News Updates

New Year 2020 News and events

December 19, 2019

Gratitude for your support, a staff position opening, events and visitors It’s not too late to support the Center this year We’re happy and grateful that friends and members have responded in an encouraging way to the annual appeal. If you too would like to make a donation to the current Garage Building Project, help … Read More

Late Autumn Thanks and Upcoming Ervents

November 26, 2019

Our thanks, the new project, new events, new books, Toni Packer on YouTube Gratitude for Your Support and Participation Thank you, everyone who’s contributed to build the garage! With your help, we’ve been able to start the project—site cleared and prepared, and concrete slab in place on which to build.  We’re heartened by the response … Read More

Autumn at the Center

October 3, 2019

Events coming up this fall. Plus, you can help make a grage happen. Welcome Autumn Center staff are on a much-needed break right now but we’ll be back to work Tuesday October 8th, with a focus on preparing for the Columbus Day weekend retreat with Stew Glick (more information below). We’ll also be finalizing the … Read More

Early Autumn Events and Update

August 26, 2019

Upcoming soon – many opportunities to join us in meditative work this fall It’s been a busy summer at the Center with many guests coming and going for silent retreats, All Day Sittings and Quiet Weeks. Even so there is a stillness that pervades all. Soft breezes, sweet singing of crickets and grasshoppers and the … Read More

Exploring a 10-Day Retreat in May 2020

August 15, 2019

Dear Friends of Springwater, In response to inquiries and interest from a number of members and friends, we held our first 10-day retreat in many years this past May. The retreat was a success, with both participants and staff expressing appreciation for the longer format. Right now, we are exploring whether to hold a 10-day … Read More

Mid-Summer New

July 25, 2019

Summer's many opportunities to be in the peace and beauty of Springwater Invitations to Join Us It’s deep into summer here in Springwater with warm days, sudden showers and firefiles flickering in the night. Nature is entering a more mellow phase, flowering and ripening. It’s a wonderful time of year to spend some time here … Read More

Springwater Center News Update

July 5, 2019

Summer 2019 Update Summer News Summer in Springwater is as beautiful as ever. Sun, rain, warm and cool weather. We’ve got it all. There are a number of retreats planned as well as Quiet Weeks and our third annual Potluck Picnic. It’s not too late to register for any of the upcoming events. It’s a … Read More

Late Spring 2019 News Update

May 16, 2019

Everything fresh and new – from apple blossoms to a new article by Stephan Beginning Anew Hello friends – the old apple tree in front of the Center is set to burst into bloom, and we are set to welcome participants to the 35th summer of retreats in Springwater. Thirty-five years holds many moments—in our … Read More

April News Update

April 10, 2019

Welcome Spring Welcome Spring Songbirds fly busily from tree to feeder and back again. Some watching and guarding and taking possession as if they themselves went to the store and purchased both seeds and equipment. Others waiting for the opportunity to quickly grab a seed of two. It is as it is. There is hardly … Read More

February/March News Update

February 13, 2019

10 Day Retreat in May and other News Schedule Change to May Retreat – now Ten Days – May 11-21 Thank you to everyone who responded to our survey gauging interest in a ten-day retreat. Results of the survey were positive and we’ve responded by changing this year’s May retreat from a seven-day to a … Read More