Resources for Forming Centering Prayer Groups and Contemplative Outreach Chapters

  1. Definition of Terms: This document includes definitions of frequently-used terms and acronyms within Contemplative Outreach.
  2. The Responsibilities of an International Chapter:  This document lists all the countries around the world where Contemplative Outreach has prayer groups or chapters.  It also provides guidelines on the formation of and responsibilities of a formal Contemplative Outreach chapter.
  3. Guidelines for Forming a Centering Prayer Group:  This document includes guidelines on how to form and conduct a Centering Prayer group as well as recommended guidelines for a Centering Prayer group leader (facilitator).
  4. "Establishing a Contemplative Outreach Chapter" video (below):  a 16-minute online video discussion  with Susan Komis and David Muyskens, providing ideas, guidelines, and support for forming a local Contemplative Outreach chapter.
  5. For Experienced Practitioners: Servant Leader Formation Training information will be available for 2012

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