Singing the Life of Prayer
A Day of Quiet Reflection with Evelyn Underhill’s Chosen Hymns
Saturday, June 8, 2019, 9:30-3:30
Nourse Hall, St. Albans Parish*
Next door to the Washington National Cathedral
3001 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington DC 20016
*Please note change of venue
Please bring a sack lunch
Registration opens: May 1, 2019
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Evelyn Underhill’s notes toward the retreats she gave at Pleshey, as well as her later writings on worship and prayer, include mention of hymns that were important to her both in preparing retreats and hymns and in her own devotion. On this day of quiet reflection we will listen to the poetry of some of Evelyn’s favourite hymns, sing some of them together, and experience how song and hymnody can become ways of prayer.
Kathleen Henderson Staudt , poet, spiritual director and scholar, teaches at Wesley Seminary and Virginia Theological Seminary and offers retreats and educational programs on spirituality, poetry, prayer and the creative life. An officer of the Evelyn Underhill Association, Kathy has served for many years as facilitator of our annual Evelyn Underhill Day of Quiet Reflection. She is the author of two books and many articles on the modern British artist and poet David Jones, and has published three volumes of poetry, most recently Good Places.