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Centering Prayer of Middle Tennessee

Welcome to Contemplative Outreach Middle Tennessee

Contemplative Outreach Middle Tennessee is a chapter of Contemplative Outreach, Ltd which is a spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of the Gospel. The common desire for Divine transformation, primarily expressed through a commitment to a daily Centering Prayer practice, unites our interdenominational community.

Our Middle Tennessee Chapter nourishes the practice of Centering Prayer by offering workshops, retreats, and ongoing support for individuals and prayer groups who want to deepen their relationship with God through contemplative prayer practices. Everyone is welcome.

Centering Prayer is a receptive method of silent prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself. This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship.

Workshops and retreats are offered at St. Mary’s Retreat Center, Sewanee, TN.

Friday, Feb 22, 2020
Welcoming Prayer/Centering Prayer Workshop
Rev. Tom Ward

Friday, Feb 28 – March 1 2020
Silence and the Grace of Lent
Mary Anne Best & Carolyn Goddard

Friday, June 5-7, 2020
Lectio Divina Retreat
Mike Potter

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615.484.0934