Item description for The Way of Prayer, Participants Book (Companions in Christ) by Jane E. Vennard...
Overview The Way of Prayer expands on our knowledge of prayer through a ten-week exploration of different forms of prayer practices. Through this exploration, small-group members embark on a journey of genuine discovery-the discovery of different dimensions of God's grace and love. Prayer is explored through music, dance, gazing, silence, or acts of service. The Way of Prayer teaches us how to respond to God's invitation into the divine Presence, and it brings a deeper sense of spiritual vitality and encouragement to seek out new ways to pray. Following a prepatory meeting, the weekly explorations include: How do you Pray? Images of God? Praying by Heart Praying with Music Praying by Gazing Praying with Our Bodies Scriptural Prayer Contemplative Prayer Praying with and for Others Prayer and Social Transformation A 10 week resource designed to help people expand their understanding of the nature and practice of prayer. Offers many forms to explore and practice, both individually and as a group. Learn how to integrate body, mind and spirit in prayer, and to live a more creative rhythm between the inner life and the outward journey of service.
Publishers Description The Way of Prayer is a 10-week resource designed to help people expand their understanding of the nature and practice of prayer. Many Christians grow up with a limited vision of what prayer is and how to pray. The Way of Prayer offers many forms to explore and practice, both individually and as a group. People with different temperaments, spiritual types, and learning styles will each find expressions of prayer that draw them closer to God. They will also learn to integrate body, mind, and spirit in prayer, and to live a more creative rhythm between the inner life and the outward journey of service. This resource can help bring greater scope and vitality into the prayer life of your congregation. Topics include: How do you Pray? Images of God? Praying by Heart Praying with Music Praying by Gazing Praying with Our Bodies Scriptural Prayer Contemplative Prayer Praying with and for Others Prayer and Social Transformation - Small groups in local churches - Companions in Christ customers
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Studio: Upper Room
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 7.36" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Upper Room Books
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Companions In Christ
ISBN 0835899063 ISBN13 9780835899062
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More About Jane E. Vennard
Jane Vennard is a United Church of Christ pastor and spiritual director and has led retreats for more than 15 years. An adjunct faculty member at Iliff School of Theology, Denver, she teaches courses on prayer, spirituality, spiritual direction, and retreat design and leadership. She is also the author of A Praying Congregation: The Art of Teaching Spiritual Practice (Alban, 2005).
Jane E. Vennard was born in 1940.
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