Welcome to Confluence: A Center For Spirituality

We are glad you found us. As you view these pages we invite you to join us in our quest to know more fully the God who has created and called us into being.

Our quest is not a new one. Over 1600 years ago St. Augustine wrote, “You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you” (Confessions 1.1.1). Augustine’s words ring just as true today as they did all those years ago. If you find these pages speaking to you, we would welcome your presence with us on the journey to find our “rest” in the One who is the Source of all Life.

We are a “roofless” community dedicated to helping people deepen and enrich their spiritual lives. Confluence joins each person’s journey by providing opportunities and resources for spiritual formation.


• A Morning of Epiphany Reflection: Still on Our Way – Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9am-1pm, Mercy Conference Center.

We are always on our way to the Christ—sometimes in fits and starts, sometimes with calm assurance and sometimes with desperate need.

The Rev. Amy Berchausen, Executive Director of Care and Counseling, is the retreat leader who will help us “Still on Our Way.” Complete Retreat Details here.


• Taize Worship – 5:30 pm New Year’s Eve 2018, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis

Special New Year’s Eve Taize
•Sunday, December 31, 2018, Christ Church Cathedral, 1210 Locust St., St. Louis, Mo.

Learn more about Taize Worship here.

View photos of 2013 New Year’s Eve Taize at Christ Church Cathedral here.


• Pilgrimage to Iona, Scotland – May 30, 2019 – June 9, 2019iona drawing

Contact for more information: susiecskinner@gmail.com or 314-964-9155


• Pilgrimage to Iona, Scotland • May 4-14, 2017

Confluence is pleased to again offer a pilgrimage to the Island of Iona, Scotland in the week of May 4-14, 2017.

Look over the detailed itinerary for the trip, travel information and costs and download the entire packet of
information and registration here: Confluence 2017 Iona Information Packet

Registrations for this trip are closed.


• Reflections and Photos from the Pilgrimage to Iona 2015

Visit the Isle of Iona through the remembrances and photos of the 11 participants on the June 2015 Confluence-Sponsored pilgrimage.

Contact the Rev. Susan Skinner at confluencespirituality@gmail.com for more information.

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• Reflections and Photos from the Pilgrimage to Iona 2013

Visit the Isle of Iona through the remembrances and photos of the 12 participants on the April 2013 Confluence-sponsored pilgrimage.

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• Reflections on Women’s Fall Retreat in New Harmony

This link will take you to comments from the Pilgrimage to Prayer retreat in October 2013.

Browse photos taken at the Pilgrimage to Prayer retreat in October 2013 here.

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