Sunday Worship

Through 8/31/14: 9:30 a.m. Starting 9/7/14: 10:30 a.m.

Office Hours

9 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Tuesday-Friday

300 Union Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Sermon Archive

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A Taste of Meditation

The word “meditation” conjures many stereotypical ideas – someone twisted like a pretzel, sitting motionless under a tree for hours; a group of people chanting “OHHHHHHHMMMM”; Buddhist monks, walking in circles with candles.


Meditation, simply put, is making a choice to focus your mind on something.  Meditation provides a sense of calm, peace, and balance that benefits our emotional, physical, and spiritual health, and it’s accessible to everyone.

First UCC is offering a free 6-week meditation series.  Because there is no one-size-fits-all type of meditation, we will experience eight different styles; hopefully one will resonate with you.  Attend any or all of the classes.  Designed for beginners, and open to everyone.  Child care provided.

February 17 – Coffee Drinking meditation (non-coffee drinkers welcome)
February 24 – Mandala meditation
March 3 – Mudra meditation
March 10 – Mantra meditation
March 17 – Labyrinth & Gazing meditation
March 24 – Conscious Relaxation & Silence meditation

Classes will meet at First UCC in the Northfield Day Care space from 9:30 – 10:00am.  Led by Melissa Sharpe.

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