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 PEACE TALK ~ March 2015

 

This Week
** THIS WEEK **
 
Every Tuesday
Drumming, Meditation and Channeling
 
**CANCELLED**
Saturday, March 7th
Saturday Sweat Lodge
**CANCELLED**
 
 
Saturday, March 7th 6:45 pm

Monthly Fire Ceremony

 
 
Special Activities This Month
 
March 14th ~ David Arms
Topic: Physical versus Spiritual

 
March 19th ~ Thursday Night Sweat Lodge
 
Saturday March 28th ~ Work Day
Garage Cleanup
10am-5pm
 
 
 
April
 
 
March 14th ~ David Arms
 

  
 
David Arms ~ Holistic Wellness Alignment
Topic: Physical versus Spiritual

 
Saturday, March 14th
10am-11:30 am

 

"We find ourselves caught up in life and our physical battles, never really looking for the answers for how we acquired them. Everything in our world is spiritual in nature. We create our existence on every level. Once we realize the magnitude of our creating, that will change to something more desired by us, but till then, we keep creating with every thought as if we were not.. Many feel they didn’t create what they battle. Maybe for most it is hard to remember the thoughts of yesterday, let alone the day before. The energies put into our thinking about everyday things is usually not monitored much. It comes in and then out of our head without much attention being paid to what we think about."
~David Arms

$25.00 presentation fee applies to individual session with David.
Individual sessions - $50, scheduled after, (sessions are 45-60 minutes.)
 
What is Holistic Wellness Alignment?

Trauma, emotional and mental stress, false belief systems and other blocks to our personal growth can be stored in the energy fields of our bodies, impacting our ability to function at our full potential and to lead happy, fulfilling lives.

HWA is a gentle and non-invasive method of healing. HWA treats the WHOLE PERSON.
 
 
For more information contact Patti MacFee at 865-250-1988
 MONTHLY
Monthly Sweat Lodges

Saturday Lodge
 
CANCELLED
 
Lodge on 
March 7th
 Is CANCELLED
 
The weather that we have had and expect this coming week has saturated the meadow and the area around the lodge itself.  In the interest of "Walking Gently" on our land, we have decided to cancel the lodge which was scheduled for Saturday March 7.
 


 
Thursday Night Lodge
 
March 19th
fire starts @ 5:00 pm

go in lodge about 6:30 pm
 
Led by: Steve Citty
  
Please arrive as early as 1 hour prior to lodge time to help with the process of covering the lodge.
 
  
 
A sweat lodge or "Purification Lodge", is an intensely rewarding experience. By entering the womb of Mother Earth (the lodge), we seek purification and a deeper spiritual awareness through prayer.
 
Generally speaking the experience is to deepen spiritual awareness. The steam, heat, and darkness intensify prayers and personal introspection. The lodge leader (pourer), with help from the fire tender, hold an energetic space of safety and security while setting the intent of the lodge. The medicine of the lodge leader and of each participant helps to enrich the lessons of the lodge.
 
There are composting toilets in the meadow. You may change clothes in these toilets or at the Peace Sound Chamber. There is no nudity in our lodges.
 
Suggested Items to Bring:
  • Two Towels
  • Men are requested to wear swim trunks, gym shorts or something similar.
  • Women are requested to wear a skirt or dress. (Something for inside the sweat that is modest and you don’t mind getting muddy.)
  • Change of clothes (Preferably long sleeve and covers all of the legs to keep from getting the feast area dirty).
  • Covered Dish for the Feast.
It is appropriate to bring tobacco, a small gift, or monetary gift for the fire-keeper and lodge master, both of whom offer their services to the people as a gift.
 
Cash donations are used to support the Sweat Lodge. We use lots of wood for the fire; supplies like herbs (sage, tobacco, cornmeal, etc.), drinking water, and more. If you are feeling abundant, a donation would be appreciated. (Typically $10-$20)
 
Information: Steve Citty (865) 300-4424
 
 
There is never a charge for Ceremony. If you are not feeling abundant, PLEASE do not allow this to prevent you from coming.
 
Monthly Fire Ceremony
 Fire Ceremony
 
March 7th - 6:45 pm
 
~ led by Katy Koontz
 
In the interest of "Walking Gently" on our land;
Please DO NOT park or drive in the meadow.
~Thanks
 
The purpose of the FIRE CEREMONY is to heal and purify both the planet’s physical oceans and the oceans of cosmic thought.
 
