Nurturing Spirit, Society, & Soil

Learn. Serve. Transform.

We’re a nonprofit, interfaith spirituality center devoted to teaching contemplative practices like mindfulness, meditation, and deep connection to the natural world.  Through educational programs and hands-on engagement, we work for the flourishing of individuals, communities, and all of the creatures that form the sacred communion of the living Earth.



Please click here for a list of resources that we have created and curated for cultivating mindfulness, equanimity, and compassion during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Information  on resources available at this time:


Med 1, 2, 5 continued course sessions, resuming week of 4/6 – will be conducted online that week; class members, please expect an email with more details.


Saturday Sit will take place April 4. If you would like to join us, here is the information:

Dial-in: 312 626 6799, meeting ID 695 168 920


Lift up Lou has begun as a public service by the City of Louisville. The Earth & Spirit Center are frequent contributors. Here are the links to join:




Cancelled or Rescheduled

In light of the rapidly unfolding coronavirus pandemic, we are cancelling or rescheduling the following events:

  • Enneagram workshop, 3/14
  • Weekly Meditation Group, 3/15 and 3/22
  • Lenten retreat, 3/15
  • Intro to Meditation for Young Adults, 3/16, 3/23, and 3/30 – course will be rescheduled to April 6, 13, 20, 27
  • Earth & Spirit week sessions, 3/16-18
  • Becoming an Earth Advocate sessions, 3/19 and 3/26 – TBD as to whether these will be rescheduled or shifted to an online format
  • Meditation Support Group, 3/21
  • Centering Prayer workshop, 3/22
  • Spiritual Guidance Community 3/24 (rescheduled to 5/12)
  • Mindful Self-Compassion, beginning 3/24 and 3/26 (rescheduled to April 7/9 through May 5/7)
  • Community Night Dinner, 3/27 (rescheduled date TBA)
  • Mindfulness Mentors off-site programs, until further notice
  • MMTP weekend, 3/20-21 – will be conducted online via Zoom; expect an email from the teaching team with more details


Our hope is that cancelled events will be rescheduled for later dates, or in many cases, conducted online.  Please revisit this page frequently for relevant updates.  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we try to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus spread.


Why Meditate?

Meditation can benefit your daily life in many ways.

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There’s always something going on at the Earth & Spirit Center.

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We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops.  There’s definitely something for you!

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If you’re looking for spiritual support or a frequent meetup with like-minded friends, there’s a community here for you.

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It’s never too early to start experiencing the benefits of mindfulness and compassion.

Community Night Dinner

Share a meal and learn something new at our Community Night Dinner.

Upcoming Events

Are you a young adult (18-35ish)? Have you heard about the benefits of mindfulness meditation, like reduced stress, better focus, less emotional reactivity, and improved physical health? Would you like some support to explore your inner world and outer world? This short course can help you get started! This course may be offered online soon.
Drop in any Sunday afternoon for an hour of quiet meditation in a community setting. Meditation is never just an individual practice. We all need help and encouragement. Join us for 30 minutes of meditation followed by conversation and ongoing support to enhance your practice of meditation.
Why are CEOs, attorneys, healthcare professionals, counselors, educators, and the military starting to pay attention to mindfulness meditation? Why has this ancient spiritual practice suddenly become so popular? Come to this free 60-minute class to see if mindfulness meditation might be for you. May 7, 2020, 10:00a - 11:00a May 7, 2020, 7:00p - 8:00 p

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