Practicing the Presence of God

Our lives are consumed by noise and updates and opinions and tasks. When even our internal dialogue is noisy, we become afraid of what might be discovered in silence.

But, for those who can enter into a shared silence, the benefits are exponential. Convergence provides a safe, fertile space for this intimate experience of prayer and reflection where you can connect deeper with the One who is expansive enough to supply all we need yet intimate enough to meet with us in stillness and quiet.

Our greatest desire is to know God, enjoy God forever, and in the process, to touch life at some depth.

Don Postema, Space for God.

A “Spiritual Gym”

In the Bible, God promises to be with us always – in the car, the kitchen, the shower, at work, always! But, we live in a world of business, static, hustle and chaos. How do we tune in and be receptive enough to be aware of the Divine’s ever-presence?

Just as we work to develop our artistic skills and craft, experiencing the presence of the Divine takes practice. At Convergence you’ll find a “spiritual gym” of sorts designed to give opportunities to “workout” together. Some are play-filled explorations of artistic practices that serve to relax the trap of compulsive busyness and drivenness. Others are designed to develop spiritual practices that help us see beauty in ordinary things and even learn to pray.

Check out our schedule of in-person and online “workouts” below.

Creative Prayer

Practicing the Presence of God Sundays at 5:00 PM join us on Zoom for Practicing the Presence of God Through Creative Prayer; a time of soaking in the words of the Bible and then creatively processing and responding. We’ve taken the name Practicing the Presence of God from a monk named Brother Lawrence who believed … Continue reading Creative Prayer

Spiritual Collectives

ROUND 3 Registration is now open Sessions Last 6 Weeks Beginning the Week of June 6th Through July 18th To register click below on the day and time that work best for you. We have both online and in-person options: ONLINE VIA ZOOM: IN-PERSON @ THE LAB, 1819 N Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22302 Contact … Continue reading Spiritual Collectives

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina, or Divine Reading, is an ancient form of reflecting on the scriptures and listening to what God is saying to us. Lectio Divina coming soon in-person in 2022. Stay tuned for time and date. Lectio Divina takes place at The Lab at Convergence, located at 1819 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria VA. The entrance … Continue reading Lectio Divina

PAUSE

At 5:00 PM on the 2nd Sunday of every month, the Convergence community gathers online from around the country for a time of virtual contemplative worship. Designed to engage technology as a contemplative tool we share scripture meditation videos created by our in-house artists along with live prayer and communion. Inspired by the silence and … Continue reading PAUSE

Video Meditations

Video Meditations

 Original video series and scripture meditation videos created by our in-house artists.