MVCP Board Members

Board members of Mississippi Valley Centering Prayer posed for a picture at the Welcoming Prayer…Plus retreat at Our Lady of the Prairie in Wheatland last May. Seated in front are Carol Mizeur, Larry Decker, and Marcia Jensen. In the back row are Bonnie Schwenker, Maureen Bennett, and Dick Jensen.

Current officers are Carol Mizeur, Chair; Larry Decker, Treasurer; Bonnie Schwenker, Secretary.

We are here to be of service to those who practice Centering Prayer. Please feel free to contact us for presentations on Centering Prayer, The Welcoming Prayer, The Forgiveness Prayer and Lectio Divina.

Mississippi Valley Centering Prayer has a library of materials related to Centering Prayer and the spiritual journey. Please contact Carol Mizeur at 309-363-1480 or email at  to borrow materials or inquire about workshops and presentations.

Fall Retreat on October 12, 2019

Our annual fall retreat will once again be held at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat House on October 12, 2019. The day will include periods of centering prayer, time for quiet reflection and walking the grounds, and a discussion of Wisdom Schools. Marcia Jensen will give a presentation and lead the discussion. She will incorporate chant and gentle motion into the prayer time to give a taste of the wisdom school experience. Cost of the retreat is $30.00. Scholarships are available. For more information and to register, go to our EVENTS page.