Gertrud Mueller Nelson events for Children and Families, Educators, Clergy and Counselors June 8th -9th, 2012.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church & The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology are pleased to welcome liturgical anthropologist Gertrud Mueller Nelson to Seattle.
Gertrud Mueller Nelson attended the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich and is an internationally known artist, lecturer and the best-selling author of "To Dance with God" and "Here All Dwell Free." Nelson writes and speaks on myth and ritual, the sacred in everyday life and celebration with the family.
Friday, June 8th: Children and Family Educators Workshop with Gertrud Mueller Nelson 9am-1pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (lunch will be provided. Exclusively for educators and ministers, this workshop will seek to address the joys and challenges found in the day-to-day realities of ministry to children and families for the sake of renewing a sense of wonder, commitment, and creativity as we seek to build meaningful and generative communities in our congregations and parishes.Cost: $20 To register contact Jeffrey Batstone firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, June 8th To Dance With God: Family Ritual in the Home: 7-8:30pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Drawing from her vast experience and expertise in the histoy, psychology, and spirituality of ritual in general and Christian ritual in particular, Ms. Nelson will offer parents, friends, and ministers of children and families an evening to explore how we might move beyond superficial piety toward developing formational rhythms and rituals in the home that connect us to the meaning and flow of life. Cost: Free lecture open to the public
Saturday, June 9th Here All Dwell Free: Fairy Tales as Metaphor for Healing and Spiritual Formation
9am-3pm at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.This conference will explore the connection between our lives and the Fairy Tales that have bubbled up from the deepest part of our collective unconscious and what can be learned as we seek to live lives in holy freedom and fresh grace. Concerned with the inner development of women as well as the repressed feminine in men, Nelson finds her guide in Jungian archetypal truth residing in familiar fairy tales. Cost: $50 general admission / $35 student admissionTo register go to http://theseattleschool.edu/conferences/Lectures-and-Campus-Events/Gertrud-Mueller-Nelson