Animal Life

Gracie – Genesis cat. Black squirrels. Chipmunks. Birds. Fox. The occasional bear.

Art Space

Create and express through drawing, painting, collage or weaving in our sunlit art space, upstairs in the Carriage House.

Books and Cards

Contemporary and classic books, greeting cards, and resources to support your spiritual journey. 


Peaceful and welcoming!

“The Cosmic Christ Triptych began with a conversation that Elizabeth Oleksak and I had in the summer of 2010 about how to make the chapel at Genesis more reflective of the thought of Thomas Berry, CP.  As a result of that talk, and further conversations in which the circle was widened and others were brought into the discussion, I was commissioned and this panel painting resulted. Read more.

Community Garden

With our strong commitment to the environment, Genesis offers individual garden plots for rent in our large community garden. Community gardening provides health and environmental benefits for each of us as individuals and nourish the land and in turn, the earth.  For more information, please contact the office at Genesis.

Compassionate Curve Pathway

Wander the Compassionate Curve Pathway as it winds around and through the grounds of Providence Arboretum. Pause at reflection stations or rest for a while on chairs and benches. Map available.


Care for Our Common Home: Ecospirituality is explained as exploring our relationship with God in our association with the Cosmos, its creation, and God in the Center. It pertains to our balance, our connectedness to the Earth, and our religious beliefs. Ecospirituality raises awareness of the natural Earth, its preservation, and our consciousness regarding the presence of God in all of nature. Read more.

Genesis Granola

Specially made by our cook and served often at breakfast.  Many visitors like to take some home.

Genesis Lavender

Grown in our garden, dried and sold in bouquets in season.

Life Spiral

Represents the journey of life and coming into being.

Little River Room for Wellness

Massage & Reiki by appointment

Meditation Space

A cozy alternative for meditation and prayer, with views to the Genesis gardens; located on the second floor of the Carriage House.

Mystic’s Corner

Spend some time with Hildegarde of Bingen, Terese of Avila, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and others; located on the second floor of the Carriage House.