Wilma Cender will facilitate this series of eight Saturday morning retreats for women using the book, The Wisdom of the Body: a Contemplative Journey to Wholeness for Women by Christine Valters Paintner.
Wilma says, “Christine Valters Paintner invites us to journey with her in discovering the depths of wisdom that our bodies have to offer us. In this journey, Paintner includes wisdom from women of the past and present as well as prayers, scripture, poetry, faith practices, movement and creativity.”
Dates: October 13, November 3, December 1, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 13, May 4
Cost: $240 ($30 per retreat)
Facilitator Bio: Wilma Cender is a spiritual director and ordained minister in the Mennonite Church. She works in areas of faith formation, pastoral care and retreats. Taking walks, traveling, reading and gardening are just a few of her interests. She is married to Karl and they have two adult children.
9:10 morning prayers
9:30 book input
10:15 individual space (a time to walk, reflect, journal, read, rest, etc)
11:30 book input and shared reflections
11:50 closing and dismissal by noon