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Contemplative Practices: Labyrinths

resources to support contemplative beginners and adepts, including individuals, families, small groups and congregational practices

Children

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Lisa Gidlow Moriarty at Paths of Peace offers numerous labyrinths for weekly rental; several are simple and child-friendly.

An Illustrated Labyrinth Meditation: Ash Wednesday     

The Labyrinth Society has a page of resources specifically for children.

A FINGER LABYRINTH PROJECT FOR ALL AGES

Constructing Labyrinths

Cindy Pavlinac Photography | Winter Labyrinth in Snow

Build a snow labyrinth! Ariadne’s Thread is likely the easiest for snow construction.

The Labyrinth Society offers directions for labyrinth-making, indoors or out.

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Laying out a Labyrinth suggests simple ways to create a temporary labyrinth indoors or out.

See The Ministry Lab's Create an Outdoor Labyrinth and/or Create a Snow Labyrinth! Great Ideas on building a labyrinth as an intergenerational community project.

In Our Library

Creative Ideas for Alternative Sacramental Worship

Other Resources

Download desktop finger labyrinths from The Labyrinth Society and photos from The Wellfed Spirit.

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Use this 3” vinyl sticker to help you find a moment of peace wherever you are.

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The Ministry Lab has three large indoor labyrinths, including:

These are available to rent for member congregations by the week or month.

Contact Director Emily Meyer for details and to reserve a labyrinth for your congregation.

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Lisa Gidlow Moriarty at Paths of Peace offers numerous labyrinths for weekly rental.

Veriditas Connect — LLP

New to the Labyrinth? is an introduction to labyrinths and labyrinth walking.

Volunteer Opportunity: Labyrinth Stones | Calendar of Events | City of  Plymouth, MN

Jeff Saward's The Story of the Labyrinth gives a helpful brief history of labyrinths and differentiates between labyrinths and mazes.

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Area Labyrinths

Well-Fed Spirit offers this map of North America which will locate a labyrinth near you.

Veriditas Connect — LLP

Verditas and The Labyrinth Society have teamed up to share a world-wide labyrinth locator!

Church of St Francis Cabrini has a 50' Chartres Cathedral labyrinth in their parking lot. Walking is free to the public.