February Pilgrimage Workshops at St. Thomas, Hanover

A series of workshops on the theme of Pilgrimage will be offered at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Hanover, NH.

Pilgrimage: Journeys Across Religions and Cultures

Monday, February 2, 2015 at 2 pm and 7 pm

This workshop will focus on the Christian tradition of pilgrimage, with some contrast in other religious traditions. The course will explore sacred landscapes, holy places, and look at the many different forms of pilgrimage, such as ancestral pilgrimage. How can each of us incorporate pilgrimage in our own lives? The workshop will also explore spiritual practices that support our earthly pilgrimage.

Pilgrimage: the Way of the Heart

Tuesday, February 3, at 2 pm and 7 pm

This workshop will explore the internal and spiritual aspects of pilgrimage. Also known as a spirituality of the "heart," one of the most important distinctions between pilgrimage and tourism is that the true pilgrim must undergo an internal journey, which is synchronized with an external one. Through narrative and practice the group will look at the importance of "the way of the heart.”

Both sets of workshops are open to the public.  To learn more about the workshop leader, Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook, read her biography.

This workshop series was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Christian Theological Seminary, in its role of administering the Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Program. The grant made to St. Thomas, Hanover, is also supporting a Clergy Renewal opportunity for the Rev. Guy J. D. Collins.

 For more information about these programs, visit St. Thomas’ website or contact gene.r.garthwaite@dartmouth.edu