January 3 Wisdom Practices 1 Kathy will introduce us to Centring prayer as a transformational practice 10 January Wisdom Practices 2 Kathy with Steve and Di will lead us in Lectio Divina 17 January Wisdom Practices 3 Jan G will offer us the work of the Labyrinth- This will take place at CERES. Please email…

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~ Fundraiser for CERES Meditation Garden ~ Basket-Making Demonstration & Workshop Come and play with baskets! • Watch • Learn Raffia Coil-pot techniques • Make a small basket 100% of all money will be donated to the CERES Meditation Garden project. Join Jeanette Acland from Sophia’s Spring at The CERES Learning Centre (off Lee St)…

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You cannot succeed when half of us are held back – Malala Yousafzai Last Sunday Sophia’s Spring observed the International Day of the Girl Child. Since 2012, United Nations has marked 11 October as a day to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their…

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The President of the Uniting Church in Australia Stuart McMillan announced yesterday that the Uniting Church will opt in to the Federal Government’s National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. The National Redress Scheme was one of the recommendations arising from the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual…

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What do a parachute, the Lectionary Text for the day and a model for pastoral care have in common? Quite a bit, it would seem. The theme for Sunday 27th May was exploring a ministry of creative care for Sophia’s Spring – the parachute was a means to link each person with those across the…

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Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm CERES Environment Park, Melbourne, Australia, 3057 – View Full Map A ritual to empower creative action for the environment. *Are you an activist looking for a place to find a nourishing and supportive community? *Are you a person of faith interested in exploring the connection between spirit and…

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Last Sunday was the start of a three month Intentional Creative Ministry that Jan Sebastian and Kay Quisenberry will undertake with the Sophia’s Spring community.  Jan and Kay are no strangers to Sophia’s Spring. We have enjoyed their gentle and joyous presence on many occasions, so it is with real delight that we welcome them…

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Last Sunday, July 31, was National Tree Day. While some groups planted 100’s of trees, we planted just one: a carefully chosen Eucalyptus crenulata.  We will be able to see it from the windows in the Learning Centre and when it grows it will have beautiful decorative foliage, which enjoys being pruned.  This was our…

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