At 7 pm local time, fire elders light ceremonial fires at each of the Peace Sound Chambers around the world. Those present watch the fire in silence until it burns out, giving to it what we want to transmute in our lives and staying open to the messages and teachings it brings.
 
All are welcome. We suggest you arrive around 6:45 pm.
 
Donations are appreciated.
WEEKLY
Drumming, Meditation and Channeling
DRUMMING, MEDITATION, AND CHANNELING
Tuesdays
7:30-9:30pm
 
We will drum for a while, then drift into a silent meditation. The Guides, with which Perry works, will begin to speak.
 
All are invited to attend. Bring your favorite drum [we will have a few extras here, if you do not have one to play], an open mind, and a supportive heart. In the spirit of "my job is to show up", let's see what happens. You will know if you need to be here.
 
An opportunity will be given for other Guides to speak as well. Out of respect for time, let's come early to socialize, so we can start on time.
 
We suggest that you NOT pull up into the yard, but park generally between the big maple tree and the trailer.
The ground has been frozen for about two weeks and is thawing from the top down.  Snow as of now is still on the ground in the yard.  Newly thawed mud will be slicker than the snow has been.
Friends of the Center
 


 
 
 
These donations do not need to be large but if those who love the Center for Peace could help by committing a few dollars on a monthly basis it could be the difference between always hoping that someday we will be able to build or provide those needed areas (i.e. showers, sleeping areas, restrooms) and actually making it happen.
 
 
If you have participated in any of the programs, offerings, and events that occur on an ongoing basis at the Center for Peace you have already felt the personal blessings from these activities. Our mission is to be a Spiritual Center for our community which extends to anyone open to this learning path.
 
 
 
 Easter Sweat Lodge
Dogwoods
Easter Morning
Sweat Lodge

Sunday April 5th
fire starts at 10am
 
Ahh Spring!
 
Easter is a time of renewal and rebirth. What a perfect time for a purification and celebration lodge.
 
The sweat lodge experience is an opportunity to deepen our awareness of our connection to God (Spirit).
 
The fire will start at 10am and we will go in the lodge when the rocks are hot (usually about an hour to an hour and a half).
 
PLEASE COME EARLY TO PRAYERFULLY PREPARE .
There will be a potluck meal after the lodge, so bring a dish to share.
 
For more information on what to wear, and what to bring, visit our website page about the sweat lodge.
 
In this issue:

DONATE
The Center For Peace is a 501(c)(3)  not for profit corporation.
 
We exist on donations.
 
If you have ever come to the Center For Peace and liked what you found, PLEASE consider donating now; either a one time donation, or set up an ongoing donation through PayPal. 
 


 
Calendar at a Glance
 MARCH
 
March 7th
CANCELLED
 
March 7th 6:45pm
 
March 14th 10am
 
March 19th
(fire starts @5pm)
 
March 28th 10am
Work day - Garage Cleanup
 
 APRIL
 
Sunday April 5th
(fire starts at 10am)
 
April 7th 6:45pm
 
April 11th 10am
 
April 12th 10am
Monthly Council Meeting
 
April 16th
 
April 18th - 19th
Facebook Group
 

 
Directions
Council Members
The Center for Peace is a non-profit religious corporation in the State of Tennessee. Donations to the Center for Peace can be claimed as deductions from income for income tax purposes.
 
Active Council Members of the Center for Peace:
 
Liza Bach
Sevierville, TN
865-660-8591
 
Nan Citty
Knoxville, TN
865-405-6809
 
Steve Citty
Knoxville, TN
865-300-4424

 
Rachel Hall
Lenoir City, TN
731-610-7977
 
Dona Hodges
Sevierville, TN
865-719-8447
 
Teresa McKee
Lenoir City
865-755-0778
 
Heather Robinson
Seymour, TN
865-414-9492
 
Jeanne Robinson
Seymour, TN
865-428-3070
 
Perry Robinson
Seymour, TN
865-428-3070

Chanting in the Chamber
The Peace Sound Chamber is available for chanting, vision quests and ceremonies of many different types.
 
You are encouraged to come to the chamber and chant, drum, meditate or simply sit (the chamber Spirits love it); please check first that there is not something already scheduled. Please call at least two weeks in advance to reserve our facilities as usage requires council approval
Center For Peace  •  880 Graves Delozier Road  •  Seymour  •  TN  •  37865
http://www.centerforpeace.us
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