Latest Offerings

  • UPDATED *** Sunday Evening Prayer in October (via Zoom)
    The community will NOT meet on Sunday, October 2. However, we reconvene as published on the Resources Page on Sunday, October 9. Please contact Nancy at [email protected] for access information.
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  • UPDATED *** "Real Time" Thomas Group (via Zoom)
    ...is newly reconvened, the group now meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 9 to 11 am EDT. Please contact Priest Alice Despard who mentors this group if you are interested in joining. On-going information on this group is also posted to the Resources page linked below. Alice can be reached by email at [email protected]
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  • NEW *** Temple Theology (via Zoom)
    A study grounded in the work of scholar Margaret Barker, led by Rev John Goldsmith. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 9 to 11 am via Zoom. Contact Priest Alice Despard for more information. She can be reached at [email protected]
  • NEW *** Sunday Morning Lectio Divina (in-person only, Waco, Texas)
    Abbot Blake Burleson and Monk Jim Kennedy offer Lectio Divina each Sunday from 9:45 to 10:45 CDT.  The gathering meets at The Seventh and James Baptist Church,  602 James Ave, in Waco Texas.  For more information, please contact Blake at [email protected]
  • NOT TOO LATE TO JOIN US *** Wisdom's Journey (through the Eyes of Mystics) continues in October, December and January (via Zoom)
    New participants are welcome! We continue Wisdom's Journey through the eyes of some of the world’s great mystics, Meister Eckhart, Hildegard of Bingen, Ibn al-Arabi and Jalaluddin Rumi among them. Our purpose is also to explore the six states of Wisdom in Yeshua’s vision of the Journey of Eternal return. This series is hosted by Abbots Alison Hine and Lynn Bauman. Each session will begin at 7pm EST on Friday and end at 9pm on Saturday. Donation is $50 per session. Details on how to register and more on the series are included in the "Learn More" link. The remaining sessions will meet on: October 28-29 2022. December 2-3 2022. January 27-28 2023.
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  • NEW *** Priory Gathering (in-person only, Waco, TX)
    In addition to monthly OOOW priory meetings in South Central Texas, the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and Michigan, a new priory meeting is now gathering in Waco, Texas. Abbot Blake Burleson, and Monks Julianne Christian and Jim Kennedy host a contemplative experience and potluck dinner on the second Sunday of each month from 5:30-7:00 PM. For details, contact Abbot Blake at [email protected]
  • STILL OPEN TO NEW PARTICIPANTS *** Tarot Tuesdays continue October 25 (via Zoom)
    If you'd like to get a taste of the Sapiential Tarot or continue with us in delving deeper into the deck, Tarot Tuesday's are a great option. You do not need prior experience with the sapiential tarot nor to have attended previous evenings. Our next gathering is October 25 from 6pm - 8pm CST. Even if this is your first time, come and sit with us as we share insights and experiences. We offer this free the last Tuesday of each month. The study is led by Abbot Lynn and Monk Sally. Contact Sally in advance to be included in the email notice on the specific topic for the month's study and to receive the Zoom log-in information. Sally can be reached at [email protected]
  • UPDATED *** The Gospel of Philip (via Zoom)
    The Gospel of Philip is a treasure trove of mystical wisdom. Dr Lynn Bauman (Abbot) has been writing a commentary for the Gospel of Philip. A first draft is now available and this study will help "beta test” his translation and the images that accompany the text. Our time together is an opportunity to explore this dense, mysterious and sometimes inscrutable text through the process of midrash. You are invited to participate in this effort. Sessions are held on the first and third Thursday evenings of the month from 7-9pm EDT. For more information or to register (and be provided the Zoom link as well as added to the email list), contact Alison Hine (Abbot) at [email protected]
  • Looking for an opportunity to root into Wisdom?
    Check out the numerous on-going community offerings on our Resource page. Worship and community, studies on the Luminous Gospels as well as the sapiential tarot are available to help you connect with other seekers who are also on the path. Some gatherings are via Zoom and some have returned to in-person format. We hope you will join us!
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