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Sinsinawa Mound Center offers retreats and programs as well as opportunities for personal reflection and renewal in a comfortable, rural setting.

Book Discussion: To Speak For the Trees by Diana Beresford-Kroeger (via Zoom)

Beresford-Kroeger -- world-recognized botanist, medical biochemist, visionary -- has revoluntionized our understanding of the natural world with her startling insights into the hidden life of trees. In her riveting memoir, she uncovers the roots of her discoveries in her extraordinary childhood in Ireland.

$10.00

Harvest Fest (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Join us for a fall afternoon filled with live music and fresh produce for sale. We will also have hay rides and dairy calf on site. Fun for all ages! Come and support the Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farmers!

Canvas Painting: Fall Gnome (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Sarah Barnes will guide you step-by-step in how to paint on a 10x20 canvas with acryllic paints. All supplies will be provided. Bring along your family and friends for an enjoyable and creative evening out!

$35.00

Sacred Land-Wild Church: Fall Equinox (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Fire and song, ritual and community, prayer and quiet: these outdoor gatherings are centered on  honoring sacred land and sacred time. In a time of planetary upheaval it is crucial to recover our elemental sense of connection and kinship with Creator and Creation. We are inspired by Celtic tradition and the Wild Church network.

Introduction to … Integral Approach to Spiritual Development (via Zoom)

As people embark on a journey of self-discovery, they often reach these "in-between" places. Their old understandings of reality don't work anymore; yet the journey forward can feel lonely as they leave a place that felt like home.

This is an introductory session to spark your interest for the more in-depth program in January.

$15.00

Quad Cities Native Lands Tour (off site)

Join us for a tour of several significant Indigenous sites in the Quad Cities: Black Hawk State Historic Site; Antoine LeClaire’s home; the site of the 1832 Treaty signing; Ft. Armstrong; and the site of the Dakota Prisoner of War Camp. Historian Jane Simonsen will lead this tour. Jody Durnin (Meskwaki) will offer opening ceremony.

$25.00

Canvas Painting: Pumpkins (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Sarah Barnes will guide you step-by-step in how to paint on canvas. All supplies will be provided. This is an 11 x 14 canvas using mixed media (paint, paper, marker). Bring along your family and friends for an enjoyable and creative evening out!

$35.00

Persistent Women of the Gospel (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Women figured importantly in Jesus's ministry. Many of them we know by name -- Martha and Mary Magdalene, for instance -- but often the women who appear are unnamed. And yet they are unforgettable. What can we learn from them?

$30.00 – $50.00

Autumn Wisdom (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Autumn is described as "the richest season of the soul" by Angie Weiland-Crosby. Let's look and listen for the wise lessons autumn teaches, e.g. how she embraces change even as "she is falling to  pieces." (AWC) Bring some autumn wisdom with you to share.

$30.00 – $50.00

Fall Forest Bathing

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

THIS PROGRAM IS BEING POSTPONED UNTIL THIS SPRING.

Book Discussion: The Autobiography of Black Hawk (Zoom)

Join us to discuss the memoir of the Sauk leader in his own words. Originally published in 1833, this important book was the first memoir written by a Native American actively resisting US Indian removal policy. 

$10.00

Joy of Forgiveness (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE DURING THE LENTEN SEASON.

$75.00

Indigenous Reconciliation & Repair (Zoom)

Kevin Abourezk (Lakota) and Margaret Jacobs (white settler) are the co-directors of Reconciliation Rising (www.reconciliationrising.org), a multimedia project that showcases the lives and work of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the U.S. who are engaged in honestly confronting painful and traumatic histories, promoting meaningful and respectful dialogue between Natives and non-Natives, and creating pathways to reconciliation.

$10.00

Canvas Painting: Winter Chapel (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Sarah Barnes will guide you step-by-step in how to paint on canvas. All supplies will be provided.  Bring along your family and friends for an enjoyable and creative evening out!

$35.00

Healing Grounds: Connecting Regeneration, Farming, and Reparations (Zoom)

Liz Carlisle will present on a powerful land movement happening in this country: she has followed the story of four Indigenous, Black, Latinx, and Asian American regenerative farmers who are reviving their ancestors’ methods of growing food—techniques long suppressed by the industrial food system. These farmers are restoring native prairies, nurturing beneficial fungi, and enriching soil health.

$10.00

An Advent Journey: Traveling to Bethlehem with Mary & Joseph (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Mary experiences an invitation from an Angel and she visits her cousin Elizabeth who is with child. Joseph meets an angel in his dreams and vows to support Mary in any way he can. This holy couple have much to teach us as we journey through the weeks of Advent.

$10.00

Grief Retreat: Journey Toward Wholeness (on site)

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

Throughout our life we experience the loss of people, places and things. Mary Hopkins, OP will guide us in taking time to reflect on our losses and to discover how loss can lead to greater wholeness and holiness.

$50.00

Remembering Our Loved Ones at Holiday Time

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

This ecumenical memorial service will be held to honor family and friends who have died. We are planning to honor our deceased loved ones by displaying a personalized ornament on a tree in our Queen of the Rosary Chapel. During this service you will be invited to receive the ornament as your loved one's name is called.

Cases from the Files of a Bible Detective: Case of the Threatening Star – on site

Sinsinawa Mound 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI

For four decades, Frederick Baltz has been a Bible Detective, investigating events in the Scriptures which some have simply dismissed as non-historical. This is your chance to review and learn some Bible texts yourself while hearing from the disciplines of the biblical languages, archaeology, history, geology, and even astronomy.

$20.00

Sinsinawa Mound Center

585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, WI 53824
608-748-4411

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