Item description for The Way of Prayer, Leaders Guide (Companions in Christ) by Marjorie J. Thompson & 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 Leader's Guide provides complete guidance for each of the weekly meetings, including simple worship experiences for opening and closing times, music suggestions, and lists of items needed for each session. All weekly group gatherings follow the same general outline: -Opening time of worship and centering (10 minutes) -Sharing insights from the weekly readings and exercises (45 minutes) -Break (10 minutes) -Deeper explorations through a group experience (45 minutes) -Closing worship (10 minutes)
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Studio: Upper Room
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 7.32" Height: 0.24" Weight: 0.48 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Upper Room Books
Edition Teacher's Guide
Series Companions In Christ
ISBN 0835899071 ISBN13 9780835899079
Availability 0 units.
More About Marjorie J. Thompson & Jane E. Vennard
Marjorie J. Thompson is author of "Forgiveness: A Lenten Study". A Presbyterian pastor, she spent thirteen years as Director of Congregational Spirituality with Upper Room Ministries. She currently does freelance work in retreat leadership, teaching, and writing.
Marjorie J. Thompson currently resides in Nashville. Marjorie J. Thompson was born in 1953.
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from Upper Room Books Nov 16, 2007
This leader's guide provides complete guidance for each of the weekly meetings, including simple worship experiences for opening and closing times, music suggestions, and lists of items needed for each session. All weekly group gatherings follow the same general outline * opening time of worship and centering (10 minutes), * sharing insights from the weekly readings and exercises (45 minutes), * break (10 minutes), * deeper explorations through a group experience (45 minutes), and * closing worship (10 minutes).