PLEASE NOTE: Twinkle’s Place is her Private Homes where Friends gather.
Friends, check back often for Calendar Updates – we will list activities here in Maine, as well as throughout USA, Canada and Internationally! For detailed information about our Moosehead Lake location, also visit: www.MooseheadLakeRetreats.org
Also, her ministry at The Church of Kineo has its own calendar.
PLEASE NOTE: For a glimpse at past events at Twinkle’s Place, CLICK HERE.
Current Spirituality Calendar:
- Mondays – Morning Mantras and Moment Meditations that provide a single thought/affirmation to use as a touchstone throughout that day and week. The mantra is placed in the format of a digital image that includes a beautiful photo, typically a landscape.
- Wednesdays – Contemplative Services which include readings, prayer, blessing or meditation, music. Video and/or audio formats.
- Sundays – Twinkle offers a spiritual/worship message on Sundays: live worship services and/or contemplative service replays.
- Monthly – Women’s Minerva Potluck Gathering + Ritual (Register for this event here: TwinkleManning@gmail.com)
- Recurring Hygge events, seasonal gatherings, pulpit supply and worship services, as well as Moment Meditations on Twinkle’s Ministry Channel.
- Retreats, Workshops, Seminars, Panels, Salons, Concerts, Rituals and more throughout the year in collaboration with TV for Your Soul, Melusine’s Haven, and other groups, organizations and individuals.
We also post links to songs, chants, meditations and intentionally lift up the work of other inspirational and transformational spiritual leaders. Posts appear on our Social Media Pages.
2022-2023 Events Calendar will continue to be updated throughout the year!! Because…Covid19…
January 8th – – Worship Service – “Envisioning a Year”
January 11th – Contemplative Service
January 15th – Contemplative Service Replay
January 22nd – – “Operator’s Manual: Exploring the Matos Mantras”
January 25th – Contemplative Service
January 29th – Contemplative Service Replay
February 1st – Contemplative Poetry Service
February 5th – Contemplative Poetry Service Replay
February 9th – IRAS Webinar featuring philosopher Jeremy Lent with Rev. “Twinkle” Marie Manning as the respondent.
February 12th – – Worship Service – Cherishing (a Valentine’s Day sermon): “Let’s Talk About Sex”
February 15th – Contemplative Service
February 19th – Contemplative Service Replay
February 26th- – “Roses in Winter”
March 1st – Contemplative Service
March 5th – Contemplative Service Replay
March 12th – Worship Service – “Sacred Rebels”
March 15th – Contemplative Service
March 19th – Contemplative Service Replay
March 26th – Worship Service – “Fold as You Go!”
March 29th – Empowering Women – Salon Gathering – New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
March 30th- Art Event to benefit Melusine’s Haven – New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
April 2nd – Contemplative Service Replay
April 9th – Worship Service – “In Our Own Image”
April 12th – Contemplative Service
April 16th – Contemplative Service Replay
April 23rd – Worship Service – “Love the Land You’re With”
April 26th – Contemplative Service
April 30th – Contemplative Service Replay
May 7th – Worship Service – “Intentional Creativity”
May 14th – Mother’s Day – Worship Service – “Mothering Mothers”
May 17th – Contemplative Service
May 21st – Contemplative Service Replay
May 26-27 – Annual Women’s Memorial Day Weekend Retreat
May 31st – Contemplative Service
June 3rd – Gifts by the Lake Retreat – Moosehead Lake, Maine.
June 4th – Contemplative Service Replay
June 11th – Worship Service – “Flower Communion: June’s Calling”
June 14th – Contemplative Service
June 15th – Special Celebration – Book Launch Party
June 18th – Contemplative Service Replay
June 25th – Worship Service – “Our Favorite Things and Living Life as a Prayer”
June 28th – Contemplative Service
July 2nd – Contemplative Service Replay
< <Summer 2023 – Open Sanctuary – The Church of Kineo (throughout summer)>>
During the Summer of 2023, Twinkle will be leading a Contemplative Service Series each Tuesday at the Historic Log Chapel in Rockwood, Maine throughout July and August. (7:00pm-7:45pm)
July 23rd – Worship Service
July 30th – Worship Service
Additional 2023 Dates – Forthcoming
August – Melusine’s Haven Retreat – Kineo, Maine
November – Empowering Women – Salon Gathering – San Diego, California
December 19th – Blue Christmas in-person gathering – holding grief sacred during the holiday season.
December TBA- Blue Christmas online gathering – connecting wherever you are around the world – holding grief sacred during the holiday season.
Recurring Gatherings – Check local listings as these have changed during and since Covid:
- Coffeehouses with music, poetry, reflections, and more.
- New Moon Gatherings
On the date of Each Newl Moon “Twinkle” hosts a gathering in her home for friends who wish to celebrate with her…
This website is a resource for all of us who are drawn to the Mystical aspects of Life and Living. Tara Brach's weekly video class and meditation offers additional contemplative time.
- Theology and Spirituality Classes, Webinars, Sermons and Curriculum
Typically once per month, “Twinkle” hosts a class to broaden the understanding Living Life as a Prayer and in collaboration with neighboring faiths. Often times it is through uses of online media as she and those present review a sermon, audio, video, publication or curriculum by other ministers and lay leaders who are well versed in the topics of discussion. These take place on the 15th day of each month, unless otherwise noted in the calendar.
Twinkle preaches transitioned to online message due to Covid-19
In 2021 we bid farewell to our Lancey Street retreat center. The location served us well for almost seven years.
It was time to move full-time to our Lake-side retreat locations. One in Rockwood and one in the heart of Kineo.