Spirituality Programs

Current Programs

We are committed to offering diverse programs and teachings that connect body, mind and spirit for individuals who are seeking deeper meaning and expression in their lives.

Registration is preferred no later than one week prior to the date of program.

Monday, January 8, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

Monday, January 15, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)

Women's Day of Renewal

After the busy holiday, give yourself the gift of renewal. Experience a day to recharge, reflect and explore your inner-wisdom. Set an intention for the new year and explore what unfolds.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Drumming Circle

The sound of drumming has the ability to put us in touch with our own natural rhythms, the rhythms of the earth, and also of those around us. Its beat can represent our heart as we become grounded yet taken to a place deep inside where we are keenly aware of our mind and body, and the connection between the two.

Monday, January 29, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Meditation and Spiritual Partnership With Essential Oils

Botanical aromas in the form of essential oils have a direct and intimate relationship with our spirit. When we breathe during meditation, we connect our mind, body and spirit with every inhalation. When we partner our breath with essential oils, we are infusing the spirit of the plant into our body as well.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Creative Expressions for Your Soul - Poetry

God has given each of us a creative spirit deep within ourselves to be discovered and explored. This series offers you a place to deepen your relationship with God and your own inner-wisdom through contemplative and creative practices.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Gong Sound Meditation

Throughout history in various cultures, gongs have been used as sacred instruments. The physical sound vibration of the gong provides a powerful vehicle for meditation and spiritual transformation.

Monday, February 5, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Friday, February 9, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Taizé Prayer Service

Meant to foster reconciliation and peace among people, Taizé is a Christian ecumenical meditative common prayer service that incorporates song and chant, scripture readings and silence. People of all faiths are welcome. Light refreshments following the service.

Monday, February 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Saturday, February 17 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

Lent: A Journey of Self-Discovery

During this Lenten Morning of Reflection, we will engage in a quiet, contemplative process to take a deep yet gentle look at our life journey and to reconnect with the Spirit of God that accompanies us on each and every step. We will incorporate guided imagery, writing exercises, silence and music throughout the time together.

Monday, February 19, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Creative Expressions for Your Soul - Zentangle

God has given each of us a creative spirit deep within ourselves to be discovered and explored. This series offers you a place to deepen your relationship with God and your own inner-wisdom through contemplative and creative practices.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Contemplative Arts Open Studio

Explore your spiritual creativity in a warm and nurturing environment during this open studio. Work individually surrounded by similar-minded individuals as you explore your inuitive nature through art using any area you feel drawn to, whether it be painting, collage, drawing, mandalas, mixed media, etc.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Drumming Circle

The sound of drumming has the ability to put us in touch with our own natural rhythms, the rhythms of the earth, and also of those around us. Its beat can represent our heart as we become grounded yet taken to a place deep inside where we are keenly aware of our mind and body, and the connection between the two.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

Thursday, March 1 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Sound of Bowls

Traditional historic singing bowls produce sounds that invoke deep states of relaxation; naturally assisting one in entering expanded states of consciousness and meditation. The sound of the bowls creates a deep level of communication with our inner world that opens us to the divine.

Friday, March 2 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)

When Retirement Comes: A Men’s Retreat on Moving from Quantity to QUALITY

In this retreat, we will explore some of the reservations regarding retirement and begin to re-write a new script, a new storyline that honors this unique opportunity in our lives. We have worked hard to get here, and now it’s our turn to enjoy this change. Let’s do this together!

Saturday, March 3 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Mindfulness: It's Not What You Think

The practice of mindfulness is a way of being more aware and alert to the flow of life – feeling more grounded in a quiet mind and open heart. The more we ‘wake up’, the more we live life from a deep place of innate wisdom.

Monday, March 5, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Thursday, March 8 from  10:00 AM to 12:00 PM or 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Lent: Slowing to the Pace of NOW

During Lenten season, this session will help facilitate some reflections and spiritual practices on gentling our pace to that of nature.

Saturday, March 10 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)

The Problem and Meaning of Suffering: Perspectives from the World’s Religions

The great religions of the world (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and others) have developed a variety of ways to approach this dilemma. In this half-day program, we will consider the various religious responses to the problem of suffering, and take time to reflect on and apply these responses to our own life experiences.

Monday, March 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Monday, March 19, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Creative Expressions for Your Soul - Storytelling

God has given each of us a creative spirit deep within ourselves to be discovered and explored. This series offers you a place to deepen your relationship with God and your own inner-wisdom through contemplative and creative practices.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Contemplative Arts Open Studio

Explore your spiritual creativity in a warm and nurturing environment during this open studio. Work individually surrounded by similar-minded individuals as you explore your inuitive nature through art using any area you feel drawn to, whether it be painting, collage, drawing, mandalas, mixed media, etc.

