What are contemplative rhythms?

Contemplative Rhythms are an alternative form of gathering based at Southwark Cathedral which provides a safe space for busy people to think, pause, stop and worship.

The one hour session contains silence, ritual, meditation and reflection. Words and visuals are used to aid those attending to move from everyday stresses and concerns to a depth of stillness enabling them to worship and contemplate.

Each session reflects the seasonal rhythm or a particular theme. Three or four times a year we have a Contemplative Eucharist using sign and symbol and with few words.

The aim is to help all who are seeking for balance, stillness, focus or direction in their lives to encounter the loving and enriching presence of God.