"Inter-Religious Dialogue" upcoming events - Click here for details.


Men Exploring Faith

When: 2nd & 4th Thurs. monthly

Location: Prairiewoods, 120 Boyson Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233

Time: 7-8:30 PM

As they mature, many men undergo a major life transformation from goal driven-ness to receptivity, from ego to wisdom. The transition may seem quite disruptive while on the way to being life-enhancing. Join with a small group of reflective men in honest conversation about life's changes and faith's response.

Come get perspective on life! Fee: Free-will offering.

For more information or to register, visit

www.Prairiewoods.org or call 319-395-6700

Wednesday Women

10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Are you a woman looking to be spiritually enriched, updated, inspired and challenged? Join this lively group of women that finds spiritual growth in the supportive setting of Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) every Wednesday. You are welcome to join any time!  

Fee: $10 per session.

For more information or to register, visit

www.Pairiewoods.org or call 319-395-6700.

Women in Interfaith Dialogue

Saturday, Oct 20
10:00am - 3:00pm

Come together with women of various faith traditions to explore questions of faith and spirituality.

This group meets quarterly at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha) and is facilitated by Dr. Paula Sanchini, Mary Beth Siemann, Virginia Melroy and Angie Pierce Jennings.

The Oct. topic will focus on oneness and interconnectedness, while holding the opposites of chaos and order, i.e., the chaordic. You are invited to bring a reading or prayer to share with the group.

The cost is $15 and includes lunch. Registration is required by Oct. 17. (Please include any dietary restrictions at registration.)

For more information or to register, visit
www.Pairiewoods.org or call 319-395-6700.

Check out these interfaith programs and events sponsored by a variety of congregations and organizations in the Cedar Rapids area.



Any changes will be noted below.

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

New Location

Kenwood Park United Methodist Church

- 175 34th Street NE, Cedar Rapids-

Meeting room:  Ely Room

You can join the discussion at any time.  

If you have any questions about this group, 

please contact Carolyn at the email or phone # below.

​​Questions:  Nancy Kotalik


This interfaith group enjoys spirited discussion,

as it explores the evolution of contemporary beliefs and implications for personal faith and spiritual life. The group looks into the cultural and political Influences in the development of Christianity.​


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Evening Centering Prayer at Prairiewoods
2nd & 4th Tuesdays monthly, 5:30–7 p.m.

Evening Centering Prayer is a prayer/support group for people who enjoy centering prayer, which is a form of meditation focused on silent prayer. In this time of silence, you can relax, empty your mind and find God’s presence within you. You may join at any time. The group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly in Room 113 of the Prairiewoods Guest House. It is facilitated by Judith Edwards. A free-will offering is accepted, and registration is not necessary.

For more information or to register, visit
www.Pairiewoods.org or call 319-395-6700.