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December 2017

Mindfulness Meditation

December 14 @ 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. We begin with Qi Gong and move into meditation instruction, guided meditations, and practices for supporting mindfulness in everyday life. 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…

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YAM Church School Class

December 17 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
ELPC – Room 224, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh,
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Celebrate the season with some breakfast, scripture and friends. This is a young adult event. Note the event date changed from December 10 to December 17 due to the date change of the ELPC Pageant.

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Sunday Church School

December 17 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Sunday, repeating until June 3, 2018

The ELPC Christian Education (CE) Committee offers Church School classes and events for all ages—from infants to adults. CE is the life-long process of learning and living in relationship to God, our neighbors, and ourselves. All CE classes meet for the 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…

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Cancelled: Advent Mini-Retreat

December 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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This event has been cancelled. The Spiritual Life Committee invites you to find a few moments of precious quiet among the noise of consumer Christmas, to reflect upon the amazing gift of incarnation apart from the madness of the sparkle season, and to come to the stable and kneel at the miracle of love come to life. Treat yourself to a real celebration this Christmas! A light lunch will be served.

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Labyrinth Prayer Walk

December 18 @ 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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Centering Meditation

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 9:20 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

December 20 @ 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

December 20 @ 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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Mindfulness Meditation

December 21 @ 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. We begin with Qi Gong and move into meditation instruction, guided meditations, and practices for supporting mindfulness in everyday life. 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…

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Sunday Church School

December 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Sunday, repeating until June 3, 2018

The ELPC Christian Education (CE) Committee offers Church School classes and events for all ages—from infants to adults. CE is the life-long process of learning and living in relationship to God, our neighbors, and ourselves. All CE classes meet for the 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…

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