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PEACE TALKS ~ September 2020

 
Upcoming
 
September 4th-6th ~ Drum Dance
 
Monday, September 7th ~ Monthly Fire Ceremony
 
Saturday, September 12 ~ Saturday Distance Drumming 
 
 
 
COVID-19
 
 
2020 Drum Dance
September 4th-6th
  
Center For Peace
Seymour, TN
 
led by: Brenda Sue Whitmire 
 
 
 Light a candle for the dancers this weekend.
 
 
Monthly Fire Ceremony ~ September 7th
 
Fire Ceremony
 
 Monday, September 7th
 6:45 pm
 
~ led by Steve Citty
 
The purpose of the FIRE CEREMONY is to heal and purify both the planet’s physical oceans and the oceans of cosmic thought.
 
At 7 pm local time, fire elders light ceremonial fires at each of the Peace Sound Chambers around the world. Those present watch the fire in silence until it burns out, giving to it what we want to transmute in our lives and staying open to the messages and teachings it brings.
 
Come to the fire ceremony if you enjoy focused meditation, if you are looking for new ideas and insights, if you seek to release and transmute something that does not serve you, if you want to join in the service of healing the oceans (both physical and cosmic) or if you’re simply called to participate in a ceremony that honors this powerful elemental force.
 
We suggest you arrive by 6:45 pm.
All are welcome.
Donations are appreciated.
Saturday September 12th ~No Sweat Lodge
 
From ya-native.comSocial Distance Drumming

September 12th

2020
11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Led by: Nan Citty
and Steve Citty
 
 
This month we will hold the Social Distance Drumming at the Center.
 
We will continue this month to hold a social distance drumming ceremony in place of a first Saturday Sweat Lodge. It is our determination that it is not responsible in these times of ongoing global pandemic for the Center For Peace to hold a ceremony that places a number of people in a very confined area for a long period of time, thus sweat lodges will not be held until later in the year. (We hope!)

July's scheduled drumming will be held at the Center For Peace. Bring your own drum. We will spread out throughout the meadow and connect through the beat of the drum. We will be outside and able to remain separated by at least 10 feet.

This is an opportunity to be physically together and maintain safety protocols.
 
We hope you are able to join us, however, if you cannot join us, set aside the time, pull-out that beautiful drum of yours, feed it, and prepare your space and joint us on the drumbeat on Saturday.
 
 
 
Come Join our New Awareness Group
 
We would like to introduce our new “Center for Peace Awareness Group” hosted by Dona Walker and Sandy Palmer. We will start with a Facebook page inviting all that would like to learn more about raising our vibration to help us navigate through these times of illness, painful division, and societal disruption.
 
Are you feeling the Shift that is happening? Do you feel we are in a Global transition?  Are you sensing Separation? This is the time to create a stronger community. To re-connect with each other and help us all remember we are not alone during this time.  We cannot stay in fear or allow toxic thoughts to guide us. It is time to take back our Power! This group will help us rediscover the tools we need to raise our vibration and shift our energy. We will incorporate prayer, meditation, intention setting, drumming, journeying and much more to achieve this goal.
 
Our Center for Peace Awareness Group” Facebook page will allow us to communicate with each other and plan for our weekly virtual Zoom meetings, (which are by invitation only). Our first meeting is Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30 PM. Please look for our new link on the Center for Peace Facebook page to join. When we are able, we will start meeting in person at the Center.
 
 
 A belief is seen as working when it helps us to experience:
  • divine presence instead of abandonment
  • healing instead of suffering
  • forgiveness instead of judgment
  • hope instead of meaninglessness
  • love instead of fear
  • unity instead of separation
  • power instead of depression
  • freedom instead of guilt
                                      
If you have any questions please feel free to contact:
Dona at Dona@centerforpeace.us or
Sandy at Sandy@centerforpeace.us 




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Friends of the Center
 
 
We are asking for sponsorship through monthly donations.
 
These donations do not need to be large but if those who love the Center for Peace could help by committing a few dollars on a monthly basis it could be the difference between always hoping that someday we will be able to build or provide those needed areas (i.e. showers, sleeping areas, restrooms) and actually making it happen.
 
 
If you have participated in any of the programs, offerings, and events that occur on an ongoing basis at the Center for Peace you have already felt the personal blessings from these activities. Our mission is to be a Spiritual Center for our community which extends to anyone open to this learning path.
 
 
 
In this issue:
Upcoming
COVID-19
Monthly Fire Ceremony ~ September 7th
Saturday September 12th ~No Sweat Lodge
 
Amazon Smile
Friends of the Center
DONATE
Calendar at a Glance
Amazon Smile
Facebook Group
Directions
Council Members
Chanting in the Chamber
DONATE
The Center For Peace is a 501(c)(3)  not for profit corporation. Your donations are tax deductible.

 
We exist on donations.
 
If you have ever come to the Center For Peace and liked what you found, PLEASE consider donating now; either a one time donation, or set up an ongoing donation through PayPal. 
 
 
Calendar at a Glance
 
July
 
September 4th-6th
Drum Dance
 
Monday September 7th
6:45 pm
Monthly Fire Ceremony
 
Saturday, September 12th
Social Distance Drumming
11:10 am - 12 noon
 
 
Amazon Smile
Amazon Smile For Center For Peace
 
 
If you shop online at Amazon.com, PLEASE follow this link by clicking on the logo above and Amazon will contribute 0.5% of your purchase to the Center For Peace. There is no additional charge to you.
 
Then bookmark that Amazon Smile page and every purchase that you make on Amazon all year will generate a donation to the Center For Peace.
Facebook Group
 

 
Directions



Council Members
The Center for Peace is a non-profit religious corporation in the State of Tennessee. Donations to the Center for Peace can be claimed as deductions from income for income tax purposes.
 
Active Council Members of the Center for Peace:
 
Nan Citty
Knoxville, TN
865-405-6809
 
Steve Citty
Knoxville, TN
865-300-4424
 
Sarah Franklin
Seymour, TN
865-236-0234
 
Dona Hodges
Seymour, TN
865-719-8447
 
Paradise Kirkland
Knoxville, TN
865-806-1019
 
Teresa McKee
Lenoir City
865-755-0778
 
Heather Robinson
Seymour, TN
865-414-9492
 
Jeanne Robinson
Seymour, TN
865-428-3070
 
Becky Walker
Seymour, TN
980-215-2631
Chanting in the Chamber
The Peace Sound Chamber is available for chanting, vision quests and ceremonies of many different types.
 
You are encouraged to come to the chamber and chant, drum, meditate or simply sit (the chamber Spirits love it); please check first that there is not something already scheduled. Please call at least two weeks in advance to reserve our facilities as usage requires council approval
Center For Peace  •  880 Graves Delozier Road  •  Seymour  •  TN  •  37865
http://www.centerforpeace.us
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