In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Spiritual Searcher program, we invite you to help us choose our next Spiritual Searchers.
Dear Friend of The Spritual Searcher Program,
In order to provide these thought-provoking programs of personal and spiritual growth, we need your help.
As a non-profit, we depend on your donations to help fund excellent programs like these. In order to meet our own fiscally responsible plan for financing speakers, we are asking for your support to help us reach our pre-funding goals for bringing each of the following leaders to Columbus. We need to raise at least 40% of the total proposed budget before we can proceed.
In exchange for your generous tax-deductible donation, should we be able to secure the speaker,* you will receive:
$1000: 4 tickets, Preferred Seating, and your name featured in our program
$500: 2 Tickets, Preferred Seating, and your name featured in our program
$100: Preferred Seating and your name featured in our program
$50: Your name featured in our program
Donations of any amount are deeply appreciated.
We are grateful for your continued support,
Price Finely, Chair, The Burkhart Center Steering Committee
Parker Palmer and Carrie Newcomer
Projected Date: April 2019
Celebrating 30 years of Spiritual Searchers
and his latest book, On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity and Getting Old, which will be published in June. Parker Palmer is a former Spiritual Searcher. You can learn more
about Parker here.
say, ‘that is so true.’ ” Newcomer is a contemplative Quaker who uses her creative art-form
as a spiritual/mindfulness practice. She has emerged as a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social and environmental justice, interfaith dialogue and as a champion of a new political conversation. A gifted artist in her own right, she has recently appeared with Parker Palmer in events of music and spoken word as they both seek to change the political conversation. You can learn more about Carrie here.
Soul. He has written twenty-four other books about bringing soul to personal life and
culture, deepening spirituality, humanizing medicine, finding meaningful work, imagining sexuality with soul and doing religion in a fresh way. In his youth he was a Catholic monk.
He has been a university professor as well as a psychotherapist influenced by C.G. Jung
and James Hillman. In his work he brings together spirituality, mythology, depth psychology, and the arts. His latest book is Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy. You can learn more about Thomas here.
Projected Date: Fall 2018
Mark Morey is a national leader in the movement to reconnect humanity to the natural world. Mark’s work with A Connected Leader is dedicated to helping leaders achieve healthy, functioning, self-sustaining organizational cultures by harnessing the powerful principles of nature. Mark’s passion for environmental healing and cultural consciousness has gained him wide recognition as a leader in earth-centered leadership development. You can learn more about Mark here.
Overall Fundraising Goal:
Past Spiritual Searchers hosted by First Community Church
The Burkhart Center
and the Spiritual Searcher Program
are grateful for your support
We deeply appreciate the generosity of our donors. Financial sustainability remains core to the success of The Burkhart Center. Because of your generousity we are able to continue to offer the excellent programming and world-class speakers you have come to know as a hallmark of the Spiritual Searcher program.
Your comments and questions are always welcome.
Feel free to reach out to us via The Burkhart Center Program Administrator, Christy Caine at email@example.com.
The Burkhart Center Steering Committee:
Price Finley, Chair of the Burkhart Center Steering Committee
Tom White, Chair, Spiritual Searcher Committee
David Nickel, Chair, Adult Learning Council
Christy Caine, Program Administrator, The Burkhart Center
Lisa Bueche, Abbey Jo Griffith, Shah Hasan, Rose Konrath, David Quellette, Peggy Wible
About The Burkhart Center
The Burkhart Center builds on the Foundation of the Spiritual Searcher ministry. The Center, a vision of First Community Church, creates sacred space to explore the mind-body-spirit connection and interspiritual practices for the healing of soul and creation. The Center curates programs and opportunities for meaningful personal and community growth. For more about The Burkhart Center, please visit our website.
Photos from past events
(Photos by Charles Baldeck)
Questions? Email Christy at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (614) 488-0681 ext. 247