Bethlehem Centre Programs

Upcoming Bethlehem Centre Programs

Faith and Sharing

With Rev Deb Hinksman

August 11 - 16, 2024
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.

The Soul of Aging

With Diane MacCormack

August 19 - 22, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
Enjoy 10% off with code: SUMMER10 This retreat delves into profound questions surrounding forgiveness, spiritual development, self-expression, our relationship with time, the art of love and service, and the meaningful exploration of our mortality.

Hakomi Practice

With Marcia Burton, RCC and Hakomi Trainer

August 24, 2024
Tabor Room
Hakomi is a way of being that supports emotional healing. In the ancient Hopi language,  Hakomi means, “How do I stand in relation to these many realms?” or more simply, “Who am I?”

Re-Write Your Life

With Junie Swadron

August 29 - September 2, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
No matter where you are now, no matter how much pain you are in, no matter how stuck you may be, when you follow this profound, and proven step-by-step process your life will transform in wondrous ways.

Retreat into Silence

With Nan Goodship and Murray Groom

September 12 - 15, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
This is an opportunity for those with little or no experience with Silence, who are curious to discover what such a time might bring.

How to Transform our Life with Lamrim Meditation

With Gen Kelsang Zopa

September 13 - 17, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
Lamrim is a Tibetan term that literally means “the stages of the path.” It is a special organization of ALL Buddha Dharma that is easy to put into practice, so that we can quickly make progress on the path to enlightenment.

Concentration, Awareness & Bodcihitta – Awakening the Mind of Compassion and Wisdom

With Dr. Cheryl Fraser

September 16 - 20, 2024
Chapel
The primary practice will be Anapanasati - or mindfulness of breath – with an emphasis on single-pointed concentration. We will also explore the practice of Mahamudra or Open Awareness meditation.

Mindful Self-Compassion for Anxiety Online Series

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

September 16 - October 21, 2024
Online
Mindful Self-Compassion is a resource and a skill that can help improve our emotional well-being, improve our ability to cope with life’s challenges, lower levels of anxiety and depression, promote healthy habits such as diet and exercise, and lead to more satisfying personal relationships.

Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills

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

October 19 - 20, 2024
Shepherd's Hall
Self-compassion—an emotional skill that can be learned by everyone—is all about treating ourselves with the same kindness and understanding as we would treat a good friend.

From Doom to Engagement: Facing These Perilous Times

With Glenn Inglis

October 25 - 27, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
As Christians, we are to be people of hope, of love, bearing fruits in sacrifice for others, and struggling for peace. Yet the Church is also in decline, losing membership, influence, and relevance.

Is Now Your Moment to Awaken?

With Robert Beatty and Don McEachern

November 4 - 12, 2024
Bethlehem Centre
Come rest in the heart of community and open to your capacity to be fully awake, alive and loving.

Find Space, Breathe & Reconnect

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

December 8, 2024
Chapel
We will guide you with meditations and practices that can help you to reconnect with your breath, your body and your innate self-compassion.