On Purpose Fall 2010

We help you identify your unique design in order to live a meaningful and intentional life.

Studies indicate that people who have the opportunity to focus on their strengths every day are six times as likely to be engaged in their jobs and more than three times as likely to report having an excellent quality of life in general.

Introduction to the Enneagram

Sat., Oct. 2, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Garden Room
Cost: $35
The Enneagram is one of the most popular systems for self-understanding and is used as a tool for personal growth and spiritual transformation. This contemplative retreat day will introduce the nine distinct personality types and show you how you can overcome your inner barriers, realize your unique strengths, and discover your way of connecting to God. Led by Jody Thone; contact her via email.
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Living Your Strengths
Tue., Oct. 19, 6-9 pm – Living Room
*Note:  You must take the Clifton StrengthsFinder prior to attending this session.
Cost: $25 Includes the book, Living Your Strengths and the Clifton StrengthsFinder™
(Cost: $5 if you already have your book and have completed the survey)
Based on the work of the Gallup organization and over two million interviews, Living Your Strengths is a process that helps you identify, affirm and serve from your strengths. It includes the Clifton StrengthsFinder™ assessment and Trinity’s own workshop designed to bring us together to explore our strengths and learn about the incredible power of our community when we serve God from our strengths. Led by Walt Ogburn and Amy Karlstad.
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Choosing Joy: The Steps on the Path of Simple Hearted Contentment
With Guest Speaker, Bill Alexander
Sat., Oct. 16, 9:30 am-1 pm
Margaret River Room, Stillwater Library
Cost: $15
To choose joy is to choose to live consciously in mindful harmony with all things exactly as they are. The joyful life is a simple one of love, compassion, and emotional balance. In this debut presentation, Hazelden’s Bill Alexander will show us how to walk the simple path of joy where it’s always been; right beneath our feet. Bill is the author of several books, including the classic, Cool Water, and the recent publication, Hi, I’m Bill And I’m Old. He is a nationally known teacher and story-teller.

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Career & Life Planning: Finding Your Way to Make a Difference
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Email Jody Thone to schedule an individual coaching session
Cost: Free-will contribution to On Purpose Ministries
Phase 1: Explore your strengths, values, passions and practical needs.
Phase 2: Generate and research career and life options to match your unique design.
Phase 3: Evaluate, decide and act on your career and life plan, including job search. 
Led by Jody Thone, contact her via email

Contemplative Practice Group
Thursdays, 7:30-8:30 am – Worship Center
This small group is open to anyone who wants to practice seeing the sacred in everyday life. We gather for lectio divina, silent meditation and other spiritual practices and support one another in delighting in the living presence of God. Led by Jody Thone; contact her via email

Monthly Enneagram Study Group
Second Saturday of every month
9-11 a.m. –  The Daily Grind, Stillwater
On-going learning and study of the Enneagram

• September  11     Group Covenant and Notes from the IEA Conference in San Francisco
• October  9           “The Instincts”       
• November  13     “The Instincts and Type”
• December  11      Spirituality and The Enneagram
• January 15*         Going deeper into 8-9-1 Triad
Led by Jody Thone; contact her via email

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