SoulSpa: Seasons in Life and Work

The Centre for Spirituality at Work ( invites you to:

SoulSpa: Seasons in Life and Work
with the Rev. Dr. Anne Simmonds

Saturday Nov 14, 2009
10am – 4:30 pm
At the Toronto Grace, near Yonge & Bloor, Toronto
Earlybird fee: Mon Nov 9, 2009

Pause for a moment before heading into the season of busyness and declining light. Your spiritual journey has cycles that mirror those in nature. Take some time to attend to your work and personal needs related to renewal, to loss, to stagnation, or to something else … by considering the seasons. Grounded in the work of Parker Palmer and within a circle of support, your exploration and reflection in this retreat may lead you to new opportunities, productivity and growth.

Anne Simmonds, DMin, ( has an extensive background as a United Church congregational minister, spiritual director, hospital chaplain, and nurse that has led her to become a gifted facilitator & teacher offering courses, workshops and retreats in Central and North America, including at the University of Toronto. She has completed five Courage to Lead retreats based on the work of Parker Palmer in Pennsylvania, and also has specific training in practices for balance and healing of body, mind and spirit. Reach Anne at .

REGISTRATION: Program fee of $100 received by Mon Nov 9 or $115 following ($75 or $90 for Blue Card holders from our partner, the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto). Also payable at the same time is $10 non-refundable materials fee. For cancellations, a $25 admin fee is withheld if notification is received by the earlybird date, or you may substitute another person for no additional fee up until the program begins. To register, mail a cheque payable to: Centre for Spirituality at Work, Box 100, 236 Guildwood Parkway, Toronto M1E 1P7. Or register and pay for this program securely and confidentially by credit card through PayPal at If times are a little tough financially right now and you’d like to attend, before the Earlybird date please pre-register confidentially through and suggest an arrangement that works for you (eg post-dated cheques),

LOCATION: In the 2nd floor chapel of our partner, the Toronto Grace Hospital workplace, 650 Church St. at the S/W corner of Bloor St. Just a few minutes walk from the Yonge-Bloor TTC station. Metered parking is on Church and Hayden Streets, and a paid lot at the Grace. Use the main northwest entrance.

Bring your brochures & flyers for the networking table.


Toronto Grace Hospital
650 Church St. at Bloor St. 1 block east of Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
43° 40' 13.0332" N, 79° 22' 58.3176" W
This community event is not affiliated with Faith Connections, but we believe it to be of specific interest to young adults aged 18-39 and with a faith-based or social justice theme. However, we can be mistaken — if you're not sure this event will meet your expectations, please check with the event organizers.