The COCI service team is requesting that event attendees please refrain from wearing perfume, aftershave, or bringing scented candles to our programs as we have some folks who are allergic and cannot enjoy the event.  Thank you so much for your cooperation.

Taize Service

November 28, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Trinity Las Americas
United Methodist Church,

Street Parking and at Moulton Elementary

Come celebrate the beginning of Advent with a contemplative worship experience featuring lovely meditative chants, music, scripture, and silence.
Attendance will be limited to 40 persons because of COVID policy adopted by the church council. Vaccination is required as well as masking and social distancing. The sanctuary is also equipped with special air purifying fans.
Space is limited so please register Here
Registration deadline: Nov. 26
(a suggested free-will offering of $15 at the door)

Register Here  Download Flyer


 

Advent Silent Retreat

December 4, 2021
Time: 9-noon
Zoom Meeting Des Moines and Ames

Doorway Into the Quiet 
Via Zoom

Contemplative Outreach of Central Iowa invites you to set aside 3 hours on the first Saturday of Advent to explore quiet reflection and Centering Prayer with others while in your own home.

Doorway Into the Quiet At this time of year, finding quiet is precious and challenging. Contemplative Outreach of Central Iowa invites you to set aside 3 hours on the first Saturday of Advent to explore quiet reflection and Centering Prayer with others while in your own home on zoom.

A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants three days prior to the event with a reflection booklet and suggestions about how you might spend the quiet morning. 

Register Here  Download Flyer


 

Silent Saturday

January 15, 2022
Time: 9-4
Via Zoom

More information TBA


 

Silent Saturday

February 19, 2022
Time: 9-4
Via Zoom

More information TBA


 

Lenten Silent Saturday

March 5, 2022
Time: 9-4
Via Zoom

More information TBA


 

Contemplative Lounge: Thoughts 

April 23, 2022
Time: 9-noon
Faith Lutheran Church, Clive Iowa

Facilitator: Kathy Reardon

More information TBA


 

Virtual Centering Prayer Opportunities

Below are days and times groups are meeting, as well as contact information. Please get in touch for the Zoom link to their scheduled Centering Prayer sessions

Sundays at 6 pm: Contact Mary Jo Wulf at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mondays at 6 pm: Contact Kathy Reardon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesdays at 10:30 am: Contact Julie Honsey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesdays at 5 pm: Contact Megan Hartwig at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm: Contact Donna Hendrick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesdays at noon: Contact Kevin O'Donnell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or request a link at https://www.theemmaushouse.org/centering-prayer

Thursdays at 5:30 pm: Contact Jan Stegeman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fridays at 10:45 am: Contact Steve Melby at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 

 

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