October 20th – “Search Me and Know My Heart”

Rev. Saramaria Allenby will speak to her experience at Gosnold addiction treatment center and the beautiful people she serves. She will touch on the brain disease of addiction, substance use disorder, and spirituality and spiritual practices. She will tell stories of suffering and shared common humanity and self-compassion-practices needed for all of us.

Rev. Saramaria Allenby is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and serves at Gosnold Inc. where she has worked for five years as the Spiritual Care Advisor. She has developed spirituality groups on hope, connection, love, resilience, shame and forgiveness to name a few. She also leads groups: Praying with the body the psalms come to life (a wonderful healing practice); guided meditation as well as devotionals (worship) on Sundays at Gosnold at Cataumet, Miller House, Emerson House and at the Partial Hospitalization Program in Centerville. She also leads retreats on Penikese Island.