Saturday, March 24 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Lenten Day of Renewal

As we enter the sacred time of Holy Week, Tau Center invites you to a peaceful retreat day: a time to pause, take a breath and contemplate your life journey and the presence of God. The day will begin and end with shared group prayer and gentle guidance as we prepare for the day, which will be yours to enjoy in quiet and private contemplation. 

Monday, April 2, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

Friday, April 6, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Taizé Prayer Service

Meant to foster reconciliation and peace among people, Taizé is a Christian ecumenical meditative common prayer service that incorporates song and chant, scripture readings and silence. People of all faiths are welcome. Light refreshments following the service.

Monday, April 9, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Susan Lincoln: An Evening of the Music of St. Hildegard of Bingen

Enjoy this special evening with Susan Lincoln, a Hildegard vocalist from Austin, TX, as she weaves together a wonder-filled celebration of the music of St. Hildegard of Bingen. All are invited to this unique evening that includes the beautiful solo voice of Susan as she sings Hildegard's powerful music received from the Living Light.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM (CST)

Singing in the Hildegarden: An All-Day Interactive Retreat for Women with Susan Lincoln, inspired by St. Hildegard of Bingen

Throughout this magical one-day retreat for women with the amazing teachings and music of Hildegard of Bingen as inspiration, we will sing together and participate in creative practices designed to deepen connection in the timeless place of heart and spirit. 

Monday, April 16, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Creative Expressions for Your Soul - Spiritual Freewriting

God has given each of us a creative spirit deep within ourselves to be discovered and explored. This series offers you a place to deepen your relationship with God and your own inner-wisdom through contemplative and creative practices.

Thursday, April 19 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Perfect Joy: Living the Wisdom of Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis invited his followers to live in the present moment. He proposed that if we are awake to each now, we will be filled with joy, despite the circumstances. This spiritual wisdom is echoed in “The Book of Joy”, a dialogue with the Dalai Lama and Bishop Desmond Tutu.

Monday, April 23, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00PM (CST)

Spring Renewal With Essential Oils

Spring is a time of lightness after a long winter. The essences of flowers, herbs, and trees can help us transition from the heaviness of winter into the emerging lightness of color, scents and awakening.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Contemplative Arts Open Studio

Explore your spiritual creativity in a warm and nurturing environment during this open studio. Work individually surrounded by similar-minded individuals as you explore your inuitive nature through art using any area you feel drawn to, whether it be painting, collage, drawing, mandalas, mixed media, etc.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Drumming Circle

The sound of drumming has the ability to put us in touch with our own natural rhythms, the rhythms of the earth, and also of those around us. Its beat can represent our heart as we become grounded yet taken to a place deep inside where we are keenly aware of our mind and body, and the connection between the two.

CANCELLED - Saturday, April 28 from 9:30AM to 12:00 PM (CST)

You Are Not Alone

Do you want to pray but words escape you? Does listening to God feel like an impossible task? If you find it difficult to stay focused in the stillness of prayer, creative spirituality practices offer an active approach to deep listening and discovery. 

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (CST)

Elements of SoulCollage: A practice of self-discovery

SoulCollage® is a powerful creative process that gently enables you to hear the deep wisdom of your own inner-knowing through the practice of collage art. This soul-tending practice honors one’s personal journey, while promoting personal growth and self-discovery.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Gong Sound Meditation

Throughout history in various cultures, gongs have been used as sacred instruments. The physical sound vibration of the gong provides a powerful vehicle for meditation and spiritual transformation.

Monday, May 7, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Monday, May 14, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Explorations in Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is an invitation to a deeper relationship with God. You may notice a desire for silence and an inner stillness in your prayer life. If you listen to this call, you will realize a call to prayer without words, a desire to simply sit with God in stillness.

Monday, May 21, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

Outdoor Drumming Circle & Fire Ceremony

The sound of drumming has the ability to put us in touch with our own natural rhythms, the rhythms of the earth, and also of those around us. Its beat can represent our heart as we become grounded yet taken to a place deep inside where we are keenly aware of our mind and body, and the connection between the two.

Friday, June 1, 2018 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Taizé Prayer Service

Meant to foster reconciliation and peace among people, Taizé is a Christian ecumenical meditative common prayer service that incorporates song and chant, scripture readings and silence. People of all faiths are welcome. Light refreshments following the service.

Monday, June 4, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Monday, June 18, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CST)

Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the continuous practice of being aware and awake to the present moment – to be truly present and at one with those around you and with what you are doing.Join us twice a month for our open meditation sessions – a practice of mindful meditation in the general style of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)

Grounding Energies: Renewing Yourself Through Nature

Open yourself to a lived, loving connection with the Divine and nature during this special contemplative retreat where you can recharge, reflect and explore your inner-wisdom as it relates to the natural world around us.

What a wonderful first-time experience at the Centering Prayer gathering this evening. I feel so calm and centered.Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. Thank so you very much!!
– Tau Center Meetup Group participant

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