IONS (Science and Spirituality)

November 1-Thursday
12:30-3:00 p.m.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis and Marla Lang, FSPA
Noetic science means other ways of knowing. On the first Thursday of the month we view and discuss videos on spirituality and science. All are welcome to one or more gatherings. Suggested offering $10.00.


November 3-Saturday
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Julia Walsh, FSPA and Minocqua Library Staff
November is National Novel Writing Month and writers of every type are welcome to Come Write In at the Minocqua library. (415 Menominee St. Suite B. Minocqua) Stop by anytime and write alongside others who are working on their drafts. Refreshments and door prizes provided. See for more information. Donations accepted. No registration necessary.


November 5-Monday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Karen Kappell, FSPA
Bring your photos and experiences of being on a shore and watching the waves slam against the rocks. We will capture the atmosphere and action of this with soft pastels. The painting will be dominated by large wave shapes swept by the wind so the majority of the painting will be very active. Pastel board will be provided. Bring pastel supplies and photos of waves. Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch & register by Monday, October 29.


November 6-Tuesday
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Karen Kappell, FSPA
We will create a very dark background and apply soft pastels over this surface. It is much easier to apply the light pastel over the dark and the painting will develop much faster. A forest scene works with this type of painting or any scene that has light over a contrasting dark. Bring soft pastel supplies. Pastel board and dark paints will be provided. Fee: $30.00. Bring a lunch & register by Tuesday, October 30.


November 7-Wednesday,
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Presenter: Karen Kappell FSPA
Using water-media and printing techniques we will create cards that add a special personal touch to our Christmas greeting. Working with watercolor paper (supplied) we will use water media and sprays to create large sheets with a free formed pattern and then cut and develop smaller sections into cards. Bring inks, watercolors, stamps, and any water media supplies. Fee $30.00. Bring a lunch & register by Wednesday, 0ctober 31.


November 8-Thursday
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Presenters: Marla Lang, FSPA & Pat Pintens
The day’s focus is one of spiritual and practical aids for church secretaries and office personnel from any faith tradition. Remember, your invaluable ministry also needs you to seek “time out” plus supportive ideas from others. Suggested donation $30.00 each or $50 for two from the same parish church or cluster. Register by Tuesday, November 6.


November 10-Saturday
9:30-12:00 Noon
Facilitators: Briea Tlusty & Sr. Julia
All are welcome, no matter your level of experience with yoga or your familiarity with Christian prayer. Your facilitators will guide you through a morning designed to help you connect to God with your mind, body and spirit. Suggested offering $20.00. Register by Wednesday, November 7.

IONS (Science and Spirituality)

November 15-Thursday
12:30-3:00 p.m.
Facilitators: Jan Lewis and Marla Lang, FSPA
Noetic science means other ways of knowing. On the third Thursday of the month we view and discuss episodes from the series Missing Links. All are welcome to one or more gatherings. Suggested offering $10.00.


November 16-Friday
Third Fridays of the month
8:00-10:00 a.m.
Facilitators: Anita Beskar, FSPA, Marla Lang, FSPA
We select current, notable books. A good book and a great conversation at Marywood are some of our treasures! Call 715-385-3750 ext. 5 for the name of book for the next gathering. Suggested offering $10.00 or as you offer. Register by the day before.


November 27-Tuesday
9:00 a.m.–12 Noon
Presenter: Pat Pintens
One of the most important questions we can ask ourselves is: When my life comes to an end what do I want to leave behind for others? We’re never too young or too old to answer that question. Preparing a Spiritual Will can help us do so. It will also help us to not miss what could be the heart of the remainder of our lives. Suggested offering $15.00. Register by Tuesday, November 20. Copies of The Journey Never Ends: How to Prepare a Spiritual Will are available for $10.50.


November 30—Friday
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Julia Walsh, FSPA and Earthgoods Staff
In anticipation of the 1stSunday of Advent, let us gather and begin our waiting for the Holy Family’s Holy Night—the feast of Christmas. We’ll paint simple statues of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus for you to pray with in your home through the Advent and Christmas season. $20 includes supplies, art instruction, and program. We will meet at Earthgoods, 301 E. Front St. in downtown Minocqua. Register by Wednesday, November 28.

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