A day course on Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality.
Intentions for the day
- Give a basic experiential introduction to what mindfulness is
- Explore how mindfulness practice can engage with and support the spiritual journey with particular reference to the Christian contemplative tradition
- Serve as a quiet day where participants go away feeling they have had space for deep reflection.
- Share ways that mindfulness could be taken forward for those who choose to.
The programme for the day starts with a short introduction and then mixes guided mindfulness practices with reflecting on our experience and then linking them with our spiritual journey.
There will be regular breaks throughout the day. Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch with you.
Tim Stead is an accredited mindfulness teacher who trained with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre. He was a Church of England vicar for 23 years and now operates as a freelance mindfulness teacher, teaching eight week courses and leading retreats and quiet days. His books, Mindfulness and Christian Spirituality and See, Love, Be – mindfulness and the spiritual life are published by SPCK. He has also published a Grove Booklet: Mindfulness and prayer. www.timsteadmindfulness.org