Invitations to Participate

 

Music

Koinonia celebrates music. Share special music. Join the musicians. Add your voice to the choir.  Choir typically practices on Tuesday evenings under the direction of Linda Koeman.  Contact Koinonia (970-242-3947) for specific dates and times.

 

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Koinonia hosts Grand Valley Sangha. Sangha typically meets on  the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from September through May (6:20-8:00PM) to practice mindfulness meditation.   See the Koinonia events calendar for scheduled meetings.

A facilitator or dharma teacher guides meditation practice, offers sources of inspiration, and invites participation. Whatever your previous experiences with meditation have been, we hope you will feel welcome.   Additional information can be found here: Grand Valley Sangha fall 2016 and/or contact grandvalleysangha@gmail.com.

 

Community Garden

garden 8-2013Koinonia nurtures a community garden and sustainable practices. The community garden donates produce locally to those in need. Individual plots are rented annually. A colony of bees helps the garden grow. Check the Events Calendar for opportunities to volunteer, or contact Koinonia’s office.

Service

Koinonia serves others locally and globally.  Watch for opportunities in Koinonia’s weekly newsletter to volunteer and advocate for all on the planet.  Attend educational opportunities that inspire social justice and sacred choices.

Cross-Cultural Experiences

2010 (2)Koinonia supports cross-cultural experiences and creates partnerships for sustainable change. People from Koinonia have been traveling to El Salvador since 2006. Working through ESNA Village Network (www.esnavillages.org), Koinonia has helped to bring educational opportunities to rural El Salvador by building classrooms, providing scholarships for students, and sponsoring teachers. Other efforts have included supporting health clinics, dental care, ecological stoves, and disaster relief.   Another trip is being planned for the summer of 2016.

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Labyrinth

Koinonia offers a labyrinth located southwest of the parking lot. It’s a spiritual tool meant to awaken connections within and around you. Use it as a walking meditation . . . a path for prayer . . .

Other Activities

Koinonia offers an array of other activities for enjoyment and enrichment: dinner groups, potlucks, hiking, outdoor activities, concerts, drum circles, book studies, retreats, movement classes, movie nights, talent shows, sock hops, and many others. Please visit our Gallery to view a sampling of past activities and our Events Calendar for current offerings.

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