Interfaith services and events

Interfaith services and events

Please note that from September 2017, Stephanie Dowrick NO LONGER leads the monthly services at Pitt Street. With Kim Cunio and Heather Lee, she continues to offer sacred events. These are promoted both on her own website and also via her public Facebook page. What would it take to live appreciatively, safely and peacefully? Inspired by […]

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on the Path of Love

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on the Path of Love

I very much hope that you will feel inspired by this talk on the Path of Love, given on 17 September 2017 at the conclusion of 11 years of monthly services at Pitt Street Uniting Church in Sydney. Our work there will continue – wonderfully! – but less frequently. Reflecting on the Path of Love […]

Stephanie Dowrick at Mana Retreat Centre 2016

Stephanie Dowrick at Mana Retreat Centre 2016

A truly inclusive spiritual retreat:  29 Sept – 2 October 2016; 2-5 October 2016 (deepening peace)
 Deep Looking. Deep Listening.  “Our true lives lie at great depth within us.” It is a rare and wonderful blessing to gain the depth of inner refreshment, focus and calm that a spiritual retreat brings. Combining inspired yet grounded […]

Finding Peace…A spiritual retreat 1-4 or 1-7 October 2015

Finding Peace…A spiritual retreat 1-4 or 1-7 October 2015

Sublime refreshment inside & out: 1-4 October, 2015; 4-7 October Are you in need of lasting spiritual refreshment, offered in a most beautiful setting and from a genuinely inclusive spiritual perspective? Would you like to be more inwardly peaceful, knowing you can then meet life with greater compassion, interest, courage and joy? “I know what […]

Big issues; Great thinkers. Why non-violence is essential.

Stephanie Dowrick is a life-long social activist and peace-maker. She reflects here on the wisdom of non-violence and the urgent necessity of our understanding this – and bringing it to life. Her many books include Seeking the Sacred. It is utterly heartbreaking to be sitting in my office in Sydney, on this entirely pleasant, early-summer […]

Stephanie Dowrick urges peace for the world’s children

Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick speaks at a special service held at Pitt Street Uniting Church in August 2014 to celebrate the beauty of childhood and to give us a vital chance to think and pray together so that we might more imaginatively and compassionately create a world of peace for all…and most especially for the […]

Dr Stephanie Dowrick on refugees and “taking refuge”

Taking Refuge, Finding Courage: a talk by Dr. Stephanie Dowrick given on 16 March 2014 at Interfaith in Sydney, Pitt Street (264) Uniting Church. In this talk, Stephanie Dowrick brings together two vital themes: concern for the many millions who are without a safe home in our world, including refugees and asylum seekers – currently […]

What is an adult? Stephanie Dowrick asks

What a wonderfully provocative question: “What is an adult?” Someone asked this recently on my Facebook page and not entirely tongue in cheek! Countless people go to the grave without appreciating the gifts that adulthood allows…and perhaps also without some of the exuberance and enthusiasm of childhood that can, wonderfully, also endure throughout our lives. […]

Universal Heart Newsletter May 2012

Greetings to all Universal Heart Networkers! Celebrate new edition of The Universal Heart * YouTube talks – direct support  * Byron Bay , this Saturday, 12 May  * Interfaith in Sydney 20 May 2012  * Writing in Kyoto It’s with such delight that I can share news of a new edition of The Universal Heart, […]