Showing posts from August, 2020

Join ODC Online Half-Day Retreats in Sep-Nov

Philip Moffit, a senior teacher at Spirit Rock, remarked that a half-day retreat can help the mind get still and stabilized. So let's turn our stay-at-home lives into a chance to cultivate stability. We invite you to join our online half-day retreats in September, October & November, hosted by various ODC facilitators. ODC Online Half-Day Retreats Dates : (1) Sunday, September 6; (2) Sunday, October 4; and (3) Sunday, November 8. Each is a stand-alone retreat. Feel free to attend any or all events. Time : 8:00am - 12:00pm. Who Can Attend : Open to beginning and seasoned meditators. Cost : There is no fee to attend. But if you wish to make a donation to ODC, you can via Paypal here . How : These half-day retreats will be held in the ODC main Zoom room. Use the Zoom link below. Meeting ID: 225 818 0988 One tap mobile: +12532158782,,2258180988# US Dial by your location: +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Format : These retreats will involve both

Grace Free Store Drive - August Needs

As part of our ongoing community outreach , ODC is partnering with National Avenue Christian Church to collect items for the Grace Free Store which supports the unsheltered and food insecure. Items from the Free Store are available Mondays and Wednesdays with the meal service. Help stock the Free Store in August with: Men's long nylon basketball type shorts Mens' boxer briefs (sizes small to XL) Women's cotton undies (sizes 5-8) Donations gratefully accepted Tuesdays 11am-1pm at Grace United Methodist Church, 600 S. Jefferson, Springfield, MO. Please ring the doorbell on the east side of the church under the blue awning. For questions, contact Michele Sparks at Thank you!