Contemplative Outreach of 
Eastern North Carolina 

The Centering Prayer Groups of 
Contemplative Outreach of Eastern North Carolina

Each Centering Prayer group reflects the faith journey of the individuals within it. Each group, therefore, has a slightly different format, though all practice centering or contemplative prayer. For a Centering Prayer Group near you, consult the list and contact the person listed.


St. Andrew Catholic Church: Mon., 7 pm, Judi Gaitens, phone: 919-469-3895 or


First United Methodist Church of Cary:  117 S. Academy Street, Cary, NC, 919-467-1861, the second and fourth Thursday evenings of the month, 6:45-7:45pm, located in the Philathea Room on the Sanctuary end of the block. For more info, pls contact Lin Osborne

Kirk of Kildaire, Presbyterian: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., April Austin,

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic ChurchTuesday, 9:45-11:15am, Conference Room 1 at the Archangel Conference Cntr. next to the main church. Please contact Jackie Weidner, 919-467-2914 or 

Chapel Hill

Chapel of the Cross: Rm 303, Tuesday, 5:00-6:30 p.m, for information call or email Pat Moore, 919-967-4658,  or  Watty Bowes, 919-929-3323,

Church of Reconciliation: First Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30 pm, Carol Eckerman, phone: 919-918-3418, or

Newman Center at University of North Carolina:  Monday 5:30 - 6:00 p.m., Jon Henz, 

University United Methodist Church: Friday, 7:15-8:00 am, Synthia Foskey, phone: 919-403-0623, or

Amity United Methodist Church: 825 N. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill. For more information, please contact Margaret Moore,


Holy Cross Church: Weekly on Tuesday night at 7:00pm, Contact Vera Alston, phone: 919-688-2438, or

Holy Infant Church: Tuesday, 8 am, Susan Modrak, phone: 919-489-5592,

Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church: Every Friday at noon in the pastor's office, contact: Mary Z. Luckenbaugh, Avenue Presbyterian Church, 927 West Trinity Avenue, Durham, NC 27701, 919-682-3865


White Memorial Presbyterian Church, 2006 McDonald Lane, Raleigh, NC.
Centering Prayer is offered the first, third, and fifth Tuesdays of each month, 6:00-6:45pm, room W400. All are welcome. 

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: Thursday,11:45 a.m., Peggy Ruopp, phone: 919-795-3975, or

Holland's United Methodist Church: Monday, 6:30pm-8:00pm, 9433 Ten Ten Road, Raleigh, Call Jeremy Absher, phone 919 772 5294 Ext 20 or email 

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church: (Room 402) Thursday, 9:35 am and 7:30 pm., Alice Stanford,  919-781-5860, or
Mornings of Prayer every fourth Saturday of every month, meet at St. Mary of the Angels Chapel at 9:00am, St Francis Church Campus. 

St. Michael's Episcopal Church: Tuesday, 9:15am-10:15am., 1520 Canterbury Road, Raleigh, Leon Woodruff,

For information in the following areas, e-mail the facilitators below:
Greenville: Ann Harrington,
Arapahoe: Christa Metzger,
Burlington: Blessed Sacrament Church: Hope Phinney,
New Bern: Ruth Cox,
Southern Pines: Penny O'Donnell,
Wilmington: Joan Regan,