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4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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December 2017

Daily prayer

December 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 22, 2017

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

All are welcome to join the sisters in daily prayer: 7:35 am – 7:55 am: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:00 am – 8:30 am: Morning Prayer (Every day) 11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Midday Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) 4:30 pm – 4:55 pm: Evening Prayer (Every day) 4:55 pm – 5:15 pm: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Friday)

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Spiritual Direction as Contemplative Practice

December 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

This is a Spiritual Deepening Council Associate program.  Learn more Within each of us lies a yearning and a deep desire to find meaning in our lives, grow closer to God, and come to know our True Self. Since the earliest centuries of Christianity, spiritual ammas and abbas (mothers and fathers) have served as spiritual directors—encouraging others in their search for God. This 2-session class will look particularly at "spiritual direction for contemplatives." Open to those currently serving as Spiritual Directors, as well as…

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Holiday Concert with Middleton High School Choir

December 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Free

Get away from your holiday preparations by joining us for a Holiday Concert presented by the Middleton High School Choir.  The choir, directed by Justin Wilder, love to perform in the monastery Assembly Room because the acoustics are “awesome!”   “The ‘Tour de Middleton’ will be Thursday, December 14, 2017,” said Wilder.   “We start in the morning and our last concert is well after dinner.  Holy Wisdom is one of our favorite places to perform – and the cookies are good,…

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Advent Taizé Prayer

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Prayer in the style of Taizé is a ministry of Sunday Assembly and is organized during Lent and Advent. A rich contrast of silence and singing characterizes the prayer. Taizé prayer is held from 7:30-9:00 pm in the oratory on the lower level of the monastery building. Learn more about Taizé prayer.

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Children’s Liturgy of the Word

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

All ages are welcome to participate—little ones with a parent, and older students as readers and helpers with the teachers. Children’s Liturgy of the Word is usually scheduled on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Students are dismissed from worship to hear and learn about the scripture readings at their level. The children return later in the liturgy to receive communion.

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Sunday Assembly donations to MadCity Youth Pac

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 17, 2017

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

We will be collecting donations for the MadCity Youth Pac program sponsored through Briarpatch Youth Center on Sunday, December 10 and December 17, 2017. Tyler Schueffner, program coordinator for the Street Outreach Program for Briarpatch Youth Center will speak after Sunday Assembly worship on December 3, 2017. All are welcome to attend his presentation. List of needed items

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Las Posadas

December 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Las Posadas procession will begin our Sunday Assembly service.

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Holy Wisdom Monastery closed

December 22, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Holy Wisdom Monastery will be closed from noon on Friday, December 22, 2017 until 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. The monastery building will be open for worship services in the assembly room (main floor) on: Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 9:00 am Sunday, December 24, 2017 at 8:30 pm Monday, December 25, 2017 at 9:00 am Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 9:00 am The monastery building will also be open for daily prayer in the oratory (lower level)…

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Daily prayer

December 23
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Special daily prayer schedule while the monastery is closed. Daily prayer is held in the oratory on the lower level of the monastery building. December 23, 2017 Centering Prayer, 7:35-7:55 am Morning Prayer, 8:00-8:30 am Evening Prayer, 4:30-4:55 pm

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Daily prayer

December 24 - December 31
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Special daily prayer schedule while monastery is closed Sunday, December 24-Sunday, December 31, 2017 Morning Prayer, 8:00-8:30 am Evening Prayer, 4:30-4:55 pm

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Sunday Assembly Childcare Ministry

December 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

We are happy to announce that we will be offering a childcare ministry, typically on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, during the Sunday Assembly liturgy. Adult care takers and teenage helpers will provide care for infants and toddlers in the hospitality room.

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Christmas Eve Service

December 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Christmas Day Service

December 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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January 2018

Daily prayer

January 1, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 31, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

All are welcome to join the sisters in daily prayer: 7:35 am – 7:55 am: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:00 am – 8:30 am: Morning Prayer (Every day) 11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Midday Prayer (Tuesday-Friday) 4:30 pm – 4:55 pm: Evening Prayer (Every day) 4:55 pm – 5:15 pm: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Friday)

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Feast of Epiphany

January 7, 2018
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
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Sunday Assembly lector and homilist training

January 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until January 14, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Lector and homilist training sessions are scheduled after Sunday Assembly worship on January 7 and 14, 2018.

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Anointing of the sick

January 14, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

We pray with and for those seeking God's healing.

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The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

January 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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Luncheon lecture

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$40

The Archeology of our Area with Robert Birmingham Enjoy lunch at the monastery and learn about what happened on our land in the past. Former State Archaeologist Robert Birmingham will share with us the interesting evidence left by those that occupied the land before us. Cost: $40 Register: Register by January 10, 2018 Register online (coming soon) Download registration form (coming soon) and return to: Holy Wisdom Monastery 4200 County Road M Middleton, WI 53562 Questions?  Contact Greg Armstrong at…

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Friends of Wisdom Prairie tour by snow shoe

January 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

Snowshoe under the moon Enjoy the experience of seeing monastery land under the moon from snow shoes.  We can’t guarantee the moon will not be covered by clouds nor if there will be any snow on the ground. However, we will have a great time seeing the monastery from this perspective, no matter the weather, with naturalist and birder Sylvia Marek. Bring your own snowshoes or borrow a pair from the monastery.  ( We have 13 pair – first come;…

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February 2018

Daily prayer

February 1, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 28, 2018

Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States

All are welcome to join the sisters in daily prayer: 7:35 am – 7:55 am: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Saturday) 8:00 am – 8:30 am: Morning Prayer (Every day) 11:45 am – 12:00 pm: Midday Prayer (Monday-Friday) 4:30 pm – 4:55 pm: Evening Prayer (Every day) 4:55 pm – 5:15 pm: Centering Prayer (Tuesday-Friday)

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The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

February 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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March 2018

The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

March 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith

March 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$125

What does it mean that Holy Wisdom Monastery is an ecumenical Christian monastery? What is the essence of Christianity that holds all Christians together in faith? In this six session course, last offered at Holy Wisdom in 2015, we will use Marcus Borg’s book, The Heart of Christianity, to explore that question. By examining the “emerging paradigm” Borg emphasizes the transformational aspect of Christianity that is about loving God and loving what God loves. Borg consistently aligns the emerging paradigm…

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June 2018

Women of the Bible: Strength and Wisdom in Image and Word

June 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$98

Drawing on images of women in the Bible painted, sculpted, drawn and sketched across 2,000 years of history, John Buscemi reveals surprising and powerful new insights into the life and times of women in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Uniting Scriptural text with image and a wealth of theological insight, John Buscemi offers participants an opportunity to explore more deeply their own relationships with the women of the Bible in their own journey of faith. Leader: John Buscemi…

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July 2018

Group Spiritual Direction: An Introduction and Exploration

July 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
$110

Whether you are new to group spiritual direction or wish to explore it further, this series of mornings is an introduction to group spiritual direction as prayer. Intended for people who want to explore their relationship with God, learn from listening deeply to others, and hold one another for the purpose of grounding and growth in Love. Each session will end with a reflection time. Silence will be threaded throughout each morning. Leaders: Carla Peterson is a member of Spiritual…

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4200 County Road M
Middleton WI 53562
608-836-1631, x100
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