Events

Feb
28
Date: Wednesday 28th Feb 2024  12:00 PM - Saturday 7th Dec 2024  12:30 PM
Location: Ashburton and online
Details: Weekly Wednesday Prayer at Noon in the Chapel and online via Zoom  Read More...
Mar
1
Date: Friday 1st Mar 2024  10:00 AM - Monday 9th Dec 2024  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...
Mar
5
Date: Tuesday 5th Mar 2024  7:00 PM - Thursday 14th Mar 2024  9:00 PM
Location: Online
Details: Heart of Life Centre for Spiritual & Pastoral Formation, Kardia Formation, Living Well Centre and Wellspring Centre are delighted to bring those with an interest in spiritual accompaniment, a joint development day with Irish poet and theologian, Pádraig O Tuama.  Read More...
Mar
8
Date: Friday 8th Mar 2024  5:00 PM - Wednesday 13th Mar 2024  3:00 PM
Location: Lysterfield
Details: A gentle invitation to come aside from the daily rounds of life to nurture your soul and to reflect on your life within the colourful beauty of Autumn. There is the opportunity to extend your retreat from three nights to five nights.  Read More...
Mar
14
Date: Thursday 14th Mar 2024  9:30 AM - Saturday 26th Oct 2024  4:30 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: Do you have passion for accompanying others on their spiritual journeys? This course may be for you.  Read More...
Mar
14
Date: Thursday 14th Mar 2024  9:30 AM - Saturday 26th Oct 2024  4:30 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: Do you have passion for accompanying others on their spiritual journeys? This course may be for you.  Read More...
Mar
14
Date: Thursday 14th Mar 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Mar
14
Date: Thursday 14th Mar 2024  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: Please join us to share in a simple meal prior to viewing our final session with Irish poet and theologian, Pádraig Ó Tuama. We will gather together for dinner, and then watch the final Poetry and Prayer session online at Ashburton Baptist Church.  Read More...
Apr
11
Date: Thursday 11th Apr 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Apr
16
Date: Tuesday 16th Apr 2024  9:30 AM - Tuesday 4th Jun 2024  2:00 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: If you are a pastor, ministry leader or teacher in any field of study, particularly spirituality, spiritual formation or religious ministry, this course is for you. This unit, offered by WellSpring through Whitley College and the University of Divinity, examines principles and approaches to learning that contribute to spiritual formation. Going beyond intellectual understanding to shaping the people you are ministering to - the Teachers and Leaders of Tomorrow.  Read More...
May
9
Date: Thursday 9th May 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
May
23
Date: Thursday 23rd May 2024  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: We are invited to slow down, listen and reflect in a quiet and focused space. At the same time, we engage in dialogue with others in the circle - dialogue about things that matter. As this “sorting and sifting” goes on, and we are able to clarify and affirm our truth in the presence of others, that truth is more likely to overflow into our work and lives.  Read More...
Jun
13
Date: Thursday 13th Jun 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Jul
2
Date: Tuesday 2nd Jul 2024  9:30 AM - Tuesday 20th Aug 2024  2:00 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: This unit explores the relationship between the spiritual aspects of our lives and our identities. The unit will draw on a personality mapping system – the Enneagram – to identify how it provides pointers to our spiritual awareness in areas including: self identity, personal development, prayer and the ways people experience God, discern life goals, engage in work and ministry.  Read More...
Jul
11
Date: Thursday 11th Jul 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Aug
8
Date: Thursday 8th Aug 2024  9:30 AM - Saturday 7th Sep 2024  3:30 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: This unit explores the art of engaging in Christian life and ministry with a contemplative awareness. It will examine the Biblical, theological and practical foundations for a Christian contemplative spirituality, and the implications of this posture of union with God (or the Divine) for one’s personal life, relationships, ministry and involvement in wider society.  Read More...
Aug
8
Date: Thursday 8th Aug 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Aug
22
Date: Thursday 22nd Aug 2024  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: We are invited to slow down, listen and reflect in a quiet and focused space. At the same time, we engage in dialogue with others in the circle - dialogue about things that matter. As this “sorting and sifting” goes on, and we are able to clarify and affirm our truth in the presence of others, that truth is more likely to overflow into our work and lives.  Read More...
Sep
1
Date: Sunday 1st Sep 2024  5:00 PM - Sunday 8th Sep 2024  3:00 PM
Location: Queenscliff
Details: A silent retreat by the Sea  Read More...
Sep
5
Date: Thursday 5th Sep 2024  9:30 AM - Thursday 31st Oct 2024  2:00 PM
Location: Ashburton and Online
Details: This unit explores the various forms or stages of contemplation relating to the shifts in our awareness of our relationship with the Divine. The application of contemplative practices associated with these forms or stages are examined to ascertain their influence on deepening awareness of personal spiritual development, vocational discernment, communal engagement and the development of global perspectives.  Read More...
Sep
12
Date: Thursday 12th Sep 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Oct
10
Date: Thursday 10th Oct 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Oct
18
Date: Friday 18th Oct 2024  5:00 PM - Sunday 20th Oct 2024  3:00 PM
Location: Wantirna South
Details: Amidst the newness of 2024 spring, you are invited to a weekend, exploring the theme Lighting the Way in the peaceful surrounds of Wantirna.  Read More...
Nov
14
Date: Thursday 14th Nov 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...
Nov
21
Date: Thursday 21st Nov 2024  10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ashburton
Details: We are invited to slow down, listen and reflect in a quiet and focused space. At the same time, we engage in dialogue with others in the circle - dialogue about things that matter. As this “sorting and sifting” goes on, and we are able to clarify and affirm our truth in the presence of others, that truth is more likely to overflow into our work and lives.  Read More...
Dec
12
Date: Thursday 12th Dec 2024  1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Zoom
Details: We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from 1pm to 3:30pm, with one or two face-to-face meetings per year. At each meeting we reflect on only two dreams.  Read More...