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Global Neighbors. Global Prayers.

Join us for this free monthly prayer offering fourth Tuesdays as we pray for and with global neighbors.

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Global Neighbors. Global Prayers.
Global Neighbors. Global Prayers.

Time & Location

Feb 28, 2023, 6:30 PM EST – Jan 23, 2024, 8:00 PM EST


About the Event

You’re invited to join Neighborhood Seminary monthly on fourth Tuesdays for prayers offered for and with Global Neighbors. Each month the focus of prayers alternates between a nation/region of the world, and creation care/environmental justice.

  • Monthly, Fourth Tuesdays
  • 6:30-7 pm EST / 5:30-6:00 pm CST / 4 :30-5 pm MST / 3:30-4 pm PST (USA)
  • Free virtual prayer event via ZOOM

Rev. Kim Barker-Brugman serves as guide for these evenings of prayer. Kim is a pastor, spiritual director and gifted retreat leader with expertise in labyrinths. Kim will incorporate a variety of prayer forms and contemplative practices in these times of intercession and being present with the Presence in compassionate prayers “mean more than words can say.” And… while there are monthly themes/places for focusing prayers, Kim will also include current, immediate  and other global concerns each month.

There is no cost for this monthly event. Please come and pray with us each month, every month, every time you can! We know and believe we change and the world is impacted when we pray together. 

We do ask you to register for this event so the recurring Zoom link can be sent to you.

*Please add to your contact list to ensure that you receive future emails. 

*If you have any questions, please contact Pansy Crumpler,


The Rev. Kimberly Barker-Brugman is pastor of Lawrenceville UMC in Lawrenceville, VA and  is the founder/owner of Soul Story Ministries, LLC-- a ministry offering spiritual direction, supervision, and retreats.  Ordained Elder in the Virginia Annual Conference, Pastor Kim is a graduate of Methodist Theological School in Ohio, completing two degrees:  Master of Divinity and Master in Christian Education.  Kimberly holds certificates in spiritual direction from the Richmond Hill Retreat Center’s Ruah Program in spiritual guidance, training as a spiritual director supervisor, and training with Veriditas as a Labyrinth Facilitator.

Kim has served rural and suburban churches in upstate New York and the Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church.  Kim’s leadership and experience in ministry spans all ages and stages from retreat settings to Sunday School classes, from pulpit to pastoral care provider.  She enjoys spiritual direction, labyrinth walks, leading retreats and workshops on spirituality, prayer and Christian clowning, Bible studies and spiritual formation groups (i.e. Companions in Christ). She is active in both Kindred Project, a contemplative prayer group of lay and clergy in VA UMC, and a Spiritual Directors International group in Northern Virginia. She serves on the Virginia Conference’s Five-Day Spiritual Academy’s leadership team.  She and her husband, Kevin Brugman, have been married 27 years, have two grown sons, and a beloved black lab named Kaliyah. Kim loves to knit, to read, crochet, scrapbook, dabble in essential oils, and play with plants.

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