Spiritual events for October 2

QI GONG: Chinese form of breathwork, Fridays at 5:45 p.m. Gentle exercise includes sitting or standing. Half-hour of Qi Gong followed by TGIF (directed meditation), All Souls Unitarian Universalist Community, 3500 Stoll Road SE, Olympia. Call 360-491-3171. For information about services, held at 11 a.m. Sundays, call 360-481-2379.

LORD’S PANTRY at Turning Point Church, Lacey: Join the Thurston County Food Bank to offer groceries to people in need from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. the last Thursday of the month at the warehouse next to the site of the new church building at the corner of Marvin Road Northeast and Hawks Prairie Road Northeast in Lacey. For questions or information, call 360-560-6919.

NEWLOCATION All Souls Unitarian Universalist Community 3500 Stoll Road S.E., Olympia. Call 360-481-2379 or 360-456-5697.

OLYMPIA MAHAYANA BUDDHIST CENTER: Offers a variety of classes, day courses and in-depth study programs at 211 Legion Way S.W., Olympia. Call 360-754-7787 or go to .

ST. PLACID PRIORY SPIRITUALITY CENTER: Offers individual and group retreats, spiritual direction, programs and weekend workshops; center is at 500 College St. N.E., Lacey. Call 360-438-2595 or go to www.stplacid .org.

OLYMPIA ZEN CENTER: Offers daily meditation in the Soto Zen tradition and monthly one-day retreats; center is at 3248 39th Way N.E., Olympia . Newcomer orientation is held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, followed by meditation at 7, a ceremony and dharma talk. Call 360-357-2835 or go to .

ALL-DENOMINATIONAL DEVOTIONAL GATHERING:10-11 a.m. Sundays, DeColores Bookstore, 507 Washington St., Olympia. These gatherings are initiated by the Baha’i faith and are open to all faiths and belief systems. Call 360-704-1823.

THE CENTER FOR SPIRITUAL AWAKENING – A SCIENCE OF MIND COMMUNITY:Meditation at 10:30 a.m. and metaphysical service and children’s program at 11 a.m. Sundays, NOVA School, 2020 22nd Ave. S.E., Olympia. Call 360-570-2112 or go to .

SEEK AND YOU SHALL FIND EMMAUS CATHOLIC COMMUNITY: 11 a.m. the first and third Sundays of every month at Lacey Women’s Club House, 829 Lacey St., Lacey; . CAPITOL CHRISTIAN HEALING ROOMS: From 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Family Chiropractic, 204 Pinehurst Drive W., Tumwater. Call 360-943-4880 or 360-438-1430.

GIFTS OF BEING MEDITATION CLASS: 7-8:30 p.m. the first, second and third Mondays of each month, Heart of Wellness, 205 Clark Place S.E., Tumwater. This class taught by Kim Lincoln offers guided inquiry to help participants cultivate presence and explore subtle energies within. By donation. Call 360-866-9234 or visit .

NORTHWEST BON BUDDHIST HEALING PRACTICE GROUP: Meditation group meets each Monday at 7 p.m., at 2222 State Ave. N.E., Suite A, Olympia. Open to anyone. Contact .

SOUNDVIEW CHRISTIAN WRITERS: 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays in Olympia. Call 360-705-2846 for location and information.

TESTIMONY MEETING: 7-8 p.m. every Wednesday. Singing, prayer, inspirational readings and testimonies of healing. Everyone is welcome. Christian Science Church, 1475 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia. Call 360-352-1572.

KID’S JEWISH BOOK CLUB: 4-5 p.m. Thursdays, The Chabad Jewish Discovery Center, 1611 Legion Way S.E., Olympia. Children ages 3-6 can explore Jewish values, traditions and mitzvahs (good deeds) through interactive story time, crafts and activities. 360-918-8828 or .ENDING YOUR WEEK IN STILLNESS: 6-7:15 p.m. Fridays, Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 2200 East End St. N.W., Olympia. This meditation group has two periods of sitting meditation, a period of walking meditation and a brief reading. 360-786-6383.

GERMAN MINISTRY: 1 p.m. the fi rst Saturday of each month, St. Benedict Episcopal Church, 910 Bowker St., Lacey. Monthly worship in the German language. Call 360-701-2037 or 360-456-1402.

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