Labyrinth at Immanuel + Laberinto en Immanuel: 2.25.18

Immanuel's Blog

We encourage everyone to take up a spiritual practice of some kind to mark the Lenten journey. During the All Together time of worship we will have an opportunity to try out two different spiritual practices and then immediately after worship all are invited to the Parish Hall to experience the ancient spiritual practice of walking a labyrinth.

Labyrinths have been used outside of formal religion as a ritual to express spiritual values for at least 3500 years, in countries all over the world, including China, India, Israel, Ireland, and pre-Columbian North America. A labyrinth offers an opportunity for doing a “spiritual walk.” Today labyrinths are being constructed in churches, parks, and other spaces so that people can follow this ancient tradition. Some are created inside, some are outside. Some labyrinths are large and are meant to be walked.

A large (40-50 feet) canvas labyrinth will be set up in…

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