2019 SWell Meditation Programs

Mediation Programs

Four-week Meditation Taster Series

An introduction to mindful meditation with an opportunity to learn about the benefits of meditation, provide tools to work with when potential challenges arise in meditation, and learn how to relate to our internal experiences with openness, self-compassion and curiosity. Each week will involve guided meditation and theory to support growth in the practice.

When: Sundays April 7th, 14th, 28th, May 5th
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Where: Sacred Space, SWell Centre
Cost: By donation to a local charity
Facilitators: Daniel Vanderpluym
Bookings & Enquiries: SWell, 03 9002 4202

Guided Meditation

Free yourself from reactive patterns and obscuring thought processes. Enter into pure awareness in the immediacy of the moment. Discover and nourish your soul. Sessions include a time of teaching and meditation practice. Beginners welcome.

When: Tuesday, 12noon-1pm
Where: Sacred Space, SWell Centre
Cost: $15 on arrival
Facilitator: Liz Stilwell
Enquiries: 0415 665 822 or www.stilwellinhealth.com

When: dates vary
Where: Sacred Space, Habitat Canterbury
Cost: $15 on arrival
Facilitators: Rev. Joan Wright Howie
Enquiries: 0424 670 093


Three periods of silent contemplation are interspersed with two short walking meditations. Practise ‘the way of no way’ which fosters awareness that ultimate reality, the universal spirit, is always present to your life and the lives of others. All are welcome.

When: Wednesday, 6pm-7:15pm
Where: Library, SWell Centre
Cost: $5 donation on arrival
Co-ordinator: Marian Scarlett
Enquiries: scarletts@hotkey.net.au or 0451 651 908.


When: Tuesday, 7:30-9pm
Where: Augustine Hall, Habitat Hawthorn
Cost: $20 on arrival
Facilitator: Venerable Toby Gillies
Enquiries: www.tobygillies.com

Note: This group operates on site independently of SWell.


The activities and programs above are facilitated by a variety of Habitat Uniting Church members, partners and associates. The content of programs is the responsibility of facilitators and not Habitat Uniting Church.

When enrolling please check the guidelines for enquiries and bookings to indicate whether to book through the Habitat office, or directly with the facilitator.

For activities facilitated by Habitat Uniting Church please follow the following procedure:
Contact the office by:

  • telephone 9819 2844, or 
  • by email office@habitatforspirituality.org.au giving your name, contact telephone number, email address if applicable and the name of the course, or
  • use the booking request form below.

booking request form

* Required


Once your enrolment has been confirmed payment instructions will be advised to you. Payment can be made by either:

Direct payment to Bendigo Bank BSB 633 000
Acc. number 1379 13604
Acc. Name: Habitat Uniting Church
Reference: Your name and event

Or by calling the office, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, with your credit card details.


Habitat Uniting Church Office
2 Minona Street, Hawthorn VIC
phone 9819 2844

St David's Centre
cnr Burke & Mont Albert Rds
Canterbury VIC

Habitat Spirituality Centre
@ Augustine

2 Minona St, Hawthorn VIC

Kew Uniting Church
23 Highbury Grove