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March 2017

Sunday Church School

March 26 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Sunday, repeating until June 4, 2017

Christian Education (CE) offers classes and events for all ages—from infants to adults. It is is the life-long process of learning and living in relationship to God, our neighbors, and ourselves. All CE classes meet for Church School hour on Sunday mornings from 9:45–10:45 am, from early September through early June, unless otherwise noted. Through the study of scripture and the practice of prayer, we begin to understand our life experiences as they relate to the life, death, and resurrection…

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YAM CE Class: YAM-led Discussion & Prayer Series

March 26 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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ELPC – Pastor’s Conference Room, 116 S Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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These weekly Lenten church school sessions will begin with young adult-led discussions (topics of their choosing) and then we will explore a different style of prayer each week. See Wil if you want to lead a discussion, lead prayer time, and/or provide breakfast. Sundays in Lent (March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2 & 9) from 9:45-10:45am in Pastor’s Conf. Room

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Labyrinth Prayer Walk

March 27 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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The labyrinth is an ancient, sacred symbol found in many religious traditions throughout the world. Today, modern pilgrims walk the labyrinth as one of many ways to pray and meditate. The winding path into the center and back out again is a metaphor for the journeys of life and faith. Unlike a maze, which has many paths and is a puzzle to solve, the labyrinth is a single path in and a single path out, and is designed to quiet…

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Misguided Angels: The Role of the Nervous System in Spiritual Growth

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Misguided Angels: Term 2 From conception, our brains develop from the bottom up: brain stem, limbic system, and then cortex. The nervous system is the first to develop, with the primary responsibility of protecting us from danger. It operates through approach or avoid—going toward what nurtures us and away from what threatens us. From a young age, we perceived our caregivers as doing both. Our personality becomes hardwired into our nervous system as a survival strategy, setting patterns of thinking, feeling, and behavior. While…

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Centering Prayer

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 7:20 pm
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ELPC – Prayer Room (Room 135), 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15206 United States
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Drawn from the ancient Christian contemplative tradition, centering prayer is presented in an updated, accessible four-step method. The Centering Prayer group aims to sit in silence for 20 minutes of prayer, and supports its members in their ongoing practice of this transforming way of being with God. Centering Prayer is a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship. This method of prayer is a movement beyond conversation with Christ to communion with Christ. Attendance every week is…

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Labyrinth Prayer Walk

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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The labyrinth is an ancient, sacred symbol found in many religious traditions throughout the world. Today, modern pilgrims walk the labyrinth as one of many ways to pray and meditate. The winding path into the center and back out again is a metaphor for the journeys of life and faith. Unlike a maze, which has many paths and is a puzzle to solve, the labyrinth is a single path in and a single path out, and is designed to quiet…

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Cathedral Yoga

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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ELPC – Sanctuary, 116 South Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Experience yoga in our beautiful, Gothic Sanctuary! All are welcome. Please bring your own mat. The class is free, but donations are appreciated.

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Contemplative Prayer

March 29 @ 8:00 pm - 8:20 pm
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ELPC – Chapel, 116 South Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Following our Taizé service, move to the carpeted area at the front of the Chapel, where we will sit together in silence for 20 minutes. If you have never practiced Contemplative Prayer, someone will be there to get you started. Meditation cushions and back jacks will be provided, or you can sit in the front pew.

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Mindfulness Meditation

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

ELPC – Prayer Room (Room 135), 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15206 United States
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Join us and Susan Spangler as we learn more about Mindfulness Meditation and engage in this ancient prayer form together. Both those who are new to meditation and those with meditation experience are heartily welcome. Mindfulness is the moment-to-moment awareness of our experience with an accepting, non-judgmental, kind attention. In this ongoing practice, we'll explore and deepen our experience of mindfulness. Our weekly time together will include meditation instruction, guided meditations, and practices for supporting mindfulness in everyday life.

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April 2017

Sunday Church School

April 2 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Sunday, repeating until June 4, 2017

Christian Education (CE) offers classes and events for all ages—from infants to adults. It is is the life-long process of learning and living in relationship to God, our neighbors, and ourselves. All CE classes meet for Church School hour on Sunday mornings from 9:45–10:45 am, from early September through early June, unless otherwise noted. Through the study of scripture and the practice of prayer, we begin to understand our life experiences as they relate to the life, death, and resurrection…

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