Events

Feb
18
Date: Friday 18th Feb 2022  10:00 AM - Friday 30th Dec 2022  11:00 AM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A weekly gathering for an hour of meditation with a mixture of music, silence and short recorded talk.  Read More...
Feb
23
Date: Wednesday 23rd Feb 2022  12:00 PM - Wednesday 14th Dec 2022  10:00 AM
Location: Ashburton
Details: Weekly Prayer at Noon in the Chapel and online via Zoom We pause to pray together for our lives and communities, creation and the world. There is no cost to join Prayer at Noon.  Read More...
Feb
23
Date: Wednesday 23rd Feb 2022  7:30 PM - Wednesday 14th Dec 2022  9:30 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: We meet regularly to share thoughts about our life journeys. This group offers a safe, inclusive, nonjudgmental place to discuss issues from a male perspective, and to support each other. If this is your first visit or you haven’t been for a while, please contact WellSpring on 03 9885 0277. Weekly on Wednesdays, 5 February to mid December, 7.30 to 9.30pm Cost by contribution.  Read More...
May
21
Date: Saturday 21st May 2022  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Details: This series of online workshops offer a chance to immerse ourselves in contemplative practice deeply grounded in the body. They include the practice of awareness through movement based on the Feldenkrais Method, gesture work, embodied meditation/contemplation and listening to our bodily felt sense and the work of Grace in, through and around us. Image: All the Ways I Am Words © Jan Richardson. janrichardson.com  Read More...
May
26
Date: Thursday 26th May 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
May
30
Date: Monday 30th May 2022  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Templestowe Lower
Details: As part of acknowledging National Reconciliation Week, take a winter walk along the misty river from Wombat Bend Playspace (Finn's reserve) where some of our burrowing friends make their homes. There will be time for exploring, play, talking and quiet led by a wanderer who regularly is captivated by the breathtaking beauty of this place.  Read More...
Jun
7
Date: Tuesday 7th Jun 2022  12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Details: This winter workshop in the WellSpring garden is for tenders of plants of all kinds and sizes. What are the hardest things about gardening for you? Come and spend some time with others who take their responsibility for care seriously too. BYO Lunch.  Read More...
Jun
9
Date: Thursday 9th Jun 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Jun
15
Date: Wednesday 15th Jun 2022  1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Details: WellSpring Spiritual Directors are recognised as mandatory reporters under Child Safety legislation. This PD explains how and when to make a report, and explores our identity as companions and reporters.  Read More...
Jun
21
Date: Tuesday 21st Jun 2022  10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Details: On this mid-winter day, as Earth prepares to turn toward the light, we gather for reflection and meditation to encourage our hearts as we honour the beauty and darkness of winter..  Read More...
Jun
22
Date: Wednesday 22nd Jun 2022  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details: Presence is like a passport to a greater life yet so often it is buried beneath the concerns and distractions of life and the function of our personality. Through knowledge, practice and understanding, this Presence can be awakened. The Enneagram helps recognise the patterns and traps of our personality and shows us the path to awaken to our Essential Self and to Presence. Can be taken as PD.  Read More...
Jun
23
Date: Thursday 23rd Jun 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Jun
23
Date: Thursday 23rd Jun 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Details: WellSpring Spiritual Directors are recognised as mandatory reporters under Child Safety legislation. This PD explains how and when to make a report, and explores our identity as companions and reporters.  Read More...
Jun
24
Date: Friday 24th Jun 2022  9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: If you are a pastoral supervisor, spiritual director, chaplain, minister or pastoral carer, come to this experimental and reflective day. Improve your understanding of burnout and self-care, so you can better assess and support your ministry practice.  Read More...
Jul
2
Date: Saturday 2nd Jul 2022  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Details: This series of online workshops offer a chance to immerse ourselves in contemplative practice deeply grounded in the body. They include the practice of awareness through movement based on the Feldenkrais Method, gesture work, embodied meditation/contemplation and listening to our bodily felt sense and the work of Grace in, through and around us.  Read More...
