Taizé Monthly Prayer Service
June 1, 2023
Taizé is an ecumenical, meditative prayer experience using music, chants and scripture. We gather on the first Thursday of every month. Each month we explore a different theme.
One-Day, Individual Retreats
June 1, 2023
Could you use a few hours away from the hurly burly of everyday life? Take some time for yourself at the Renewal Center. Schedule one-day or half-day quiet retreats. Spiritual directors are available or you can spend the time with your own thoughts and prayers.
Introduction to Centering Prayer
June 10, 2023 – June 17, 2023
Learn more about how to practice this form of silent prayer rooted in ancient Christian tradition. It is a remarkably simple method, related to meditation, that opens one to God’s gift of contemplative prayer. A two-part workshop.
Silence: the language of God
June 22, 2023 – June 25, 2023
A silent, directed retreat is a personally guided prayer experience over three days. Retreatants meet with a spiritual director one-on-one.
Summer Social Celebration!
July 1, 2023
A chance for everyone who has joined one of our programs over the last year (especially the Zoom folks) to meet and greet each other in person. Plus we will have a picnic!
Circles of Understanding
August 17, 2023
People from all faiths, races, cultures, orientations, ways of life and backgrounds are invited to share their stories with a diverse group of people as we come to a greater understanding of one another through prayerful listening. Begins with a simple meal.
Holocaust Day of Remembrance & Resistance
May 1, 2023
Join the Renewal Center for a service to memorialize those who were killed during the Holocaust and to resist hatred in all forms, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.
Walking for Peace on World Labyrinth Day
May 6, 2023
News of violence fills the headlines. How we can wage peace in our families and faith communities, our schools and places of work, our neighborhoods and ultimately our world? Join us on World Labyrinth Day walking and praying for peace.
6th Annual Iftar Dinner with the Dialogue Institute of Kansas City
April 19, 2023
Iftar is the meal that breaks the daylong fasts Muslims practice during their holy month of Ramadan. Join us this night for a meal hosted by our Muslim friends, sharing traditional Iftar foods.
Tables for Two: An Evening of Marriage Enrichment
April 1, 2023
An evening out for married and engaged couples who want to deepen and enrich their relationship — served up with just a little bit of romance!