Upcoming Programs

Chair Yoga – Wednesdays 10:30-11:30

With Russell McNeil

Open Dates
Oak Room
Every Wednesday morning from 10:30-11:30 AM. Drop in's are welcome! Located in the Oak Room (unless otherwise posted). By Donation.
Ecstatic Chanting

Contemporary Ecstatic Chanting (June)

With Leah Hokanson

June 11, 2023
in the Chapel at Bethlehem Centre
Are you looking for a fun, safe, soul-filled, and spiritually uplifting community singing experience that's open to all? Are you wanting to open your heart in joyous song with others? Join Leah Hokanson for Contemporary Ecstatic Chanting.

BCIMS – Meditation Retreat (10 day)

With Adrianne Ross, Sally Armstrong and Guy Armstrong

June 15 - 24, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
In this silent retreat hosted by BC Insights Meditation Society, for experienced students, we will explore the nature of awareness, or consciousness, which is at the heart of sentient life.
vines into a heart

Summer Silent Retreat

With Nan Goodship and Murray Groom

June 28 - July 2, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
This extended retreat is designed for those with some experience in the practice of extended silence or with a great desire to deepen their spiritual journey.
Buddha smiling

Why Meditate? Uncovering the Wisdom Mind

With Dr. Cheryl Fraser

July 5 - 8, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
As so many appreciative students know from direct experience, Dr. Cheryl is a highly regarded Dharma teacher who has been teaching at Bethlehem and elsewhere for many years now. In this retreat, she asks the question – “Why Meditate?”

Faith and Sharing Retreat 2023

With Carma Gjerning

August 13 - 18, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
Unveiling the Holy, Carma will lead us in awakening to God’s call and surprises, uncovering our creativity, time to play, and exploring our bodies and the whole of creation as holy.
Woman Walking Labyrinth

The Edge of the Inside

With Andrew Twiddy, Rob James, Pearl Gervais, Richard Sales, Joanne Sales and Holly Carnegie

August 21 - 24, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
How do we find the courage to stand on “the edge of the inside” of the circle? How do those experiences help us to stay grounded in compassion? On the journey to discover inner and outer freedom, many of us find that the true center isn’t really in the middle at all—it lies at the edges.
tree with dramatic sunset behind it

The Soul of Aging

With Diane MacCormack

August 24 - 27, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
The “Soul of Aging” is for people that want to explore their aging process within a spiritual community. This retreat will address many of the spiritual aspects of aging, including questions of forgiveness
Outdoor Yoga Retreatants

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation (October)

With Jay Suttonbrown

October 7, 2023
Shepherd Hall at Bethlehem Centre
Kundalini Yoga is an uplifting blend of spiritual and physical practices that incorporates movement, dynamic breathing techniques, meditation, and mantra. Please bring a yoga mat, supports for a meditative seat, layers for comfort, and a sealable beverage container.

Harvesting the Graces Ignatian Retreat

With Catherine M. Kelly, M.Div.

October 27 - 29, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
This retreat will explore one of the foundational aspects of the spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola and a key to discernment – looking back with gratitude to see God’s activity, love and abundant blessing in our lives
Heart Rock

MSC Core Skills Workshop

With Victoria Pawlowski M.Ed., R.C.C. and Dr. Kristy Williams MD

November 18 - 19, 2023
Bethlehem Centre
Book now and get CAD $90.00 off listed prices. Offer valid until Aug 31, 2023.
We invite you to join us for this weekend retreat and immersion into the core principles and practices of mindful self-compassion, so you can learn to better relate to and care for yourself, both physically and emotionally.