Welcome to Contemplative Outreach of Piedmont NC. We offer programs and support for those who want to deepen their relationship with God through the practice of Centering Prayer.

Centering Prayer is a receptive method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself.

Silence: God’s First Language

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Saturday, November 02, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Myers Park Presbyterian Church
Silence… We find God in silence and recognize a power greater than ourselves. Silence leads Read More »

Centering Prayer Retreat: Deepening the Silence

Sunday, December 01, 2019 - Sun, Dec 08, 2019
Valle Crucis Conference Center
This retreat is for those who would like a more prolonged experience of Centering Prayer Read More »

Matthews United Methodist Centering Prayer Class

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Saturday, March 14, 2020
10 AM - 3 PM
Matthews United Methodist Church
Centering Prayer is a method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift Read More »

Centering Prayer Retreats at Snowmass

St. Benedict's Retreat Center
Snowmass, CO
Retreats at St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, Colorado… Read more Read More »