Labyrinth Walk

 

Come! Walk the Labyrinth and Pray! The Labyrinth walk is available quarterly and on special occasions in Wesley Hall.

The labyrinth was center stage in a special prayer service held on Sunday 11/12/17. Rev Angela Halter Marshall (Trinity UMC in Sumter) preached the scripture from 1st Thessalonians to “pray continuously”. She talked about praying opening and honestly, like we prayed as children, even expressing frustration. The congregation was invited to experience prayer in different ways through a variety of prayer stations including some geared specifically for the children. She closed the service encircling the labyrinth for a non-traditional eyes open benediction. It was truly a holy space where we learned how to experience God in different ways.

Introduction

A labyrinth is a sacred path and space used for prayer, meditation, and contemplation. Unlike a maze, a labyrinth has a single path to the center and back. It is walked in an attitude of prayer and meditation.

The CHARTRES Labyrinth at LUMC is thirty-six feet wide and is made of canvas. It was ordered from Labyrinth Enterprises and it was painted by a group of painters at LUMC. It was opened in May 2007 to the congregation and to the public. It is open in Wesley Hall in the Ministry Center on a regular schedule for walking and the public is welcome and encouraged to walk the labyrinth regularly. Unless you are bringing a group of 10 or more walkers, you do not need to call the church office, just come and walk. We only ask that you sign the guest register so that we have a record of your walk. For groups of 10 or more please call the church office at 803-359-6838 and register with the Associate Pastor.  

An orientation “Understanding the Labyrinth Experience” is scheduled in conjunction with the Labyrinth.  This orientation can be scheduled for interested groups by contacting Lynn Silvey or Rev. Weston Pendergrass.

For more information contact Lynn Silvey at 803-359-3790; Email: mlsilvey@windstream.net.

Thank you for walking the labyrinth at LUMC. 

Click here for a Labyrinth Brochure.

 

 

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