News

See what’s happening at Shepherd’s Corner! If you have any questions, please contact us at 614-866-4302 or scecologycenter@gmail.com. You can also check out our Calendar to learn about up and coming programs and events.


 

Labyrinth and Mediation Trail Update

With the help of one of our very dedicated volunteers, we have constructed a labyrinth at our barn.

As a reminder our turf labyrinth and part of the meditation trail remains closed to foot traffic at this time. A shortened meditation trail, with fewer stations, is still open for walking.

This closure is an effort to preserve the trails as it allows for the restoration of the trail and our labyrinth.

Grass labyrinth outside our barn.

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Bloom Where You Are: May Labyrinth Walk

As Spring begins to creep toward Summer, join us as we contemplate blooming where we are.

As our labyrinth is still closed for restoration, this walk will be located at our new grass labyrinth outside of our barn on Waggoner Road.
Wednesday, May 29 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Registration closes May 26
Facilitated by Susan Bellotti, pastoral associate
$5 donation

A snack and a beverage will be provided.
All programs have a minimum of five participants.
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Farm Fresh 5K

Do you like running wooded trails? Perhaps you prefer walking next to pastures with a herd of sheep and a guard llama munching happily? Maybe you enjoy meandering through a fields of grasses waving in the wind? Then we have an event for you! Come join us at your 13th Annual Farm Fresh 5K as we continue to work towards lessening food insecurity in the Central Ohio area.

We would love to have you at our Annual Farm Fresh 5K being held on June 8th! You can register here! Not able to participate in the race itself then consider making a donation to our efforts.

Have questions about our 13th Annual Farm Fresh 5K? This page is a great place to find answers to those questions.

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Looking for plants?

Interested in some of the plants remaining from our annual plant sale?

You are able to order from our remaining plants using this Google Sheet: https://bit.ly/2E6FBEm.

If you place an order through sheets, please email Miranda at scecologycenter@gmail.com to arrange a time to pick up.

‘Shopping’ the remaining plants, in person, will be this Wednesday (5/15) from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. We ask that you come into the office to let us know that you are here to purchase plants.

As a reminder we accept cash and check as payment

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Annual Plant Sale at Shepherd’s Corner

Saturday, May 11th, from 9 am to 3 pm is is our annual plant sale. All of the plants for sell are grown on site, from seed. No pesticides or herbicides have been used on any of the plants, which have been grown following organic growing methods.

At the sale the following plants can be found: slicing and cherry tomatoes (determinate and indeterminate varieties), sweet and hot peppers (mildly spicy to dangerously hot), tomatillos, eggplant, kale, bok choy, cabbage, et al. There will also be several kinds of basil, mint and a limited selection of flowers and herbs. In addition to plants we will have crafts and our made on site made maple syrup available for purchase.

As a reminder, Shepherd’s Corner accepts cash and check for payment.

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Meditation Trail & Labyrinth Update

Our labyrinth and part of the meditation trail is closed to foot traffic at this time. An amended meditation trail is open for walking.

This is being done as an effort to conserve and allow for the restoration of the trail and labyrinth.

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April Programs at Shepherd’s Corner

Day of Prayer for Peace
Tuesday April 16 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Registration closes April 12.
Led by Marguerite Chandler, OP, staff
$10
Take time this Lent to enjoy the beauty of the Earth community and our place in it. Peace on earth begins with us. There will be prayer, reflection, time to walk and be quiet. A simple lunch of soup and bread will be included. Please dress for the weather.


Burgeoning Life: April Labyrinth Walk
Friday, April 26 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Registration closes April 23
Facilitated by Shawn Scott and Nancy Cameron, Earthkeepers
$5
Join us in the Labyrinth as we celebrate the Burgeoning Life all around us!|
Our labyrinth is located on Wengert Road, at the second drive to the right. A snack and a beverage will be provided.

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Please register by calling (614) 866-4302 or through our calendar.  All programs have a minimum of 5 participants.
Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center is an outreach of The Dominican Sisters of Peace.

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2019 Maple Syrup

Syrup is available for purchase! We have 8oz ($10) and 10oz ($13) bottles of delicious syrup.

You can pay for syrup with cash or check!

We ask that you call our office at (614) 866-4302, before coming to buy syrup, to ensure there is someone in the office who can assist you.

2019 maple syrup. 8oz and 12oz bottles. .

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Education improves lives!

Tutors needed for adults seeking basic education skills, GED preparation, or English as a Second Language.

The Dominican Learning Center will hold its next Tutor Training Workshop on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at 1111 E. Stewart Avenue, Columbus, 43206.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma. Materials are free to tutors. To register please call 614-444-7330 ext. 1 or email  dlccolumbus@oppeace.org.

To find out more visit ww.domlearningcenter.org.

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Candle Time & March Facilitated Labyrinth Walk

Next week we have two programs being held at Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center.

Candle Time
Tuesday, March 19 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Registration, which is required, closes March, 15th.

$10
Led by local plein air artist Donna Nesbitt.

You are invited to learn the prayerful practice of illuminating the scriptures in a small group. No particular art skills required. Let God’s Word speak to you through the holy scriptures for your Lenten Journey. This workshop combines the message of God’s Word with your unique style to create a small piece of art that can be framed or mailed as a greeting card. Supplies will be provided. A snack and a beverage will be provided.

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Yet Each Step Be a Prayer: March Labyrinth Walk
Wednesday, March 20 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Registration extended to March 19th!

Facilitated by Donna Doone, Dominican Associate
$5

Allow yourself to slow down and be fully present in the world that surrounds. Come and be present in God’s presence, with gratitude as we approach spring time.

Our labyrinth is located on Wengert Road, at the second drive to the right. A snack and a beverage will be provided.

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Please register by calling (614) 866-4302 or through our calendar, https://shepherdscorner.org/calendar. All programs have a minimum of 5 participants. Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center is an outreach of The Dominican Sisters of Peace.

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