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  • Vision – To awaken and reawaken the awareness of people to the spirit of God in and around them everyday.
  • Mission – To provide supportive programs, resources, and safe space for people to search their spiritual identity and relationship with God in order to live to their truest and fullest potential.

The Center recognizes that there are people who are closely aligned with a traditional faith group, as well as people who are not, who seek to satisfy their spiritual hunger through new and different ways of exploration.  The Center realizes that spirituality is a way of life and not just a set of creeds and doctrines to adhere to. Consequently, the Center seeks to provide an alternative, safe, and welcoming space for searching and deepening one’s spiritual identity and relationship with God, regardless of where one is on their faith journey.

To this end the Center offers one-on-one and group spiritual guidance, guided prayer retreats, discussion groups, contemplative worship, and various kinds of programs at the Center and other Lehigh Valley locations.

What is Spiritual Direction?…

Longing to go deeper?   Seeking Direction?   Feeling Lost?

Spiritual Direction can help you find peace and serenity with a focus on inward reflection.  We live in a complex and hectic world.  It is refreshing and nurturing to set time aside to pause and consider the something more in our lives; to find that “still small voice” inside of us.  If this sounds interesting, we invite you to explore spiritual direction.  The first session is always complimentary.  For full disclosure read What is Spiritual Direction

Interested in an exploratory session with a Spiritual Director, contact Mary Howe mhowe@rcn.com or 610-821-4007

Resources for Spiritual Seekers:

(Guided Prayer, Books, Daily Devotions, Local-Regional-National Programs and Classes of All Kinds, Book and Movie Reviews, Sermon Preparation Ideas, Continuing Education Opportunities, Local Spiritual Directors, and More)

spiritualityandpractice.com – All kinds of resources
pray-as-you-go.org – Jesuit Ministries from Britain (guided prayer, book & movie reviews, more)
www.kairosjourney.org – Kairos School of Spiritual Formation ( programs, classes, retreats)
www.sdglv.org – Spiritual Directors of the Greater Lehigh Valley (programs and spiritual direction)
jhenderschedt@gmail.comDaily Taste of Stew from Rev. James Henderschedt (daily thoughts for spiritual reflection-email Jim and request to receive)www.davidlose.netIn the Meantime by Rev. Dr. David Lose (weekly commentary for lectionary preaching and more)
www.jesuitcenter.org – Wernersville, Pa. Retreat Center (programs, retreats, spiritual guidance)
www.shalem.org – Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation, Washington, D.C. (programs, retreats, classes)
oasismin.org – Oasis Ministries for Spiritual Development, Camp Hill, Pa. (programs, retreats, classes)
stfrancisctr.org -St. Francis Center for Renewal, Bethlehem, Pa. (programs, retreats, spiritual guidance)
abbeyofthearts.com – John and Christine Valters Painter (transformative living through contemplative and expressive arts)
wisdomchant.bandcamp.com – Darlene Franz (centering prayer chants)Center for Action and Contemplation – Rev. Richard Rohr (google this organization to request its daily devotion piece – also books and programs)