All Programs

SoulCare: Contemplative Practice in Community

when: Sunday February 25, 2018 | 4-6pm in Tacoma WA | 6:00-7:30 pm in Woodway WA

SoulCare groups provide opportunity to share life and contemplative experiences on a regular basis and to explore practices such as Consciousness Examen, Lectio Divina, Welcoming Prayer, Centering Prayer, and Prayer of Imagination.  These groups gathers for shared experiences of contemplative living in community and intend…


Courageous Presence

when: 9am - 2pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018
cost: $50 (includes materials and beverages; please bring your own lunch)

With all the distraction, disconnection, disorientation, and discomfort of life, it takes courage to stay grounded and focused  — to stay present.  This day retreat extends a contemplative call in the way of Jesus to practice and experience ’embodied presence’, to meet challenges with curiousity…


Courageous Presence in a Stress-Filled World

when: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Saturday March 17, 2018
cost: $50 (includes session materials & beverages; please bring your own lunch)

This day retreat offers an opportunity to build our capacity and resources for living well with stress.  Facing stress in our daily life seems non-negotiable. However, through meaning-filled interactions and body-centered exercises, we will explore ways to meet our stress challenges and trade fear for…


Discernment Series

when: 11:30 - 1:00 pm, Thursdays April 12, 19, 26, and May 3
cost: $85 for series

Discernment is the intentional practice of listening to God for decision-making, aligning life values with actions, and connecting with God.  Becoming aware of oneself, of others, and of God opens up a deeper understanding of what it means to live into our created-in-God’s-image selves.  The…


Spring Contemplative Retreat

when: April 27-29, 2018 (6pm Friday through Noon Sunday)
cost: $400 (includes two nights in a private room and 4 meals; if you want to consider other/shared accommodations please contact us)

Take people curious about contemplative living, mix with intentional spiritual practices, fold in generous listening, blend with stretches of silence, sprinkle with nutritious plant-based meals, along with a pinch or two of natural wonder, and what you have is this experiential weekend retreat for whole…


Quarterly Selah Companions Gatherings

Contemplative living is not meant to be a solo act!  Quarterly gatherings help our dispersed Selah Companions to stay connected, offer support, and extend welcome to others seeking contemplative connections, sharing contemplative voices and experiences.  Our vibrant community is dispersed but becoming a transformational community…


An Advent Contemplation

when: December 2018

A family friendly contemplative experience during Advent …. more information will be available in late 2018


Way of The Heart

when: January-May 2018

** The 2018 cohort is currently running so registration is closed.  For future cohorts please email us to inquire — info@selahcenter.org Way of the Heart is a five-month learning cohort that plants a seed for reorienting the way we live.  Framed by two big questions…