The second annual Winter Feast for the Soul, a nonprofit based in Hailey, will begin its 40-day meditation period at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, with a worldwide meditation to join participants around the world for the global opening.
The opening meditation will be held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Ketchum and Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Hailey in their sanctuaries at 5:15 a.m. for group meditations.
Winter Feast for the Soul will present "Subtle Activism: Applying Spiritual Power for Social Change" with David Nicol, director of the Gaiafield Center for Subtle Activism at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. The talk and discussion will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, at the YMCA in Ketchum.
The closing meditation will be held 5:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Sun Valley.
Daily meditations will be held at the following:
· 6 a.m. daily
206 Bird Dr. No. 4
Hosts: Laurie Wertich and Diane Vickery, (208) 559-3308
· 7:15 a.m. daily
Chapter One Bookstore/Akasha Organics
Host: Ananda, 726-4777
· 8 a.m. daily
Copper Ridge Building
Hosts: Ann & Doug Christensen, 720-8183 or 726-3668
Contact hosts for building entry instructions.
· 8:30 a.m. Sundays
Light on the Mountains Spiritual Center
Host: John Moreland, 727-1631
· 12:15 p.m. Tuesday
St. Luke's Hospital/Baldy Conference Room
Host: Valerie Skonie, 788-6373
· 5:15 p.m. Thursdays
St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Quiet prayer in the Episcopal tradition
· 6:15 p.m. daily
Family Medicine & Wellness Office
180 East Ave.
Host: Brigitte Esswein, 622-8410
· 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Indian Creek/Chanting and Meditation
Host: Susan Fierman, 788-0907
· Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
Sundays noon to dusk
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church
Sanctuary open daily for non-facilitated prayer
· 9 a.m. Monday-Friday
418 N. River St., southeast corner of River and Spruce
Host: John Moreland, 720-0681
· 1 p.m. Monday-Friday
Woodside: Sweetwater Condos
865 Heartland Way
Hosts: Vee Riley, 578-7748, and Karen Provence, 720-1992
· 12:10 p.m. - Thursdays
Chanting and Meditation
Hailey Yoga Center
Contact: Susan Fierman, 788-0907
· 6:30 p.m. - Thursdays
3211 Shenandoah Dr., Woodside
· Monday 12:10 p.m., Wednesday 8:30 a.m., Thursday 8 a.m. at the Hailey Yoga Center
Silent meditative yoga beginning Jan. 26
Contact: Victoria Roper, 788-8773
For more information call founder Valerie Skonie at 788-6373, or visit winterfeastforthesoul.org.