News Updates

June Update

June 2, 2021

Springwater Center reopens and other news. Springwater Center has Reopened With great excitement the Center reopened to fully vaccinated guests on Tuesday May 25. Staff let out a cheer when our first in-person guest in the main house entered the dining room. The Center is now welcoming in-person participants at retreats and all day sittings, … Read More

May Update

May 5, 2021

Upcoming retreats and other news April Showers Have Brought  May Flowers This spring is turning out to be a great season for flowering trees. Chipmunks and birds are returning and the air is so fragrant and warm. Even though this update comes soon after the April/May newsletter, there is more news to share. May 8-18, … Read More

April/May Update

April 17, 2021

Upcoming retreats and other news Walking the Trails  While the main building remains closed, the Center’s beautiful trails through fields and woods, passing by streams, ravines and cascade, are open to members and friends who would like to take a day-time hike.  Bring a lunch to enjoy on the trail benches or by the pond. … Read More

February/March News Update

February 8, 2021

Upcoming online retreats offer opportunities to quiet down inside. Winter Reflections On a moonlit night in Springwater, NY snowflakes fall softly to the ground, each flake a unique wonder. One falls on another and then another joins until something new forms like some preordained plan. So graceful. When we humans come together it is perhaps … Read More

2020 Year End News

December 17, 2020

Good news of community, online retreats and meditation sittings As the Year Ends   A year that presented dramatic and unforeseen challenges is coming to an end with a feeling of renewed energy. In March this year a younger generation of staff and volunteers rapidly responded to the Center’s closing by erecting an online platform … Read More

November/December Update

November 4, 2020

Good news of online events, a cabin and garage, but your help is essential Annual Appeal It is because of the generous contributions of so many of you over the years and attendance at retreats that Springwater Center has remained a place for both group and individual retreats. This year we have had to close … Read More

September October News

September 16, 2020

End of Summer and Early Fall Offerings at Springwater Center End of Summer, Early Fall Offerings We can find cause and effect relations between what’s going on now and what’s happened in the past. All of us, all humanity is a result of the past. Of the whole past. In one way or another as … Read More

Mid August Writings

August 15, 2020

In this newsletter read writings on meditative inquiry in current events In this newsletter we offer three essays reflecting on current events written by Springwater Center teachers Sandra Gonzalez, Susan Schepp and Stew Glick. Susan and Sandra will be leading an online retreat August 29 – September 5 and Stew will be leading another October … Read More

August Update

July 28, 2020

Online offerings continue August News What are we when there is no one doing anything, no one attaining anything, no place to go? There is no place to go. The whole foundation is already here in each one of us. It is the same in all of us. —Toni Packer It’s been a sunny and … Read More

Upcoming Online Retreats

June 19, 2020

All retreats will be held online this year. We hope you will join us. We’re Offering Online Retreats Springwater Center will continue to offer its scheduled retreats online until the end of the year. If conditions change and it becomes possible to resume in person retreats or be open to welcome guests, we will let … Read More

COVID-19 update: The Center has reopened following CDC and NYS guidelines. At this time we are accommodating guests who have been fully vaccinated.