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Jul
17
Tue
SymptoPro Classes @ Grand Rapids Campus
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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This 3-session SymptoPro class provides NFP instruction that can be applied both to avoid or achieve pregnancy at any stage of a women’s reproductive lifespan. Couple participation is encouraged. All 3 sessions are required.

Jul
18
Wed
Men’s Summer Retreat @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Men’s Summer Retreat
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lowell Campus

Men, please join us on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 for the Men’s Summer Retreat.

Arrival/check in time is between 8:00 – 9:00 am.  Coffee and donuts will be available.

Msgr. Gaspar (Gus) Ancona will be the principal presenter.  The day will include

  • Welcome and opening prayer
  • Morning prayer with meditation
  • Presentation, followed by quiet, walk, or reflection
  • Presentation
  • Penitential service with homily, followed by individual Confession and absolution
  • Closing Mass with homily

The registration fee is $60.00 which includes lunch and is payable at the time of registration.

For those who wish transportation for Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Grand Rapids, coffee, juice,and a car ride will be available from the IHM parking lot at Burton and Plymouth Streets to bring you to the Center and return you to IHM.  Cars going to the Center will leave at 8:00 SHARP.  You will be able to make these arrangements when you register.

You may register in three ways:

Retreat Coordinator
Franciscan Life Process Center
11650 Downes St. NE
Lowell, MI  49331

Checks should be made payable to the “Franciscan Life Process Center” with a note “Men’s Retreat 7/18/18.”

Your Retreat Committee Coordinators

Fred Braun
Richard Hansknecht
Steve Dykema
Dick English
Patrick Quinn
Joe Tierney
Dr. John Stepanovich
Carl Rinke
Deacon Ed Harwood
John Knape

 

Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

francsican-artists

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
Jul
19
Thu
Elizabeth Robbins-“LEARNING TO PAINT LIGHT AND SHADOW WITH EMOTION” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day

In this workshop Elizabeth will discuss the strategy of painting light and shadow. She will do daily demonstrations and help students understand the importance of putting emotion into your paintings. Students will gain a better understanding of composition, value, temperature and edges. The cost of this workshop is $420.

www.elizabethrobbinsart.com

Shanna Kunz-“Intermediate Oil Painting Landscape Workshop” @ Franciscan Life Process Center
Jul 19 – Jul 21 all-day

This workshop will take you through the entire process of painting a realistic landscape. We will work from photography and/or plein air and learn how to: 1. simplify all the information around us and build thumbnails to give us choices 2. compose this information and thumbnails into a block-in that creates depth and organization 3. Learn about and choose a believable and realistic color palette 4. Learn the technical skills needed to create our painting. 5. Have a great time along the journey! The cost of this workshop is $350.

https://shannakunz.com/

Jul
20
Fri
Franciscan Friends @ Lowell Campus
Jul 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Are you good at sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting?  If so, we would love to have you join us for a time of friendship and creating beautiful things that benefit children and adults in need.  We meet every Friday morning from 9:30 AM – noon.  This group has no cost.

Jul
23
Mon
Summer Groovin’ Groups
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Summer Groovin’ Groups

This summer the FLPC is offering music therapy groups for children with special needs. Groups will use fun and motivating interventions to work towards therapeutic goals such as social interaction and communication. Parent participation is welcomed!

8 sessions total, every Monday, except July 2, beginning June 11, ending August 6.

Mondays 2:00-2:45, ages 5-9

Partial Scholarships Available

 Music-Therapy-Grooves Flier and Intake Form

 

Summer Groovin’ Groups
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Summer Groovin’ Groups

This summer the FLPC is offering music therapy groups for children with special needs. Groups will use fun and motivating interventions to work towards therapeutic goals such as social interaction and communication. Parent participation is welcomed!

8 sessions total, every Monday, except July 2, beginning June 11, ending August 6.

Mondays 3:00-3:45, ages 10-17

Partial Scholarships Available

 Music-Therapy-Grooves Flier and Intake Form

 

Jul
25
Wed
Franciscan Artists @ Lowell Campus
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

francsican-artists

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
Jul
26
Thu
Bowl-a-Rama @ Northfield Lanes
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

bowl-a-rama

What Is It?

Bowl-a-Rama is a great night of fun for both adults and kids and a great way to get involved and make a difference. 100% of our proceeds goes directly to the Franciscan Life Process Center scholarship fund so we can continue to help those in need of music therapy, counseling and other services that we offer. Due to an increase in clients requesting help for services, we hope to raise $25,000 this year.

How Can You Help?

Come bowl! Your family, office staff or groups of friends can make a difference while having lots of fun! Your $500 minimum sponsorship includes:

  • 6 bowlers, 1 lane, shoe rental
  • 2 Yesterdog hot dogs from Let Us Serve You Catering per bowler, chips
  • Frozen custard by Culver’s
  • A team shirt for each member and 1 team photo

Please contact Sister Colleen Nagle, at scanagle@lifeprocesscenter.org for more information.