Events for the Heart and Mind: 10th June

calendar-150px1In this issue: Wasting Time with God: Coffee, Prayers and Spirituality at St. George’s Cathedral; Enneagram Workshop; The Ebb and Flow of Creativity and Contemplation; Living God’s Promises; Dayspring Men’s Spirituality retreat; Blue Print for a Better World.Wed.  June 24th – –   “Coffee, Prayers and Spirituality”
9.30am until 11.30am:  Presentation:  “Spirituality and …Education” presented by  Mrs Joy Shepherd, Principal of St Hilda’s Anglican School for Girls.. ($5)

Registrations (catering and seating) by the Monday before the event to Bishop David Murray, Cathedral Centre for Spirituality  –  Phone 9325 5766 or Email:

Enneagram Workshop – 27th June 2009. Presented by Dayspring Centre for Christian Spirituality
The Enneagram is a way of helping each of us to understand what makes us tick and to be clear about what will best foster our spiritual life in Christ. Because only you know your deepest thoughts and feelings, only you can tell which type of person you are in this system.

The Ebb and Flow of Creativity and Contemplation – Saturday 20 June.
You are invited to this Christian Meditation Community silent Retreat Day.
Time 9.30AM – 4.00PM – includes creative  sessions, times of reflection, and periods of meditation.  Meditation  instruction and support available.
Entry $15 (Incls art materials.)    Tea/coffee provided.  BYO Lunch.
Limited spaces available.  Please book by phone or email by 15 June:
Phone  CMC WA  9444.5810  email:
Venue: St Cecilia’s Parish Centre  cnr Grantham St and Kenmore Ave Floreat.

Living God’s Promises: The environment as a journey of Faith
Yaraandoo (part of Anglican EcoCare) invites Christian Youth leaders and others to a one day workshop on creation spirituality. The focus of the day will be to explore the biblical foundations of creation spirituality and its relevance in the 21st century. Presenters include Dr. Catherine Baudains, lecturer in Encironmental Education for Sustainability at Murdoch University and Jeff Sturman, retired encironmental scientist/engineer and former Senior Lecturer in Encironmental Science at Murdoch University.
When: Saturday 11 July, 2009
Time: 9.30am-4.45pm
Where: Yaraandoo, Toodyay, WA
Places are limited, so if interested contact Karin Strehlow by the 5th of July on 9360 1244 (office hours), 9443 1545 (after hours) or

Men’s Spirituality Retreat with Noel Giblett, presented by Dayspring
Dayspring is holding a Men’s Spirituality retreat presented by Noel Giblett on the theme “Men’s Spirituality: Drawing from the Masculine Archetypes” The retreat will look at what relevance to the masculine archetypes hold for 21st century men at home, work and play; how these archetypes might help us stay focussed on our own journeys in the face of conflicting prescriptions about how we should be as men, how we can reconcile our strengths and weaknesses, light and dark sides, in the journey of manhood, and where God is in our journeys.
When: Friday evening 26th June to Sunday afternoon 28th June
Where: Nathanael’s Rest, Mundaring
Cost: $295
Registrations: Before June 12. Contact Dayspring on 9376 1400 or e-mail

Blueprint for a better world
An interactive exhibition Blueprint for a Better World that highlights the Millennium Development Goals and the promise of Governments throughout the world to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015.  The exhibition is supported by Caritas Australia and AusAID and will be arriving in WA later in June.  It will be travelling to Bunbury, Fremantle and Geraldton.  Great resources can be located at  Teachers may be interested in taking their students to this exhibition.
The exhibition will be at The University of Notre Dame from the 2nd of July- 20th July.