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Save the Date for the
Nineteenth Annual
Spirituality Conference

Everyday Epiphanies
Finding a Seeking God in the Ordinary and Near at Hand

Melannie Svoboda

Join Us
Saturday, November 8, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Georgian Court University
Lakewood, NJ


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September 2014 -
March 2015


Congratulations to
Judy Sullivan
Our Pot of Gold Winner for
July 2014

Pot of Gold

You Can Still Take a Chance!
5 Chances Left to Win!

Our Next Drawing is August 15, 2014


Professional Days
These programs are open not only to Spiritual Directors, but Therapists, Health Care Practitioners and Pastoral Ministers

Accompanying Grieving Hearts
Spiritual Direction and Facing Life's Losses

Deanna V. Sass, MA, MA, LAC, NCC
October 8, 2014

Stories of Life
Stories of Faith

Melannie Svoboda, SND
November 7, 2014

The Healing Power of Spiritual Experience
The Gifts of Savoring and Spiritual Direction

Maureen Conroy, RSM, D.Min
January 15, 2015

All programs begin at 9:30 AM


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Welcome to the Upper Room
Spiritual Center

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A Center for Companioning Others


  Spiritual Direction

  Directed Prayer Weekends/Week-long Retreats

  Spiritual Direction Education/Supervisor Training

  Professional Days for Spiritual Directors


A Center for Contemplation


Gathering Place for Taize' Prayer and Centering Prayer

Private/Communal Prayer Spaces/Liturgy



A Center for Education


     Courses/Workshops on Prayer, Scripture, Spirituality

Courses/Workshops on psychological and

physical health from a God-centered perspective

Retreat Days for parish

and school communities and other faith communities

Professional development and leadership training in

many areas of personal and spiritual growth


A Center Where All Are Welcome

   Father Vinnie

The Upper Room welcomes
women and men of all faith traditions through

on-site and outreach programs





Three Day Directed Retreat - "Nothing Is More Practical Than Finding Godů"

Dates: Thursday, July 31 - Monday, August 4
Facilitators: Upper Room Spiritual Directors

Time: 7:00 pm Arrival on July 31 - 10:30 am Departure on August 4

Fee: $250


Centering Prayer: Path of Centering Prayer: Deepening Your Experience of God

Date: Tuesday, September 16
Facilitator: Bunny Scott
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fee: $35 ~ $45

Knitting and Prayer

Date: Wednesday, September 17
Facilitators: Lois Dougherty & Mary Reidy

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Fee: Free Will Offering

Gathering the Blessings: A Labyrinth Walk

Date: Thursday, September 18
Facilitators: Maureen Christensen, RSM

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fee: Free Will Offering

Taize Prayer

Date: Monday, September 22
Presenters: Faithful Love Music Group

Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Fee: Free Will Offering

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