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April 2019

Spring Contemplative Retreat: The Cloud of Unknowing

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 1:00 pm

The Spring Retreat for Contemplative in the Kootenays will begin at 9 am, Saturday, April 27th, and end after lunch on Sunday, April 28th. Our theme for the weekend will be The Cloud of Unknowing, the 14th century anonymous text which is much of the source for the practice of Centering Prayer. The weekend will consist of Centering Prayer practice, lectio divina on passages from The Cloud, and several short talks. As preparation for this retreat, please purchase and begin to read…

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June 2019

Convergence Writers’ Weekend 2019: Writing Toward Forgiveness

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - June 8 @ 9:00 pm

Convergence is the almost-annual event for writers in the Slocan Valley; this year Joy Kogawa will be joining us. On Friday night, June 7, the program kicks off with the performance Big Water Coming by Marya Folinsbee and Aaron Pickett, followed by Joy's keynote speech. Saturday, June 8th, features writing workshops with Leesa Dean and Keith Liggett throughout the day. The weekend closes with the final integration discussion involving all participants on Saturday night. For more information and to register, use…

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Nikkei Centre

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre will host Joy Kogawa for an afternoon presentation and discussion on Saturday, June 8th, from 2-4. The Nikkei Centre is located at 306 Josephine in New Denver, B.C. Here's a link for more information: Nikkei Centre.  

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Nelson United Church

June 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, June 9th, at 3 p.m., Nelson United Church will be hosting a presentation by Joy Kogawa, to be followed by a discussion. Nelson United is at 602 Silica Street in Nelson. For more information, see this link: Nelson United Church.

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Langham Cultural Centre

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Monday, June 10th, join Joy Kogawa at 7 p.m. at The Langham Cultural Centre in Kaslo, B.C. Joy's talk will be followed by discussion. For more information see this link: The Langham Cultural Centre.

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