Offerings of The Assisi Institute

This page serves as an overview for what’s happening at The Assisi Institute. Please check back regularly, but also see our online calendar.


Our worship services are opportunities for inner peace, joy, inspiration and fellowship.


  • Kriya Yoga Mediation ServicePrayerful Evenings of Silent Meditation and Spiritual Enlightenment  |  Thursday Evenings, 7:00PM Our signature worship service consists of readings, mantras, singing/chanting, a period of silent meditation, and an inspirational talk. Followed by refreshments and fellowship.
  • Saturday Evening Prayers  |  Quiet Evenings of Meditation  |  Saturday Evenings, 5:00PM A quiet and meditative service of prayerful readings and periods of silence. Potluck supper and a movie on first Saturday of each month.
  • Evening Prayers  |  Monday Evenings, 6:00PM
  • Silent Meditation  |  Tuesday Mornings, 6:00AM
  • Chanting  |  Wednesdays, 12:00PM

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Classes & Workshops

Assisi offers classes designed to enhance spiritual understanding and classes that promote healthy lifestyles. Classes nurture inner peace, action inspired by wisdom, and healthy living.


  • The Power of Community  |  Spiritual Direction Series  |  Eight Session on Tuesday Evenings
    You are invited to participate in an eight-session spiritual direction group process,  facilitated by Craig Bullock. Each week we will pray and meditate together, listen to each other’s spiritual successes and struggles, and open ourselves to God’s guidance.
  • Mindfulness & Meditation  |  A Monthly Series  |  4th Tuesday of Each Month
    Hearing Silence is pleased to offer a monthly mindfulness/meditation class specifically for adults. All are welcome. During each class, we will explore mindfulness-based meditation practices, mindful-living dialogue, and creative exercises. Participants learn the science behind training the brain and how these practices can shape our very being.
  • Living the Divine Life | Kriya Lifestyle Workshops | 2nd Monday of Each Month, 6:30PM to 8:30PM
    Workshops designed to help participants craft a balanced and holistic lifestyle.
  • Hatha Yoga | Wednesday Evenings at 7:00PM
    The Assisi Institute yoga classes teach traditional and easy-to-learn systems, that naturally create healthy bodies and minds, and help lead to spiritual evolution.

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Assisi’s silent meditation retreats will immerse you in the tranquil depths of your true Self, and you’ll leave with a greater sense of spiritual awareness and understanding.

  • Peace, Passion & Playfulness  |  Living a Contemplative Life in the World  |  Monday, July 24th, 2017 to Friday, July 28th, 2017
    You are cordially invited to participate in a uniquely structured five-morning retreat. All sessions will include meditative silence, inspired presentations and group sharing. The retreat promises to deepen your contemplative practices and to empower you to experience more joy.

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Special and Ongoing Events

Throughout the year, The Assisi Institute hosts special events such as our annual Peace event, sacred art exhibitions, concerts, and family programming.


  • KRIYA YOGA CONFERENCE 2017  |  A Universal Path of Ancient Spiritual Philosophy Alive in the Modern World  |  October 13th – 15th, 2017
    The Kriya Yoga Conference is for anyone interested in the benefits of meditation practice and a spiritual lifestyle that offers increased levels of awareness, health and well being, compassion, spiritual understanding, and a deeper relationship with God. Through a series of presentations the conference will promote Kriya Yoga, as taught by Paramahansa Yogananda, as a universal path to spiritual growth and Self-realization.
  • Love & Labor |  Mornings of Prayer & Work  |  2nd Saturday of Each Month, 9:00AM
    Silent meditation followed by prayerful work to help beautify our spiritual home. A harmonious morning of prayerful activity.