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Three upcoming events at the Sanctuary, Sturgeon Bay WI, Dec. 10-12. With Hans Christian and others…

9 Dec

Three days of inspiration, prayer, pilgrimage, and celebration at The Sanctuary
December 10-12th, 2013
presented by Hans Christian, Carol Hackbardt and Dennis Hawk

What is the relevance of Christmas today? How do we approach this potent, and perhaps most challenging of all holidays? How can we head into Christmas with joy and certainty, regardless of religious beliefs or un-beliefs. Is there universal meaning for us today in the Christmas story?

The Sanctuary Center in Sturgeon Bay offers three events that open our hearts, minds, and bodies through deep sharing, prayer, meditation, yoga, pilgrimage, and musical celebration. Open to the public, these events intend to increase our awareness to the Blessings of this holiday.


Tuesday, December 10, 6:30-8:30pm
An experience of Christmas and its universal themes
Guest speaker: Carol Hackbardt, retired United Methodist Pastor  and certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher
Carol will touch upon the potency of the Christmas story which draws east and west together.  With her life long experience as minister and her meditative yoga practice. she inspires us to experience Christmas blessings through reflection, gentle yoga/meditation and prayer by candlelight.
Cost: $12

Wednesday, December 11th, 2pm- 8pm
Pilgrimage and Prayer
Hosted by Hans Christian
2-5:30pm pilgrimage to a surprise location for prayer and reflection, with an open mind be led
in the wonder of the Magi to an unknown and sacred place.
(please arrive 20 min early for short orientation and 2pm on time departure)
6-7pm silent meditation at The Sanctuary
7-8pm prayer circle, followed by sharing of the group
Cost: $20, transportation included (6pm meditation is free)

Thursday, December 12th, 7-9pm
A Celebration in Song
Kirtan with Dennis Hawk, Hans Christian, and friends
A celebration of communal singing of Vedic Prayers with ordained minister, counselor, Native American, and Sanskrit Scholar Dennis Hawk.
Cost: $12

Could it get more cross-cultural than this? Let’s start the celebration! For reservations please send us an email.
Events can be attended separately.
Package price for all three events, including transportation on Dec. 11th is $40.

Contact information
contact@thesanctuarycenter.com • 920.818.0448