Spiritual Seedlings is a small business First Baptist member, Nancy
Flinchbaugh, started in 2012. Its mission is to encourage deep, contemplative
spirituality to help people create a fulfilling life of love in their own circles, as
well as to equip them with tools to move toward future holistic solutions for
their own lives and for corporate planetary life. The works come from a
Christian viewpoint, but also look toward the love, truth and Spirit in all
Nancy is a graduate of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation program
on Leading Contemplative Small Groups and Retreats and also a certified
labyrinth facilitator with Veriditas. She enjoys leading contemplative retreats,
labyrinth experiences and experiences listening to God’s creation. She will
work with you to design a retreat or event for your group of varying lengths.
Nancy writes as spiritual practice. She has written two novels with spiritual
themes. Revelation in the Cave (Spiritual Seedlings, 2012) and Revelation at
the Labyrinth (2017), as well as a memoir, Letters from the Earth (Higher
Ground Books and Media, 2018) involving letters she receives from God and
about her growing concern for God’s creation.
Possible Retreats with Nancy
A Morning of Listening at the Labyrinth. 2-3 hour contemplative retreat,
including journaling, labyrinth walking and sharing.
A Quiet Day of Listening with God’s Creation. 4-6 hours in a natural setting,
practicing Lectio Divina with the Holy Book of nature
A weekend retreat exploring contemplative practices of meditation, labyrinth
walking, mindful eating, and Taize worship.
Discovering your Passion Workshop. 3-5 hour workshop to explore your
passion utilizing an appreciative inquiry process in a group format.
A Speaker for your Meeting or Book Club
Possible Topics: Creativity and Spirituality, Listening to the God through God’s
Creation, Second Chances, Author talk, Writing as Spiritual Practice, Labyrinth
walks, The Importance of Silence in Christian Life, Listening to the Earth
Celebrations at the Labyrinth. The labyrinth can be a place to celebrate a life
transition or accomplishment. Nancy will work with you to design a labyrinth
event with you and your friends/family for a special time of celebration.
Revelations at the Labyrinth. Have a birthday or milestone party at the
labyrinth and every person who comes receives a copy of Nancy’s book,
Revelation at the Labyrinth, and walks the labyrinth with the guest of honor.
Letters from the Earth Party. Gather your friends for a time of listening with
the Earth exploring themes in Nancy’s book of dancing, savoring food and
people, living in the moment and speaking up for the earth. Each person
receives a copy of Nancy’s book, Letters from the Earth. $15/person.
Revelation in the Cave. Enjoy an afternoon on an imaginary trip to Greece and
Turkey, participate in an archaeological dig and uncover truths for you in the
book of Revelation. Each person receives a copy of Nancy’s book, Revelation
in the Cave. $15/person
To contact Nancy, email her at . Or text or call
her at 937-206-0265. Follow her on Facebook at Nancy Flinchbaugh, Author
and on her websites at spiritualseedlings.com and nancyflinchbaugh.com