek
Yoga by the Sea
1055 Roberts Creek Rd
Web: http://yogabythesea.ca/class/gurdjieff-movements/
Phone (Alison): 604-989-1207

Thompson/Okanagan, BC Canada

Contemplative Group – Kamloops
Second and fourth Mondays of the month, 7:00 pm (September through May)
Phone (Brian Mitchell): 250-573-3806
Email: bmitchell@tru.ca
Phone (Jennifer Betuzzi): 250-374-3683

Kootenay Area, BC Canada

Contemplative Prayer Nelson, BC
First and third Mondays of the month, 3:30 pm (excluding summer months)
St. Saviour’s Anglican Church
701 Ward St
Web: http://www.kokanee-parish.com/calendar-of-events.html
Phone: 250-352-5711
Email: stsaviours@netidea.com

Contemplative in the Kootenays (retreats, etc.) New Denver, BC
Various dates – check website
Web: http://www.heartsrest.com/coming-events
Phone (Therese DesCamp): 250-358-7904
Email: descamp@heartsrest.com

Northern BC Canada

Centering Prayer, seasonal Taizé, semi-annual study groups – Prince George
Centering Prayer: Tuesdays, 7:00 pm; otherwise, please contact church
Grace Anglican Church
2640 Goheen St
Phone: 250-562-5611
Email: graceanglican@telus.net