The Christian village church celebrates World Labyrinth Day


Contributed to The Observer


The Village Christian Church will host a local celebration of World Labyrinth Day on Saturday May 7th. Built by dozens of volunteers in 2006, the large outdoor labyrinth of the Village is a model of the labyrinth inside the cathedral of Chartres, France. It was laid out to scale by professors from the University of Troy. Open to the community daily, the maze is located in the Church’s Meditation Garden at 700 E. University Dr. in Auburn.

On May 7, all are welcome to bring a picnic and eat in the prayer garden.


• 11:30 am to 12:30 pm: Yin Yoga in the pavilion with Elizabeth Hill, YRT, CMT, instructor at the Yoga Room. Limited number of mats and accessories available on a first-come, first-served basis. Donations are welcome and will go to the East Alabama Food Bank

•12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Chapel, Resource Table and Guides available

• 1 p.m.: Walk Together with World Labyrinth Day

World Labyrinth Day is an international annual event founded by The Labyrinth Society in 2009.

Every year on the first Saturday in May, thousands of people around the world participate in World Labyrinth Day as a moving meditation for world peace and a celebration of the Labyrinth experience.

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