Events and Announcements

November 11- December 17th, Yoga: A Moving Meditation

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This  yoga series will help to kindle trust for the body’s intelligence, encouraging a practice rooted in self-awareness and self-care.  It will consist of physical yoga postures, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques for integrating body, mind and spirit.  And, if you’d like to join us for a meal after your yoga class, please let us know.  We serve dinner at 12:30pm and supper at 6:00pm.

Please join Sheila Lazier as she offers this moving meditation to create a heart-centered yoga practice for beginners or anyone wishing to revitalize their practice.

Sheila has been practicing yoga for 15 years and has her 200-hour yoga-teacher certification from Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. She is a registered Yoga Alliance teacher, and has  a M.S. in Adult Education.


Wednesdays,  November 11 – December 16, 9:15-10:15am  and Thursdays,  November 12 – December 17,  4:30 – 5:30pm

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$8 per class (drop-in)

Wednesday 6-class package: $42

Thursday 6-class package:  $42

Location:  Bede

Registration:  Please call 918/245-2734 or email: to register.  If you sign up for the package, payment is due at the first class.

What to bring:  Yourself and a friend.  We provide yoga mats, blocks and straps.



December 31: New Year’s Eve Prayer for Peace

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Please join us for our annual evening of prayer for peace as we end 2015 and look forward to 2016.  Please arrive between 7:30 and 8pm.  The meditation and prayer will begin at 8pm.  Please bring a dessert or savory snack to share with those who gather.  The Forest will provide beverages.

This year we also invite you to come earlier and prepare for the New Year by spending 24 hours in quiet, peace and prayer.  “Twenty-four hours” December 31 starting at 2pm through January 1 until 2pm.  To book a cabin for New Year’s Eve, please call 918/245-2734 or email
Single Cabin:  $65
Double Cabin:  $100 or $55 per person
Please RSVP for the New Year’s Eve Peace Vigil and book your cabin stay by calling 918.245.2734 or email:
New Year's Eve

December 19th: Zazenkai (Day of Zen) with Tulsa Zen Sangha

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You are welcome to join us for a simple day of silence.  The day consists of sitting meditation, an hour break for mindfulness practice (walk, rest or Zen chores), a delicious vegetarian lunch provided by the Forest of Peace, and chanting at the end of the day.

Tulsa Zen Sangha Zazenkai_11_16_13Time:  *9am – 3:30pm (Please arrive by 8:30am to register.) 

Location:  Chapel

Suggested Donation:  $30, payable to Osage Forest of Peace

*Sunrise meditation starts at 6:30am followed by a light breakfast at 8am.

Registration:  Call Paula Day to register:  918/798-1297.  Beginners are welcome.



December 12th: Morning in the Forest™

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  Morning in the Forest™

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Please join us for a morning in the forest

…your time to come away and experience contemplative prayer

through Silence and Scripture, story, song and wisdom sayings

with our friend Barbara Schneeberg.


Date/Time:  Every second Saturday of the month

8:30 am to 11:30 am

with the option of remaining in

the forest as you wish.


Donation: $20 if pre-registered; $25 for on-site registration

with an additional $10 for lunch.

Registration:  Call 918.245.2734

or email

Morning in the Forest™ Winter Package

When you sign up for the Morning in the Forest™ Winter Package, you will participate in this beneficial program on January 9, February 13, and March 12, 2016 for only $50 (a savings of $10 over single day registration).  You are welcome to attend individual sessions ($20 each) if you do not choose the package.  If you are not able to attend on these dates, Morning in the Forest™ facilitator, Barbara Schneeberg, is available for a one-on-one call.  
To register, email or call 918.245.2734.
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