Programs Which Foster Dignity and Hope
in the Sacred Process of All Life


Two Locations. One Mission.

Since our founding by the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist in 1972, the Franciscan Life Process Center has assisted in the education, healthy development and cultural enrichment of individuals and communities of people throughout the greater Grand Rapids area and Kent County.

Our Mission:  To promote a relationship with God that brings dignity and hope to the sacred process of all life through programs that assist, educate, enrich and inform.

Events

Upcoming Events

Sep
24
Tue
9:00 am Embracing Motherhood – Grand Rap... @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Embracing Motherhood – Grand Rap... @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
A group for mothers of infants and young children held the second and fourth Tuesday mornings of each month, 9:00-10:30 a.m. Lap/nursing children welcome. Contact Laura Chapin, LMSW, at lchapin@lifeprocesscenter.org or Georgia Schmitz,BSN, FCP, RN at gschmitz@lifeprocesscenter.org for more information.  
Sep
25
Wed
9:30 am Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus | Lowell | Michigan | United States
The Franciscan Artists consists of a group of artists from the West Michigan area who meet from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm every Wednesday at our Lowell Campus.  Kathy Bechtel, art director, brings in an artist once a month to demonstrate new techniques and/or to get the artists started on a new activity. Cost: $7.50
Sep
26
Thu
9:00 am Douglas Fryer-“Unity and Variety... @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Douglas Fryer-“Unity and Variety... @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm
Douglas Fryer-"Unity and Variety: Simplifying and Expanding Compositional Possibilities" @ Franciscan Life Process Center | Lowell | Michigan | United States
Art reveals the evidence of our experiences and values; in observing and creating, the artist suggests themes that are essential to his character, and perpetuates the making and sharing of experience.  Through art, subjects become significant to us in a unique ways, aesthetically and conceptually. The artist must be aware of the spacial and formal[...]

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Services and Programs

Our programs and services have grown since our humble beginnings and continue to serve West Michigan. Be a part of our future as we move ahead. Here are some of our programs:

Art Program

Art Program

Art Program

An entire palette of services – workshops, retreats, local artists sessions – a colorful variety of events for artists of all ages.

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Counseling

Counseling

Counseling services are based on a belief in the inherent dignity of each individual and the potential for growth in each person.

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Fertility Education

Fertility Education

Our Fertility Education staff offer Natural Family Planning instruction as well as professionally facilitated groups and support services.

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Land Experiences

Land Experiences

Land Experiences

Animals, gardens, an orchard, a vineyard, natural woods and trails and all sorts of work projects await you!

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Meeting Facilities

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Facilities

Consider holding your next meeting or staff retreat at our serene rural setting; overnight accommodations are also available.
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Music Lessons

Music Lessons

Discover your untapped musical ability or perfect your already honed skills with the guidance of our music instructors.

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Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Our Music Therapy services have helped hundreds of children and adults live a more integrated life. Find out more.
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Retreats

Retreats

Retreats

Need time apart for reflection and prayer to gain a new perspective? Our retreats are for groups and individuals.
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