Jul
7
Date: Thursday 7th Jul 2022  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details: Presence is like a passport to a greater life yet so often it is buried beneath the concerns and distractions of life and the function of our personality. Through knowledge, practice and understanding, this Presence can be awakened. The Enneagram helps recognise the patterns and traps of our personality and shows us the path to awaken to our Essential Self and to Presence. These workshops introduce participants to the nine Enneagram types. Can be taken as PD.  Read More...
Jul
12
Date: Tuesday 12th Jul 2022  10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: Being Part of the LGBTQIA+ Community - a brave space to learn together as spiritual companions. Register your interest now. Cost of the workshop and further details to come.  Read More...
Jul
14
Date: Thursday 14th Jul 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Jul
28
Date: Thursday 28th Jul 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Aug
10
Date: Wednesday 10th Aug 2022  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: An opportunity for you to rest, reflect and be silent in solitude alongside others, in a quiet and peaceful setting at WellSpring Centre.  Read More...
Aug
11
Date: Thursday 11th Aug 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Aug
13
Date: Saturday 13th Aug 2022  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Details: This series of online workshops offer a chance to immerse ourselves in contemplative practice deeply grounded in the body. They include the practice of awareness through movement based on the Feldenkrais Method, gesture work, embodied meditation/contemplation and listening to our bodily felt sense and the work of Grace in, through and around us.  Read More...
Aug
23
Date: Tuesday 23rd Aug 2022  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: Facilitator: Marcel Koper. In this two-day workshop from the Mental Health First Aid Course, participants will gain an understanding of mental health conditions and how to identify them, and learn how to assist without providing direct care for the person.  Read More...
Aug
25
Date: Thursday 25th Aug 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Aug
30
Date: Tuesday 30th Aug 2022  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: Facilitator: Marcel Koper. In this two-day workshop from the Mental Health First Aid Course, participants will gain an understanding of mental health conditions and how to identify them, and learn how to assist without providing direct care for the person.  Read More...
Sep
8
Date: Thursday 8th Sep 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Sep
16
Date: Friday 16th Sep 2022  5:00 PM - Sunday 18th Sep 2022  3:00 PM
Location: Wantirna South
Details: Amidst the newness of spring, you are invited to a weekend aside in the peaceful green surrounds of Wantirna.  Read More...
Sep
22
Date: Thursday 22nd Sep 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Sep
24
Date: Saturday 24th Sep 2022  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Details: This series of online workshops offer a chance to immerse ourselves in contemplative practice deeply grounded in the body. They include the practice of awareness through movement based on the Feldenkrais Method, gesture work, embodied meditation/contemplation and listening to our bodily felt sense and the work of Grace in, through and around us.  Read More...
Oct
13
Date: Thursday 13th Oct 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Oct
24
Date: Monday 24th Oct 2022  5:00 PM - Monday 31st Oct 2022  3:00 PM
Location: Queenscliff
Details: This seven-night silent retreat is an invitation to rest, reflect and be renewed in beautiful seaside surroundings. Photo by Carol Poustie.  Read More...
Oct
27
Date: Thursday 27th Oct 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Nov
5
Date: Saturday 5th Nov 2022  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Details: This series of online workshops offer a chance to immerse ourselves in contemplative practice deeply grounded in the body. They include the practice of awareness through movement based on the Feldenkrais Method, gesture work, embodied meditation/contemplation and listening to our bodily felt sense and the work of Grace in, through and around us.  Read More...
Nov
10
Date: Thursday 10th Nov 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Nov
24
Date: Thursday 24th Nov 2022  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: This is a monthly online or in-person gathering to spend time in silence through meditation, personal reflection and journaling. Silence opens us to God providing a pathway for God to communicate and transform us. Each meeting also has a time of group sharing.  Read More...
Dec
8
Date: Thursday 8th Dec 2022  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: A monthly reflection time of listening to and sharing our dreams, leading to a deeper understanding of our personal and communal journey to wholeness. Second Thursday of the month from February to December.  Read More...
Dec
10
Date: Saturday 10th Dec 2022  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Details: You are invited to come aside with your colleagues, to a quiet space for reflection on the year that has been, and to listen to your heart for the invitations and insights that may arise in this season of Advent. BYO lunch.  Read More...