The Spiritual Self

Getting Started:Pathway of Spiritual Maturity

Meditation Group I
Every Sunday, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Led by Rob Eames
New participants from the church and the larger community are welcome. Sessions typically include readings and materials related to mindfulness, sharing amongst participants, 20–30 minutes of meditation, and a closing. No registration required.

Meditation Group II
Every Sunday, 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Led by Usha Srinivasan
New participants from the church and the larger community are welcome. This group is open to everyone, beginners and experienced meditators alike. We gather, greet each other, and take a few minutes to center ourselves. Then we share a short reading to enhance our practice and sit for 20 minutes. At the end, we share any insights,
experiences, or concerns. No registration required.

Every Saturday, September 30‐December 16, 10:30‐11:45 a.m.; Led by MLUC members: Leslie Wright‐Riley, Noelle Hammerbacher, Ashley Sonson, and Mary Mayer 
All church members and friends aged 16+ are welcome. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. Send an email to to receive weekly reminders and info about classes. No registration required.

Spirit In Practice
Second Wednesday evenings November – June, 7 – 9 p.m.
Led by Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt, Director of Lifespan Religious Education
Spirit in Practice helps Unitarian Universalists develop regular disciplines, or practices, of the spirit—practices that help you connect with the sacred ground of your being, however you understand it. Each month’s class focuses on one of eight spheres of holistic and wholehearted spiritual practices. These eight spheres are: Personal spiritual practices, Communal worship practices, Spiritual partnerships, Mind practices, Body practices, Soul practices, Life practices, and Justice practices. Register for one or more at any time. Email  to sign up. 

Learning More:

Monday Morning Meditation Study Group
Mondays October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & November 6, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Led by Katrina Ogilby
This group meets weekly to discuss a book, one or two chapters at a time, and meditate together. The book this session is Scott Kiloby’s Living Realization. Limited to 10 participants. To register email 

Weaving Community: Chanting/Resilience Practices for Healing Our World
Saturday, November 18 
Workshop: 3-5 pm | 
Potluck Dinner: 5:30-6:30 pm | Kirtan: 7-9 pm
MLUC Meditation Groups presents an experiential Kirtan workshop, potluck, and evening of call-and-response chanting. Kirtan is a technique that builds mindfulness, presence, and resilience. Led by workshop facilitators Steven Groff and Sarah Halley. Suggested donation: $20 workshop | $20 Kirtan | $30 for both. No one turned away for lack of funds; Childcare available with pre-registration. Register