Free Classes Starting At The Compassion Education Center

Find out what DGCEC has to offer by signing up for one of these free introductory sessions?

compassion classes


What if YOU could build compassion in our community?

This little compassion education center is helping everyday neighbors do just that – around compassion, nonviolence, mindfulness, and care for our Earth – based on universal human values just like the Dalai Lama teaches all over the world. Short sessions or longer opportunities, delving deeply and creating a better, more compassion-filled life for you and your community! 

An Introduction Dynamic Nonviolence

Cory Lockhart

Cory Lockhart

In a world troubled by violence, how can we promote peace? It starts with us, with simple yet profound questions and practices. Join Cory Lockhart

Tuesday, May 30 from 9:30 to 11:00 am 

for contemplation, conversation, and inspiration about nonviolence and its place in our lives.

Cory Lockhart is a skilled educator and committed peacemaker, with years of experience grappling with engaged nonviolence. This free class introduces participants to a longer process guided by the writings of great peacemakers of our age.



A Christian Path to Wholeness – Searching for Wisdom in Turbulent Times

Joe Grant

Joe Grant

Torn by divisiveness, driven by distraction, we yearn to live more deeply and love more broadly than our overfull lives allow.

Through reflection, stories, and dialogue, Joe Grant explores the call, challenges, and insights which the Christian Wisdom Tradition offers us for times like these.

This free presentation on: Thursday, June 1, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

The session provides a taste of a series that explores contemplative Christian wisdom more fully.  Joe’s classes have been well-received and reflect work he has done around the nation as an author, presenter and program developer.